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AUSTRALIA NEWS

Australian coal company says bushfire smoke is slowing production

January 22, 2020 2:33 pm

Australia is the world’s largest exporter of coal, and the industry wields a wide influence on the country’s political leaders.

6-year-old raises over Rs 1 crore for Australian bushfire relief by making clay koalas

January 21, 2020 6:30 pm

Six-year-old Owen Colley raised over AUD 240,000 after he sold clay handmade koalas to help animals affected by Australian bushfires.

Viral video: Massive dust storm blankets western New South Wales in Australia

January 20, 2020 3:02 pm

Despite the prediction of rain, a major dust storm hit the western part of New South Wales with wind speeds touching 107 km/h.

Australia boosts emergency funding for bushfire-affected businesses

January 20, 2020 7:43 am

The Australian tourism industry estimates the fires which have raged throughout the December-January holiday season have cost it almost A$1 billion.

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

January 18, 2020 8:54 am

Major highways were closed in Queensland early on Saturday, with the state getting some of the heaviest rain Australia has seen for months.

Australia bushfires: How indigenous fire-prevention techniques are getting popular

January 18, 2020 8:25 am

Under Australia’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conversion Act, 1990 bushfire management is separated into two categories, of firefighting and fire prevention, but amid the ongoing bushfires, indigenous methods are gaining significance.

Watch: Australia's bushfire-stricken east welcomes drenching rain

January 17, 2020 11:24 am

Australia, famous for its pristine beaches and wildlife, has been fighting bushfires since September, with fires killing 29 people and millions of animals, and destroying more than 2,500 homes while razing an area roughly a third the size of Germany.

Explained: What is the Yada Yada virus?

January 17, 2020 1:34 pm

"The yada-yada trope" depends for its effect on words that require you to "fill in the blank" in statements that omit "significant details"," the paper says.

These videos of a dog doing exercises in a gym are going viral

January 16, 2020 5:56 pm

After viewing the video, many people said that Tesla was a professional at the exercises. Others said they were willing to join a gym only if Tesla is their fitness coach.

Alex de Minaur pulls out of Australian Open due to injury

January 16, 2020 4:48 pm

Alex de Minaur, who was also forced to pull out of this week's Adelaide International, said he had suffered a "four-centimeter Grade 2" abdominal tear representing his country at the ATP Cup.

AUSTRALIA PHOTOS

Australia bushfires: Cooler weather brings respite, situation still volatile

January 05, 2020 10:55 am

The deadly wildfires, which have been raging since September, have already burned about 5 million hectares (12.35 million acres) of land. That's more than any one year in the US since Harry Truman was president.

Australia sends aid by sea to towns cut off by wildfires as residents flee to shoreline

January 01, 2020 5:29 pm

Since Monday, seven people have died as destructive wildfires tore through communities in New South Wales and Victoria states on Australia's southeast coast.

ICC Women’s World T20: West Indies create history with maiden title

April 03, 2016 7:48 pm

West Indies chased down Australia 148 with eight wickets and three balls remaining to win their maiden World T20 title.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli takes India into T20 World Cup semi-finals

March 28, 2016 5:52 pm

Virat Kohli masterclass ends Australia's WT20 run after virtual quarter-final in Mohali.

Pakistan crash out, deny skipper Shahid Afridi final hurrah!

March 26, 2016 12:06 pm

Australia beat Pakistan by 21 runs to send the Shahid Afridi-led unit out of this year's ICC World T20.

AUS vs BAN: Australia survive collapse, seal crucial win in World T20

March 22, 2016 2:50 pm

Australia survived a mid-innings collapse to beat Bangladesh by three wickets in the ICC World Twenty20 contest in Bangalore on Monday.

Aus vs NZ: New Zealand bowlers shine in gloomy Dharamsala

March 18, 2016 9:00 pm

New Zealand come up with another inspiring performance to defend 142 and beat Australia by 8 runs.

Australia cricketers dazzle with their WAGs at Allan Border medal ceremony

January 29, 2016 12:04 am

Australia cricketers were present at the Allan Border ceremony with their wives and girlfriends.

Shane Watson draws curtains on Test career

September 06, 2015 8:06 pm

Shane Watson amassed 3,731 runs for Australia in Test cricket which included 4 centuries.

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke bids goodbye to cricket

August 23, 2015 11:04 pm

Michael Clarke bid goodbye to international cricket after the fifth and final Ashes 2015 Test against England.

AUSTRALIA VIDEOS

India VS Australia: Team India practices at Adelaide

January 14, 2019 2:25 pm

Indian cricket team arrived at Adelaide ahead of the second ODI match. They were seen practicing ahead of the second ODI. The second match is scheduled to be played on January 15.

India vs Australia: India scripts historic series win in Australia

January 07, 2019 6:25 pm

Seventy-one years after they first toured Australia, India finally has a series win in Australia to its name. Lets see why this victory is so historical for India.

India exploring Australian gas supplies for clean, affordable power: Piyush Goyal

February 08, 2016 4:49 pm

Brisbane, Feb 08 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the Government of India is willing to consider long term fixed price contracts with Australia for the supply of gas which will enable power producer to enter into a power supply contract at an affordable price. Goyal is leading a delegation for the 3rd India-Australia Energy Security dialogue in Australia.While addressing a roundtable in Brisbane earlier today on the business opportunities for LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) and Coal Bed Methane, Goyal stated that additionally, opportunities to control the entire value chain right from gas production, liquefaction, shipping, re-gasification and power generation can be evaluated at the current historic low prices of many of these activities. He also stressed that since coal based power is available in India at less than 5 cents per unit, the LNG providers should consider supplying gas to India at a price that is comparable.

Would like to finish tour strongly: Virat Kohli

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Sydney, Jan 22 (ANI): The Indian Cricket team is trailing behind in the five-match ODI series by 4-0, but vice-captain Virat Kohli is optimistic about the remaining matches. Addressing a press conference in Sydney on Friday, Kohli said the team has played competitive cricket so far, but has not been able to capitalise important moments. Giving credit to Australia, Kohli added that international cricket is all about capitalising key moments, which the hosts have done better. Kohli became the fastest batsman in the world to reach 7,000 ODI runs. He achieved the mark in 161 innings beating AB de Villiers’ 166 innings. When asked about this, Kohli said that he doesn’t pay attention to statistics.

Dhoni says Australian bowlers executed their plans well

January 16, 2016 5:06 am

Brisbane, Jan 16 (ANI): India’s ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that the Australian bowlers executed their plans well after his team lost second one-day by seven wickets in Brisbane. Rohit Sharma burnished his reputation in limited-overs cricket with a second successive century but could not stop Australia from winning the second one-day to consolidate their lead in the series. Dhoni admitted that the major problem in his side was of execution and the Australian bowling made it difficult for the Indian batsmen to score at the later stage of the innings. Australia's opening pair eventually fell in quick succession after identical knocks of 71, but George Bailey added 78 runs with skipper Steven Smith (46) and George Maxwell (26 not out) hit the winning run to complete the chase with one over to spare. Aaron Finch said his 145-run partnership with Marsh gave them an advantage and also praised counterparts’ bowling attack. Bailey followed his 112 in Perth with a 58-ball knock that included six boundaries and a six. The third ODI between the two teams will be played on Sunday in Melbourne.