Steve Smith makes hundred as Australia set India 287-run target to win series
Apart from Smith, who raised his ninth ODI hundred, young Marnus Labuschagne (54) also batted well after the visitors opted to bat. Down the order, Alex Carey contributed 35 runs though he could not make the most of his start. For India, pacer Mohammed Shami (4/63) and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja (2/44) shared six wickets between them.
Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees
Firefighters winched from helicopters to reach the cluster of fewer than 200 Wol...
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw conferred with Australia's highest civilian honour
Australia's High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu invested Mazumda...
Australia firefighters save rare trees from ruin
Australian authorities say a specialist firefighting team was able to help save prehistoric pine trees from wildfires which burned nearby. (...
Australia, NZ hit fresh closing peaks on positive global data, trade deal
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3 per cent to close at 7,064.10.
Priya Serrao: Miss Immigrant
Growing up in Melbourne, Hyderabad-born Priya Serrao felt like an outsider. Then one day, the lawyer was chosen Miss Universe Australia.
Australia shares post record closing highs on gold stocks; NZ up
The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.5 per cent to 6,994.80 at the close of trade.
5,000 feral camels culled in drought-hit Australia
Helicopter-borne marksmen killed more than 5,000 camels in a 5-day cull of feral herds. Aboriginal leaders in South Australia state said extremely large herds of non-native camels had been driven towards rural communities by drought and extreme heat, threatening scarce food and drinking water, damaging infrastructure, and creating a dangerous hazard for drivers.
Siemens to remain in Australia mining project: CEO
The contract for some 18 million euros (USD 20 million) calls for Siemens to supply rail infrastructure for the Carmichael mine in Queensland, near the Great Barrier Reef. "We have just finished our special meeting.... We have evaluated all the options and have concluded that we must fulfil our contractual obligations," said Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser in a message on Twitter.
Australia shares hit record high on trade deal optimism; NZ up
The S&P/ASX 200 index ended about 0.9 per cent higher at 6,962.20 at the close of trade.
Conveyed our concerns to India on 'Quad' on multiple occasions: Russian Ambassador
Russian Ambassador said Moscow was "concerned and apprehensive" over the Indo-Pacific strategy of the US as it has completely ignored existence of Russia and China while pushing forward its agenda for the strategically key region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had also criticised the US-led Indo-Pacific initiative , calling it a "divisive approach."
Bushfire crisis: Australia may list koalas as 'endangered' species
Over 1.25 billion animals are believed to be dead in the wake of bushfires.
Finch, Warner smash centuries as Australia thrash India by 10 wickets in 1st ODI
Chasing 256 for win, Finch (110 not out) and Warner (124 not out) took the Indian bowlers to the cleaners to register the emphatic win with 74 balls to spare and take a 1-0 lead in the series. Earlier, Dhawan scored a fifty before Aussies pulled things back to bowl India out for 255 after being invited to bat. The 2nd ODI will be played in Rajkot on Friday.
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