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India to help Pacific Island states deal with climate change
Cairns (Australia), Aug 7 (IANS) India Friday said it is ready to engage 'constructively and productively' with the global community to combat climate change and underlined that its greenhouse gas emissions are among the lowest in per capita terms.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:27:11 PM

New institute to improve Australia-India ties
Melbourne, Aug 7 (IANS) Australia will provide more than $8 million to fund a new Australia India Institute at the University of Melbourne that will work to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries, Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced here Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 7:11:48 PM

Australian police look for attackers of Indian cabbie
Melbourne, Aug 7 (IANS) Police in the Australian state of Victoria were looking for two men involved in the attack on an Indian taxi driver in Richmond, a media report said Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 5:27:11 PM

Australia assures safety of Indian students, Rudd to visit India
Cairns (Australia), Aug 7 (IANS) In a damage control exercise, Australia is planning three high-profile visits, including by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, to India over the next few months and said it is taking all steps to ensure the safety of Indian students.

Friday, August 07, 2009 2:22:38 PM

Indian-Australian scientist gives new hope to cancer sufferers
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian scientist of Indian origin has developed a new method to send nanocells to cancerous tumours so that tumours that are resistant to other drugs can be destroyed.

Friday, August 07, 2009 2:08:58 PM

Don't accept assurances on attacks in Australia: Indian student
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) An Indian student leader, who says he has been racially abused, has urged India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to not accept at face value the assurance offered by the Australian government with regard to the string of assaults on them.

Friday, August 07, 2009 12:49:29 PM

Quantum computers more stable than previously thought
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Quantum computing, the latest advance on the technology front that is still hedged with many ifs and buts, may be more stable than previously thought, according to the latest research.

Friday, August 07, 2009 12:27:11 PM

Sequence oyster genome, get a perfect pearl
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Casting a perfectly rounded pearl will now be possible, thanks to the most comprehensive sequencing of the oyster genome in a new project.

Friday, August 07, 2009 12:05:28 PM

Imaginary friends help kids develop better language skills
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Having an imaginary friend seems to play a positive role in a child's language development, says a new study.

Friday, August 07, 2009 12:01:45 PM

More than 60 missing in Tonga ferry sinking
Wellington, Aug 7 (Xinhua) More than 60 people are now believed to be missing following the sinking of a ferry sailing between the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa and an outer island Wednesday night.

Friday, August 07, 2009 6:38:58 AM

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