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Nano will add to global pollution, says Australian expert
Melbourne, March 24 (IANS) An Australian motoring expert has slammed the world's least expensive car Nano, which was launched in Mumbai Monday, claiming it would increase global pollution and push up fuel prices.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 2:28:51 PM

Some of the whales that beached in Australia may survive
Sydney, March 24 (DPA) The 11 surviving whales from a pod of 80 that came ashore on Australia's west coast were being loaded Tuesday onto trucks at Hamelin Bay to be taken for release at a better spot 20 kilometres away.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:16:40 AM

Roadside ads, billboards hazardous for older drivers
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Ads, signs or billboards that clutter roadsides can be hazardous for older drivers, according to the latest study.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:32:27 AM

Milk supplement reduces falls among elderly
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) A simple and cheap nutrition supplement can reduce falls amongst the elderly, according to a study.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:29:15 AM

New Zealander slain for wearing sweatshirt in wrong colour
Wellington, March 24 (DPA) A New Zealand court was told that a man was killed with an axe as he walked home from a party because he was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, according to a news report Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:43:55 AM

Armed robbers hold up shop for Easter eggs
Wellington, March 24 (DPA) A gunman held up a shop in suburban Christchurch while a female accomplice stole chocolate Easter eggs, police in New Zealand said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:43:29 AM

Just do it: sex therapist's advice to wives
Sydney, March 24 (DPA) Here's an incendiary question: Before women's liberation, when it was mostly sex on demand for husbands, was the marital bed such a wasteland for wives?

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:58:52 AM

IPL won't have the same feel abroad: Tendulkar
Auckland, March 23 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar Monday said Indian Premier League (IPL) on foreign shores would not have the same feel as it had last year.

Monday, March 23, 2009 4:23:14 PM

Crackdown on motorcycle gang follows Sydney airport killing
Sydney, March 23 (DPA) Sydney police Monday bolstered a squad dedicated to breaking up motorcycle gangs after a Hells Angels member was bludgeoned to death in front of horrified passengers at Sydney airport when rival gangs clashed at a check-in counter.

Monday, March 23, 2009 12:01:32 PM

Eighty whales beach in Australia
Sydney, March 23 (DPA) Wildlife experts were struggling Monday to save a pod of 80 whales that came ashore near Margaret River on Australia's west coast.

Monday, March 23, 2009 9:05:46 AM

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