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Ponting backs Watson for Test series against India
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has strongly backed all-rounder Shane Watson for the four-match Test series against India starting next month.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 12:35:08 PM

Ponting needs to show patience to tackle spin, says Chappell
Melbourne, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell says Ricky Ponting needs to change his technique and show more patience to succeed against spin in India.

Friday, September 19, 2008 5:35:13 PM

Technology helps thousands conceive in Australia, New Zealand
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Latest fertility treatments helped younger and older women in Australia and New Zealand conceive 10,522 babies in 2006, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Friday, September 19, 2008 10:43:26 AM

Law students more depressed than others
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Law students and lawyers suffer twice or even thrice as much psychological distress as medical students and others, according to a representative study conducted in Australia.

Friday, September 19, 2008 10:08:51 AM

Australian committee opposes uranium sale pact with Russia
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) An Australia parliamentary committee Thursday urged the federal government to delay ratifying an agreement on uranium sales to Russia amid concerns over the country's nuclear programme.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 6:33:55 PM

Melbourne pub under fire over 'no underwears' promotion
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) A pub in Melbourne's posh St. Kilda suburb is facing criticism from women's groups, the hotel industry and the state government for offering free drinks to women who would remove their underwear.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 4:37:41 PM

Melbourne pub criticised for asking women to remove underwear
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) A pub in Melbourne's posh St. Kilda suburb has come under fire from women's groups, the hotel industry and the state government for offering free drinks to women who would remove their underwear.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 3:58:04 PM

Traumatic brain injury claims thousand lives every year
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Traumatic brain injury accounted for 980 fatalities and 22,700 hospitalisations in 2004-2005, costing the exchequer $184 million, an Australian report said.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 3:54:45 PM

Bangladeshi cabbie convicted of raping teen in Sydney
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) A Bangladeshi student and part-time taxi driver has been convicted of raping an 18-year-old passenger and faces a maximum jail term of 14 years.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:41:40 PM

New technology to nail cheap textile imitations
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) Cheaper imitations of high-value fabrics have spelt ruin for many established textile brands. Imitations are so good that it is difficult to tell the genuine from the fake.

Thursday, September 18, 2008 1:49:38 PM

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