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Australians want to say it with roses, from India
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) More and more Australians may soon be expressing their enduring love with roses from India as a delegation heads to Bangalore to facilitate a joint venture between India's largest producer of fresh cut roses, Tanflora, and Australia's largest provider of floral bouquets, The Lynch Group.

Monday, July 07, 2008 12:08:24 PM

Treatment of childhood eczema prevents asthma: study
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) More proactive treatment of eczema in childhood might ensure that asthma stays away later, according to a new study.

Monday, July 07, 2008 11:44:26 AM

Woman kills lover in head-on crash, court told
Wellington, July 7 (DPA) A 37-year-old New Zealand woman drove her car 13 km with her lover hanging onto the bonnet, before deliberately staging a head-on crash to kill him, a court was told Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:31:28 AM

Australia bats for Test championship
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has strongly backed the inclusion of a Test Championship in the international schedule after the current Futures Tours Programme (FTP) ends in 2012.

Saturday, July 05, 2008 9:32:19 PM

Australia fined for slow over-rate against West Indies
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) The Australian cricket team has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its one-day international against the West Indies in St Kitts Friday.

Saturday, July 05, 2008 5:07:27 PM

Conservationist accidentaly kills one of world's rarest birds
Wellington, July 5 (DPA) A conservation worker in New Zealand has killed a flightless takahe - one of the world's rarest birds - by mistake, it was reported Saturday.

Saturday, July 05, 2008 6:20:29 AM

Students in Australia outsourcing homework to India
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) It is not just companies sending work offshore, computer science students in Australia are outsourcing assignments to programmers in India and other countries.

Friday, July 04, 2008 3:57:52 PM

Test developed to authenticate organic food
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Researches have devised an inexpensive test to verify whether vegetables have been grown organically or with the help of synthetic fertilisers.

Friday, July 04, 2008 2:26:37 PM

Online learning helps schoolchildren fare better: study
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Educationists have developed a new web-based tool that helps primary schoolchildren to concentrate better and develop literacy skills.

Friday, July 04, 2008 12:14:31 PM

Children becoming more vulnerable to diabetes
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) The percentage of children under 14 developing Type-1 diabetes has been going up, a new study has found.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 3:23:41 PM

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