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Powerful quake hits New Zealand's Kermadec Islands
Wellington, Feb 19 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck the remote Kermadec Islands region, in northen Thursday, the New Zealand Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) said.

Thursday, February 19, 2009 7:26:39 AM

Indian hockey team lose both matches to Australian development squad
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian hockey team suffered their second straight defeat at the hands of the Australian Development squad when they were beaten 2-5 at the State Hockey Centre here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 7:03:27 PM

India go down to Australian Development squad in hockey
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) India went down 3-5 to the Australian Development squad at the State Hockey Centre here.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 6:29:05 PM

Kapur looks for a good start at Johnnie Walker Classic
Perth, Feb 18 (IANS) With good memories, young Indian golfer Shiv Kapur returns to the Johnnie Walker Classic starting here.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 6:21:38 PM

Benaud to retire from television commentary
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Legendary Australian captain and commentator Richie Benaud Wednesday said he will retire from cricket commentary next year, thus ending almost 50 years of his companionship with the microphone.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 4:48:50 PM

Umpires Harper, Koertzen give thumbs-up to challenge system
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket's two senior umpires Rudi Koertzen and Daryl Harper have given the thumbs-up to players challenging their decisions saying that the 'review system' helps to cut down the errors.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 1:43:39 PM

Another arson suspect charged in Australia
Sydney, Feb 18 (DPA) A second Australian was charged Wednesday with arson following forest fires north of Melbourne that claimed over 201 lives, razed 1,830 homes and left 7,500 homeless.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 1:29:13 PM

No surgery for Symonds
Sydney, Feb 18(IANS) Troubled Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds won't be needing another surgery on his right knee.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 1:13:50 PM

Nanotechnology to help improve quality of paper, packaging materials
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers are taking the help of nanotechnology to improve paper and packaging materials at low cost.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:41:43 PM

Australian spinner McGain misses flight to South Africa
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) For uncapped Australian spinner Bryce McGain it was the worst possible start to the cricket tour of South Africa as he missed the team flight.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 12:09:11 PM

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