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Tim Paine wants winning attitude from unchanged Australia

Their comprehensive win against Sri Lanka in Brisbane was only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the first ever Test at the Manuka Oval.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal banking on pitch help to level series

Chandimal was of the view that the pitch for Manuka Oval's debut Test match resembled the ones back home, known to be low on bounce and provide assistance for slow bowlers.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:18 PM IST

Tim Paine's Australia seek relief against Sri Lanka after tumultuous year

Australia defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane, for only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the second and final Test.

Jan 30, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

India inspired Sri Lanka seek history in Australia

India justified their top ranking by beating Tim Paine's men 2-1 earlier this month, ending their agonising 71-year wait for a test series victory in Australia.

Jan 23, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Australia name Travis Head, Pat Cummins vice-captains for Sri Lanka Tests

Australia crashed to a 2-1 series defeat at home to India earlier this month and will look to respond strongly when they meet Sri Lanka in the day-night test starting on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

Israeli student killed in Australia while video chatting with sister

 Homicide investigators believe she was assaulted and killed in a random attack shortly after getting off the number 86 tram, just over a kilometre from her home.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty leads Australia to Fed Cup victory over Ukraine

Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua put Australia into the Fed Cup World Group play-offs with victory in the deciding doubles rubber over Ukraine in Canberra on Sunday.

Feb 11, 2018, 18:31 PM IST

Australia boosts airport security after Sydney counter-terror raids

Australia raised its terror alert in September 2014 and has passed a series of anti-terrorist laws to prevent attacks on its territory. 

Jul 30, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Australia condemns Amarnath attack; discusses cooperation in key areas with India

In a series of tweets on the meeting, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said Swaraj welcomed Bishop for framework dialogue of foreign ministers.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

New cyclone warning issued for Australia

A new cyclone warning was issued for Australia`s Northern Territory on Tuesday as a slow-moving tropical storm is gathering strength, the media reported.

Apr 11, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Demonstrators protest Afghan president's Australia visit

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated against the Afghan president's visit to Australia today, calling for his government to end discrimination against the Hazara ethnic minority and to refuse to repatriate asylum seekers rejected by Australia.

Apr 03, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

Australia shelves planned extradition treaty with China

The Australian government has shelved a planned extradition treaty with China rather than allow the Senate reject it over human rights concerns.

Mar 28, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

4,500 pederasty cases reported against Australia's Catholic Church

Almost 4,500 people reported cases of pederasty or child sexual abuse perpetrated by members of the Catholic Church in Australia between 1980 and 2015.

Feb 06, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Adam Voges to lead Australia's PM XI against Sri Lanka in Twenty20

The PM XI will be coached by former Test captain Michael Clarke for the match at Manuka Oval on February 15.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Susan Kiefel becomes first woman appointed as High Court Chief Justice

High Court Justice Susan Kiefel, 62, will in January become the senior judge on the seven-judge bench with the retirement of Chief Justice Robert French, the government said.

Nov 29, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

Myanmar man accused of self-immolation in Australian bank

Asylum seekers are not legally allowed to work in Australia.

Nov 19, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Relatives of MH370 victims want more possible debris studied

The current search area in the southern Indian Ocean will be the last area thoroughly examined with deep-sea sonar equipment.

Sep 12, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Australian PM says won't back former leader Rudd for top UN job

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull dealt a serious blow on Friday to his former rival Kevin Rudd`s bid to become the next secretary-general of the United Nations, declining to endorse him and declaring him unfit for the job.

Jul 29, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Turnbull set to form his government after Governor General's nod

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to form a coalition government after Governor General Peter Cosgrove accepted his advice to return to power for a second time.

Jul 11, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Australian PM to decide cabinet following election win

Australia`s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has on Monday returned to capital Canberra to decide on his cabinet ministers for the 45th Parliament, after he secured victory in the 2016 federal election.

Jul 11, 2016, 09:38 AM IST