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Australia to apologise to British child migrants
Sydney, Aug 30 (DPA) Australia plans to apologise to thousands of British children admitted to orphanages where brutality and sexual abuse were everyday occurrences, a cabinet minister said Sunday.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 12:55:23 PM

Australian state premier writes to Indian students
Adelaide, Aug 29 (IANS) The premier of an Australian state has taken the unusual step of writing a personal letter to each of the 4,787 Indian overseas students enrolled in his state, assuring them of their safety and welfare.

Saturday, August 29, 2009 1:02:36 PM

Australian Deputy PM to launch institute in India
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Australian Deputy Prime Minister Julian Gillard comes to India Monday on a five-day visit in a bid to boost bilateral ties in fields ranging from business to education.

Saturday, August 29, 2009 11:42:15 AM

Healthy lifestyle can keep dementia at bay
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Physical activity, non-smoking, social engagements and mental stimulation cut down the risk of dementia, a new study says.

Saturday, August 29, 2009 11:08:02 AM

Tunnels are 1,000 times more polluted than open roads
Sydney, Aug 28 (IANS) A dangerous cocktail of ultra fine particles, lurking inside tunnels, makes them up to 1,000 more polluted than open roads, says a new study.

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:44:26 PM

Insecure mothers distressed by their crying child
Sydney, Aug 28 (IANS) A study has revealed that the brain activity of insecure mothers suggests that they are distressed when their child cries, while the opposite is true in the case of secure mothers.

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:38:54 PM

Brad Hodge alleges bias towards New South Wales players
Sydney, Aug 27 (IANS) Victorian batsman Brad Hodge, who was not picked for either the Ashes series or in the One-day squad, took out his frustration by lashing out at the Australian cricket system, alleging bias towards New South Wales players.

Thursday, August 27, 2009 8:42:59 PM

Is transition period over for Aussies, asks Warne
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Hurt with Australia's Ashes loss, legendary spinner Shane Warne asked if the transition period in Australian team was really over.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 5:24:08 PM

South Africa vows to create Australian-style dynasty in Test cricket
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) South Africa is taking their new tag of world No.1 in Test cricket very seriously. They have vowed to create an Australian-style dynasty and prevent them from recapturing the mantle of top Test nation.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 4:02:21 PM

Brett Lee must perform in one-dayers: Ponting
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has asked Brett Lee to perform well in the upcoming One-day series if he is to return to the Test side.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 3:55:27 PM

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