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Baby found stuffed in shoebox
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) A newborn baby girl with the umbilical cord still attached was found stuffed into a shoebox and hidden under a pile of garbage in Sydney Thursday.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 7:31:51 PM

Olympic champion Rice to compete at Delhi CWG
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Triple Olympic gold medallist Stephanie Rice will be avoiding a shoulder surgery to take part in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in October.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 4:05:17 PM

Judge bans burqa in Australian court
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) An Australian judge Thursday refused to allow a Muslim woman to wear a full-face veil in court during her testimony as a witness in a fraud trial.

Thursday, August 19, 2010 11:26:21 AM

No Stosur, Hewitt in Australia's CWG tennis squad
Sydney, Aug 18 (IANS) Australia Wednesday announced a second string tennis squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games without their star players Lleyton Hewitt and Samantha Stosur.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 7:28:21 PM

Scientists find 635-million-year-old animal fossils
Sydney, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists may have discovered the oldest ever fossils of animal bodies, primitive sponge like creatures that lived in ocean reefs about 635 million years ago.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 3:31:09 PM

Australians kill friend for attempt to rape
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Two Australian men stabbed a friend to death after they found out he had tried to rape a partner of one of the men, a court heard Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 3:10:43 PM

Lowly bacteria too has a sense of smell
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) Bacteria are known to cause some of the most repulsive smells on earth. But believe it or not, now scientists have revealed this lowest of life forms too has a sense of smell.

Monday, August 16, 2010 1:36:38 PM

Sex predator admits impregnating victims
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) A sex predator in Australia has admitted abusing 18 children over a 25-year period, including a mentally-challenged seven-year-old girl who he later impregnated.

Monday, August 16, 2010 1:27:33 PM

Bees also seek warm 'drink' in cold weather
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) Nothing energises the body like a nice warm drink on a chilly morning. But did you know that bees also act like humans when they feel cold.

Monday, August 16, 2010 11:24:18 AM

Poor women likely to face three times more violence
Sydney, Aug 16 (IANS) Women living in poorer households are three times more likely to be exposed to physical abuse than other women.

Monday, August 16, 2010 10:58:44 AM

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