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Prince William and Kate visit Canada for 8-day trip

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate were to arrive in British Columbia Saturday for an eight-day trip during which they will view spectacular nature sites and meet with refugees and indigenous

25 Sep 2016 7:27 AM

Jet fuel may grow on trees!

Australia’s iconic gum trees may be used to produce enough low-carbon renewable jet fuel to power five per cent of the world’s aviation industry, a new study has claimed.

20 Sep 2016 12:40 AM

Playing in India is the toughest challenge: Graeme Hick

Newly appointed Australia batting coach Graeme Hick feels that team's premier batsmen would have to "show more patience" and adaptability when they tour India early next year in what will be an imposi

17 Sep 2016 2:58 AM

Grow a full beard and you can floor her

Men, take note!

14 Sep 2016 1:42 AM

Australia teen pilot makes solo flight record

An Australian teenager has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft, completing the 45,000-kilometre trip in almost two months.

29 Aug 2016 6:25 AM


Australia may deny work visas to foreign doctors

Australia’s health department on Tuesday favoured imposing a ban on overseas-trained doctors from applying for work visas to end shortage of locally trained medicos, a move likely to hit Indian doctor

10 Aug 2016 6:14 AM

Australian woman can recite all seven Harry Potter books

Girls take a selfie with a copy of J.K. Rowling’s new book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, during an event to ma-rk its launch at a mall in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

02 Aug 2016 6:48 AM

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

She said she was told it was a 'waste of time' if she would not remove her hijab.

24 Jul 2016 2:08 PM

Defeat at victory for Juventus

Italian champions Juventus were beaten 4-3 on penalties by Australia’s Melbourne Victory in their International Champ-ions Cup game in Melbourne on Saturday.

24 Jul 2016 12:33 AM

Indian techie's wife falls to death with baby from Melbourne high-rise

It is believed that Supraja committed suicide.

19 Jul 2016 3:51 PM


Wasim Akram unconcerned by Mohammad Amir’s comeback

Legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram has admitted he is not worried about the Pakistan’s pace attack and it is the team's batting which is a matter of concern ahead of the upcoming Test series against En

11 Jul 2016 2:23 AM

Mohammad Amir’s return will make me sick: Graeme Swann

'This is a man who crushed the morality of the game and yet he is being allowed back to play at the Home of Cricket.'

10 Jul 2016 12:47 PM

Injury scare for David Warner ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Australia batsman David Warner is likely to miss his team’s first practice match ahead of the Test series against Sri Lanka after sustaining a finger injury during the recently concluded tri-series in

08 Jul 2016 2:03 AM

Drones that navigate like birds and insects

Scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher, are developing biologically-inspired drones that can navigate just like birds and flying insects without needing human input, radar or satellite naviga

05 Jul 2016 3:08 AM

Fitness bands undervalue exercise by up to 40 per cent: study

Researchers found that wrist-worn fitness monitors underestimated energy expenditure with variances of more than 40 per cent.

04 Jul 2016 11:47 AM


Modern humans led to extinction of hobbits

Modern humans may have lived alongside the last ‘hobbits’, which could have led to interaction between the two species and ultimately the extinction of the small-stature creatures, a new study suggest

01 Jul 2016 4:52 AM

Indians in Australia asked to remain cautious of fraudulent calls

Several innocent Indians have lost money in these scams, said Indian High Commissioner Navdeep Suri.

27 Jun 2016 9:47 AM

Yoga events galore across the world

Hundreds of thousands of yoga lovers from London to Melbourne have rolled out their mats to bend and twist their bodies in complex postures to mark the second International Day of Yoga with fervour.

20 Jun 2016 1:03 AM

Australian PM regrets inviting anti-gay cleric for iftar

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday regretted inviting an anti-gay Islamic preacher to an iftar party and asked the cleric to recant his comments that gays were responsible for spread

18 Jun 2016 6:31 AM

Scientists develop new method to make glass ‘smart’

In a major step towards “smart glass” applications such as 3D display screens or remote radiation sensors, scientists have developed a method for embedding light-emitting nanoparticles into glass with

10 Jun 2016 2:09 AM