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Australian Indian Film Fest showcases Satyajit Ray classics
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) From a retrospective of Satyajit Ray classics to recent hits and small-budget gems, the ongoing Australian Indian Film Festival (AIFF) has plenty for every cinema lover.

Saturday, August 30, 2008 12:16:08 PM

Indian supermarkets seeking Australian food, beverages
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) From Australia's iconic vegemite to virgin olive oils, snack foods to gourmet sauces, and wines to fresh juices, quality Australian food and beverages are coming to Indian supermarkets this festive season.

Saturday, August 30, 2008 11:00:15 AM

Gilchrist backs Hayden for another Ashes tour
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Legendary Australian batsman and wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist has backed former teammate Matthew Hayden to go on and complete a fourth Ashes tour next year.

Friday, August 29, 2008 9:23:12 PM

Symonds dubbed as Usain Bolt of fielders
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Australia's specialist fielding coach Mike Young says all-rounder Andrew Symonds is Usain Bolt of fieldsmen, the best all-round athlete for strength, power and speed in cricket.

Friday, August 29, 2008 6:50:39 PM

Australian police drop terror probe against Haneef
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) The Australian Federal Police Friday dropped investigations in the botched up terror case against Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef that has caused it much embarrassment for over a year and cost the tax payer millions of dollars.

Friday, August 29, 2008 6:48:50 PM

'Indian students seldom breach Australian visa rules'
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian overseas students are the second largest cohort of international students in Australia and they seldom breach immigration rules.

Friday, August 29, 2008 11:32:03 AM

New drugs will activate cancer blocking gene
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Researchers are working on drugs that could activate a gene known to block the growth of cancerous cells.

Friday, August 29, 2008 10:45:12 AM

Ten die in bus fire in Fiji
Wellington, Aug 29 (DPA) Ten people, including a pregnant woman and two of her sons, died when a bus caught fire in Fiji early Friday, according to news reports from the capital Suva.

Friday, August 29, 2008 10:39:57 AM

Australia begins probe into plane crash that killed Indian
Sydney, Aug 28 (IANS) Investigations began Thursday into the mid-air collision in which Indian trainee pilot Akash Ananth died after the wing of his Cessna 150 was clipped by another plane and he crashed in the populated Cheltenham suburb of Melbourne.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 1:57:53 PM

Researchers develop toy-tool to distract infant burn victims from pain
Sydney, Aug 28 (IANS) Cunningly disguised as a toy, a new medical device can distract infant burns victims from excruciating pain.

Thursday, August 28, 2008 1:57:33 PM

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