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CA keeping close watch on India after blasts
Melbourne, July 28 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is keeping a close watch on the developments in India after serial bomb blasts rocked Bangalore and Ahmedabad as its team is scheduled to play four Tests in September-October.

Monday, July 28, 2008 5:46:18 PM

Stabbed Indian cabbie recovering in Melbourne, attacker in custody
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) As Indian overseas student Jalvinder Singh recovers from the near fatal injuries inflicted on him while working as a part-time taxi driver in Melbourne, the man charged with attempted murder for the attack on Singh in April has been remanded in custody and is to reappear in court in December.

Monday, July 28, 2008 3:42:24 PM

Stabbed Indian cabbie recovering, attacker in custody
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Indian student Jalvinder Singh, who received near fatal injuries after being stabbed while working as a part time taxi driver in Melbourne this April, is gradually recovering, while his attacker has been sent to jail until December.

Monday, July 28, 2008 1:52:00 PM

Australia condemns blasts in Bangalore, Ahmedabad
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) Australia Monday strongly condemned the serial bomb attacks in the Indian cities of Bangalore and Ahmedabad, saying that there could be 'no justification for the murderous crimes' and reiterated its resolve to be united with India in the fight against terrorism.

Monday, July 28, 2008 1:02:50 PM

Australian captain Ponting becomes father
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting became a father after his wife Rianna gave birth to a baby girl Emmy Charlotte at a private hospital here Saturday.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 6:48:45 PM

South Africa unlikely to tour Pakistan for Champions Trophy
Melbourne, July 27 (IANS) South African cricketers have joined in the strong voices of protests in touring strife-torn Pakistan for Champions Trophy. Skipper Graeme Smith said the players have expressed 'major concerns' over the security situation there.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 6:22:05 PM

Australian cricketers still refuse to tour Pakistan
Melbourne, July 27 (IANS) Despite the International Cricket Council's (ICC) stand to keep the Champions Trophy with Pakistan, Australian cricketers are adamant and have refused to tour the strife-torn country for the eight-nation tournament in September.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 5:37:49 PM

Qantas ordered to inspect all oxygen bottles on flights
Canberra, July 27 (Xinhua) The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) of Australia Sunday ordered Qantas to inspect every oxygen bottle aboard its fleet of 30 Boeing 747s.

Sunday, July 27, 2008 4:05:24 PM

Australia may boycott Champions Trophy
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Australia appear to have made up their mind to pull out of the Champions Trophy after International Cricket Council (ICC) deemed Pakistan safe to hold the tournament in September.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 7:16:17 PM

Mustard has a green way to control pests
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Researchers will put centuries-old farming practices like use of mustard, radish or rapeseed species under the scanner, to eliminate soil-borne pests and weeds.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 3:20:33 PM

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