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31-Mar-2021 Sydney

Cummins should be Australia's next captain : Michael Clarke

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke said that fast bowler Pat Cummins is the ideal candidate to take over as the team's skipper in all formats of the game. The post of Australia's captain has been in the news recently due to batsman and former skipper Steve...

08-Mar-2021 Sydney

Dannii Minogue hated homeschooling son during lockdown

Australian singer-songwriter Dannii Minogue says that homeschooling her 10-year-old son was the toughest thing to do during lockdown. She admits she is not a good teacher, and had to remember maths concepts in order to teach him."I am really bad at being a teacher...

20-Feb-2021 Sydney

Asthmatics no higher risk of dying from Covid: Study

Asthma may not increase the risk of severe illness or death from Covid-19, a new study suggests.The review of studies on 587,000 people showed that people with asthma had a 14 per cent lower risk of getting Covid-19 and were significantly less likely to be...

26-Jan-2021 Sydney

Chris Hemsworth shoots 'Thor: Love And Thunder' in home turf Australia

Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth has started shooting for the superhero adventure, Thor: Love And Thunder in his home turf Australia, and he was greeted with a traditional ‘Welcome to Country ceremony. Hemsworth, who is most popular for his superhero avatar of Thor,...

11-Jan-2021 Sydney

Cheteshwar Pujara 11th Indian to score 6K runs in Test cricket

Middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara on Monday added another feather to his cap as he completed 6,000 runs in Test cricket, thus becoming the 11th Indian batsman to achieve the feat.The 32-year-old reached the milestone on the final day of the third Test against...

06-Jan-2021 Sydney

Not at all annoyed by strict quarantine rules : Ajinkya Rahane

Stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane on Wednesday said that the Indian cricketers on tour in Australia are not annoyed by the strict quarantine rules and are abiding by them while focusing on the third Test which begins Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).He,...

27-Nov-2020 Sydney

Australia outscore India, take 1-0 lead in ODI series

Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the first One-day International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-game series.Though there was a rearguard action from Hardik Pandya, who got his highest ODI score (90 off 76 balls) and...

27-Nov-2020 Sydney

Batted without pressure; it was like see ball, hit ball: Steve Smith

Steve Smith enjoyed batting without the pressure of playing an anchor's role as he smashed a 66-ball 105 against India to help Australia get to 374 runs in 50 overs. Australia won the first ODI by 66 runs to take a 1-0 led in the series."There wasn't a whole...

26-Nov-2020 Sydney

Reaching Australia early will prove advantageous : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said that early arrival in Australia for a two-week quarantine-cum-practice sessions in bio-bubble due to the Coronavuirus pandemic would prove advantageous and allow the players more time to prepare for the long tour...

23-Nov-2020 Sydney

Don't blame us for news businesses revenue decline: Google

As Australia debates the draft News Media Bargaining Code that would govern the relationship between news businesses and digital platforms, Google on Monday said that making it responsible for decline in revenue of news publishers would amount to barking...

25-Sep-2020 Sydney

Aus researchers to begin human trials of DNA Covid-19 vaccine

A research team led by the University of Sydney in Australia will start human trials of a Covid-19 DNA vaccine, the varsity announced on Friday.The gene-based vaccine, developed by Australian biotech company Technovalia and its international vaccine partner...

15-Sep-2020 Sydney

Turmeric supplement effective in osteoarthritis knee pain: Study

An extract of Curcuma longa (CL) or turmeric has been found to be more effective than placebo for reducing knee pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis, say researchers.Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people...

07-Sep-2020 Sydney

Don't blame us for classified ad decline in newspapers : Google

Google reiterated on Monday that it is passing on the vast majority of money advertisers pay the Search engine giant directly to Australian publishers and it should not be blamed for classified ads decline in newspapers.The company said it does not object to...

04-Sep-2020 Sydney

Early bronchitis linked to worse lung health in middle age

Researchers have found that people who had bronchitis at least once before the age of seven are more likely to develop lung problems in later life."However, the lung diseases they suffer from by the age of 53 were usually asthma and pneumonia rather than chronic...

04-Sep-2020 Sydney

Want to live longer? Avoiding red hot meat may help

If you're consuming too much and processed meat, kindly take note. Researchers have found that consuming red and processed meat increased a protein compound that may increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and complications in diabetes.The study, published...

20-Aug-2020 Sydney

Eat broccoli and cabbage to reduce heart attack risk

Higher consumption of cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage, is associated with less extensive blood vessel disease such as heart attack or  stroke in older women, say researchers.Blood vessel disease is a condition that...

19-Aug-2020 Sydney

Low humidity, dry air can increase Covid-19 risk: Study

New research adds to the growing body of evidence that low humidity, dry air can increase the risk of Covid-19 virus.The study, published in the journal Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, focused on the Greater Sydney area during the early epidemic stage...

24-Jul-2020 Sydney

Sydney reintroduces COVID-19 restrictions

Australia's largest city of Sydney on Friday reintroduced restrictions on hospitality venues in a bid to avoid a second wave of COVID-19 infections.Venues, including restaurants, cafes and bars were required to limit group bookings to 10 people, keep a digital record...

16-Jun-2019 Sydney

Asthma patients skipping doses owing to high cost: Study

Out-of-pocket costs are preventing many people from taking vital asthma medication, says a new study, calling for urgent interventions to promote discussions between patients  and doctors about the cost of medicines to treat asthma.The most commonly prescribed...

13-Jun-2019 Sydney

High calorie diet causes brain health to decline faster: Study

The unhealthy habits of modern-day living with a diet high in calories may cause brain health to deteriorate faster, according to an Australian study published on Thursday.Compared to 50 years ago, people currently consume an average of around 650 extra...

05-Jun-2019 Sydney

P.V. Sindhu, Sameer Verma record victories at Australian Open

P.V. Sindhu and Sameer Verma entered the second round of the $150,000 Australian Open World Tour Super 300 tournament on Wednesday.While Sindhu beat Indonesia's Choirunnisa 21-14, 21-9 in a one-sided affair, Verma got the better of Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia...

31-May-2019 Sydney

Depression may put women at risk of chronic diseases

Women who experience symptoms of depression, even without a clinical diagnosis, are at an increased risk of developing multiple chronic diseases, according to a study.The study, published in the journal American Psychological Association Health Psychology,...

24-May-2019 Sydney

Lights On! It’s Time To Shine For Vivid Sydney 2019

visitors which was a 37 per cent increase on 2017,” Mr Ayres said.All eyes turned to the world-famous Sydney Opera House at 6pm tonight marking the start of the festival for the Lighting of the Sails, created by LA-based artist Andrew Thomas Huang and featuring...

14-May-2019 Sydney

Chewing gum additive linked to colorectal cancer

A food additive which is commonly used as a whitening agent in products such as chewing gum and mayonnaise could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases and colorectal cancer, warns a study.The study conducted in mice investigated health impacts of food additive...

26-Apr-2019 Sydney

Eating comfort food in stress will add extra kilos

Eating too much high-calorie food is anyway bad for health but under stress, sugary and high-fat diet can lead to more weight gain than in normal situations, says a study.During an experiment on mice, the team discovered that a high-calorie diet when combined...

12-Jan-2019 Sydney

Rohit's ton in vain as India lose 1st ODI

Opener Rohit Sharma's valiant 133-run knock went in vain as India lost the opening One-day International to Australia by 34 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Saturday.Chasing a healthy 289, Rohit anchored India's innings with a breezy 129-ball...

12-Jan-2019 Sydney

Would be happy if Dhoni bats at four : Rohit Sharma

India vice-captain Rohit Sharma feels that MS Dhoni should bat at No.4, although adding that the iconic former skipper is ready to fit in anywhere for the team's cause.Dhoni laboured to a 96-ball 51 before departing as India lost the first of the three One...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

Cheteshwar Pujara, bowlers pulled off historic series win

India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have all won the World Cup yet they have not won a bilateral Test series in Australia. India became the first team from the subcontinent to create history and it took 71 years for them to win a series Down Under.Over the years,...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

India registers maiden Test series win in Australia

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team registered its name in history books after winning their first-ever Test series in Australia here on Monday.After the visiting team won the Adelaide and Melbourne Test of the series, the fifth and final Test at the Sydney...

06-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test : Australia trail by 316 as India hold upper hand on Day 4

India dominated the proceedings on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test match against Australia, enforcing the follow-on even as rain and bad light forced umpires to call off play early.Australia were at 6/0 in the second innings and trail by 316 runs...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Indian domination continues on Day 2, declare at 622/7

Brilliant batting efforts from Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant, along with a useful contribution from Ravindra Jadeja, helped India continue their domination on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test as Australia trailed by 598 runs here on Friday.In...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

Disappointed for not getting century : Mayank Agarwal

Rookie opener Mayank Agarwal, who played a brilliant innings of 77 on the opening day of the fourth Test against Australia on Thursday, said he is disappointed for not reaching his maiden international century despite a good start.Agarwal was close to his maiden...

03-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Pujara ton boosts India on Day 1

Cheteshwar Pujara came up with a typically gritty century as India posted 303/4 in their first innings at stumps on the opening day of the fourth cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday.Pujara was batting on 130 when the umpires decided to call it a day....

10-Dec-2018 Adelaide

Our lower middle order could have done better : Virat Kohli

Pointing his gun at the misfiring Indian lower middle order after the hard-fought 31-run win over Australia in the opening Test here, skipper Virat Kohli on Monday urged the batters to rise to the occasion in the second Test at Perth starting from Friday.Kohli...

10-Dec-2018 Adelaide

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide Test

India on Monday earned a hard-fought 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series after beating Australia by 31 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here.This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil.Chasing a massive 323, Australia's...

27-Nov-2018 Sydney

Aim is to win Test series in Australia : Ishant Sharma

India's pacer Ishant Sharma on Tuesday said that the team is focused on winning the four-match Test series starting December 6 in Adelaide.Ishant said no player is thinking about the personal performance, rather all players have one aim of winning the Test series."The...

25-Nov-2018 Sydney

Ancient genetic mechanism's discovery to aid treatment: Study

Researchers have found new evidence of advanced DNA regulation in an ancient marine organism that shows crucial mechanisms turning genes on and off may have originated much earlier than thought, a discovery that points to better understanding of genetic processes...

21-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Pant's presence could have changed first T20I's outcome : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli felt stumper Rishabh Pant's wicket was the turning point in their narrow 4-run loss to Australia in the rain-affected first T20 International at the Gabba here on Wednesday.Australia rode on a collective top order effort to post 158/4...

21-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Stonis stars in Aussies' 4-run win in first T20I

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis starred in Australia's 4-run win over India in the rain-affected first T20 International at the Gabba here on Wednesday.After belting an unbeaten 19-ball 33 to propel the hosts to 158/4 in 17 overs, Stoinis picked up two crucial wickets...

20-Nov-2018 Brisbane

For me aggression is passion to win : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is known for his aggressive approach on the field, on Tuesday said aggression for him is passion to win the game for his country.Kohli said to many people aggression means something else but for him it is the passion to win at...

19-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Want to make it count this time around : Rohit Sharma

India's vice captain Rohot Sharma on Monday said the team played a few close matches in Australia the last time around, but want to make it count on the current tour.Rohit said it feels good to perform in Australia as it gives a player a lot of confidence."The...

18-Nov-2018 Brisbane

Injured Hardik Pandya will be missed : Ravi Shastri

India's head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday said all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be missed during the tough Australian tour starting from Wednesday as he provides proper balance to the side.Hardik had suffered an acute lower back spasm during the game against Pakistan...

16-Nov-2018 Sydney

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce preterm birth risk : Study

Increasing the intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births, says a new research.While the length of most pregnancies is between 38 and 42 weeks, the earlier a baby is born, the greater the risk of death or poor health.Premature...

11-Oct-2018 Sydney

Sydney match could decide Bolt's footballing future

Former Olympic sprint star Usain Bolt is expected to make his first start as a professional footballer on Friday evening, when the Central Coast Mariners take on Macarthur South West United in a charity fixture here.Although he made his debut on the wing for...

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