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50 Indians found working illegally in Australia
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Fifty Indian workers have been found by Immigration officials to be working illegally in Australia since last July even as Immigration Minister Chris Evans Friday warned severe penalties would be imposed on people who hired workers without proper working visas.

Friday, July 18, 2008 3:51:37 PM

Hewitt hip decision could come by weekend
Sydney, July 18 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt's immediate tennis future could be known before the weekend after the Australian concluded a series of tests on his chronically injured hip.

Friday, July 18, 2008 12:44:51 PM

ABC's Delhi correspondent arrested for drug offences in Singapore
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Peter Lloyd, Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) South Asia correspondent based in New Delhi, has been arrested on drug trafficking charges in Singapore. If found guilty, he could face a 20-year jail term and up to 15 lashes from the cane.

Friday, July 18, 2008 12:00:01 PM

Indian-origin couple banned from running nursing homes in Australia
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Indian-origin doctors Jagdish and Madhu Saraf have been banned from operating a nursing home in Adelaide for approving the cremation of a 71-year-old woman before a coroner's inquest into her death.

Friday, July 18, 2008 11:23:15 AM

We are victims, say three 'missing' Indians in New Zealand
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, have said they were duped by their travel agent and are not trying to cheat the immigration system.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 3:23:22 PM

Bradman bats worth $39,000 stolen
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Four autographed cricket bats of Sir Donald Bradman worth 40,000 Australian dollars ($39,000) have been stolen from a sports complex in the northern Australian city of Darwin.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 12:01:33 PM

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

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