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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli & Co script history, break 70-year-old jinx

A dominant India won a historic first-ever series in Australia on Monday with a 2-1 victory after play in the fourth and final Test in Sydney was abandoned due to rain. Australia were still 316 runs behind when the match was called off as a draw, leaving India with a series triumph after wins in Adelaide and Melbourne. Australia were all set to resume their second innings on six without […]

India vs Australia: India Beat Australia For 1st Test Win Down Under In 10 Years

India scripted history on Monday by registering a win in the opening Test of a series in Australia for the very first time by clinching a victory over the hosts by 31 runs on day five at the Adelaide Oval. Australia’s tail fought valiantly on the final day of the Test, almost pulling off the impossible but India kept pegging away to finally clinch a much-deserved win on Australian soil. […]

We are sorry: PM Turnbull to make national apology to child abuse victims

In a landmark move, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball announced that he will make a national apology to survivors of child sex abuse before the end of the parliamentary year. Apologising to victims of institutional abuse amid the royal commission into child sex abuse, the prime minister confirmed the intentions of the government on Thursday, The Guardian reported. “We owe it to survivors not to waste this moment and we […]

India reclaim No.1 spot in ODI rankings after beating Australia 3-0 in 5-match series

Hardik Pandya brilliance gift India a comfortable five-wicket victory over Australia in the third one-day international match, at Holkar Stadium, Indore as hosts take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the 5-match series. And thus, what comes as a sure delight for Virat Kohli and his men is that Team India have once again reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the ICC ODI Team rankings, edging past South Africa by only […]

Australia Abolishes Visa Programme Used Largely By Indians

In an unexpected announcement, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today said the government will replace its popular 457 visa that brings temporary foreign workers to the country with a new version that will recruit only the “best and the brightest in the national interest”. The move to abolish the visa, used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, a majority of them Indians, aims at tackling the growing unemployment in the […]

Australia Remains Preferred Choice For Millionaires: Report

Global wealth migration is accelerating as around 82,000 ultra-rich people shifted overseas in 2016, compared to 64,000 in 2015 and Australia is the top country for millionaire inflows, says a report.  Millionaires or High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) refer to individuals with net assets of $1 million or more.  According to New World Wealth’s latest report on global wealth and wealth migration trends in 2016, for the second straight year […]

Indian travellers prefer New Zealand, Australia for holidays: Survey

New Zealand emerged as a favourite among Indian travellers, witnessing a growth of 52 percent in travel searches from last year. According to a survey, Australia and New Zealand have emerged as favourite destinations amongst Indian travellers. Global travel search company Skyscanner drew comparisons between travel searches from 2015 and 2016, highlighting the places where Indian travellers will be ushering in 2017. According to the survey, crunching numbers from over […]

How songbirds island-hopped their way from Australia to colonise the world

Using genetic and fossil data, we have reconstructed the evolutionary “family tree” for songbirds. The songbirds that are common in gardens all across the world have a surprisingly distant origin. They all evolved from a common ancestor that emerged from what is now Australia around 24m years ago. How they managed to leave this isolated part of the world and spread all over the planet has long been a mystery […]


Australia Becomes The First Country To Generate Zero-Emission Electricity From Ocean Waves

Alternative energy that is both sustainable, and reliable, is the need of the hour, and Australia is leading the way in that department with a plan to generate zero-emission electricity from under the ocean. A whole new concept altogether. The makers say that the movement of the ocean is constantly creating renewable and sustainable energy that can even be used to treat the saline water of the ocean to make […]

World T20: India beat Aussies by 6 wickets to Kohli-fy for semis

Every time India have stumbled into trouble this season, they have looked up to one man — Virat Kohli. On Sunday night, his magnificent form and sheer determination once again carried India past some doubts and plenty of pressure as the hosts beat Australia to seal their World Twenty20 semi-final berth. India’s master of chases had wrapped up the emotional victory over Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, but played an […]