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Finger-prick enough to detect presence of HIV
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Scientists have developed the prototype of a low-cost HIV monitoring test that requires only 30 minutes to produce results.

Monday, June 01, 2009 12:09:44 PM

Green tea can reduce stroke risk
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Drinking a cup of green tea once a week can significantly cut down the risk of stroke, says a new study.

Monday, June 01, 2009 12:02:07 PM

Indian students should have own ombudsman: expat group
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Indian students in Australia should have their own ombudsman to whom they can go in times of trouble and the universities that admit them should arrange their accommodation for the first six months, says a committee formed after a spate of attacks on Indian students here and in Melbourne.

Monday, June 01, 2009 11:24:42 AM

15 Australians picked up in global paedophile swoop
Sydney, June 1 (DPA) Fifteen Australian men have been arrested in a global swoop on those who downloaded a film clip of the rape of an 8-year-old Russian girl, police said Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2009 9:31:17 AM

Thousands of Indian students protest attacks in Australia
Melbourne, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of slogan-shouting Indian students, joined by many from other countries, massed here Sunday to protest a spate of racially motivated attacks on them in Australia.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 5:24:56 PM

20 incidents of 'curry bashing' in Sydney in a month: Indian
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) There have been at least 20 incidents of 'curry bashing' in Sydney in the past month, but most attacks on Indian students went unreported out of fear, a community leader has revealed.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 12:24:17 PM

Indian students in Australia to hold peace rally Sunday
Melbourne, May 30 (IANS) Deeply concerned over the spate of attacks on its members, the Federation of Indian Students of Australia (FISA) has called for a peace rally Sunday 'in response to the growing anger in the community'.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 12:11:49 PM

Petrol bomb hurled at Indian student in Sydney
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) An Indian student sustained burn injuries after a petrol bomb was thrown into his apartment in Sydney, said an Indian community leader. This incident took the number of such assaults in Australia to four in the past three weeks.

Friday, May 29, 2009 5:41:43 PM

Australia opposition leader slams government for attacks on Indians
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) The attacks on international students has been going on 'without any government intervention', an opposition leader in Australia's Victoria state said Friday in reference to the assault on Indian students, adding 'sadly, the issue is not new'.

Friday, May 29, 2009 12:03:04 PM

Want to look underwater? Use robo-fish
Sydney, May 29 (IANS) A researcher has developed the first robo-fish Wanda that moves like its natural counterparts and navigates underwater, conducting inspections within confined spaces.

Friday, May 29, 2009 11:07:40 AM

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