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Australia will consider joining NSG consensus after Indo-US n-deal
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) While Australia stands by its decision not to export uranium to India, it will consider joining any consensus to authorise global nuclear commerce with India if and when the Indo-US nuclear agreement becomes operational, Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith has said.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 10:07:22 AM

India follows China in grab for Australia's minerals
Sydney, May 22 (DPA) India has followed China in making strategic investments in Australian companies to secure long-term supplies of the minerals its factories need.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 7:58:53 AM

Australia to revamp its Big bash into Twenty20 League
Melbourne, May 21 (IANS) Australia is planning to build its own Twenty20 league on the lines of the successful Indian Premier League (IPL) the summer after next but on a less extravagant scale as compared to Indian league, it was reported by the media here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 4:02:29 PM

Hair admits being nervous on comeback
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Controversial Australian umpire Darrell Hair has admitted that he will be nervous when he makes his comeback to the Test arena for the second of England's three-match series against New Zealand Friday night.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 3:40:33 PM

Cough syrups can harm kids under two
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Many parents use cough medicine for children younger than two -though it is neither recommended nor effective for kids this young, according to a new study.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 1:11:30 PM

Internet dating more intense, says study
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) The web is altering the very nature of intimacy, emotion and dating, according to a new study.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:19:48 PM

Bangalore to host ATP tournament
Sydney, May 20 (DPA) Bangalore will host a men's hard court tennis tournament September 29-October 5, replacing another Indian city, Mumbai, the governing body ATP said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 5:49:43 PM

New Zealand minister denies bid to topple prime minister
Wellington, May 20 (DPA) New Zealand's Trade and Defence Minister Phil Goff denied Tuesday that he would make a bid to oust the prime minister as their Labour Party faces defeat at the election due later this year.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 4:58:59 PM

Johnnie Walker golf returns to Perth
Perth, May 20 (IANS) The Johnnie Walker Classic golf championship returns to Perth, western Australia, in 2009 for the fourth time and it will be played from February 19 to 22 at the Vines Resort & Country Club.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 4:57:28 PM

Parents prefer realistic sex education: study
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Unlike in India, most parents in Australia support comprehensive sex education programmes right from primary school.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 12:54:05 PM

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