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New Zealand governor-general to visit India next week
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) New Zealand's Governor-General Anand Satyanand will make a week-long state visit to India beginning Sep 8 to reaffirm the strength of the growing bilateral relationship especially in trade and economy.

Monday, September 01, 2008 2:09:49 PM

Coastlines remain intact, despite climate change: study
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Preliminary research from the windswept coast of southern France suggest that world's coastlines remain largely intact despite climate change.

Monday, September 01, 2008 10:17:49 AM

Tropical seeds 300 times bigger than those in colder climes
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) A study of 75 ecosystems worldwide has thrown up a wealth of new information about the secret lives of plants with some important lessons bearing on climate change.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:34:11 AM

More disabled go to mainstream schools in Australia now
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Almost 115,000 students in 2003 with severe disability attended mainstream schools rather than special schools, up from around 26,700 students in 1981, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:32:46 AM

Jayant Patel to face committal hearing in February 2009
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) India-born US doctor Jayant Patel, who has been in custody since March for having allegedly caused the deaths of his patients while working as director of surgery at an Australian hospital, will face court for a committal hearing in February next year.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:31:45 AM

Austerity, Prince Philip style
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Call it an effect of the credit crunch or a personal whim, the manner in which Queen Elizabeth's consort takes care of his clothes has become the talk of the town.

Monday, September 01, 2008 9:12:00 AM

Boycott reveals his battle with cancer
Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Geoffrey Boycott makes no bones when he describes his excruciating battle with cancer.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 4:16:30 PM

Clarke, Ponting raise doubts over Symonds'commitment
Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Two of Andrew Symonds' strongest supporter in the Australian cricket team -- Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke -- have raised serious doubts over his commitment to the team.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 4:04:16 PM

Steve Waugh asks Symonds to introspect his actions
Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh has cautioned repeat offender Andrew Symonds to introspect his actions if he wants to save his career.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 3:26:26 PM

CA discusses Symonds' mental state
Melbourne, Aug 31 (IANS) The enigma called Andrew Symonds is giving a tough time to Cricket Australia (CA) board members, who held serious discussion on the state of the all-rounder's mental state after he was sent back home for breaching team discipline.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 3:24:53 PM

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