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Australia vs India: SCG prepares pitch for Boxing Day Test

08 Aug 2020

Australia vs India: SCG prepares pitch for Boxing Day Test

This year's Boxing Day Test between Australia and India could be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) with traditional home Melbourne battling a surge in coronavirus cases.

Coronavirus: Aussies rush to book restaurants, bars as lockdown eases

16 May 2020

Coronavirus: Aussies rush to book restaurants, bars as lockdown eases

After around two months, restaurants, bars, and pubs reopened in Australia's New South Wales and Northern Territory on Friday as the government eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Top five best places to spend New Year's Eve 2020

17 Dec 2019

Top five best places to spend New Year's Eve 2020

It's never too early to plan your New Year celebrations.

Study finds dead bodies continue to move months after death

14 Sep 2019

Study finds dead bodies continue to move months after death

For the longest time, humans have believed that after a person dies, their corpses remain still, especially after rigor mortis sets in. However, Australian scientists have recently made a startling discovery.

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.

Bengaluru to London, 18,000 global job cuts at Deutsche Bank

09 Jul 2019

Bengaluru to London, 18,000 global job cuts at Deutsche Bank

On Monday, many Deutsche Bank employees left their offices as soon as they walked in, with an envelope from their German employer, attesting their termination.

Here's why ex-cricketer Michael Slater was kicked off an airplane

21 May 2019

Here's why ex-cricketer Michael Slater was kicked off an airplane

On Tuesday, former Australian cricketer and TV presenter Michael Slater was kicked off an airplane.

Priyanka Chopra gets her fourth wax statue in Madame Tussauds

06 Apr 2019

Priyanka Chopra gets her fourth wax statue in Madame Tussauds

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has got carved again.

Indian-origin dentist murdered in Australia, body found in suitcase

06 Mar 2019

Indian-origin dentist murdered in Australia, body found in suitcase

A 32-year-old Indian-origin woman dentist's body has been found dead with stab wounds in Australia, days after she went missing from Sydney's busiest area under mysterious circumstances.

Anushka beware! Australia's Sports Minister has crush on Virat Kohli

03 Jan 2019

Anushka beware! Australia's Sports Minister has crush on Virat Kohli

There is no doubt that Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli is one of the most charming cricketers in the world.

#IndiaInAustralia: India announce their 13-man squad for SCG Test

02 Jan 2019

#IndiaInAustralia: India announce their 13-man squad for SCG Test

The BCCI has announced the 13-man squad for the fourth Test against Australia that will be played at the SCG starting Thursday.

#IndiaInAustralia: All-rounder Marnus Labuschagne joins Australia's 14-member squad

30 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: All-rounder Marnus Labuschagne joins Australia's 14-member squad

The Australian cricket team suffered a massive 137-run defeat against India in the third Test match held at the MCG.

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja's brother arrested over fake terror plot

04 Dec 2018

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja's brother arrested over fake terror plot

Arsalan Khawaja, the brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja, has been arrested in Sydney by counter-terrorism forces over a fake terror plot.

Chris Gayle wins $220,000 in defamation suit against Fairfax Media

03 Dec 2018

Chris Gayle wins $220,000 in defamation suit against Fairfax Media

West Indian southpaw Chris Gayle was awarded $220,000 by a court, on Monday, as he had won the defamation case in October 2017, filed by him in 2016, against Fairfax Media for publishing a false report.

President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

22 Nov 2018

President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Sydney (Australia) and said his powerful message of non-violence and peaceful coexistence is relevant in these times of strife.

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.

Maltese football club offers Usain Bolt a two-year contract

16 Oct 2018

Maltese football club offers Usain Bolt a two-year contract

Right now, things are looking bright for former world champion athlete Usain Bolt.

#RoyalBabyOnWay: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting first child

15 Oct 2018

#RoyalBabyOnWay: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle expecting first child

Newly-weds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child, the Kensington Palace announced on Monday.

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

01 Sep 2018

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

Saving a life more important than a gold medal: Phelps

18 Aug 2018

Saving a life more important than a gold medal: Phelps

Renowned Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has opened up again about his ongoing battle with depression, hoping he can help others who struggle with the disease.

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

05 Jun 2018

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

After making giant leaps, women are now leading global conglomerates, including many dealing in traditionally "masculine" products (think General Motors, IBM, Lockheed Martin and more).

David Warner to play club cricket

17 May 2018

David Warner to play club cricket

Tainted Australian cricketer David Warner might be serving a 12-month ban from international cricket but the 31 year old will not be stopped from doing what he loves.

Violent bushfire burns through Southwest Sydney

15 Apr 2018

Violent bushfire burns through Southwest Sydney

A volatile bushfire has burnt 2,500 hectares and damaged properties in Southwest Sydney, reported Australia's Rural Fire Service (RFS).

Were Warner and Smith involved in ball-tampering in 2016?

30 Mar 2018

Were Warner and Smith involved in ball-tampering in 2016?

A shocking report in the Sydney Morning Herald claims that a match referee had warned about Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner being involved in ball-tampering in domestic cricket during the Sheffield Shield in 2016.

Smith breaks down while addressing media, celebs find it devastating

29 Mar 2018

Smith breaks down while addressing media, celebs find it devastating

Former captain of Australian cricket team Steve Smith broke down while addressing a press conference at Sydney airport after the scandalous ball tampering incident.

Steve Smith breaks down during press-conference, apologizes for his actions

29 Mar 2018

Steve Smith breaks down during press-conference, apologizes for his actions

Steve Smith apologized to the entire nation in a press conference after landing in Sydney on Thursday.

Elavenil wins 10m Air Rifle gold at Junior World Cup

22 Mar 2018

Elavenil wins 10m Air Rifle gold at Junior World Cup

Indian Shooter Elavenil Valarivan won the gold medal in 10m Women's Air Rifle at the first ISSF Junior World Cup of the season in Sydney.

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

20 Feb 2018

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has sued The Daily Telegraph for defamation over publishing two stories accusing him of sexually assaulting a fellow actress.

Roger Federer, the making of a 'resurgent' champion

29 Jan 2018

Roger Federer, the making of a 'resurgent' champion

As if he hasn't already proved, Roger Federer reaffirmed his position as the tennis "GOAT"- Greatest of All Time, with his 20th Grand Slam victory at the Australian Open 2018.

16 injured as passengers "went flying" in Sydney railway crash

22 Jan 2018

16 injured as passengers "went flying" in Sydney railway crash

About 16 people were rushed to hospital with injuries when a train failed to brake at the Richmond Station and hit a barrier.

Australian police thwart ISIS-sponsored plot to bomb commercial airplane

05 Aug 2017

Australian police thwart ISIS-sponsored plot to bomb commercial airplane

Australian police said a terror suspect attempted to smuggle a bomb on an airplane by planting it into the luggage of his unsuspecting brother.

Australian police thwart terror plot to bring down plane

30 Jul 2017

Australian police thwart terror plot to bring down plane

In a major joint-counter terrorism operation, the Australian police stopped a suspected plot to bring down a plane.

Sydney to soon have second international airport

02 May 2017

Sydney to soon have second international airport

Sydney is soon going to have a second international airport. It will be located at Badgerys Creek, about 50 km west of the city's heart.

Australian school kids develop expensive HIV drug for pennies

04 Dec 2016

Australian school kids develop expensive HIV drug for pennies

School children at a Sydney school in Australia, have recreated an exorbitantly priced HIV drug, Daraprim, on a shoe string budget.

What made news last week?

17 Oct 2016

What made news last week?

Political turmoil over the Uniform Civil Code continues unabated in India.

Australian teens arrested in attempted 'IS inspired' attack

14 Oct 2016

Australian teens arrested in attempted 'IS inspired' attack

Two 16-year old boys were arrested by a counter-terrorism team in Sydney, Australia just before they were about to commit an Islamic-State-inspired attack.