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Australia facing serious problems in spin department
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Australian cricket is facing a serious problem in its spin department as the team prepares for the defence of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on the turning Indian tracks next month.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:29:37 PM

Ponting, Hayden will recover before India series
Brisbane, Sep 10 (IANS) Australia's preparation to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in India next month is moving in the right direction with skipper Ricky Ponting and Matthew Hayden's rehabilitation process going on well.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:27:02 PM

Indian artist Samant auctions works to raise funds for farmer families
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Indian artist Sharmila Samant's works auctioned here have raised Australian $20,160 ($16,296) for families of Indian farmers who committed suicide following consecutive crop failures.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:30:38 PM

McGrath urges Sydney residents to join breast cancer fun run
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowling great Glenn McGrath, who lost his wife to cancer in June this year, is urging Sydney residents to participate in a fun run across the Sydney Harbour Bridge this month to raise funds for breast cancer research.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 12:11:46 PM

Depression remains undiagnosed in 50 percent of aged
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Clinical depression remains undiagnosed in half of the aged-care residents in nursing homes, according to a study by Deakin University School of Psychology.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:34:10 AM

Good bacteria has eczema on the run
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) A probiotic supplement, applied to the affected part, significantly halted eczema in infants under two, according to a study.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:31:12 AM

Combined treatment protects kidneys
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Joint control of blood pressure and blood glucose can cut down serious kidney complications by a third among patients with type 2 diabetes, says the findings of new research based on a study of 11,140 patients who were treated and followed for five years.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:19:41 AM

Scientists develop tool for quick analysis of water purity
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Researchers have developed a tool that analyses water purity within minutes, against the 20 to 48 hours required by existing methods.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:19:11 AM

Good or bad crude, blame it on bacteria in oil reserves
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) Good or bad crude, blame it on anaerobic bacteria in oil reservoirs deep below the earth's surface, according to the latest discovery.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 9:10:36 AM

Symonds may never play for Australia again: cricket board chief
Melbourne, Sep 9 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said that troubled all-rounder Andrew Symonds may never represent the country again but has added that there are many talented players like Shane Watson to replace him.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008 3:21:51 PM

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