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Rare meteorite found in Australian desert
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Researchers have discovered an unusual kind of meteorite in the Western Australian desert and have uncovered where in the solar system it came from, a new finding suggests.

Monday, September 21, 2009 2:49:31 PM

Australian who won landmark right-to-die case passes away
Sydney, Sep 21 (DPA) A paralyzed Australian who five weeks ago won a landmark court case for the right to starve himself to death has died, his lawyer said Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 6:23:00 AM

Australian state premier cancels Mumbai trip over terror fears
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) The premier of Australian state of Victoria John Brumby has cancelled his planned trip to Mumbai during his coming visit to India over fears of terrorism, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 8:25:19 PM

Husband gets longer jail term for drowning wife
Sydney, Sep 18 (DPA) The one-year prison sentence handed to a US citizen who admitted drowning his wife during a scuba dive while honeymooning in Australia was extended to 18 months by a Brisbane appeals court Friday.

Friday, September 18, 2009 9:51:28 AM

Bereaved adults vulnerable to heart attacks
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) People traumatised by the loss of a loved one are more susceptible to a heart attack, says a new study.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 2:15:16 PM

Loss of loved one make grievers vulnerable to heart attacks
Sydney, September 17 (IANS) People traumatised by the loss of a loved one are more susceptible to having a heart attack, says a new study.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:12:24 PM

'Surgical masks offer no protection against flu'
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Surgical masks offer doctors no protection against a pandemic and need to be replaced, says a new study.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:00:42 PM

Don't break the law, Australian PM warns Indian students
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Thursday warned students from India not to take the law into their own hands after writer and activist Farrukh Dhondy reportedly urged Indians in the country for 'some form of retaliation' following the brutal assault on four Indians in Melbourne.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 10:04:43 AM

Australians appalled by their own Fritzl case
Sydney, Sep 17 (DPA) An Australian kept his daughter as a sex slave for 30 years and fathered her four children in the Melbourne house he shared with his wife, the Herald Sun newspaper reported Thursday.

Thursday, September 17, 2009 7:03:17 AM

Man bids $40,000 for a dozen Australian mangoes
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) A box of 12 Australian mangoes received a record bid price of $40,000 at a fundraiser here.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 1:31:41 PM

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