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Women's disabled home to get Australian Diwali gift
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) A home for mentally disabled women in India can look forward to clean fresh water this Diwali, all thanks to an Australian company, which is gifting them a solar water purifier.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:32:12 PM

Warne's absence is a boon for Oz dressing room
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) The spat between Ricky Ponting and Brett Lee might have been in bad taste, but the present Australian team looks the most jointed in more than a decade due to the absence of Shane Warne.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:30:19 PM

Ponting asks Lee to add pace
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Australia's bowling spearhead Brett Lee will be following a rigorous training regimen to generate more pace in the third Test starting in Delhi Wednesday.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:28:58 PM

Aparna Sen nominated to Asia Pacific Screen Awards jury
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian director and actress Aparna Sen has been nominated to the international jury for the second annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), which will be announced Nov 11 at the popular Australian tourist destination Gold Coast.

Friday, October 24, 2008 3:25:04 PM

Scientists uncover evidence to show earth has cooled
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered evidence that the earth's core has cooled considerably over the last three billion years, sparking questions about whether plate tectonic movement is only a relatively recent phenomenon.

Friday, October 24, 2008 2:59:36 PM

Snail toxin could provide relief from pain
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) The toxins with which cone snails immobilise their prey, could potentially offer better pain relief in the future, according to research.

Friday, October 24, 2008 2:30:45 PM

Adrenaline helps brain store traumatic memories
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a cellular mechanism behind traumatic memories, activated by a stress hormone, which may be linked with our long-term survival.

Friday, October 24, 2008 11:22:34 AM

Scientists develop world's most efficient solar cells
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Australian scientists have created what is arguably the world's most efficient silicon solar cells.

Friday, October 24, 2008 11:07:08 AM

Gilchrist takes jibe at Tendulkar in autobiography
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Australian vice-captain and wicket keeper Adam Gilchrist has taken a dig at Sachin Tendulkar in his autobiography 'True Colours My Life', being released next week, and questioned the Indian maestro's honesty in supporting Harbhajan Singh during the controversial Sydney Test marred by an alleged racial slur.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 11:53:29 PM

Langer to join Gilchrist for All Stars Twenty20 match
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Test batsman Justin Langer has agreed to play under Adam Gilchrist for the All Stars' team in a Twenty20 match against ACA Masters in Brisbane, Nov 20.

Thursday, October 23, 2008 5:24:20 PM

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