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Australian cricketers to tour Pakistan in 2009
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) The Australian cricket team will tour Pakistan in April-May next year and again in 2010, Cricket Australia (CA) announced the rescheduled tour programme Monday.

Monday, April 21, 2008 8:25:54 AM

Australia's 'best and brightest' talk the talk
Sydney, April 19 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was regaled with ideas both wizard and wacky from the 1,000 delegates he picked for a weekend of brainstorming.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 3:17:11 PM

Melbourne's Eureka Skydeck a hit with Indian tourists
Melbourne, April 19 (IANS) Dizzying heights are not for the fainthearted, but if you can muster up the courage to be propelled to the 88th floor of Melbourne's Eureka Tower, the awe-inspiring 380 degree vista is an experience like none other.

Saturday, April 19, 2008 8:44:56 AM

Adieu to Indian student killed in New Zealand
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) New Zealander-Indian Floyd Fernandes, who was among six students and a teacher who died while on an outdoor school excursion in New Zealand's north island, will be given farewell by family and friends in Auckland Saturday.

Friday, April 18, 2008 4:18:21 PM

Top Australian surgeon quits over incompetence claims
Sydney, April 18 (DPA) One of Australia's leading trauma surgeons resigned Friday amid claims that he was incompetent and allegations that he billed the health service for surgeries that never took place, news reports said Friday.

Friday, April 18, 2008 2:52:20 PM

Older people more vulnerable to skin cancer
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) People aged 70 and above, especially men, account for 70 percent deaths from skin cancer with most primary cases occurring in areas of high exposure to sun, according to a study.

Friday, April 18, 2008 1:57:40 PM

New Zealand puzzled over falling mystery object
Wellington, April 18 (DPA) A piece of iron that smashed the roof of a house in New Zealand continued to have police and aviation experts puzzled Friday, news reports said.

Friday, April 18, 2008 1:53:16 PM

Free radicals in air trigger respiratory diseases
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) The presence of free radicals in the air could irreversibly damage amino acids, the body's building blocks, and trigger respiratory diseases.

Friday, April 18, 2008 1:40:17 PM

Indians to have their say in Australia 2020 Summit
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) While a person of Indian descent is yet to be voted to the Australian parliament, there are a few who have made it to the list of 1,000 personalities chosen to have their say at the Australia 2020 Summit at the national parliament this weekend.

Friday, April 18, 2008 1:23:57 PM

Less-educated men more prone to stigma
Sydney, April 18 (IANS) Personal stigma associated with depression is higher among less well-educated men.

Friday, April 18, 2008 11:47:34 AM

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