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Easy wins take Djokivic, Davydenko to Melbourne third round
Melbourne, Jan 21 (DPA) Novak Djokovic and Nikolay Davydenko staked their claim on possible title runs at the Australian Open Thursday as both seeds swarmed opponents for easy wins into the third round.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 1:18:39 PM

German firms don't want to miss India bus
Frankfurt, Jan 21 (IANS) India's burgeoning market is a major draw for German companies, which do not want to 'miss the bus'.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 12:08:35 PM

See Indian attacks in context: Australian PM
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Thursday said attacks on Indians should be seen in context of 'the broader incidences of violence to students of other ethnic backgrounds, acts of violence against Australian students'.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:58:27 AM

Indian taxi driver in Australia stabbed in the lung
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) In another incident of an Indian being brutally assaulted that came to light Thursday, a 30-year-old taxi driver was stabbed by a man masked in a balaclava outside his fiancee's flat here last month.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:33:23 AM

New Zealand army to take biblical references off guns
Wellington, Jan 21 (DPA) The New Zealand Defence Force will remove abbreviated references to Bible verses from US-made gun sights used by its forces in Afghanistan, saying they were 'inappropriate' and could be used in enemy propaganda.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 5:22:09 AM

Warne behind Rajasthan hiring Martyn
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Damien Martyn's seemingly finished career received a fillip when he was bought by Rajasthan Royals in Tuesday's Indian Premier League auction and hinted that this was done at the behest of skipper Shane Warne.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 7:23:26 PM

Nadal does it easy while Del Potro struggles through
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal eased to a straight set victory Wednesday into the third round of the Australian Open while fourth seed Juan Del Potro, in a contrasting win, was stretched to five sets.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 5:44:17 PM

Nadal eases ahead on day of domination at Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal followed Wednesday's relaxed formbook a day after a crush of 87 matches, powering past Slovak outsider Lukas Lacko 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 to lead a cluster of no-stress wins at the Australian Open.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 4:30:00 PM

Taxi driver attacked in Australia, India seeks report
Melbourne/New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A 25-year-old Indian taxi driver was assaulted in this Australian city, prompting India to seek a report from its high commission Wednesday. New Delhi said the continuing attacks on its nationals could 'affect bilateral ties'.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 4:18:41 PM

21 mn Pakistani children to get anti-polio drops
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Twenty-one million children below the age of five will receive anti-polio drops in 73 high-risk districts of Pakistan in a three-day campaign that concludes Thursday.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010 1:49:41 PM

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