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Melbourne suburb names streets after Tendulkar, Kohli

16 Jun 2020

Melbourne suburb names streets after Tendulkar, Kohli

A new housing estate being developed on Rockbank suburb in Melbourne is set to have streets named after Indian cricket veterans Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev and Virat Kohli.

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin lifts women's singles crown

01 Feb 2020

Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin lifts women's singles crown

14th seed Sofia Kenin of Russia clinched the Australian Open 2020 women's singles title in Melbourne on Saturday.

WBBL in numbers as Brisbane Heat defend title

08 Dec 2019

WBBL in numbers as Brisbane Heat defend title

Brisbane Heat trounced Adelaide Strikers to claim their second successive Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) title on Sunday.

Andy Murray to return at Australian Open 2020, say organizers

08 Oct 2019

Andy Murray to return at Australian Open 2020, say organizers

Scotsman Andy Murray is expected to make his Grand Slam singles return at the Australian Open 2020.

Want to stay as ageless as Tabu? Follow her secrets

27 Aug 2019

Want to stay as ageless as Tabu? Follow her secrets

In three years time, she will be 50, yet Tabu looks almost the same as she did a decade back.

Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

15 Aug 2019

Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

The Olympics is undoubtedly the greatest sporting event in the world.

SRK admits 'Zero' was a disaster, talks about "un-success"

13 Aug 2019

SRK admits 'Zero' was a disaster, talks about "un-success"

Shah Rukh Khan, whose last two releases failed miserably at the box office, says he still has "a huge amount of capacity to do some really good cinema."

Australian professors find JEE-Advanced 'intimidating'; point out flaws

07 Jul 2019

Australian professors find JEE-Advanced 'intimidating'; point out flaws

The coveted Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is said to be the toughest competitive exam to crack in India. Each year, lakhs of students appear for the JEE, yet only a few thousand manage to clear the exam.

Five weirdest rules of cricket

25 Jun 2019

Five weirdest rules of cricket

Cricket is a gentleman's game. It is also called the game of glorious uncertainties.

Two critical in Australia shooting outside nightclub

14 Apr 2019

Two critical in Australia shooting outside nightclub

Two people are fighting for their lives after a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub, police said Sunday, amid a spate of gun violence in Australia's second-largest city.

Valtteri Bottas wins the Australian Grand Prix

17 Mar 2019

Valtteri Bottas wins the Australian Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas zoomed to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

F1: Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes on pole in Australia

16 Mar 2019

F1: Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes on pole in Australia

Lewis Hamilton took the pole position at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Saturday.

Lewis Hamilton predicts a tough battle in Australian GP

13 Mar 2019

Lewis Hamilton predicts a tough battle in Australian GP

Five-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton feels that a tough battle awaits Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix starting this weekend.

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

23 Feb 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: An interview with India's 'Small Wonder' Gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar became a household name after her stunning performance at Rio 2016 Olympics.

World number one Novak Djokovic wins the 2019 Australian Open

27 Jan 2019

World number one Novak Djokovic wins the 2019 Australian Open

Men's singles world number one player Novak Djokovic thrashed Rafael Nadal in straight sets to pocket the Australian Open 2019.

Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open 2019

23 Jan 2019

Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open 2019

Veteran women's singles tennis star Serena Williams has crashed out of the Australian Open 2019.

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

19 Jan 2019

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

At Kumbh 2019, which is underway in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a unique baba has hogged the limelight. He is not like other seers, but has plenty of Kumbh experience.

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams makes a sensational start

15 Jan 2019

Australian Open 2019: Serena Williams makes a sensational start

23-time women's singles Grand Slam winner Serena Williams raced into the Australian Open 2019 second round in Melbourne.

Andy Murray announces retirement: Here're his unbreakable records

11 Jan 2019

Andy Murray announces retirement: Here're his unbreakable records

To the shock of the world, legendary tennis ace Andy Murray announced his retirement plans on Friday in Melbourne.

Tearful Andy Murray announces retirement, may not play Wimbledon

11 Jan 2019

Tearful Andy Murray announces retirement, may not play Wimbledon

Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray has decided to bid adieu to tennis.

#IndiaInAustralia: Preview, playing XI, and TV listing of third Test

25 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Preview, playing XI, and TV listing of third Test

India are set to clash with Australia in the Boxing Day Test, starting tomorrow.

#IndiaInAustralia: Here's what Ajinkya Rahane said about his form

24 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Here's what Ajinkya Rahane said about his form

The vice-captain of India, Ajinkya Rahane is confident of slamming a ton or even a double century in the upcoming Boxing Day Test.

Mitchell Johnson didn't give interview to TOI praising Jasprit Bumrah

24 Dec 2018

Mitchell Johnson didn't give interview to TOI praising Jasprit Bumrah

Former Australian cricketer Mitchell Johnson is upset with Times of India for fabricating an interview, which he claimed he never gave.

President Kovind arrives in Australia to discuss bilateral talks

21 Nov 2018

President Kovind arrives in Australia to discuss bilateral talks

President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Australia today on a three-day visit, becoming the first-ever Indian head of state to visit the country.

Melbourne: Conjoined Bhutanese twins with shared liver successfully separated

09 Nov 2018

Melbourne: Conjoined Bhutanese twins with shared liver successfully separated

In a rare operation, surgeons in Australia successfully operated two 15-month-old conjoined twins from Bhutan in a six-hour-long surgery.

Melbourne: Man sets car on fire, stabs many; arrested

09 Nov 2018

Melbourne: Man sets car on fire, stabs many; arrested

A man was arrested after he crashed a car into Bourke's street mall in Melbourne, Australia, and then attempted to stab people. The ruckus injured four people, including the attacker.

Michael Moore shares footage of mail-bomb suspect at Trump's rally

30 Oct 2018

Michael Moore shares footage of mail-bomb suspect at Trump's rally

Michael Moore is an American director with films like 'Fahrenheit 9/11' that explored how the Bush government exploited media to justify middle-eastern invasions.

Serena's participation in Australian Open 2019 confirmed

09 Oct 2018

Serena's participation in Australian Open 2019 confirmed

Seven-time champion Serena Williams is set to be back at the Australian Open in 2019.

WWE Super Show-Down: Date, Matches, Time, Venue

06 Oct 2018

WWE Super Show-Down: Date, Matches, Time, Venue

WWE will broadcast its event Super Show-Down live from Australia today, and fans cannot wait for the gala to start and witness their favorite superstars in action.

The five greatest rivals of The Undertaker

01 Oct 2018

The five greatest rivals of The Undertaker

The Undertaker is a revered name in professional wrestling, with many believing that a single match with him can make or break your career.

16-year-old Australian hacks Apple's corporate network; user accounts data accessed

17 Aug 2018

16-year-old Australian hacks Apple's corporate network; user accounts data accessed

An Australian schoolboy who "dreamed" of working for Apple hacked the firm's computer systems, Australian media has reported, although the tech giant said today no customer data was compromised.

Global Liveability Index: Vienna goes top, replaces Melbourne

14 Aug 2018

Global Liveability Index: Vienna goes top, replaces Melbourne

The Austrian capital of Vienna has leapfrogged Australia's Melbourne to become the world's most pleasant city to live in.

Rajkumar Hirani's 'Sanju' wins hearts and awards at IFFM 2018

13 Aug 2018

Rajkumar Hirani's 'Sanju' wins hearts and awards at IFFM 2018

The IFFM or the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne was held on August 12. Several noteworthy films were recognized and their stars were honored.

After date, Indian-student found dead in girl's house in Australia

26 Jul 2018

After date, Indian-student found dead in girl's house in Australia

A 25-year-old Indian student in Melbourne, Australia was found dead in the house of a girl he met on a dating site.

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

23 Jul 2018

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

Commonwealth Games star, Manika Batra and six other table tennis players were denied boarding on an Air India flight, on Sunday, which left them stranded at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Tabrez Noorani's 'Love-Sonia' to open lndian Film Festival of Melbourne

02 Jul 2018

Tabrez Noorani's 'Love-Sonia' to open lndian Film Festival of Melbourne

Director Tabrez Noorani's "Love Sonia" will be the opening film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).

Cost-of-living for expatriates more expensive in Mumbai than Melbourne, Frankfurt

26 Jun 2018

Cost-of-living for expatriates more expensive in Mumbai than Melbourne, Frankfurt

Cost of living for expatriates in Mumbai is the highest in the country, and more expensive than its global peers like Melbourne and Frankfurt, said a survey.

Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations

12 Apr 2018

Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations

A 24-year-old female property manager from Melbourne, Australia, has been sentenced to three months jail for faking terminal cancer and duping her parents' friends/neighbors of $42,000 to maintain her lavish lifestyle.

All you need to know about F1 season opener

24 Mar 2018

All you need to know about F1 season opener

Have you been missing the roaring sounds of the revving Formula One engines?

World's first rechargeable proton battery that doesn't use lithium created

11 Mar 2018

World's first rechargeable proton battery that doesn't use lithium created

In a step towards cheaper and environment-friendly energy storage, a team of scientists from the RMIT University in Melbourne has created the world's first rechargeable proton battery that uses carbon and water instead of lithium, which is a relatively rare and pricey metal.