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Undercover cop in New Zealand lied to send 150 to jail
Wellington, Oct 12 (DPA) A former undercover New Zealand police officer has confessed to lying in court testimony that sent at least 150 people to jail, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Sunday, October 12, 2008 4:00:17 AM

Ponting will surpass Tendulkar: Chappell
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) Ricky Ponting's flamboyant maiden hundred on Indian soil led Greg Chappell to foretell that the Aussie skipper will eventually pass Sachin Tendulkar's record of maximum Test centuries.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 8:09:21 PM

Melbourne prepares to fend off Sydney in tennis battle
Sydney, Oct 11 (DPA) Sydney is plotting a marketing coup in hopes of stealing the Australian Open away from its longtime Melbourne home by making a more attractive offer to international tennis authorities.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 8:08:40 PM

Austrian right-wing politician Joerg Haider dies in accident
Vienna, Oct 11 (DPA) Joerg Haider, the leader of Austria's right-wing Alliance for the Future of Austria, died in a car accident early Saturday, Austrian police confirmed.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 11:46:47 AM

New evidence shows nicotine patches don't work
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Millions of dollars are spent in purchasing over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, but they have been found to be of uncertain effectiveness when used alone.

Friday, October 10, 2008 1:51:40 PM

Now Australian bottled beer, sunscreen for Indians
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Beer and sunscreen, two iconic products of the Australian lifestyle, are the latest to join the growing list of exports to India.

Friday, October 10, 2008 11:25:08 AM

Australian stocks follow Wall Street down
Sydney, Oct 10 (DPA) Australian stocks gave up 5.5 percent in early trading Friday in response to Wall Street falling to a five-year low.

Friday, October 10, 2008 7:06:56 AM

Patience key for spinners on Indian wickets: Warne
Melbourne, Oct 9 (IANS) Shane Warne sought to ease the pressure on Cameron White, who made his debut against India Thursday, saying that spinners don't need to take a clutch of wickets to be successful in India.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 5:37:21 PM

Symonds will have to prove himself for comeback: Sutherland
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has made it clear that troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds, who was dropped from the ongoing Test tour of India on disciplinary grounds, will have to earn his place back in the side.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 4:09:45 PM

Australia begins bottled beer, sunscreen exports to India
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Two iconic products of the Australian lifestyle, sunscreen and beer, are the latest to join the growing list of exports strengthening the economic ties between India and Australia.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 1:31:15 PM

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