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Australian stocks slide on US rescue delay
Sydney, Sep 30 (DPA) Australian stocks slid 3.8 percent Tuesday on news that the US Congress had voted down the long-awaited bail-out package for Wall Street.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 9:16:49 AM

Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand Islands
Wellington, Sep 29 (Xinhua) A strong undersea quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Kermadec Islands in New Zealand, the US Geological Survey reported.

Monday, September 29, 2008 11:43:51 PM

India-born former Australian Medical Association head assaulted
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) India-born doctor and former Australian Medical Association (AMA) head Mukesh Haikerwal is recovering in hospital after being brutally assaulted and mugged in Melbourne, an attack that has shocked the country's medical authorities.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:23:37 PM

Sex steroid DHEA does not help post-menopausal women
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) A new trial by Monash University researchers has found that the much-hyped sex steroid DHEA does not provide any significant benefits to post-menopausal women.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:22:17 PM

When some shop assistants, hotel staff go extra mile to please customers
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) Some shop assistant or the hotel staff in the service sectors may go the extra mile in pleasing customers, even if it involves erring on the side of conscientiousness.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:21:24 PM

Four-fold growth in carbon emissions reported
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) The latest figures on the global carbon budget released in Washington and Paris on Monday indicated a four-fold increase in growth rate of carbon dioxide emissions since 2000.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:19:19 PM

Ponting confident of ending his Indian curse: Chappell
Melbourne, Sep 29 (IANS) Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is more determined than ever to improve his dismal record against India in the upcoming four-Test series, said batting great Greg Chappell.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:51:03 PM

Earth survived extremes of climate change
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) Nearly 750-550 million years ago, aeons before the advent of dinosaurs, earth survived the severest ice age, alternating with extremes of tropical greenhouse conditions.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:38:21 PM

New Zealand A 130/3 at lunch against India A
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) New Zealand A inched their way to 130 for three at lunch in reply to India A's first innings total of 248 on the second day of the four-day cricket match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 12:54:19 PM

Symonds fails on return
Melbourne, Sep 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds made a low key comeback as he failed twice against the visiting Kolkata Knight Riders team.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 4:47:11 PM

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