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India's Polaris, Australian varsity sign deal on skill creation
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) A leading Indian software company, Polaris Software Pty Ltd., and the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on skill creation that will contribute to local capacity building and help address the issue of IT skill shortages in Australia.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 11:25:04 AM

Immigrants miss out on Australia's best jobs
Sydney, April 29 (DPA) Immigrants from non-English speaking countries are finding that a university degree is not a passport to a well-paid job in Australia, a study released Tuesday showed.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008 6:38:06 AM

Soap as good as disinfectant
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) A study has dispelled myths about the need for daily use of chemical disinfectants in childcare centres.

Monday, April 28, 2008 12:17:43 PM

Indian men go down to China, finish fourth
Perth, April 27 (IANS) India went down 1-2 to China to finish a dismal fourth in the four-nation men's hockey tournament here Sunday.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 6:25:54 PM

Two killed in light plane crash in New Zealand
Wellington, April 27 (DPA) Two people were killed when a home-built light aircraft stalled and crashed at an Air Force base in New Zealand, news reports said Sunday.

Sunday, April 27, 2008 5:36:46 AM

Indian men beat China in four-nations hockey tourney
Perth, April 16 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team defeated China 3-1 in their last round robin match of the four-nations tournament here Saturday.

Saturday, April 26, 2008 7:22:10 PM

Two die in New Zealand plane crash
Wellington, April 26 (DPA) Two people died when a light plane crashed at a Royal New Zealand Air Force base at Whenuapai, Auckland Saturday, news reports said.

Saturday, April 26, 2008 3:45:01 PM

Rare sea snake gets first aid in New Zealand
Wellington, April 25 (DPA) A sick yellow-bellied sea snake that washed up in usually snake-free New Zealand will be allowed to recuperate over the winter before being released back into the sea, according to news reports Friday.

Friday, April 25, 2008 1:54:08 PM

Indian students to get right to work in Australia
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) There is good news for thousands of Indians studying in Australia as changes to the visa system, coming into effect Saturday, will give them automatic right to work in the country.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:10:51 PM

Longest New Zealand glacier shrinking 500 metres a year
Wellington, April 24 (DPA) The Tasman Glacier - New Zealand's longest - is retreating at the rate of more than 500 metres a year because of global warming, a scientist said Thursday.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:46:55 PM

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