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Play it softly... it could lead to hearing loss!
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Listening to loud music may not be as enjoyable as it seems - a new survey has found that loud music heard on headphones led to over 70 percent of young adult Australians showing the first signs of hearing loss.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 6:04:29 PM

Toyota to manufacture hybrid Camry in Melbourne
Sydney, June 10 (IANS): With rising petrol prices pinching the pockets here as much as elsewhere, Australians will soon have the option of a locally manufactured green car as Toyota begins production of the hybrid Camry at the beginning of 2010.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 5:01:12 PM

Cricket still a passion in Caribbean, asserts Sobers
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Sir Garfield Sobers has strongly refuted the claims of fading Caribbean interest in cricket, and asserted that the game is still strong in the country which ruled in the late 'seventies.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 4:17:59 PM

Lee doesn't mind heavy workload for Australia
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Brett Lee might be the lone pillar in a fragile Australian pace attack, but the veteran speedster prefers it this way than not being bowling at all.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 3:51:02 PM

Mathematical model to help predict drought
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) Models developed by a mathematician will take the uncertainty out of predicting droughts and say exactly where and for how long they are expected to occur.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:33:18 PM

'Intensive glucose control protects against diabetics'
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) The world's largest study of diabetes treatments has concluded that intensive blood glucose control protects against complications.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:06:08 PM

Shaun Tait ready for a comeback for Australia
Melbourne, June 10 (IANS) Fast bowler Shaun Tait, who temporarily retired from international cricket in January citing mental exhaustion, is prepared to make a comeback and share Australia'a bowling workload.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 1:42:51 PM

Points system for proposed Test cricket championship
Melbourne, June 10 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) proposed Test championship of cricket could include a quadrennial trophy presentation ceremony and a points system, with allowances for bonuses.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 1:33:41 PM

Ponting fears injury to over-used Lee
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) With Brett Lee shouldering the high workload of Australian bowling attack, fear of a serious injury to the pace bowler is looming large.

Monday, June 09, 2008 6:02:21 PM

MacGill cites fatigue, poor form for retiring
Melbourne, June 9 (IANS) Australian Stuart MacGill, who sprang a surprise by quitting international cricket midway through the West Indies series, said weariness of long-distance travelling coupled with his poor form forced him to take the decision.

Monday, June 09, 2008 5:29:58 PM

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