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Smith keeps South Africa in hunt for record chase
Perth, Dec 20 (IANS) South African skipper Graeme Smith led the fightback with a courageous century Saturday to keep his team in the hunt for a record chase of 414 on the final day of the first cricket Test against Australia here Sunday.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 7:20:35 PM

Teenage Indian trainee pilot killed in Sydney mid-air crash
Sydney, Dec 19 ((IANS) Chandrika Gaur, an 18-year-old Indian trainee pilot in Australia, and her flight instructor were killed when their Cessna collided mid-air with another light plane over suburban Sydney.

Friday, December 19, 2008 8:44:30 PM

Advantage Australia despite Proteas' comeback in Perth Test
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Australia were comfortably perched with a lead of 322 runs after the third day of the first cricket Test against South Africa despite a spirited comeback from the visitors.

Friday, December 19, 2008 6:43:46 PM

Scientists unravel how brain always gets it right
Sydney, Dec 19 (IANS) What does your brain do as soon as you notice a door handle? It is already hard at work, noticing more and more details.

Friday, December 19, 2008 12:07:01 PM

Men, women approach charity differently
Sydney, Dec 19 (IANS) Would you prefer to give money to someone needy in your neighbourhood or a needy person in a foreign country?

Friday, December 19, 2008 11:28:06 AM

Women who have lost baby more exposed to depression, anxiety
Sydney, Dec 19 (IANS) Women who have had an abortion or miscarriage are more likely to face drug-alcohol problems and psychiatric disorders, according to a study.

Friday, December 19, 2008 10:51:17 AM

People with diabetes, heart problems have trouble managing health
Sydney, Dec 19 (IANS) A quarter of Type 2 diabetes patients hospitalised with a heart problem were readmitted within 28 days, compared to just six percent of coronary patients who did not have diabetes.

Friday, December 19, 2008 10:50:36 AM

Davenport pulls out of Australian Open
Melbourne, Dec 18 (IANS) Former world No 1. Lindsay Davenport has pulled out of the Australian Open after being pregnant with her second child.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 7:53:03 PM

Johnson's seven-wicket haul puts Australia on top
Perth, Dec 18 (IANS) Mitchell Johnson broke South Africa's back with seven wickets, including a late five-wicket burst to hand Australia a distinct advantage in the first cricket Test here Thursday.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 6:53:23 PM

Hayden unclear about his future: Langer
Perth, Dec 18 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden's retirement talks have gained momentum with close friend Justin Langer saying that the veteran is unclear on taking a final call on his illustrious career.

Thursday, December 18, 2008 4:33:21 PM

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