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GVK signs deal for 75% land acquisition for Oz rail project

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:43

Australia's Hancock Coal, owned by GVK Group promoters, has completed negotiations for acquiring 75 percent of the land required for its proposed rail line being developed between its coal mines in Galilee Basin and Abbot Point Coal in Queensland province, the company said.

Oscars 2014: Pink pays tribute to 75 years of `Wizard Of Oz`

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 11:12

Singer Pink regaled the celebrity-studded audience at the Dolby Theatre as she paid a tribute to the 1939 musical fantasy film `The Wizard Of Oz` at the 86th Academy Awards here Sunday.

Ruth Robinson Duccini dies at 95

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:19

Ruth Robinson Duccini, who played a Munchkins in 1939 classic musical `The Wizard of Oz`, passed away. She was 95.

`Kangaroo drawing` in Portuguese manuscript may rewrite Oz history

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 13:36

A tiny drawing of a kangaroo in a 16th-century Portuguese manuscript dated between 1580 and 1620 might rewrite Australian history, as researchers believe that the images of the marsupial were circulating even before Dutch ship Duyfken came to Australia.

James Franco doesn`t sleep!

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:38

James Franco has revealed that he doesn`t need sleep.

Microsoft reveals furnishing data on 1462 users to Oz govt. in first half of 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 15:40

Microsoft has revealed that it gave out data on 1462 accounts to the Australian government in the first half of 2013.

Oz scientists link Shark population to damage on coral reefs

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 14:34

Australian marine scientists have linked the declining Shark population to damage on coral reefs off the country`s north-west coast.

Doctors are drug dealers: Steven Tyler

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 10:18

Steven Tyler claims irresponsible doctors who tried to push him prescription drugs were more damaging than street dealers.

Oz spy agencies confirm Assad regime used chemical weapons on Syrians

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 13:38

Australian spies have confirmed Bashar al-Assad regime used chemical weapons on civilians.

1000-year-old African coins found on Oz isles could help rewrite its history

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 17:07

A recent expedition to a remote island off the Northern Territory could help rewrite Australia`s history.

Wizard of Oz` munchkin Margaret Pellegrini dies

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 17:09

Margaret Pellegrini, one of the few surviving Munchkins from the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz", has died. She was 89.

‘Sound of Music’, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ costumes fetch $1.56m at auction

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:02

Costumes from the `Sound of Music` and the `The Wizard of Oz` have been sold for a whopping 1.56 million dollars in a Hollywood memorabilia auction.