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Kirsten joining India team for last two Tests in Australia
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) India's new cricket coach Gary Kirsten will be effectively taking over the job from March though he will lead the Indians to Australia later this month.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 10:33:17 AM

Indian batsmen will look to exploit spinners in Australia
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) India's incoming coach Gary Kirsten has predicted his batsmen will look to exploit the uncertainty surrounding Australia's spinning position during the four-Test series this summer.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 10:32:24 AM

John Howard loses his seat of Bennelong
Sydney, Dec 1 (IANS) A week after conceding defeat to Australian Labour Party (ALP) leader Kevin Rudd, four-time prime minister John Howard Saturday lost his seat of Bennelong which he had held for the past 33 years.

Saturday, December 01, 2007 7:48:08 AM

Yuvraj should play Tests in Australia: Wright
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) Former Indian coach and New Zealand opener John Wright wants India to be aggressive, bat first when possible and pick next-generation stars such as Yuvraj Singh as they bid to humble Australia, Down Under.

Friday, November 30, 2007 8:10:10 PM

Kumble, Harbhajan will trouble Australia says Wright
Melbourne, Nov 30 (IANS) Former India cricket coach John Wright feels leg-spinner Anil Kumble and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, sidelined by a finger injury here four years ago, would trouble Australia in the forthcoming series Down Under

Friday, November 30, 2007 8:02:40 PM

Daniel Chopra lying 15th in NZ Open golf
Christchurch, Nov 30 (IANS) Daniel Chopra added a one-under 71 to move to three-under 141 at the midway stage of the New Zealand Open golf at the Hills near Queenstown here Thursday.

Friday, November 30, 2007 7:05:40 PM

Haneef's lawyer suggests review of migration and terror laws
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) To dig deep into what went wrong with Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef's case, his lawyers say the new Australian Labor government may need to consider inquiries into both the Migration Act and the controversial counter-terrorism laws.

Friday, November 30, 2007 6:21:35 PM

Australia to pull out troops from Iraq by 2008: Rudd
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Keeping to his election promise, Prime Minister-elect Kevin Rudd on Friday said Australian combat troops will be pulled out of Iraq by the middle of 2008.

Friday, November 30, 2007 6:20:51 PM

Holborow is New Zealand's new envoy to India (Lead)
Auckland, Nov 30 (IANS) New Zealand Friday named Rupert Holborow, co-director of the Asia division in the foreign ministry, as its new high commissioner to India.

Friday, November 30, 2007 3:08:31 PM

Australian troops in Iraq to be back home by mid-2008: Rudd
Canberra, Nov 30 (Xinhua) Australian Prime Minister-elect Kevin Rudd said Friday that the country's combat troops in Iraq would be pulled out by mid-2008.

Friday, November 30, 2007 2:09:22 PM

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