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Australian team on business, education mission to India
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Premier Morris Iemma of New South Wales (NSW) is leading a high-level business and education mission to India and China to generate new investment opportunities for the state in the world's emerging economic superpowers.

Friday, November 16, 2007 1:46:13 PM

Shacking up is a recipe for solitude
Sydney, Nov 16 (DPA) It used to be called 'living in sin' but few Australians these days frown on couples who live together outside marriage. Recent research suggests it might be a good idea to start frowning again.

Friday, November 16, 2007 8:13:22 AM

Truce between Warne and Muralitharan as trophy unveiled
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) The two leading Test wicket takers, Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan, Thursday unveiled the perpetual cricket trophy named in their honour, brushing aside reports of tensions between them.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 5:21:50 PM

Australia court reserves ruling on Haneef's visa
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) A full bench of the Federal Court of Australia Thursday reserved its decision on a visa appeal of Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef, who had been incarcerated here before terrorism charges against him were dropped.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 5:02:35 PM

I was victim of racist physical attack: Greg Chappell
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Indian cricket coach Greg Chappell has claimed that the attack on him, when the Indian team arrived in Indian city of Bhubaneswar to play a one-day international (ODI) against the West Indies January this year, was racially motivated.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 7:26:47 PM

'Gandhi, My Father' wins best screenplay at APSA
Gold Coast (Australia), Nov 13 (IANS) 'Gandhi, My Father' has won the Best Screenplay category award at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the region's highest accolade in film in 2007, being held on Queenland's Gold Coast.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:17:08 PM

AMU alumni in Sydney to support primary education in India
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) A group of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) alumni in Australia, inspired by the vision of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan who founded their alma mater, has vowed to further the cause of primary education in Uttar Pradesh.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 9:36:28 AM

Asian cinema should be properly recognised: Shabana Azmi (Interview)
Gold Coast (Queensland), Nov 13 (IANS) The time has come for Asian cinema to be recognised and represented internationally, says actor and activist Shabana Azmi, who is heading the international jury for the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) being held here.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:08:55 AM

Austrian group calls for Central European monarchy
Vienna, Nov 12 (DPA) An Austrian group calling for the reintroduction of hereditary monarchy in Central Europe said they were discriminated against in their attempts to re-establish an Austrian empire despite public support.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:57:13 PM

Lashkar-e-Taiba suspect freed in Australia
Sydney, Nov 12 (DPA) A Pakistan-born former Sydney medical student accused of training with banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in 2003 learned Monday that charges against him have been dropped.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:42:15 AM

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