Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) A Buddhist society's plans to build a temple in south-western Sydney is facing an outcry from residents, coming as it does close on the heels of the recent furore over a proposed Islamic school in suburban Sydney.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 9:26:51 AM
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) Australia Tuesday expressed concern over the safety of its troops in Afghanistan following the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf and recent political developments in Pakistan.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 9:04:02 AM
Sydney, Aug 18 (IANS) Fears of climate change sparking food shortages and water wars in the Middle East seem unlikely, with a new study suggesting that rainfall will be abundant in key parts of the region.
Monday, August 18, 2008 3:17:20 PM
Sydney, Aug 18 (IANS) People who travel by car face a 10-fold greater risk of serious injury than those who travel by train in terms of the distance covered, according to a new report.
Monday, August 18, 2008 2:57:02 PM
Sydney, Aug 18 (DPA) The world's biggest miner, BHP Billiton, Monday posted a record annual profit for the seventh year in a row.
Monday, August 18, 2008 2:33:50 PM
Salzburg, Aug 18 (IANS) India needs to multiply its power output five times in the next 22 years. The current plan is to do this largely through thermal plants. But that will accelerate climate change, which can 'gravely disrupt our economy', as the prime minister said in his Independence Day speech. What's the solution?
Monday, August 18, 2008 9:24:36 AM
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) An under-14 rugby team from Orissa is going places, winning matches against seasoned state and territory teams around Australia.
Sunday, August 17, 2008 2:09:04 PM
Wellington, Aug 16 (DPA) Six Australian mountaineers trapped in bad weather while climbing New Zealand's Southern Alps were airlifted to safety Saturday by a search and rescue helicopter.
Saturday, August 16, 2008 10:09:00 AM
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) Researchers have uncovered the role of a family of enzymes in the mutation of benign or less aggressive tumours into more aggressive, potentially fatal, cancers.
Friday, August 15, 2008 4:22:30 PM
Sydney, Aug 15 (DPA) Glue inside a custard pie thrown in the face of a victim could effect a neat assassination, according to a terrorism manual produced as an exhibit at a court here in a case that could land terror suspect Belal Khazaal in jail.
Friday, August 15, 2008 3:27:28 PM
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