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Maharashtra: Australian boat with AK-47 rifles sparks tension in Raigad; No terror angle says Devendra Fadnavis

Security is tightened in Raigad district and nearby areas after a suspicious boat with three AK series assault rifles and some small arms was found near Harihareshwar Beach in Maharashtra. Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said the boat belongs to an Australian couple who abandoned it after engine trouble. Prima facie, there is no terror angle, but it is unclear why it was carrying arms.

published on : 18th August 2022

Watch | New COVID-19 variant, Omicron, spreads to more countries as world on alert

Cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus were reported in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and the Czech Republic. Australian authorities announced on Nov 29th a third case of the omicron COVID-19 variant 

published on : 29th November 2021

Pat Cummins to be Test captain, second fast bowler to lead Aussie team

Ace fast bowler Pat Cummins has been named as Australia’s new Test captain with former skipper Steve Smith as his deputy. Cummins, the 47th Test captain is the first specialist fast bowler to lead Australia’s men’s Test side since Ray Lindwall captained. Lindwall captained Australia for the only time in a Test match against India in Mumbai in the year 1956. Cummins’ first assignment as Test captain will be leading the side in the Ashes, starting 8 December.

published on : 26th November 2021

T20 World Cup Final: Australia vs New Zealand

Two teams searching for their first T20 World Cup title lock horns in the final in Dubai on Sunday. T20 World Cup Final: Australia vs New Zealand.

published on : 13th November 2021

Desert Scoop: Battle of the 'others' in T20 World Cup opener

In terms of the format, both Australia and South Africa are yet to nail it. They are both expected to not advance so this is a good early chance to show what they are capable of.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Australia: Rare earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude triggers panic in Melbourne

A rare earthquake rattled southeastern #Australia on September 22nd morning shaking buildings, knocking down walls and sending panicked residents running into the streets of #Melbourne. The quake, one of the country’s biggest on record, was at a depth of 10 km. Hundreds of aftershocks were detected, with one measuring 4.0 magnitude. #Earthquake

published on : 22nd September 2021

Play by the rules or don't come: Queensland government tells Team India

With reports emerging about Team India's reluctance to play the fourth and final Test of the ongoing series against Australia in Brisbane due to harsher bio-security protocols

published on : 3rd January 2021

'Summer of 36': India records lowest Test score

The Indian cricket team under #ViratKohli faced its worst hour of embarrassment while collapsing to its lowest Test score of 36 as a rampaging Australia cruised to an emphatic eight-wicket victory inside two and half days in the opening Day/Night Test here on Saturday.

published on : 19th December 2020

Australia loses $2.5 billion a week in coronavirus shutdown: PM Scott Morrison

The Coronavirus Shutdown has resulted in massive losses across the world.

published on : 5th May 2020

Stat of the Art: No stopping King Kohli and Hitman Rohit

Quite a few records were broken in the third and final ODI between India and Australia. Here is a look at those.

published on : 20th January 2020

The world map just got more colourful with a new country on it

The South Pacific region of Bougainville voted in a referendum to become the world's newest nation by gaining independence from Papua New Guinea.

published on : 13th December 2019

This 80-year old Aussie 'ammuma' is in a hurry to learn Malayalam!

Kathleen Marie Huolohan is studying at the Literacy Mission’s Continuing Education Centre in Pallipuram panchayat in Ernakulam.

published on : 21st July 2019

Warner and Finch opening the way for Australia

Australia’s Aaron Finch and David Warner continue to notch huge totals at the Cricket World Cup with big win over Bangladesh.

published on : 21st June 2019

World Cup 2019: Team Australia- Match winners, weak links and more

Steve Smith and David Warner will seek redemption on the biggest stage as they re-launch their one-day international careers for Australia against Afghanistan at the World Cup.

published on : 1st June 2019

India vs Australia series review: Questions before World Cup 2019

The Men in Blue lost 2-3 to Australia in a five-match series. However, they ended up not just losing the series but also groping for answers when it comes to team selection for the World Cup.

published on : 14th March 2019

India vs Australia: Will this be MS Dhoni's last ODI in Ranchi?

As India take on Australia at Ranchi, we have a look at the changes we can expect in the playing XI and how it changes the equation for the World Cup spots.

published on : 8th March 2019
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