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Any witnesses to murder of Indian mother, daughter?
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Australian police Monday made a fresh appeal for witnesses in the deaths of an Indian mother and her nine-year-old daughter, whose bodies were sighted June 1 at a popular tourist spot.

Monday, June 16, 2008 4:12:18 PM

Axe may fall on Katich despite back-to-back hundreds
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Australia's batting strength is such that Simon Katich may have to make way for Matthew Hayden despite scoring back-to-back centuries in the series against West Indies. Katich says he understands the situationand he has no ill-feeling towards the selectors.

Monday, June 16, 2008 3:40:49 PM

Australian cops look for clues in murders of Indian mother, daughter
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Australian police Monday made a fresh appeal for witnesses in the deaths of an Indian mother Jyoti Basu and her nine-year-old daughter Ujalla Dinesh, whose bodies were sighted June 1 at the popular tourist spot of Katoomba.

Monday, June 16, 2008 2:47:10 PM

Eye surgery behind Jaques' improved performance
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Australian opener Phil Jaques has attributed his recent finesse in batting and fielding to a laser eye surgery he underwent before the start of Caribbean tour.

Monday, June 16, 2008 2:44:53 PM

'Current tests for recycled water not adequate'
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) Recycled water may not be safe for drinking, warn researchers who say such water is usually tested for only one kind of pathogen.

Monday, June 16, 2008 1:36:03 PM

Study to predict species likely to become extinct
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) A new ecological study will help identify species likely to become extinct under environmental changes or those likely to become a pest.

Monday, June 16, 2008 1:14:27 PM

New Zealand to investigate oil companies
Wellington, June 16 (DPA) The New Zealand government has launched an investigation into petrol pump prices to see whether oil companies are operating an illegal anti-competitive cartel, Commerce Minister Lianne Dalziel said Monday.

Monday, June 16, 2008 10:29:46 AM

Melbourne set to keep F1 Grand Prix
Sydney, June 15 (DPA) The season-opening Australian Grand Prix has an assured future until 2015, news reports said Sunday.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 6:17:27 PM

Australian dinosaur fossil linked to South America
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) An international team of palaeontologists has identified a dinosaur fossil in Australia that had previously only been found in South America.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 2:41:23 PM

Zookeepers go nuts for more money
Sydney, June 15 (DPA) Keepers at Melbourne Zoo dressed up in gorilla costumes and handed visitors bags of peanuts Sunday in an imaginative campaign for higher pay.

Sunday, June 15, 2008 2:02:35 PM

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