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Benson's leave had nothing to do with referral system: ICC
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday refuted reports that England umpire Mark Benson, who flew back home midway the second Test between Australia and Pakistan, was genuinely ill and not exasperated at Test cricket's torturous new decision referral system.

Monday, December 07, 2009 5:51:30 PM

Climate change makes reef fishes more aggressive
Sydney, Dec 7 (IANS) Climate change could bring about unpredictable alterations in one's personality. Coral reef fish, for instance, can become more aggressive in warmer water, says a new study.

Monday, December 07, 2009 2:38:55 PM

Aymar, Dwyer win world hockey awards
Melbourne, Dec 6 (IANS) Luciana Aymar of Argentina, Naomi Van As of The Netherlands and Jamie Dwyer were named the World Hockey Players of the Year 2009, here Sunday.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 9:22:00 PM

HIV-positive man injects wife with own blood for sex
Wellington, Dec 6 (IANS) An HIV-positive man in New Zealand has allegedly injected his sleeping wife with his own blood so she would start having sex with him again.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 2:48:15 PM

Australia beat Germany to win Champions Trophy hockey
Sydney, Dec 6 (DPA) Australia overcame a two-goal half-time deficit to beat Germany

Sunday, December 06, 2009 2:29:53 PM

Brahmi herb shows promise in treating Alzheimer's
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Researchers are coming by evidence that herbs like brahmi, associated with the ayurveda system of medicine, can help ward off Alzheimer's disease and preserve one's mental faculties.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 11:20:58 AM

Quick response speeds up recovery of stroke victims
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Early intense therapy can significantly speed up the communication recovery of stroke patients, says a new study.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 12:02:12 PM

Australia picks sylvan setting for World Cup 2010
Sydney, Dec 4 (DPA) Australia has picked a hill station outside Johannesburg as its base for next year's World Cup in South Africa, news reports said Friday.

Friday, December 04, 2009 2:50:12 PM

Australia's Santas see red over tax take
Sydney, Dec 4 (DPA) Pensioners who earn money playing Santa Claus in shopping malls and department stores complained Friday that the Australian Tax Office (ATO) had spoilt the Christmas spirit.

Friday, December 04, 2009 1:02:38 PM

Germany hand Australia first Champions Trophy loss
Melbourne, Dec 3 (dpa) World and Olympic champions Germany brought title holders Australia down to earth with a 3-1 victory in the field hockey Champions Trophy here Thursday.

Thursday, December 03, 2009 7:18:51 PM

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