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MH17 crash: experts frustrated over delayed investigation
Washington, July 29 : Dutch and Australian experts gave up on gaining access to the Malaysian airlines MH17 crash site after hearing explosions and being warned of extreme violence in the area on Monday.
Search for missing Indian sailor called off
Sydney, July 29 : The search for an Indian sailor, who fell overboard from a Liberian-registered oil tanker Sunday off the West Australian coast, has been called off, media reported Tuesday.
MH17 investigators fail to reach crash site
Canberra, July 29 : Australian and Dutch investigators have failed for a third consecutive day to reach the MH17 crash site because of fierce fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday.
Commonwealth Games medals tally
Glasgow, July 29 : Australia are leading the medals tally with 29 gold, 23 silver and 29 bronze on the fourth day of the 20th Commonwealth Games.
Hockey: India out to prove a point against Australia
Glasgow, July 28 : Having registered consecutive victories against Wales and Scotland, India will be hoping to continue their winning spree when they face defending champions Australia in their next group game of the men's hockey tournament in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National ...
Search on for missing Indian sailor in Australia
Sydney, July 28 : A search is under way for an Indian sailor who went missing after he fell overboard from a ship he was working in in Australia, media reported Monday.
Fans hospitalised following Keith Urban's concert
Washington, July 28 : Australian singer Keith Urban's concert ended with about 22 concert-goers getting admitted into a hospital for alcohol-related problems.
Australia faces false imprisonment claims by Tamil asylum seekers
Sydney, July 28 : Over 150 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers, who were brought to mainland Australia after nearly a month Sunday, have claimed damages for false imprisonment in the high seas by the country's authorities, a media report said Monday.
Australia approves Adani coal project
New Delhi, July 28 : The Adani Group was Monday accorded approval by the Australian government for its $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland.
Commonwealth Games medals tally
Glasgow, July 28 : Australia continue to lead the 20th Commonwealth Games medals tally ahead of England at the beginning of the fifth day here Monday. India's rich haul of medals Sunday helped them leapfrog New Zealand into fifth place.
Australian, Dutch police try reaching MH17 crash site
Canberra, July 28 : Australian Federal Police (AFP) along with Dutch police Monday would attempt for the second time to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.
Australian children hide internet usage from parents
Canberra, July 28 : In a survey released Monday, 70 percent of Australian children aged between 8-17, said that their parents did not know about their internet usage.
Australia gives $5 mn for Gaza relief
Sydney, July 28 : The Australian government is providing five million Australian dollars (4.7 million US dollars) in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced Monday.
Ricciardo wins F1 Hungarian Grand Prix
Budapest, July 28 : Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia, in his rookie year on the F-1 circuit, won the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday.
Commonwealth Games medals standings Day 4
Glasgow, July 28 : Australia have overtaken England and are leading the medals tally with 24 gold, 20 silver and 23 bronze on the fourth day of the 20th Commonwealth Games.
Michael Clarke finds himself 'all at sea' for first time in life!
Sydney, July 27 : Australia Test and ODI captain Michael Clarke has set sail in his first major ocean race.
Indian women paddlers lose bronze medal match
Glasgow, July 27 : Indian women paddlers missed out on the 2014 Commonwealth Games team bronze medal match, losing to Australia 1-3 at the Scotstoun Table Tennis Centre here Sunday.
Commonwealth Games medals tally
Glasgow, July 27 : Australia lead the medal standings at the beginning of Day 4 of the 20th Commonwealth Games followed by England and hosts Scotland. India still hold fifth place with five golds, seven silvers and five bronzes.
Commonwealth Games medal standings Day 3
Glasgow, July 27 : England were still leading the medals tally with 16 gold, 14 bronze and 13 silver on the third day of the 20th Commonwealth Games ahead of Australia.
Indian women paddlers lose, face Australia for team bronze
Glasgow, July 27 : The Indian women's table tennis team failed to qualify for the summit clash in the Commonwealth Games as they lost their semi-final match 1-3 to defending champions Singapore at the Scotstoun Sports Campus here Saturday.
Traditional Indian medicines seized in Australia
Sydney, July 26 : Australian health authorities raided Indian grocery stores in Sydney, seizing traditional medicines they fear may cause lead poisoning.
Commonwealth Games medal standings Day 2
Glasgow, July 26 : England narrowly head the medal standings at the end of second day of the 20th Commonwealth Games ahead of Australia. India dropped down one place to fifth with three golds, four silvers and three bronzes.
Commonwealth Games Day 2 medal standings
Glasgow, July 25 : England led the medal standings at the end of second day of the 20th Commonwealth Games followed by Australia and hosts Scotland. India was at fourth position with three golds, four silvers and three bronzes.
Aus investigating team finds further remains at MH17 crash site
Sydney, July 25 : Australian investigating team discovered further human remains and a new area of the Malaysian airlines MH17 debris, a week after the plane crashed.
Indians among asylum seekers to be identified
Sydney, July 25 : Australian authorities Friday said they will transfer to the mainland 157 asylum seekers detained offshore in an Australian customs ship so that at least the Indians among them can be identified.
Australia sends military, police to MH17 crash site
Canberra, July 25 : Australian military personnel along with armed police will be deployed to secure the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday.
Son of MH17 victims pleads for peace
Canberra, July 25 : The son of an Australian couple who were killed in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine last week, Friday said that justice will only be served when fighting in the region stops.
Queen 'photobombs' Australian hockey players' selfie
Glasgow, July 25 : A selfie of two Australian women hockey players, Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris, has gone viral after Queen Elizabeth appeared smiling in the background of their snap.
More child abuse cases in Australia: Report
Sydney, July 25 : The number of cases of child abuse in Australia have increased by 30 percent over a two year period, authorities said Friday.
Commonwealth Games Day 1 medal standings
Glasgow, July 25 : England led the medal standings at the end of first day of the 20th Commonwealth Games followed by Australia and hosts Scotland. India was at the fourth position with two golds, three silvers and two bronzes.