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Email discloses 'secret plan' to keep Haneef behind bars
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Was there a 'secret plan' to keep Muhammad Haneef behind bars? Yes, according to an email received by the Indian doctor's lawyer showing a contingency plan between Australia's immigration department and the police to keep him in jail even after he was granted bail.

Friday, November 02, 2007 2:56:24 PM

Indian American 'doctor death' may be extradited to Australia
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Extradition proceedings against Jayant Patel, an Indian American surgeon wanted in Australia for a series of botched surgeries, have formally started in the US.

Friday, November 02, 2007 1:53:51 PM

Australia name Jaques, Tait Hogg for first Test
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) Australia have announced their squad for the new era with Phil Jaques, Shaun Tait and Brad Hogg in a 13-man list for the first Test against Sri Lanka Thursday.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 4:54:23 PM

Indian migrants in Australia scoring high with Hindi
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) An increasing number of Indian-origin students in Australia are choosing Hindi as a subject for the High School Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 exam to improve their overall percentage and seize the opportunities offered by India's economic growth.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:17:42 AM

To part in style: world's first divorce fair
Vienna, Oct 30 (DPA) Forget your romantic notions about Vienna - the city of waltz music and quaint cafes. In Austria's capital two out of three marriages go down the drain. Reason enough, one enterprising businessman found, to give them a hand in splitting from their former loved ones.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:45:12 AM

Opinion poll buoys Australia's ruling party
Sydney, Oct 30 (DPA) Prime Minister John Howard's conservatives have halved the lead of Kevin Rudd's Labor Party and could yet win the Nov 24 general election, an opinion poll released Tuesday showed.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 11:16:06 AM

Polaris launches software testing lab in Sydney
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) Polaris Software, a leading Indian software company, has launched its new software testing laboratory here that will inject Australian $5 million (US$4.5 million) into the state of New South Wales (NSW).

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 10:22:03 AM

Australia, India join hands to fight pollution
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) Australian and Indian scientists have joined hands to monitor and clean up the pollution that has become the bane of steadily increasing industrialisation across the world. As a start, they will monitor pollution spreading in groundwater.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 10:08:21 AM

Heavy drinking may weaken your muscles
Melbourne, Oct 28 (IANS) People who drink heavily daily for around two years may face the risk of damaging their skeletal muscles, Australian researchers have found.

Sunday, October 28, 2007 12:19:22 PM

Australia wants concerted sanctions on Iran
Sydney, Oct 27 (DPA) Australia, Japan and the European Union could follow the US in applying new sanctions on Iran if it continues with its nuclear enrichment programme, Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said Saturday.

Saturday, October 27, 2007 12:27:41 PM

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