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Australian Indian community remembers students killed in car crash
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) The thousand-odd Indian students at the La Trobe University in Australia's Victoria state are yet to come to terms with the loss of two compatriots, who died in a car crash last month.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 3:47:09 PM

Australian bank outsources 500 jobs to India
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) One of Australia's four leading banks, the National Australia Bank (NAB), Thursday announced it would outsource 500 jobs across several business units, including information technology, to India by the year-end to maintain a competitive edge.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 2:51:11 PM

Younger players will enusre Australia's dominance: Hussey
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Prolific batsman Michael Hussey says Australia need not worry about their domination of world cricket after the way the younger players performed during the just-concluded tour of West Indies.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:38:47 PM

Coffee and carbohydrates boost athletic drive
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) A combination of coffee and carbohydrates helped athletes recover faster from strenuous exercise by replenishing glycogen, the main fuel source for muscles.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:32:10 PM

Taking India's gods into the streets - the artist way
Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) With his `When the gods came down to earth' installation of luminous moving images of Hindu gods and goddesses Chennai-born, Toronto-based artist Srinivas Krishna invites people to think about the power and magical aura of images, the meaning of their ritual function and what makes them sacred.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:31:02 PM

Power station successfully traps CO2 emission
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) In a pilot project that has far-reaching implications, an Australian power station has used a "carbon capturing" plant to trap a bulk of its CO2 emissions.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 12:06:07 PM

'Photonic' switching system to boost broadband speeds 100-fold
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new 'photonic' switching system that will boost broadband speeds up to a 100-fold.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 11:59:32 AM

Haneef should never have been charged, believed Queensland Police
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef should never have been charged with terrorism offences, at least that is what the Queensland state police believed, according to a submission Thursday to the inquiry probing the botched case of the former Gold Coast registrar.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 11:06:42 AM

Australia may support n-deal
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd came just short of giving Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh an assurance that Australia would support the US-India nuclear agreement in the 45-country Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) and announced he would visit India at the end of the year.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 10:19:04 AM

South Africa ready to host Champions Trophy
Melbourne, July 9 (IANS) South African cricket officials say their board is ready to host the Champions Trophy if Pakistan is declared unsafe by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for going ahead with the biennial event.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 7:25:24 PM

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