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Indians among 2,000 students hit by Australian college closures
Melbourne, Nov 6 (IANS) Over 2,000 international students, including those from India, were left in the lurch - some with barely two weeks to go before they get their degrees - following the sudden overnight collapse of four private colleges in the Australian cities of Sydney and Melbourne.

Friday, November 06, 2009 12:57:25 PM

Parreira returns to a sceptical South Africa
Johannesburg, Nov 5 (DPA) Brazil's Carlos Alberto Parreira returned to South Africa Thursday morning to resume coaching the beleaguered national football team.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 5:58:32 PM

Supplements can raise asthma risk
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Researchers have identified a link between folic acid supplements taken in late pregnancy and allergic asthma in children aged between 3 and 5, suggesting that the timing of supplementation in pregnancy is important.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 2:49:01 PM

Foreign students need sex education: Australian study
Melbourne, Nov 5 (IANS) There is an alarming lack of sexual knowledge among international students in Australia, says a study that followed statistics indicating one in three abortions at a hospital in the Australian city of Adelaide was performed on students from abroad.

Thursday, November 05, 2009 1:31:48 PM

Lee to resume bowling next week
Melbourne, Nov 4 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who flew back home midway from the ODI series against India due an elbow injury, will resume bowling next week.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 1:59:56 PM

Qantas pilots suspended after forgetting to lower landing gear
Sydney, Nov 4 (DPA) Two Qantas pilots were suspended Wednesday after forgetting to lower landing gear as they came in to land at busy Sydney airport.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:23:16 AM

Pacific tit-for-tat on cards after Fiji expels diplomats
Wellington, Nov 4 (DPA) Relations between Fiji's military government and its biggest South Pacific neighbours Australia and New Zealand were poised to worsen Wednesday after the island state expelled their senior diplomats.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 6:51:55 AM

Fiji expels diplomats from New Zealand, Australia
Wellington, Nov 3 (DPA) Fiji's military ruler Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama gave the senior diplomats of New Zealand and Australia 24 hours to leave the country Tuesday and ordered his country's high commissioner in Canberra to return home.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 2:40:36 PM

Australian interest rates rise as economy surges
Sydney, Nov 3 (DPA) Australia's Reserve Bank increased interest rates by 25 basis points Tuesday, the second increase in as many months, in an attempt to contain inflation as the economy emerges out of the global financial crisis.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 12:12:05 PM

Political furore after refugees drown on way to Australia
Sydney, Nov 3 (DPA) A heated debate broke out in Australia Tuesday over the government's refugee policy after a boat carrying 39 asylum seekers sank in the Indian Ocean with 12 feared drowned.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009 9:57:00 AM

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