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Australian charged with selling pirated Indian DVDs
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) A 63-year-old Melbourne resident has been charged with importing and selling Australian $220,000 ($183,000) worth pirated movie and music DVDs, some allegedly imported from India among other countries.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 2:01:36 PM

Get ready for your designer dog
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) If you want a dog with specific looks, coat, colour, size and behavioural traits, then science and breeding could design one for you.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 12:06:26 PM

Absent fathers hasten menstruation
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) The absence of a father early in life can literally alter the age at which girls get their first period, according to the latest research.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 12:00:50 PM

Australia deports British paedophile
Sydney, Sep 4 (DPA) A British paedophile has been deported after spending almost seven years in immigration detention, Australian Immigration Minister Chris Evans told Canberra Parliament Wednesday.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 11:48:20 AM

Better ways to treat schizophrenia found
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) A newly-identified brain receptor that stimulates growth in adolescence but whose expression is stunted in schizophrenics may hold the key to treating this dreaded disease.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 11:01:02 AM

Nearly half of injuries occur at home
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Beware of slippery floors and missing handrails. Nearly half of all injuries needing medical treatment take place at home, researchers have calculated.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 10:09:17 AM

Kisspeptin - the hormone that starts ovulation
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Kisspeptin, the small hormone that starts puberty, also plays a vital role in the brain to trigger ovulation, scientists have found. The finding may hold the key to new therapies for infertility.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:46:25 AM

Exercise, keep your memory sharp after 50
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Worried about memory loss, especially when you cross the age of 50? Stop worrying. Medical experts have advised a daily routine of only 20 minutes of simple exercise to keep your memory healthy and sharp.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:44:16 AM

Brett Lee all set for passage to India
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Australia's Hindi-speaking fast bowler Brett Lee is all set to tour India for the four Test Border-Gavaskar Trophy in October.

Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:04:58 AM

Brett Lee joins team with Indian tour in view
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) Ending his self-imposed exile following his marriage break-up, Australian spearhead Brett Lee joined his teammates in Darwin Wednesday to mentally prepare himself for the gruelling tour to India.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 8:50:50 PM

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