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School in Australia sacks 'openly gay' teacher

School in Australia sacks 'openly gay' teacher

A school in Western Australia has sacked one of its teachers because he was 'openly gay', it has emerged.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
VIDEO: So plumb and ashamed, George Bailey didn't even wait for umpire's decision

VIDEO: So plumb and ashamed, George Bailey didn't even wait for umpire's decision

Ashamed after being hit plumb, Bailey walked off without even bothering to look back.

Feb 12, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Australian batsman Adam Voges says he's done in terms of international cricket

Australian batsman Adam Voges says he's done in terms of international cricket

Voges, who has also represented Australia 38 times in limited-overs formats, says he`s pleased with how his career has panned out.

Jan 17, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Body unnoticed in Australian fast-food outlet for days

Police is investigating how a man`s body lay undiscovered for up to three days in the toilet of an Australian fast-food restaurant, according to media reports.

Jul 23, 2016, 09:16 AM IST
Watch: Jeff Williams shares intriguing video of Western Australia coastline

Watch: Jeff Williams shares intriguing video of Western Australia coastline

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, who is currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been showering his social media followers and space entuaist with the beautiful images and time-lapse video of the Earth.

Jun 17, 2016, 00:29 AM IST
World's oldest axe discovered in Western Australia - Watch!

World's oldest axe discovered in Western Australia - Watch!

The tool is nearly 50,000-year-old and 10,000 years older than the previous oldest known fragments found in northern Australia in 2010.

May 11, 2016, 10:35 AM IST
IND vs AUS 2016: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli star as India win first warm-up game

IND vs AUS 2016: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli star as India win first warm-up game

Mahendra Singh Dhoni also provided a late impetus by scoring a quick-fire 22 off 14 balls.

Jan 08, 2016, 20:55 PM IST
WATCH: Courteous Virat Kohli obliges to selfie hungry fans at WACA

WATCH: Courteous Virat Kohli obliges to selfie hungry fans at WACA

It was a rare chance for his fans to have a personal shot with the superstar cricketer, who gave them ample time of his hectic schedule.

Jan 08, 2016, 20:38 PM IST
India vs Australia: In Suresh Raina's absence, MS Dhoni likely to utilise Manish Pandey, Gurkeerat Mann

India vs Australia: In Suresh Raina's absence, MS Dhoni likely to utilise Manish Pandey, Gurkeerat Mann

Pandey, Gurkeerat were included in the Indian ODI squad, even as the experienced Suresh Raina was given the boot following a series of relatively poor outings.

Jan 07, 2016, 19:46 PM IST
India's tour of Australia: MS Dhoni & Co. to warm-up against second string Western Australia XI

India's tour of Australia: MS Dhoni & Co. to warm-up against second string Western Australia XI

The much anticipated limited overs series starts on January 12 at Perth.

Jan 07, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

Rare sea snakes discovered in Australia

Scientists have discovered two critically endangered species of sea snakes, previously thought to be extinct, off the coast of Western Australia.

Dec 21, 2015, 17:31 PM IST
Mitchell Johnson's career in numbers

Mitchell Johnson's career in numbers

A look at the Aussie pacer's career numbers.

Nov 17, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Australia backs turning Northern Territory into seventh state

Australian political leaders on Thursday backed the establishment of the country`s seventh state -- the Northern Territory -- by mid-2018, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott conceding the national flag could be changed.

Jul 23, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

Indian-origin Uber cab driver denies operating taxi illegally in Australia

An Indian-origin driver for app- based global cab firm Uber on Monday pleaded not guilty to three charges of operating a taxi illegally in Western Australia.

Jun 08, 2015, 17:45 PM IST
Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann

Justin Langer will be next coach of Australia: Darren Lehmann

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann believes former Test cricketer Justin Langer is the right person to succeed him, considering the success he has already achieved in Western Australia.

Feb 02, 2015, 10:27 AM IST
W.A.C.A Ground (Perth)

W.A.C.A Ground (Perth)

The WACA Ground is located in Perth, Western Australia. 

Jan 31, 2015, 05:25 AM IST
Aston Turner to lead CA XI in first two-day tour match against India

Aston Turner to lead CA XI in first two-day tour match against India

Western Australia's young right-handed batsman Aston Turner has been named captain while New South Wales fast bowler Gurinder Singh also found a place in the Cricket Australia XI squad for the first of two tour matches against India in Adelaide, starting on November 24.

Nov 13, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

DNA: Is ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead?

He's enemy No. 1 in the fight against ISIS.

Nov 12, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

Man parks plane at pub in Australia to grab a drink

An Australian man has been charged by police after driving a light plane down the street and parking it at a pub so he could get a drink.

Nov 03, 2014, 18:00 PM IST

Man parks plane at pub in Australia

A man who taxied his light plane down a street in Australia and parked it at a pub while he went inside for a beer was being questioned Monday by police, who were not amused.

Nov 03, 2014, 13:21 PM IST