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Last updated: Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:30:03 PM

Australian government must prepare for return of Aussie IS jihadists: terror experts
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) Australian security experts fear the inevitable fall of Islamic State (IS) could result in the attempted return of up to 100 Australian jihadists fighting in Iraq and Syria.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 7:38:04 AM

Women prefer men with beards for long-term relationships
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) Women find men who wear full beards more suitable for long-term relationships, suggests new research.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 2:32:05 PM

Australia plans referendum on same sex marriage
Canberra, Sep 13 (IANS) To approve the legalisation of same sex marriage the cabinet of Austarlian government agreed to call for a referendum on February 11, even without the support of the Labor party opposition.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:54:04 AM

Iconic Coca-Cola sign in Australia sells for $75,000
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) An Australian auction to sell off a massive iconic Coca-Cola signage in Sydney has come to an end with over $75,000 received from local and overseas bidders, authorities said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:44:05 AM

Summit to improve academic research on India in Australia
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) With the aim to improve academic research and policy work on India in Australia, a day long summit is being organised at the University of Sydney, aiming to bring together distinguished academic and policy makers to discuss India's foreign policy and domestic strengths.

Monday, September 12, 2016 6:22:04 PM

Australia's NSW to experience unprecedented population growth
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) The population in Australia's New South Wales (NSW) is expected to grow to almost 10 million in the next two decades, media reports said.

Monday, September 12, 2016 12:58:05 PM

Supposed MH370 debris brought to Australia
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) A piece of plane debris with scorch marks, which is thought to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has arrived in Australia for examination, authorities said on Monday.

Monday, September 12, 2016 10:54:04 AM

Great Barrier Reef recovering from coral bleaching
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Great Barrier Reef has almost fully recovered from the worst coral bleaching ever known in recent history, authorities said on Monday.

Monday, September 12, 2016 9:26:06 AM

Physical activities help to reduce harmful alcohol affects
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) Exercising at basic physical activity levels -- 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity activity like walking and cycling -- may help to reduce harmful effects of drinking alcohol, a study has found.

Sunday, September 11, 2016 4:36:03 PM

Man charged with committing terror attack in Australia
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) A man inspired by the Islamic State (IS) was charged with committing a terror attack as well as an attempted murder of a 59-year-old man in Sydney, Australia on Sunday.

Sunday, September 11, 2016 8:12:04 AM

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