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Last updated: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 4:28:03 PM

Inquest into Aussie cricketer Phil Hughes' death gets underway
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) A five-day inquest into the death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes began on Monday, almost two years after the promising batsman was killed while playing in the nation's professional domestic league.

Monday, October 10, 2016 8:50:04 PM

Two-thirds of Australians don't have mobile security software: Survey
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Despite Australians being the target of up to 100 malware threats per hour on their smartphones, two-thirds admit that they do not have any security software, a new survey has revealed.

Monday, October 10, 2016 3:34:03 PM

Vigilante group patrolling Australian streets to combat crime
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) A vigilante group has been patrolling the streets of Melbourne to protect residents against criminal gangs in the southeastern Australian city.

Monday, October 10, 2016 2:50:03 PM

Scientist create colour-changing sunscreen patch
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) An Australian researcher has devised a new high-tech UV-sensitive patch that changes colour when it is time to reapply sunscreen.

Monday, October 10, 2016 2:02:35 PM

Creepy clown sightings spread to Australia
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) The creepy clown phenomena that has terrified residents across the US has now landed on Australian shores with sightings reported by several people in Western Australia over the weekend.

Monday, October 10, 2016 1:56:04 PM

Drones to monitor shark activities in Australia
Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) Drones will be used at West Australian (WA) beaches on a three month trial to monitor shark activity and spot other dangers such as rips and schools of baitfish which attract the predators.

Monday, October 10, 2016 11:34:05 AM

Adani's Australian coal mine project fast-tracked
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) The Queensland government has declared the Adani group's Carmichael coal mine project as critical infrastructure and invoked special powers to fast-track its remaining approvals.

Monday, October 10, 2016 10:44:05 AM

Can drinking eight glasses of water a day harm you?
Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Challenging the popular notion that we should drink eight glasses of water a day for good health, researchers have found that drinking too much water can put people in danger of water intoxication.

Saturday, October 08, 2016 11:56:03 AM

Australia's Taronga Zoo celebrates 100th birthday
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) Australia's Taronga Zoo on Friday celebrated its 100th birthday in style by serving up surprises for its giraffes, elephants and more than 6,000 guests to mark a century of bringing people and wildlife together.

Friday, October 07, 2016 4:32:04 PM

Stranded humpback whale in Australia finally freed
Sydney, Oct 7 (IANS) A humpback whale freed itself on Friday after spending hours stranded on an Australian beach.

Friday, October 07, 2016 8:34:04 AM

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