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Four-fold growth in carbon emissions reported
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) The latest figures on the global carbon budget released in Washington and Paris on Monday indicated a four-fold increase in growth rate of carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:19:19 PM

Ponting confident of ending his Indian curse: Chappell
Melbourne, Sep 29 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is more determined than ever to improve his dismal record against India in the upcoming four-Test series, said batting great Greg Chappell.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:51:03 PM

Earth survived extremes of climate change
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) Nearly 750-550 million years ago, aeons before the advent of dinosaurs, earth survived the severest ice age, alternating with extremes of tropical greenhouse conditions.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:38:21 PM

New Zealand A 130/3 at lunch against India A
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) New Zealand A inched their way to 130 for three at lunch in reply to India A's first innings total of 248 on the second day of the four-day cricket match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 12:54:19 PM

Symonds fails on return
Melbourne, Sep 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds made a low key comeback as he failed twice against the visiting Kolkata Knight Riders team.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 4:47:11 PM

Hayden dismisses retirement plans
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) Matthew Hayden has dismissed immediate retirement plans from one-day cricket. The veteran opener who will turn 37 next month, says he is far from being a spent force and wants to remain part of Australia's one-day set-up as long as he keeps performing.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 4:23:25 PM

Australians enraged by soft drink named Cocaine
Sydney, Sep 28 (DPA) Lobby groups Sunday called on the Australian government to ban a caffeine-laden soft drink called Cocaine that is due on the market in November.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 1:35:59 PM

'Young spenders will drive India's economy'
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) As the Indian consumer goes all out to seek new experiences from food and wine, installs an in-home spa and holidays in exotic destinations, modern retail is well on its way to becoming the key driver of the country's economy, says Geoff Hiscock, an Australian author who studies the economies in Asia, especially India.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 12:04:19 PM

Genetics may bring back Darwin's Galapagos tortoises
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) An extinct giant tortoise in the Galapagos islands, referred to by Charles Darwin in his pathbreaking work on evolution, may make a comeback with the help of genetics, thanks to the efforts of a team of international scientists.

Friday, September 26, 2008 10:37:31 AM

Masters of the world not all graduates
Sydney, Sep 25 (DPA) Young people are always told to get a degree because a good education is a passport to a good job.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:50:11 PM

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