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Australian cricketers now eyeing EPL
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) After their profitable outing in the multi-million dollar Indian Premier League (IPL), Australian cricketers are now eyeing the proposed English Premier League (EPL) slated for 2010.

Friday, July 18, 2008 8:29:33 PM

'Dr Death' to be extradited to Australia by Monday
New York/Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Indian American surgeon Jayant Patel has been moved to a federal jail in Los Angeles on his way to Australia, where he faces numerous criminal charges, and his extradition is expected to be complete by Monday.

Friday, July 18, 2008 8:19:07 PM

Leading Australian female cricketers to get financial aid
Melbourne, July 18 (IANS) In an unexpected windfall for the leading women Australian cricketers, the top 20 players from the country will share in a $500,000 pool from Cricket Australia (CA), as per the new contract system for the national squad.

Friday, July 18, 2008 7:58:26 PM

ABC's Delhi correspondent held on drug charges in Singapore
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Delhi-based South Asia correspondent, Peter Lloyd, has been arrested on charges of trafficking and possession of drug ice (crystal methamphetamine hydrochloride) and faces up to 20 years in jail and 15 lashes from the cane.

Friday, July 18, 2008 6:29:14 PM

50 Indians found working illegally in Australia
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Fifty Indian workers have been found by Immigration officials to be working illegally in Australia since last July even as Immigration Minister Chris Evans Friday warned severe penalties would be imposed on people who hired workers without proper working visas.

Friday, July 18, 2008 3:51:37 PM

Hewitt hip decision could come by weekend
Sydney, July 18 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt's immediate tennis future could be known before the weekend after the Australian concluded a series of tests on his chronically injured hip.

Friday, July 18, 2008 12:44:51 PM

ABC's Delhi correspondent arrested for drug offences in Singapore
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Peter Lloyd, Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) South Asia correspondent based in New Delhi, has been arrested on drug trafficking charges in Singapore. If found guilty, he could face a 20-year jail term and up to 15 lashes from the cane.

Friday, July 18, 2008 12:00:01 PM

Indian-origin couple banned from running nursing homes in Australia
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Indian-origin doctors Jagdish and Madhu Saraf have been banned from operating a nursing home in Adelaide for approving the cremation of a 71-year-old woman before a coroner's inquest into her death.

Friday, July 18, 2008 11:23:15 AM

We are victims, say three 'missing' Indians in New Zealand
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Three of the 39 Indians, who disappeared in New Zealand en route to attend the Catholic Church's week-long World Youth Day (WYD) festivities in Sydney, have said they were duped by their travel agent and are not trying to cheat the immigration system.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 3:23:22 PM

Bradman bats worth $39,000 stolen
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Four autographed cricket bats of Sir Donald Bradman worth 40,000 Australian dollars ($39,000) have been stolen from a sports complex in the northern Australian city of Darwin.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 12:01:33 PM

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