Australia Day

  • India-born scientist honoured in Australia January 27, 2014

    An India-born scientist has been recognised by the Australian government for his “distinguished service to science, particularly in the field of sustainable productivity and management of forests”. Sadanandan Nambiar, a researcher at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia's capital Canberra was recognised with the Medal of the...
  • Twitter slur lands ex-Aussie cricketer in soup January 27, 2012

    Adelaide: Former Australian cricketer Rodney Hogg found himself in the middle of a controversy over his tweet which was described as "more than despicable" by a leader of an Islamic group. The former fast bowler, who claimed 123 wickets in his six-year-old career of 38 Tests for Australia, had taken a...