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Ponting confident of ending his Indian jinx
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Ricky Ponting's record against India is not commensurate with the kind of player he is and the Australian captain is determined to end his jinx in the upcoming Test series.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 4:47:38 PM

Female fans encouraging predatory sex among soccer players
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Over-enthusiastic female fans are to be blamed for encouraging predatory instincts among footballers, according to a study.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:59:32 AM

One in 10 Australians racist, says study
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Racism is waning but it still exists in Australia, one of the most multicultural countries in the world, say researchers.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 10:32:45 AM

Female fans encourage predatory sex among soccer players
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Some of the female fans have blamed a section of such women for encouraging predatory instincts among footballers, according to a study.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 10:21:25 AM

Australian stocks slide on US rescue delay
Sydney, Sep 30 (DPA) Australian stocks slid 3.8 percent Tuesday on news that the US Congress had voted down the long-awaited bail-out package for Wall Street.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 9:16:49 AM

Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand Islands
Wellington, Sep 29 (Xinhua) A strong undersea quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Kermadec Islands in New Zealand, the US Geological Survey reported.

Monday, September 29, 2008 11:43:51 PM

India-born former Australian Medical Association head assaulted
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) India-born doctor and former Australian Medical Association (AMA) head Mukesh Haikerwal is recovering in hospital after being brutally assaulted and mugged in Melbourne, an attack that has shocked the country's medical authorities.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:23:37 PM

Sex steroid DHEA does not help post-menopausal women
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) A new trial by Monash University researchers has found that the much-hyped sex steroid DHEA does not provide any significant benefits to post-menopausal women.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:22:17 PM

When some shop assistants, hotel staff go extra mile to please customers
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) Some shop assistant or the hotel staff in the service sectors may go the extra mile in pleasing customers, even if it involves erring on the side of conscientiousness.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:21:24 PM

Four-fold growth in carbon emissions reported
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) The latest figures on the global carbon budget released in Washington and Paris on Monday indicated a four-fold increase in growth rate of carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:19:19 PM

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