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No visas for Indians as New Zealand needed more checks
Auckland, Nov 5 (IANS) There were 'valid reasons' for denying visas to some Indian businesspeople wanting to attend a joint business council meeting in New Zealand in October, labour officials have said.

Monday, November 05, 2007 9:31:02 AM

India-born surgeon to fight extradition to Australia
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) India-born surgeon Jayant Patel, linked to 17 deaths in Australia, is preparing for a legal battle to fight extradition from the US, fearing an unfair trial.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 1:24:52 PM

Autistic adolescents can imbibe social skills
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) Autistic children face special challenges in relationships as they reach adolescence, but these can be successfully met, a new study says.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 10:39:16 AM

Bungled Haneef case spells disaster for Australian health system
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) There has been a 90 per cent decline in overseas doctors seeking employment in Australia since the bungled case of Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef, according to the Overseas and Australian Medical Graduates Association (OAMGA) and the United Indian Association (UIA).

Sunday, November 04, 2007 8:43:57 AM

Restaurateur falsified Indian chef's visa papers
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) A Sydney restaurateur, who falsified immigration documents to bring an Indian chef to Australia, has been ordered to serve a suspended jail sentence, reports Australian Associated Press.

Saturday, November 03, 2007 2:05:13 PM

Sri Lanka, Australia to battle for Warne-Muralitharan trophy
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Australia and Sri Lanka will be battling for a new trophy named in honour of the two highest wicket-takers in world cricket history - Shane Warne of Australia and Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka.

Saturday, November 03, 2007 2:04:33 PM

India born 'doctor death' may be extradited to Australia (Lead)
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Extradition proceedings against Jayant Patel, the disgraced India-born surgeon who has been linked to 17 deaths in Australia, have formally started in the US.

Friday, November 02, 2007 5:32:04 PM

Email discloses 'secret plan' to keep Haneef behind bars
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Was there a 'secret plan' to keep Muhammad Haneef behind bars? Yes, according to an email received by the Indian doctor's lawyer showing a contingency plan between Australia's immigration department and the police to keep him in jail even after he was granted bail.

Friday, November 02, 2007 2:56:24 PM

Indian American 'doctor death' may be extradited to Australia
Sydney, Nov 2 (IANS) Extradition proceedings against Jayant Patel, an Indian American surgeon wanted in Australia for a series of botched surgeries, have formally started in the US.

Friday, November 02, 2007 1:53:51 PM

Australia name Jaques, Tait Hogg for first Test
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) Australia have announced their squad for the new era with Phil Jaques, Shaun Tait and Brad Hogg in a 13-man list for the first Test against Sri Lanka Thursday.

Thursday, November 01, 2007 4:54:23 PM

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