Carnarvon (Australia), Nov 7 (DPA) When people think of Australia's Outback, Ayers Rock comes quickly to mind. But the famous monolith in the Northern Territory is not the highest attraction of its kind. Some 1,600 km westward, in the state of Western Australia, stands Mount Augustus, a very similar-looking mountain that is two-and-a-half times higher.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007 7:54:29 AM
Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) Veteran leg spinner Stuart MacGill has been given a clear run into the Australian team for the first Test against Sri Lanka after left-arm spinner Brad Hogg was trimmed from the 13-man squad in Brisbane, according to media reports here.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 12:05:12 PM
Sydney, Nov 6 (DPA) Australian doctors said Tuesday they had found a molecule that suppresses appetite and in experiments with mice were able to turn it off by injecting an antidote.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:55:01 AM
Sydney, Nov 6 (DPA) Queensland police Tuesday took a four-year-old child away from her allegedly abusive grandfather and arrested eight other suspected paedophiles in a trans-continental crackdown, which has snared 90 people in Australia and seven European countries.
Tuesday, November 06, 2007 11:09:04 AM
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has said that Sri Lanka had no intention of following India's aggressive tactics.
Monday, November 05, 2007 7:04:30 PM
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Australian batsmen Michael Clarke has told the fans that the team sans retired champions like Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, Justin Langer and Damien Martyn, may not remain invincible.
Monday, November 05, 2007 7:03:49 PM
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister John Howard Monday joined international leaders in condemning Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, describing his imposition of emergency as an extra-constitutional move that cannot be supported.
Monday, November 05, 2007 4:52:12 PM
Canberra, Nov 5 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister John Howard said Monday he had conveyed to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, following the latter's proclamation of emergency rule Saturday, that his government 'could not support the extra-constitutional behaviour in any way'.
Monday, November 05, 2007 1:47:27 PM
Auckland, Nov 5 (IANS) There were 'valid reasons' for denying visas to some Indian businesspeople wanting to attend a joint business council meeting in New Zealand in October, labour officials have said.
Monday, November 05, 2007 9:31:02 AM
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) India-born surgeon Jayant Patel, linked to 17 deaths in Australia, is preparing for a legal battle to fight extradition from the US, fearing an unfair trial.
Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:24:52 PM
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