Australian surfer critical after shark attack

Canberra |Sunday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST

An Australian surfer was in critical condition after he was attacked by a shark at a popular beach in New South Wales state.

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Australian floods send dirty water across Great Barrier Reef

Canberra |Friday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST

Dirty water from a flood crisis in north Australia has spread to parts of the Great Barrier Reef, placing it under stress, scientists have said.

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Australia to reopen controversial detention centre

Canberra |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST

The Australian government announced on Wednesday the reopening of a controversial detention centre on Christmas Island a day after it lost a vote on a bill to help evacuate critically ill refugees fro

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Indian selectors to meet on Feb 15 to pick squad for Australia series; focus on workload management

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST

Two cricket World Cup wins in 44 years, yet the flame carried in the hearts and minds of savants in India burns. As a top tier team, India once again is in search of the Golden Fleece.

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Australian government loses bill blocking ill asylum seekers

Canberra |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST

The Australian government on Tuesday lost a major vote on a bill to help evacuate critically ill refugees from offshore processing centres to get treatment in the country, in a major blow to Prime Min

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Refugee Bahraini footballer returns to Australia

Melbourne |Tuesday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST

Refugee Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi landed in Melbourne on Tuesday after spending more than two months in detention in Thailand as his home country sought his extradition.

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Chinese billionaire stripped of visa calls Australia 'giant baby'

Beijing |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST

A Chinese billionaire and political donor has called Australia a "giant baby" after it revoked his permanent residency amid concerns over Beijing's growing foreign influence, the media reported on Tue

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Australian PM seeks to block bill on ill asylum seekers

Canberra |Monday, 2019 7:15:15 PM IST

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison campaigned on Monday to block a bill that would allow ill asylum seekers in offshore centres get treatment in the country.

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Healy, Cummins claim major honours at Australian Cricket Awards

Dubai |Monday, 2019 8:45:04 PM IST

Pacer Pat Cummins and women's wicket-keeper Alyssa Healy claimed the major honours at the 2019 Australian Cricket Awards announced on Monday.

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Australia probing role of China-based hackers behind Parliament attack

Sydney |Monday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST

Australian security agencies are reportedly probing the role of China-sponsored cyber criminals behind last week's security breach of Parliament's computing network.

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Australia signs contract to build 12 submarines

Canberra |Monday, 2019 9:45:04 AM IST

The Australian government on Monday announced the signing of a A$50 billion ($35 billion) agreement with the French Naval Group for the construction of its new fleet of 12 Attack class submarines.

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