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Why do animals and birds avoid red flowers?
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) Naturalists like Charles Darwin have always thought that the appearance of flowers is dictated purely by the need to attract the various insects, mammals and birds needed for cross-pollination.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 3:49:18 PM

Scientists shed new light on potentially fatal heart disease
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) Half the people hospitalised with infective endocarditis or IE, a potentially fatal heart disease, undergo heart valve replacement surgery. A definitive international study led by New Zealand clinicians and scientists has shed new light on the condition.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 3:20:06 PM

Swede Alshammar breaks butterfly record
Sydney, March 17 (DPA) Sweden's Therese Alshammar broke her own world record Tuesday in the 50-metre butterfly at the Australian swimming championships in Sydney.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 2:12:17 PM

India eves' World Cup final hope suffers setback
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) India's hope of making to the final of the women's cricket World Cup suffered a huge setback Tuesday after they lost by five wickets to New Zealand in the Super Six stage here.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 1:17:41 PM

Final Scoreboard: India vs. New Zealand, Super Six, Women's World Cup
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Super Six match between India and New Zealand in the women's cricket World Cup at the North Sydney Oval here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:18:19 PM

World Cup: New Zealand eves beat India in Super Six
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) India eves lost their crucial Super Six match to New Zealand by five wickets in the cricket World Cup here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 11:26:13 AM

Chucking surfaces in women's cricket
Melbourne, March 16 (IANS) Chucking has surfaced in the Women's World Cup cricket, with authorities failing to adequately deal with the bowlers who throw.

Monday, March 16, 2009 7:54:45 PM

India eves looking to maintain form against New Zealand
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) High on confidence after shocking World Champions Australia, India would hope to carry on their form against New Zealand in the crucial Super Six encounter of the Women's World Cup cricket at North Sydney Oval here Tuesday.

Monday, March 16, 2009 6:55:07 PM

India's financial might led to sacking in Perth: Bucknor
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Umpire Steve Bucknor launched a scathing attack on the Indian cricket board Monday, claiming that it used its financial might to sack him from the Perth Test.

Monday, March 16, 2009 6:20:34 PM

Austrian incest father pleads 'not guilty' to murder
St Poelten (Austria), March 16 (DPA) Josef Fritzl, the Austrian father who achieved worldwide notoriety in 2008 on allegations of incest involving the daughter he kept locked up for 24 years, denied the murder charge brought against him at the start of his trial Monday in the Austrian town of St Poelten.

Monday, March 16, 2009 4:20:25 PM

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