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Australian PM pledges $703M more to protect Great Barrier Reef

28 Jan 2022

World
Australian PM pledges $703M more to protect Great Barrier Reef

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged an additional AUD 1 billion ($703M) to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

AUSvsIND: Brisbane Test in doubt after Queensland announces lockdown

08 Jan 2021

Sports
AUSvsIND: Brisbane Test in doubt after Queensland announces lockdown

The uncertainty around the Brisbane Test has been growing ever since Team India expressed dissension over quarantine rules.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Brisbane at risk of losing fourth Test

03 Jan 2021

Sports
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Brisbane at risk of losing fourth Test

The Gabba in Brisbane appears to be at risk of losing the fourth Test between Australia and India.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: MCG remains the backup venue for third Test

24 Dec 2020

Sports
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: MCG remains the backup venue for third Test

The Melbourne Cricket Ground remains the preferred backup venue for the third Test of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Andrew Tye replaces Kane Richardson in Australia's white-ball squads

18 Nov 2020

Sports
Andrew Tye replaces Kane Richardson in Australia's white-ball squads

Fast bowler Kane Richardson will miss the upcoming white-ball leg against India.

CA to host Day/Night Test in Adelaide despite COVID-19 outbreak

17 Nov 2020

Sports
CA to host Day/Night Test in Adelaide despite COVID-19 outbreak

Cricket Australia (CA), on Tuesday, stated that it remains committed to host the Day/Night Test against India in Adelaide, despite a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases across South Australia.

'Power Surge, X-factor', Cricket Australia unveils new rules in BBL

16 Nov 2020

Sports
'Power Surge, X-factor', Cricket Australia unveils new rules in BBL

Cricket Australia (CA), on Monday, introduced three new rules that will be implemented in the upcoming edition of Big Bash League (BBL).

India's tour of Australia to start with white-ball games

07 Oct 2020

Sports
India's tour of Australia to start with white-ball games

The four-Test series between Australia and India later this year is set to start with a Day/Night Test in Adelaide.

Cricket Australia to allow presence of spectators inside stadiums

14 Sep 2020

Sports
Cricket Australia to allow presence of spectators inside stadiums

Spectators will return to witness international cricket this month, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruption.

French Open 2020: Defending champion Ashleigh Barty pulls out

08 Sep 2020

Sports
French Open 2020: Defending champion Ashleigh Barty pulls out

World number one Ashleigh Barty, on Tuesday, announced that she won't defend her French Open crown due to coronavirus fears.

India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

02 May 2020

Sports
India will definitely pitch for 2032 Olympics, says Narinder Batra

Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra said that the nation will step up its battle to win the 2032 Olympic Games and other international events when the global coronavirus pandemic eases.

Tom Hanks writes to bullied boy called Corona

24 Apr 2020

Entertainment
Tom Hanks writes to bullied boy called Corona

Onscreen or off-screen, Tom Hanks is known for winning hearts.

Duckworth-Lewis method deviser Tony Lewis passes away

02 Apr 2020

Sports
Duckworth-Lewis method deviser Tony Lewis passes away

Tony Lewis, who was renowned for devising the Duckworth-Lewis rain rule for limited overs cricket, passed away at the age of 78 on Wednesday.

This too shall pass: Tom Hanks offers dose of optimism

23 Mar 2020

Entertainment
This too shall pass: Tom Hanks offers dose of optimism

Over the course of the past two weeks, Twitter users have been greeted with 'Hey, folks' quite frequently, as Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks has been candidly sharing regular updates about his coronavirus diagnosis and self-isolation period.

In coronavirus quarantine, Tom Hanks learns lessons in gin-rummy, vegemite

18 Mar 2020

Entertainment
In coronavirus quarantine, Tom Hanks learns lessons in gin-rummy, vegemite

The world was disheartened when Hollywood's everyman Tom Hanks contracted the novel coronavirus, the deadly virus which has killed thousands across the globe.

Coronavirus hits Hollywood: After Tom Hanks, Idris Elba tests positive

17 Mar 2020

Entertainment
Coronavirus hits Hollywood: After Tom Hanks, Idris Elba tests positive

With some of our favorite stars in isolation, halting of movie shoots and postponement of movie releases, cinephiles are clearly not having a great time.

Marcus Stoinis fined for making homophobic remark during BBL 2019-20

05 Jan 2020

Sports
Marcus Stoinis fined for making homophobic remark during BBL 2019-20

Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has been fined for making a homophobic slur during the ongoing Big Bash League (BBL).

Steve Smith suffers rare failure on Sheffield Shield return

10 Oct 2019

Sports
Steve Smith suffers rare failure on Sheffield Shield return

World's number one Test batsman Steve Smith didn't have the best of time on his Sheffield Shield return on Thursday.

2-year-old finds condom in restaurant, McDonald's apologizes for the gaffe

07 May 2019

World
2-year-old finds condom in restaurant, McDonald's apologizes for the gaffe

A two-year-old girl recently discovered a condom and tried putting it in her mouth while she was at a McDonald's restaurant.

Watch: A bizarre moment in Sheffield Shield leaves fans bemused

27 Feb 2019

Sports
Watch: A bizarre moment in Sheffield Shield leaves fans bemused

The Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Queensland, held at the Junction Oval, saw a bizarre incident unfold, which left a lot of people bemused.

Now, Australia allows citizens to put emojis on license plates

20 Feb 2019

World
Now, Australia allows citizens to put emojis on license plates

Emojis are the new cool these days, be it over text messages, social media websites or movies.

Who are the biggest buys at the 2018 IPL auctions?

27 Jan 2018

Sports
Who are the biggest buys at the 2018 IPL auctions?

The world's biggest cricket carnival, the Indian Premier League 2018 auction started today with several big names from the sport going under the hammer.

Man posing as Justin Bieber gets 931 child sex-related charges

09 Mar 2017

Entertainment
Man posing as Justin Bieber gets 931 child sex-related charges

An Australian man has been charged with over 900 child sex-related crimes after he masqueraded as Justin Bieber online to gain explicit photos of children.