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Laser man mars Australia's T20 win over South Africa
Melbourne, Jan 14 (IANS) A spectator who flashed a laser torch to distract rookie South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell at the Gabba Tuesday night faces a fine of up to Australian $8,000 and potential jail time of up to three years.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 5:24:55 PM

Applicants swamp island site for Australia's dream job
Sydney, Jan 14 (DPA) Applications are in from Mongolia, Croatia and even the Vatican for a dream job on offer in an advertising campaign run by Australian tourism authorities.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 4:48:58 PM

Jaques favourite to replace Hayden
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Phil Jaques is the overwhelming favourite to replace retired cricketer Matthew Hayden as opener in the Australian Test side.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:55:33 PM

Indian hockey colts beat Australia in Youth Olympic Festival
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) India's junior men's hockey team made a promising start in the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), beating the hosts 2-1 in a tense match at Sydney Olympic Park here Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 2:24:59 PM

Innovative method can spot sleep apnoea risk by analysing photo
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) An innovative technique developed by a team of researchers can spot the risk of one's developing obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) by analysing digital facial photos.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:57:08 PM

Ledger's Golden Globe to be given to daughter Matilda
Sydney, Jan 14 (DPA) Sally Bell, mother of dead Australian actor Heath Ledger, has promised that his posthumous Golden Globe award would go to his daughter, Matilda.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:44:04 PM

Family hit by glacier tragedy asked to pay for car keys
Wellington, Jan 14 (DPA) When Australian Akshay Miranda, 22, was buried with his brother under a collapsing ice shelf on a New Zealand glacier, he had the keys of the family's rental car in his pocket.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 12:41:40 PM

Weak economy means lean times for skinny models
Sydney, Jan 14 (DPA) Wafer-thin women are the latest casualty of the economic downturn in Australia, modelling agency executives said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:17:08 AM

Heavy rain hits flood-stricken Fiji again
Wellington, Jan 14 (DPA) Torrential rains lashed flood-stricken Fiji again Wednesday and weather forecasters warned that worse was to come as another tropical depression settled over the Pacific island state.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:06:07 AM

Scientists develop energy efficient fridge network
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) A new smart network of green refrigerators, capable of making optimum use of renewable energy, can keep everything inside cool while regulating its power consumption from solar panels or wind turbines.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 10:01:49 AM

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