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Don't gag us, Indian students tell Victoria government
Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) A group of Indian students in Australia has denounced the Victorian government's decision not to allow them to speak at a harmony walk to be led by state Premier John Brumby Sunday.

Friday, July 10, 2009 4:12:50 PM

Australian roadside memorial itself claims a life
Sydney, July 10 (DPA) A mass of floral tributes piled up where four teenagers were killed in a car crash in Melbourne two weeks ago probably claimed the life of another motorist, Australian police said Friday.

Friday, July 10, 2009 3:53:28 PM

Australian tennis player banned for racial abuse
Melbourne, July 9 (IANS) Teenaged Australian tennis player Brydan Klein has been banned for six months by the Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) for racially abusing an opponent last month.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:46:10 PM

Family history reflects likelihood of mental illness
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Family history is enough to predict the risk of mental illness and how severe it is likely to be, according to the latest research.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 2:20:17 PM

Older mums cope with pregnancy better
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) First-time older mums cope surprisingly well with the exacting demands of pregnancy, compared to their younger counterparts, but are more anxious about their unborn baby's well-being, according to new research.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 11:16:22 AM

Ousted Thai leader Thaksin seeking Pacific asylum: Report
Wellington, July 9 (DPA) Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted prime minister of Thailand, is touring the Pacific seeking political asylum, according to a report Thursday on the Fiji-based Pacnews website.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:32:28 AM

Researcher creates fireproof concrete out of waste ash
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) A researcher has converted waste ash, a by product of coal-fired power stations, into fireproof concrete.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 11:49:23 AM

Scientists closer to developing salt-tolerant crops
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Scientists have developed salt-tolerant plants using a new type of genetic modification (GM). The results could impact food production and security, since salinity affects agriculture worldwide.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 11:33:31 AM

Australian premier rapped for lobbying pope
Sydney, July 8 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd should not be pressuring Pope Benedict XVI to make Australian nun Mary MacKillop a saint, a prominent Jesuit priest said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 8:53:55 AM

McGrath predicts Ashes whitewash for Australia
Melbourne, July 7 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has predicted a whitewash for Australia against England in the Ashes series starting at Cardiff Wednesday.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 6:03:48 PM

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