Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) It came as no surprise when Shimit Amin's 'Chak De! India', a gritty tale of Indian women hockey players that also starred 90 Australian players and over 9,000 Australian extras, won the Best Film Award at the 5th Australian Indian Film Festival gala night here Thursday.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 5:29:07 PM
Canberra, Oct 17 (Xinhua) Australian John Fahey will be the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agency after the body's vice-president Jean-Francois Lamour pulled out of the race, the Australian government said here Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 7:11:13 PM
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) The fifth edition of Australian Indian Film Festival kicked off Wednesday with the critically acclaimed Feroze Abbas Khan's 'Gandhi, My Father' at Cinema Paris in the ritzy Entertainment Quarter that houses the Fox Studios.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:45:35 PM
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Critically acclaimed Feroze Abbas Khan's 'Gandhi, My Father' kicked off the 5th Australian Indian Film Festival Wednesday at Cinema Paris in the ritzy Entertainment Quarter that houses the Fox Studios.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 4:21:46 PM
Wellington, Oct 17 (DPA) Fiji military strongman Voreqe (Frank) Bainimarama, who seized power in a bloodless coup last December, promised leaders of his Pacific island neighbours Wednesday that he would hold free and open elections in early 2009.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 1:09:25 PM
Vienna, Oct 16 (Xinhua) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said it did not know about any undeclared nuclear facility in Syria, an indirect rebuke to a recent US news report.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 10:15:57 AM
Wellington, Oct 16 (DPA) A series of nine earthquakes, two of them measuring over 6 on the Richter scale, rattled residents in the lower part of New Zealand's South Island over a period of 12 hours Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 9:10:26 AM
Sydney, Oct 15 (DPA) John Howard has such a hold over Australians that opposition Labor Party leader Kevin Rudd's election pitch is that he's hardly any different from the prime minister and can be trusted to continue almost all the policies the conservatives have put in place over last 11 years.
Monday, October 15, 2007 1:06:23 PM
Sydney, Oct 15 (DPA) A dye that gives doctors a diagnostic tool by latching onto cancer cells that are responding to chemotherapy treatment could dramatically reduce hospital stays, Australian researchers said.
Monday, October 15, 2007 12:46:38 PM
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian and Australian wheat collaborators are using their skills and experiences to focus on the implementation of molecular technologies to develop improved wheat varieties for both countries.
Monday, October 15, 2007 11:03:41 AM
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