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Birth defects more common in boys: study
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Birth defects have been found to be more common among boys than girls, according to a report.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:08:31 PM

South Australia want Younis Khan
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Pakistani batsman Younis Khan may join the Redbacks team next season after being offered a contact by South Australia (SA).

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 1:07:46 PM

Hayden close to getting match-fit
Melbourne, May 28 (IANS) Australian opener Matthew Hayden gave indications of his return to the side for the second Test against West Indies in Antigua when he had a practice session at Sabina Park after the first Test.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:59:51 PM

Late talking toddlers also tongue-tied later in life
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) One in five late talking toddlers continue to face language problem even till age seven, according to the latest data thrown up by a large study on language development.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:40:27 PM

Teens don't see binge drinking as risky
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) A survey of some 1,000 Australian high school and college students over a five-year period has found that a bulk of them don't consider binge drinking a risk.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:09:33 PM

Iraqis arrive in Australia to play banned football match
Sydney, May 28 (DPA) The Iraqi football team arrived in Australia Wednesday hoping the World Cup qualifying match against Australia will go ahead in Brisbane at the weekend.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 12:08:00 PM

Australia are not invincible, says West Indies coach
Melbourne, May 28 (IANS) Buoyed by their improved performance against Australians in the first Test at Sabina Park, West Indians claim that they have shattered the "superhuman" image of the Aussies.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:44:44 AM

Indian-origin mathematician honoured in Australia
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Nalini Joshi, an Australian of Indian origin, has become only the third woman in mathematics to be elected to the prestigious Australian Academy of Sciences (AAS), founded in 1954 by Australian Fellows of the Royal Society of London.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:41:25 AM

India not enforcing safety norms for GM crops: UN study
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) India faces a huge risk because safety norms on genetically modified crops are not being enforced, says a UN study, adding that it also makes the country vulnerable to bioterrorism attacks.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:15:13 AM

Edwards can be uncomfortable to handle: Andy Roberts
Sydney, May 27 (IANS) West Indian bowling great Andy Roberts has warned Australian batsmen to be wary of paceman Fidel Edwards, claiming that the ear-studded youngster would be a constant threat to them throughout the three-Test series.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008 2:26:04 PM

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