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Shuttler Pawar enters Round 3 in New Zealand Open
Auckland, April 29 (IANS) Indian shuttler Anand Pawar won two matches to enter the men's singles third round at the $120,000 New Zealand Open Grand Prix Gold here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6:38:02 PM

Windies coach Simmons pushes for change of mindset
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 29 (IANS) New head coach of the West Indies cricket team, Phil Simmons says he was startled by his side's batting display against England on the morning of the final day of the second Test in Grenada.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:08:03 PM

Australia withdraws ambassador to Indonesia
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Austrailan Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced Wednesday morning the withdrawal of the country's ambassador to Indonesia following the execution of two of its citizens, media reported.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:40:03 AM

Holder's inclusion in Windies XI to be decided later
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 28 (IANS) A late decision will be made on seamer Jason Holder's fitness for the crucial third and final Test against England, starting here on Friday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:32:11 PM

Australian convict marries ahead of execution
Canberra, April 28 (IANS) An Australian drug smuggler has married his fiancee at an Indonesian prison ahead of his execution, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 9:24:03 AM

'I'm Sorry' written across Brisbane sky
Brisbane, April 27 (IANS) An unidentified person on Monday left a message across the skies of Australia's Brisbane city saying, 'I'm Sorry'.

Monday, April 27, 2015 3:32:17 PM

Instagram won't ban breastfeeding photos
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) The popular photo-sharing site Instagram has announced it will allow photos of breastfeeding, stretch marks or post-mastectomy scarring, media reports said.

Monday, April 27, 2015 1:56:12 PM

Australian-trained doctor in IS video identified
Canberra, April 27 (IANS) An Australian-trained doctor who appears in an Islamic State (IS) propaganda video calling for other medical professionals to join him in Syria has been identified as Tareq Kamleh, media reported on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 12:16:05 PM

Over 300 Australians missing in Nepal quake
Canberra, April 27 (IANS) Over 300 Australians are still missing following the tremors that devastated Nepal, authorities said on Monday.

Monday, April 27, 2015 9:56:13 AM

Our oceans worth $24 trillion: WWF
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Ocean assets such as fisheries, shipping lanes and tourism are worth $24 trillion and produce an annual value of $2.5 trillion from their outputs, says a latest report by the conservation group World Wide Fund (WWF).

Friday, April 24, 2015 2:36:15 PM

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