Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Major New Zealand political parties serving in the government between 1972 and 2005 honoured at least half of their pre-election promises, with some administrations being nearly 90 percent true to their word.
Thursday, September 18, 2008 12:28:44 PM
Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia skipper Ricky Ponting believes Andrew Symonds is mending his ways and wants him back in the team at the earliest.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 6:04:23 PM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) HIV incidence has increased by almost 50 percent over the past eight years in Australia, infecting as many as 1,051 people by 2007 from 718 in 1999, according to a report.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 1:59:46 PM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) A psychologist has warned parents and teachers about the potentially damaging messages they send pre-schoolers about their self-image.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 1:58:32 PM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) A new species of iguana, found by Australian and US researchers in central Fiji, takes the number of such existing Pacific species to three.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:33:40 PM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) With leaders of the two major Australian political parties sharing the vision of an Australian head of state replacing the British monarch, the Greens Party Wednesday called for a referendum on the republic during the 2010 federal elections.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:32:47 PM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) An ultra sensitive technique for detecting toxic heavy metals in water has opened the way for safer use of groundwater and recycling water.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:28:37 PM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Glaciers in the southern Alps have lost 2.2 billion tonnes of permanent ice in a year since April 2007, the fourth highest annual loss since monitoring began.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 11:10:26 AM
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Women holding casual and contract jobs are 10 times more likely to face sexual advances than those in permanent positions, according to a study.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008 11:07:59 AM
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) Australian spinner Beau Cassson is still wondering why he was overlooked for the India tour for novices Bryce McGain and Jason Krejza. The 25-year-old claims the selectors have not been clear with their reason for his omission.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008 7:02:20 PM
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