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Dressing to combat climate change
In a major departure from the UN dress code, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) had put out a notice on its website that participants at the Bali summit should do away with jackets and ties so that the air-conditioning could be set at a higher level and the conference could do its bit to combat climate change. Except at the opening session.

Monday, December 03, 2007 3:29:14 PM

Scientists identify gene that triggers allergies
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Scientists in Japan have identified the gene that triggers allergic reactions.

Monday, December 03, 2007 3:27:22 PM

Divorces contributing to global warming: study
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Increasing number of divorces are contributing to global warming, says a new study that suggests people should save their marriages to save the environment.

Monday, December 03, 2007 2:33:35 PM

Test developed to identify heart disease risk better
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Scientists from US and Germany claim to have developed a new test that identifies heart disease risk of a patient better than the existing ones.

Monday, December 03, 2007 10:37:01 AM

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australia's Prime Minister
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Kevin Rudd was sworn in as the 26th prime minister of Australia Monday, nine days after he won the elections that ended over 11 years of conservative rule.

Monday, December 03, 2007 9:10:18 AM

Chopra falls apart in final round, finishes 51st
Christchurch, Dec 2 (IANS) Indo-Swede Daniel Chopra's game fell apart in the final round as he failed to make a single birdie and instead had four bogeys and a double bogey for a card of 78 that saw him drop from tied 11th to tied 51st at the New Zealand Open golf here Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 2:27:06 PM

Australian cricket on the verge of biggest split
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Australian cricket is on the verge of the game's biggest split since Kerry Packer launched World Series Cricket 30 years ago Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 1:17:42 PM

Harbhajan too a chucker, says Bedi
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Bishan Singh Bedi is at it again, his favourite pastime, picking bowlers with unfair bowling action. He does not spare anyone, even countryman Harbhajan Singh.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 12:01:19 PM

Cricket Australia frowns on players 'grabbing Indian gold bars'
Melbourne, Dec 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has lashed out at its international players for negotiating with the franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to maximize their marketing value, the Australian media reported Sunday.

Sunday, December 02, 2007 11:50:56 AM

Daniel Chopra lies tied 11th in New Zealand Open golf
Christchurch, Dec 1 (IANS) Daniel Chopra fired his third successive round in 70s, as he played a round of two-under 70 in icy cold conditions to reach five-under 211, that placed him tied 11th at the end of the third round of the New Zealand Open golf.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 4:58:26 PM

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