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Greg Matthews has a dig at dwindling Australian spin stocks
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Australian all-rounder Greg Matthews has a solution to shore up his country's dwindling stocks of spin bowlers. The off-spinner is ready for the call-up and says his fingers were itching to have a go on the spin-friendly Indian pitches.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:02:39 PM

Parents owe it to children to tell them about sex: Expert
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Teens are becoming more promiscuous, hence parents need to tell them all about sex at home, rather than expect schools to do the job, said Sherwood-Laughlin, Indiana University sexual health expert.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 2:41:58 PM

Uproar over Islamic cemetery in Australian town
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) A proposed Islamic cemetery, to be built on an historic Anglican graveyard, has stirred a storm in the Australian town of Camden, where the issue of racism was raked up after its council refused to allow the establishment of an Islamic school while permitting the establishment of a Catholic school earlier this year.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 1:53:00 PM

Second Indian student pilot killed in Australia in a month
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian trainee pilot was killed when his single engine aircraft crashed in Sydney's Luddenham suburb Wednesday, less than a month after another Indian trainee pilot's death in a plane crash.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 11:40:42 AM

Indian trainee pilot killed in Sydney
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian trainee pilot was killed when his single engine aircraft crashed in Sydney's Luddenham suburb Wednesday evening.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 11:13:44 AM

Improved heating reduces asthma symptoms among kids
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Improved home heating reduced asthma symptoms in children, according to a Otago University study in New Zealand.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 11:08:32 AM

Scientists closer to non invasive cancer therapy
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Swinburne University of Technology researchers have edged closer to bringing non-invasive cancer treatment to reality, thanks to advances in photothermal therapy.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 10:53:01 AM

ANZ jobs axed in New Zealand, some heading to India
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) ANZ bank, which in July had announced that it will move 238 back office jobs from Wellington and Auckland to Bangalore, is axing jobs throughout its branches in New Zealand.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 8:44:31 AM

Bradman's first bat fetches record price from Australian bidder
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Sir Donald Bradman's first Test cricket bat that went under the hammer Thursday night fetched A$ 25,000 more than the pre-sale estimated price and much to the relief of many in Australia, it will stay in the country.

Thursday, September 25, 2008 8:16:55 AM

Tasmania told to get Bellerive Oval flood-lit
Sydney, Sep 24 (IANS) Hobart's Bellerive Oval will soon be flood-lit to make sure Tasmania gets its quota of international one-day and Twenty20 games.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 6:51:29 PM

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