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Single nanodisc with storage capacity of 2,000 DVDs in offing
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Futuristic nanodiscs with 2,000 times the storage capacity of current DVDs are just around the corner, thanks to new research.

Friday, May 22, 2009 10:25:57 AM

Australia confident of India's CWG security preparation
Melbourne, May 21 (IANS) Australia Thursday said they were confident of India's security preparation for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, but would chalk out their own plan to ensure the safety of the athletes.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 8:56:13 PM

Australian man kills wife for waking his dog
Sydney, May 21 (DPA) An Australian man strangled his wife for waking up his dog and then went out for a drink at his local pub, a court in Melbourne was told Thursday.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:05:30 PM

Dentist finds way to make decayed tooth enamel re-grow
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) A dentist has found a way to make decayed tooth enamel re-grow, thus eliminating the necessity of fillings.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:11:15 AM

Australia declares sixth swine-flu case
Sydney, May 21 (DPA) Six swine-flu cases have been confirmed in Australia, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 6:11:21 AM

Lee makes a comeback, Symonds dropped from Ashes squad
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Australian pacer Brett Lee has been recalled while Andrew Symonds has got the axe for the Ashes series in July.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 7:01:33 PM

Fiji bars human rights body from investigating complaints
Wellington, May 20 (DPA) Fiji's military regime, which invoked emergency powers last month, has barred the country's Human Rights Commission from investigating complaints, news reports from the capital Suva said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 11:51:10 AM

Doctor uses household drill to save boy's life
Sydney, May 20 (DPA) A quick-thinking Australian country doctor Wednesday described how he borrowed a maintenance worker's cordless electric drill to bore a hole into the skull of a 13-year-old boy to drain the bleeding that was lethally crushing his brain.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 6:10:26 AM

Australia to select Ashes squad Wednesday
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) Australian cricket selectors will announce the Ashes squad

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 6:41:12 PM

Indians 'deserving candidates' for Australian scholarships
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Australian government has announced ten merit-based scholarships for students from Asia and Indian scholars are being considered 'deserving' candidates.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 3:27:04 PM

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