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Australia assures it will ensure safety of Indian students
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) Australia Monday assured visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee that it takes the safety and well-being of Indian overseas students seriously.

Monday, June 23, 2008 8:50:46 AM

No Australian uranium for India, vital treaties signed
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) Australia's Labour government will not lift its ban on uranium exports to India as long as the latter doesn't sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

Monday, June 23, 2008 8:48:10 AM

Pranab visit: Australia, India want more of each other
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) India and Australia will sign two important treaties - on extradition and mutual legal assistance - Monday during External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's maiden visit Down Under as the two countries hope to take bilateral ties to a new high.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 6:24:30 PM

Thanks to IPL I could plot Aussies' downfall: Bravo
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Dwayne Bravo says his short stint with the Mumbai Indians in the inaugural Indian Premier League has helped West Indies to beat Australia in the Twenty20 international at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados Friday.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 12:06:10 PM

Glenn McGrath's wife dies after a battle with breast cancer
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Australian fast bowling great Glenn McGrath's wife Jane passed away Sunday after a battle with breast cancer. Glenn - who recently spent weeks in India playing for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League - and their two young children, James and Holly, were by her side when she breathed her last at home.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 11:49:42 AM

Australia-India want more of each other as Pranab arrives
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) As India's External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee arrives here Sunday night on a three-day maiden visit to Australia, both countries have expressed their absolute commitment to taking this bilateral relationship to a new high.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 11:47:09 AM

Ponting airs players' worries in going to Pakistan
Sydney/Bridgetown, June 20 (IANS) Skipper Ricky Ponting spoke up for his paranoid teammates on their security concerns in going to Pakistan to defend the Champions Trophy and Cricket Australia (CA) is dispatching a security expert to the strife-torn country to assess the situation.

Friday, June 20, 2008 6:57:28 PM

No uranium but Australia wants strong ties with India
Sydney, June 20 (IANS) Reiterating that Australia will not lift the ban on sale of uranium to India, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith Friday said the bilateral relationship goes "far beyond the single issue of uranium exports' and the government looks forward to having 'mature and broad-ranging' ties.

Friday, June 20, 2008 2:44:10 PM

Australia introduces Twenty20 at junior level
Sydney, June 20 (IANS) At a time when a debate is on in India whether players at the junior level should be exposed to the shorter formats of cricket in the wake of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Australia has taken the first step to nurture cricket's new baby in their cradle.

Friday, June 20, 2008 2:19:32 PM

Avoid switch-hitting, Ponting tells teammates
Sydney, June 20 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen's innovative switch-hitting pyrotechnics might have caught the imagination of cricketers around the world, but Australian captain Ricky Ponting does not recommend the shot to his teammates.

Friday, June 20, 2008 2:07:04 PM

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