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Attacks on Indians 'fact of urban life', says Rudd
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) The unending attacks on Indian students in Australia are a 'regrettable fact of urban life', Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday, warning Indians not to avenge the assaults on them.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 4:28:51 PM

New pay hike formula for Australian cricketers
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) The Australian cricket team were given a pay hike, hours after making an embarrassing exit from the Twenty20 World Cup.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:42:37 PM

Australia safest place in the world for students: Rudd
Sydney, June 10 (IANS) In the face of Indians here alleging racial attacks, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday asserted that Australia is one of the 'safest places in the world' for foreign students. He also warned against revenge attacks after reports of vigilante-like groups being formed in Melbourne and Sydney.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:42:21 PM

Australian PM warns Indian students over revenge attacks
Sydney, June 10 (DPA) A second night of protests by Indian students over perceived racially motivated violence against them prompted Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to warn Wednesday against the formation of vigilante groups.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 7:01:41 AM

Some attacks racist, police in Australia admit amid fresh attacks
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Victoria state's police chief Tuesday admitted that some attacks on Indian students in Australia are 'racially motivated' even as Indian community leaders and the New South Wales police held a crisis meet after two more Indian men were attacked.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:58:25 PM

Some attacks on Indians are 'racial', police in Australia admit
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) The police chief of Australia's Victoria state Tuesday admitted that some of the attacks on Indian students in this country are 'racially motivated' - as maintained by the victims of a series of crimes.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:09:18 PM

Symonds knows he has no place in Australian team
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Andrew Symonds has come to terms with the sad realisation that he no longer fits into the Australian cricket team.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 4:47:18 PM

Indian students protest after more attacks
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) About 200 Indian students Monday night protested against perceived police apathy after two Indian men were attacked by ethnic Lebanese in the western Sydney suburb of Harris Park.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 8:30:22 AM

New Zealand develops swab test for lung cancer risk
Wellington, June 9 (DPA) New Zealand researchers have developed a mouth swab test to predict smokers' risk of getting lung cancer, news reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:46:27 AM

Foul-mouthed man dies after being gagged
Wellington, June 9 (DPA) Michael James McGrath, 51, died after being gagged with duct tape because he was being 'foul-mouthed and disrespectful' during a drinking session with flatmates, New Zealand police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:36:43 AM

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