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3 missing Indians in New Zealand to expose agent
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Three of the 39 Indians, who disappeared in New Zealand en route to attend the Catholic Church's week-long World Youth Day (WYD) festivities in Sydney, are believed to be in Tauranga and will tell immigration officers about the travel agent who duped them.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 8:50:23 AM

Three runaway Indians to give details of New Zealand visa scam
Wellington, July 17 (DPA) Three Indian men who disappeared in New Zealand while on the way to Australia to see the Pope have agreed to tell all about the swindlers who tricked them into believing they would be allowed to stay, Auckland Sikh leader Daljit Singh said Thursday.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 6:32:58 AM

Cricket Australia restores Sheffield Cup
Melbourne, July 16 (IANS) In a world of crass commercialisation, Cricket Australia (CA) has found a sponsor that doesn't want its name on the prestigious Sheffield Shield - nine years after the century-old prestigious four-day state tournament became the Pura Cup.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 11:11:05 PM

New Zealand intensifies hunt for 39 missing Indians
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Thirty-nine Indians, mostly Catholics from Punjab, who disappeared in New Zealand en route to attend the Catholic Church's week-long World Youth Day (WYD) festivities in Sydney, were still at large as New Zealand immigration officials Wednesday intensified their search to locate them.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 6:31:23 PM

England emerges as a favourite to host Champions Trophy
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) England has emerged as a favourite to host the Champions Trophy in September if the tournament it is moved out of Pakistan because of security reasons.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:39:38 PM

ANZ Bank to outsource New Zealand jobs to India
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) ANZ Bank will move 238 back office jobs from Wellington and Auckland to India. The announcement comes close on the heels of another of Australia's four leading banks, the National Australia Bank (NAB), announcing the outsourcing of 500 jobs to India by the year-end.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 11:30:31 AM

'Dr Death' Jayant Patel expected in Australia by weekend
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Justice seems closer home for former patients of India-born American citizen Jayant Patel, who is expected to be in Australia by this weekend to face charges for 16 offences, including manslaughter and fraud, relating to his employment as director of surgery at regional Bundaberg Base Hospital in Queensland between 2003 and 2005.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 10:02:14 AM

Badrinath stars in India A win in Australia
Brisbane, July 15 (IANS) An unbeaten half-century from skipper S. Badrinath helped India A register a comprehensive six-wicket win over Australian Institute of Sports (AIS) in a 50-over match in the Emerging Players tournament at the Redlands Cricket Ground here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 7:14:58 PM

39 Indians go missing in New Zealand in suspected immigration scam (Night Lead)
Sydney/Auckland, July 15 (IANS) In what appears to be a major immigration scandal, another seven Indians in transit in New Zealand en route to Australia for the week-long World Youth Day festivities have gone missing, taking their total to 39.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 7:14:41 PM

Indian origin doctor banned for abusing patients' rights
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) An Indian origin doctor in Australia has been indefinitely banned from practising medicine for secretly taking 'up skirt' photographs of women patients while giving them spinal injections.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 6:12:01 PM

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