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Indians were not targeted in my state, insists Victoria premier
Melbourne, June 25 (IANS) Victoria state Premier John Brumby says he is distressed by the recent attacks on Indian students in Melbourne but insists Indians were not targeted and pointed out how so many Indians settled here were well established and successful in their chosen fields.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 6:13:43 PM

Attacks distressing, but I will fix it: Victoria's premier
Melbourne, June 25 (IANS) Premier John Brumby prides on people from 230 nations speaking 220 languages and dialects and following 116 faiths living in Australia's Victoria state, but the attacks on Indian students in capital Melbourne over the last few weeks have left him a worried man.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:50:08 PM

Now Australian vice chancellors, police officials head for India to assure students
Canberra, June 25 (IANS) Rattled by the spate of attacks against Indian students that has sparked protests in Melbourne and Sydney, the Australian government is sending yet another high-level delegation, comprising vice chancellors and even police officials, to New Delhi next week to explain the measures it has taken to address international students' concerns.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 2:06:29 PM

Swine flu cases cross 3,000-mark in Australia
Canberra, June 25 (Xinhua) The number of people infected with the deadly influenza A(HINI) virus, or the Swine flu, has crossed the 3,000-mark in Australia, the health ministry announced Thursday.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 11:08:18 AM

Student attacked in Australia, India says situation improving
Melbourne/New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The situation of Indian students in Australia was improving, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Tuesday after meeting a senior Australian official in New Delhi as news came in of another Indian being attacked in Melbourne.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 5:10:07 PM

Indian student assaulted in Melbourne
Melbourne, June 23 (IANS) In what appears to be another racist attack against Indians in Australia, a student from Hyderabad was assaulted while coming out of a hair salon.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 3:11:54 PM

CA to experiment with coloured balls for day-night Tests
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) In its attempt to pioneer day-night Tests, Cricket Australia (CA) will set a mock Test with different coloured balls under lights.

Monday, June 22, 2009 5:37:03 PM

At right length, Lee's formidable, says Gillespie
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie feels that Brett Lee can become a formidable force against England in the Ashes series if he can get his length right.

Monday, June 22, 2009 5:19:13 PM

Symonds takes to rugby league
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Andrew Symonds swapped the green and gold jersey of the Australia cricket team for the green and red of Wynnum-Manly to fulfil his dream of playing a senior rugby league match.

Monday, June 22, 2009 4:18:29 PM

Reef fish are 'homebodies', says latest research
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Some fish species in Western Australia's Ningaloo Marine Park spend most of their time close to home and stay on the reef rather than travelling significant distances as was previously believed.

Monday, June 22, 2009 1:25:19 PM

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