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Cricket world no longer fears the Baggy Greens
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) With the last Test match in Nagpur between India and Australia poised excitingly, it seems that Australia will lose the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 7:43:28 PM

Conservatives win New Zealand elections
Wellington, Nov 8 (DPA) New Zealand's conservative National Party swept into power Saturday in a general election that saw an overwhelming vote for change after nine years of rule by Prime Minister Helen Clark's Labour-led coalition.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 4:53:27 PM

IAEA hopes for better US cooperation under Obama
Vienna, Nov 8 (Xinhua) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has expressed its hope that the new US government under Barack Obama will have better cooperation with the organisation in propelling Iran's de-nuclearisation process and easing tension in the Middle East.

Saturday, November 08, 2008 8:29:14 AM

Major earthquake strikes off Vanuatu
Wellington, Nov 7 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the South Pacific island country of Vanuatu Friday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Friday, November 07, 2008 2:51:16 PM

Researchers unveil hydrogen-powered racing car
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Researchers have unveiled the first hydrogen-powered racing car that demonstrates the incredible possibilities of hydrogen as the clean, renewable fuel of the future.

Friday, November 07, 2008 12:46:29 PM

New video based tests to ease evaluation of drivers' skills
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) A video-based hazard perception test is being developed by researchers that will measure a driver's ability to recognise and respond to dangerous situations while driving.

Friday, November 07, 2008 11:25:02 AM

India needs more international hockey fields: Australian firm
Melbourne, Nov 7 (IANS) A Melbourne-based global manufacturer of synthetic sporting surfaces, which has been installing hockey surfaces and athletic tracks across India, says international standard synthetic surfaces are crucial for India to regain its golden days of hockey domination in the world.

Friday, November 07, 2008 10:03:43 AM

Opposition set to win in New Zealand elections: polls
Wellington, Nov 6 (DPA) New Zealand's conservative National Party is poised to hand the ruling Labour-led coalition a resounding defeat in the general elections in two days but could still struggle to form a government, according to two opinion polls released Thursday.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 5:07:50 PM

Indian Australian scientist promotes green plastics
Melbourne, Nov 6 (IANS) With plastic garbage becoming the bane of modern societies, an Indian Australian scientist says 100 percent biodegradable bioplastics is the only way to go, especially in the growing populated economies of India and China.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 11:51:16 AM

Neural tube defect more likely to affect teen pregnancies
Sydney, Nov 6 (IANS) Younger women are more likely to have neural tube defect (NTD) affected pregnancies than older women, according to a new study.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 11:06:01 AM

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