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Greenpeace stops Indonesian palm kernel shipment
Wellington, Sep 16 (DPA) Activists from the international environmental organization Greenpeace boarded a ship carrying palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia on Wednesday off the New Zealand coast and called on the government to ban the cargo.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 6:01:43 AM

3 Indians assaulted in Australia: Report
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) Three Indians were brutally attacked in a suburb of this Australian city by a group of youths who allegedly made racist remarks, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 5:00:57 PM

3 Indians attacked by racist mob in Australia
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) Three Indians were brutally assaulted in a suburb in this Australian city by a group of youths who allegedly made racist remarks.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 4:30:12 PM

Ultra-fine fibres can now be strengthened with carbon
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a way to strengthen plastic nanofibres or ultra-fine fibres, with one of the world's strongest materials, carbon. The added strength could lead to new uses of nanofibres.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 1:37:36 PM

Researchers find molecular support for Darwin's theory
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) An international team of researchers has come by molecular evidence to support a key tenet of Darwin's theory of evolution.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:35:53 AM

Lost and found: Australian cat starts transcontinental journey home
Sydney, Sep 15 (DPA) A cat that went missing three years ago in the chilly far south of Australia and turned up earlier this year in the tropical far north will begin the 3,800-kilometre journey back home Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 10:15:17 AM

Man who stabbed girlfriend 216 times jailed for 18 years
Wellington, Sep 15 (DPA) A New Zealand man who stabbed his former girlfriend 216 times in a frenzied attack at her home was sentenced Tuesday in Christchurch to a minimum of 18 years in prison for murder.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 10:14:51 AM

Register before Dec 2, New Zealand tells immigration advisers
Hamilton (New Zealand), Sep 14 (IANS) New Zealand immigration advisers based in other countries should submit their application before Dec 2 for getting a licence, an official said Monday.

Monday, September 14, 2009 2:47:36 PM

Overheating disables bugs used in groundwater purification
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Overheating disables bugs that help break down groundwater contaminants under the soil, says a new study.

Monday, September 14, 2009 12:05:40 PM

Active kids fall asleep much faster
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Active kids fall asleep in 26 minutes, whereas the average child takes 45, says a new study.

Monday, September 14, 2009 10:37:17 AM

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