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Last updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:04:03 PM

Financial aid to Australian strawberry growers after needle sabotage
Canberra, Sep 18 (IANS) Australian authorities on Tuesday announced financial aid to strawberry growers after an act of sabotage by unknown entities who inserted sewing needles into some of the fruits.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:04:03 PM

Kylie Minogue to perform at Glastonbury 2019
Somerset, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue, who was not able to perform at the Glastonbury Festival 14 years ago due to her battle with breast cancer, will perform in the Legends slot at next year's event in Somerset.

Monday, September 17, 2018 1:38:04 PM

Australia orders probe into needles hidden in strawberries
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian authorities on Mondayordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries, amid growing alarm over scares across the country.

Monday, September 17, 2018 9:14:04 AM

Aspirin doesn't reduce heart attack risk: Australian study
Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia's largest clinical trial has concluded that taking a daily dose of aspirin does not reduce the chance of death, disability or cardiovascular disease, the results of a five-year study revealed on Monday.

Monday, September 17, 2018 9:00:04 AM

Maternal exposure to pollen ups risk of asthma in babies
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Babies born to mothers who got exposed to pollen during the last trimester may be at increased risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma, says a study.

Saturday, September 15, 2018 4:56:05 PM

Australian PM apologizes for using explicit song in video
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologized for using an explicit rap song in a video posted to his social media accounts.

Friday, September 14, 2018 7:56:03 PM

New virus linked to kidney disease revealed
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists in Australia have discovered a new virus which causes kidney disease in mice that may help in diagnosis and treatment of chronic and childhood kidney failure.

Friday, September 14, 2018 10:30:04 AM

Sea turtles can die from swallowing one piece of plastic
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) A sea turtle has a 22 per cent chance of dying if it eats just one piece of plastic, an Australian scientific institution revealed on Friday, quantifying for the first time the risk that plastic pollution poses to sea turtle populations.

Friday, September 14, 2018 8:38:03 AM

Football legend Pirlo could play match for Aussie club
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) Star Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo could take to the field next week for a semi final match in the Football Federation Australia competition, the FFA Cup, with local side Avondale FC confirming they are in advanced talks.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 1:54:03 PM

Researchers find genetically-diverse koalas
Canberra, Sep 13 (IANS) A new study published on Thursday in Australia said it has found pockets of genetically-diverse koalas that could help protect the species from extinction.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:28:05 AM

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