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Overdoing voluntary work could be bad for you
Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Doing voluntary work is good for you, but too much of a good thing can be bad, says a new study.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 12:29:45 PM

Gamblers seek help only when it comes to the crunch
Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Gamblers are motivated to seek help only in a crisis involving financial loss or hardship, often accompanied by psychological distress, according to a two-year research project.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 12:14:28 PM

Cause unclear of frightening Qantas 'altitude change'
Sydney, Oct 8 (DPA) It would take a month to find out why a Qantas flight dropped altitude dramatically, injuring at least 36 passengers before it made an emergency landing, investigators said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 6:40:54 AM

Australian stocks open sharply lower
Sydney, Oct 8 (DPA) Australian stocks tumbled 3.5 percent on the opening bell Wednesday in the wake of a further steep fall on Wall Street.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 6:25:54 AM

40 passengers injured in Qantas jet turbulence
Sydney, Oct 7 (DPA) Up to 40 people were injured when a Qantas jet flying from Singapore to Perth experienced mid-air turbulence, West Australian police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 1:45:53 PM

Hewitt to return after hip surgery in Sydney in January
Sydney, Oct 7 (DPA) Recovering four-time champion Lleyton Hewitt confirmed Tuesday that his return from hip surgery is on schedule as he is committed to play in January's Medibank International event in Sydney.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 1:45:11 PM

Indian immigrants in Australia celebrate Durga Puja with gusto
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Thousands of Bengali immigrants and other members of the Indian diaspora ushered in the Durga Puja celebrations with much fanfare and gusto here.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 12:15:40 PM

Indian brides spearhead Australia's migration growth
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Ramandeep Singh, 21, who had an arranged marriage in April 2008, has just joined her husband in Sydney, the latest in a surging number of Indian brides heading the migration growth in Australia.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 11:06:42 AM

Hayden says Harbhajan fires him up
Sydney, Oct 6 (IANS) Harbahajan Singh's declaration that he is not out to make friends against Australia has fired up his foe opener Matthew Hayden, who said such comments would only inspire him to perform better against the hosts.

Monday, October 06, 2008 8:19:00 PM

Gilchrist to play for All-Stars against Australia XI
Sydney, Oct 6 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist will return to play cricket against Australia. The batsman will feature in a team of returning greats against a full-strength Australian XI in a Twenty20 All-Star clash at Brisbane next month.

Monday, October 06, 2008 8:18:15 PM

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