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Injured Ponting cleared to tour India this month
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Injured Australia captain Ricky Ponting was Thursday cleared to tour India, though he might not be able to play all seven One-day Internationals starting Sep 29.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:46:08 PM

Australia hazards isolated golf course
Sydney, Sep 20 (DPA) Australia has announced government funding for a round of golf with a difference: 18 holes dotted across 1,365 km of the Nullarbor desert between Perth and Adelaide.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 10:40:50 AM

Injured Ponting out of Twenty20 World Championship
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the rest of the Twenty20 World Championship following a hamstring injury during his team's match with Pakistan at the Wanderers in Johannesburg Tuesday. Australia lost the game by six wickets.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 5:53:29 PM

Only one Hindu in 1828 New South Wales Census
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Hinduism may be the fastest growing religion in Australia. But there was only one Hindu amongst the 36,000 or so residents in the 1828 census of the state of New South Wales.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 7:34:44 AM

Aussie fine food and wine becoming popular with Indians
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) From cookies to red wine, the rising economies of India and China are feasting on Australian fine food and wine. Food and beverages exports to India rose from A$115 million in 1997-98 to A$201 million in 2006-07.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 10:28:20 AM

Ganesh idol immersed with great fanfare near Sydney
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) An idol of Hindu god Ganesh, decorated in all finery, sat firm as thousands of devotees followed in a procession chanting 'Ganpati Bappa Morya' to Stanwell Park beach here, as part of colourful celebrations for the Ganesh festival.

Monday, September 17, 2007 2:19:25 PM

Indians top south Australian census figures
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) New Australian census figures show almost 50,000 migrants have moved to south Australia since 2001 - with India being the most rapidly growing source of arrivals.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 12:19:42 PM

Australians joining army for free cosmetic surgery
Sydney, Sep 16 (DPA) Women are joining the Australian Defence Force (ADF) not to fight for their country but to get free face-lifts, tummy tucks and even breast enlargements, the opposition Labor Party said Sunday.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 11:40:14 AM

Find new mineral deposits with a glass of wine
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) Now mineral deposits of silver, zinc, copper and nickel can be detected through a glass of wine or soft drink, a research conducted by scientists in Australia suggests.

Saturday, September 15, 2007 1:54:12 PM

Australia's filmi connection with India
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Book clubs are popular in Australia, but Bollywood Clubs? Yes, they too exist, with more and more Australians cued on to Hindi films.

Saturday, September 15, 2007 8:38:34 AM

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