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Timberwolf, the `lucky` koala who survived 88-km ride clinging to a car

Timberwolf, the `lucky` koala who survived 88-km ride clinging to a car

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:46

Meet Timberwolf, the survivor and an implausibly strong koala, who survived an hour long high speed drive clinging to the bottom of a car that travelled 88km on a busy Australian freeway.

Environment groups' concerns over Adani project exaggerated: Hunt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:31

Rebutting concerns raised by environmentalists on the approval of USD 16.5-bn coal and rail project of India's Adani Mining in Queensland, Australian environment minister Greg Hunt on Tuesday said the claims about its impact on Great Barrier Reef were "exaggerated".

Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:26

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale today and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea.

Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:13

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale today and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea.

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.

Film Festival of Queensland to host independent Indian films

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:17

First Indian International Film Festival of Queensland (IIFFOQ), which would screen best of the independent Indian cinema?including a world premiere and ten Australian premieres, will be held in Brisbane.

Australian coal-port expansion put on ice due to weak demand

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:56

The decision came in the wake of a slide in coal prices to five-year.

Work on Australian coal project to start next year: Adani

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 13:29

The company is waiting for the final environmental approval from Australia's federal government.

World`s oldest sperm discovered in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 16:22

Scientists have discovered the world`s oldest and best-preserved sperm from tiny shrimps, measuring a massive 1.3 millimetres and dating back to 17 million years in Australia.

Adani gets approval for $15.5 bn coal and rail proj in Australia

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 13:20

Energy-to-ports Adani Group on Thursday won approval for a massive Aus$16.5 billion (USD 15.5 billion) coal and rail project in Australia's Queensland.

Plant immune system provides resistance against diseases: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:31

lant immune system provides resistance against common plant diseases, according to a new study.

Powerful cyclone nears Australia`s Barrier Reef coast

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:46

A cyclone packing winds of up to 270 kilometers an hour swept towards Australia`s Great Barrier Reef coast on Friday.