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Dhoni's team eye history at Napier
Napier, March 25 (IANS) A confident India is out to script history when they take on New Zealand in the second cricket Test at McLean Park here Thursday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 5:02:03 PM

Woman who gave birth on plane charged with abandoning baby
Wellington, March 25 (DPA) A 29-year-old Samoan woman who gave birth on a flight to New Zealand was charged Wednesday with abandoning her baby girl in an aircraft toilet.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:06:41 PM

Galactic freak could reveal how galaxies form
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Astronomers have located a galactic freak, an extremely rare ultra-compact dwarf galaxy, that could be the missing link in understanding how galaxies and their clusters evolve.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:50:44 AM

Researchers can predict number of mosquitoes two months ahead
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to predict how many mosquitoes will be there in a given area, up to two months ahead. This should help fight outbreaks of mosquito-borne disease like dengue and Ross River fever by allowing efficient and cost-effective mosquito control.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:40:16 AM

Teenage whiz-kid hacker gets a straight job
Wellington, March 25 (DPA) A New Zealand teenage whiz-kid who admitted developing software that infected a million computers around the world has been hired by telecommunications company TelstraClear to advise companies how to avoid hackers.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:29:10 AM

Joy turns to sorrow as refloated whales beach again
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Six of the 10 survivors from a pod of 80 whales that beached themselves near Margaret River on Australia's west coast earlier this week came ashore again Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:25:09 AM

Taiwan woman steps closer to Australia's dream job
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Taiwan's Clare Wang was Wednesday destined to join 10 others in the running for the highly paid dream job of caretaker on a paradise island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:13:54 AM

Beekeeper killing: your honey or your life
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) An Australian beekeeper found shot dead at his isolated property where he lived alone was killed for his honey, a Brisbane court was told Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:13:48 AM

Former Iranian president wants troops out of Afghanistan
Sydney, March 25 (DPA) Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami has urged Australia and other western nations to withdraw from Afghanistan, news reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 6:04:49 AM

Jamie How called as cover for Daniel Flynn
Napier, March 24 (IANS) New Zealand have called batsman Jamie How as cover for injured Daniel Flynn for the second cricket Test against India starting Thursday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 5:09:04 PM

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