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I was victim of racist physical attack: Greg Chappell
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Indian cricket coach Greg Chappell has claimed that the attack on him, when the Indian team arrived in Indian city of Bhubaneswar to play a one-day international (ODI) against the West Indies January this year, was racially motivated.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 7:26:47 PM

'Gandhi, My Father' wins best screenplay at APSA
Gold Coast (Australia), Nov 13 (IANS) 'Gandhi, My Father' has won the Best Screenplay category award at the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the region's highest accolade in film in 2007, being held on Queenland's Gold Coast.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 6:17:08 PM

AMU alumni in Sydney to support primary education in India
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) A group of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) alumni in Australia, inspired by the vision of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan who founded their alma mater, has vowed to further the cause of primary education in Uttar Pradesh.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 9:36:28 AM

Asian cinema should be properly recognised: Shabana Azmi (Interview)
Gold Coast (Queensland), Nov 13 (IANS) The time has come for Asian cinema to be recognised and represented internationally, says actor and activist Shabana Azmi, who is heading the international jury for the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) being held here.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 7:08:55 AM

Austrian group calls for Central European monarchy
Vienna, Nov 12 (DPA) An Austrian group calling for the reintroduction of hereditary monarchy in Central Europe said they were discriminated against in their attempts to re-establish an Austrian empire despite public support.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:57:13 PM

Lashkar-e-Taiba suspect freed in Australia
Sydney, Nov 12 (DPA) A Pakistan-born former Sydney medical student accused of training with banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in 2003 learned Monday that charges against him have been dropped.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:42:15 AM

Australia's Howard heads for defeat as voting starts
Sydney, Nov 12 (DPA) Opinion polls Monday showed Kevin Rudd's Labor Party widening its lead over Prime Minister John Howard's ruling coalition as voting began in Australia's remotest areas ahead of the Nov 24 general election.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:35:37 AM

Australian marchers demand tougher emission targets
Sydney, Nov 11 (DPA) Australians environment activists Sunday held a rally to press their demand for tougher emissions reduction targets.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 2:49:25 PM

Canberra's nuclear connection with Islamabad?
Sydney, Nov 11 (IANS) A former intelligence analysts has suggested that ex-Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Mirage jets may have been involved in tests by Pakistan of cruise missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 1:15:12 PM

Global media locked out of action at Gabba
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) The first Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka began today at the Gabba in Brisbane with representatives of the world's major international news agencies -- Reuters, the Associated Press and Agence France-Presse -- locked out.

Thursday, November 08, 2007 5:06:26 PM

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