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Australian Shane Watson willing to play in Pakistan
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, whose cricketing career has been marred by a spate of injuries, says he is willing to play for his country anywhere even in Pakistan for the Champions Trophy.

Friday, July 11, 2008 1:47:02 PM

Aussie tearaway Tait raring to make a comeback
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait, who is in the preliminary 30-man squad for the Champions Trophy, is surprised at his selection and said that he is raring to make a comeback.

Friday, July 11, 2008 1:37:08 PM

Pope's visit a fillip for Australia's flagging faith
Sydney, July 11 (DPA) At Australian funerals these days mourners are more likely to hear the pop song 'Stairway to Heaven' than the hymn 'Abide with Me'.

Friday, July 11, 2008 7:32:55 AM

Tait in preliminary squad for Champions Trophy
Sydney, July 10 (IANS) Fast bowler Shaun Tait took the first step in his comeback as he was named in Australia's 30-member preliminary squad for the Champions Trophy cricket tournament.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 6:00:16 PM

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

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