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New Zealand likely to field under-strength side for Pakistan ODIs
Auckland, July 20 (IANS) New Zealand player's association chief Heath Mill said that it is unlikely they will have a full strength side for the three-match one-day series in Pakistan next month, before the start of Champions Trophy in September.

Sunday, July 20, 2008 8:44:35 PM

Two Indians 'missing' in New Zealand on flight home
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Two of the 40 Indian men, who disappeared in New Zealand en route to attend the Catholic Church's just concluded week-long World Youth Day (WYD) festivities here, were Sunday night on a flight back home to India.

Sunday, July 20, 2008 8:39:41 PM

Pope 'deeply sorry' for sexual abuse by priests
Sydney, July 19 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI said Saturday he was 'deeply sorry for the pain and suffering' of those who had been sexually abused by Catholic clergy.

Saturday, July 19, 2008 4:20:25 PM

Little exercise goes a long way for older adults
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) A little exercise or 'resistance training' to strengthen muscles goes a long way in keeping older men fit as a fiddle, according to a study by University of Queensland.

Saturday, July 19, 2008 3:27:04 PM

ABC's Delhi-based correspondent held on drug charges in Singapore
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Delhi-based South Asia correspondent Peter Lloyd was arrested in Singapore on charges of trafficking and possession of drug 'ice' and faces up to 20 years in jail and 15 lashes from the cane, according to a Singapore court document released Friday.

Friday, July 18, 2008 8:34:32 PM

Australian cricketers now eyeing EPL
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) After their profitable outing in the multi-million dollar Indian Premier League (IPL), Australian cricketers are now eyeing the proposed English Premier League (EPL) slated for 2010.

Friday, July 18, 2008 8:29:33 PM

'Dr Death' to be extradited to Australia by Monday
New York/Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Indian American surgeon Jayant Patel has been moved to a federal jail in Los Angeles on his way to Australia, where he faces numerous criminal charges, and his extradition is expected to be complete by Monday.

Friday, July 18, 2008 8:19:07 PM

Leading Australian female cricketers to get financial aid
Melbourne, July 18 (IANS) In an unexpected windfall for the leading women Australian cricketers, the top 20 players from the country will share in a $500,000 pool from Cricket Australia (CA), as per the new contract system for the national squad.

Friday, July 18, 2008 7:58:26 PM

ABC's Delhi correspondent held on drug charges in Singapore
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) Delhi-based South Asia correspondent, Peter Lloyd, has been arrested on charges of trafficking and possession of drug ice (crystal methamphetamine hydrochloride) and faces up to 20 years in jail and 15 lashes from the cane.

Friday, July 18, 2008 6:29:14 PM

50 Indians found working illegally in Australia
Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Fifty Indian workers have been found by Immigration officials to be working illegally in Australia since last July even as Immigration Minister Chris Evans Friday warned severe penalties would be imposed on people who hired workers without proper working visas.

Friday, July 18, 2008 3:51:37 PM

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