Queensland

  • Australia paceman Ryan Harris struck down by virus 02-11-2013 02:27 PM

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris succumbed to a virus and was unable to bowl for Queensland in their Sheffield Shield game on Saturday just weeks out from the Ashes series opener with England. As the Bulls drew with South Australia in the Shield match in Adelaide, Harris became the latest...
  • Khawaja pushes Ashes claim with one-day ton 27-10-2013 03:25 PM

    Brisbane: Batsman Usman Khawaja has pressed his claims for a place in Australia's team for the first Ashes cricket test against England with a century for Queensland in the final of the domestic one-day cup. Khawaja's dominant 104 came from 100 balls in Queensland's five-wicket win over New South Wales....
  • Stuart Law replaces Darren Lehmann as Queensland coach 09-08-2013 04:36 PM

    Sydney: Former Test and one-day international Stuart Law was on Friday appointed to replace Darren Lehmann as coach of Queensland and Brisbane Heat for the next three seasons. Law, 44, will fill the dual roles left vacant by the elevation of Lehmann to the Australian coaching position at the start...
  • UAE missions hold iftar in Australia, Indonesia, Thailand 26-07-2013 05:49 AM

    Canberra/Jakarta: The UAE's embassies in Australia, Indonesia and Thailand have distributed food to orphans and poor and underprivileged families as part of their annual charity programmes during the holy month of Ramzan. In Jakarta, the embassy gave out food to orphans in coordination with the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan...
  • Ricky Ponting lifts domestic trophy with Tasmania 26-03-2013 02:23 PM

    Hobart: Tasmania won the Sheffield Shield after holding Queensland to a draw on Tuesday in the final of Australia's domestic first-class competition, giving ex-test captain Ricky Ponting his first trophy with his home province in two decades. Set 446 from 87 overs to win on the last day, Queensland finished...
  • GVK's big Australian bet 19-01-2013 10:42 AM

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  • Total solar eclipse darkens north Australia 14-11-2012 08:36 AM

    Sydney: From boats bobbing on the Great Barrier Reef, to hot air balloons hovering over the rainforest, and the hilltops and beaches in between, tens of thousands of scientists, tourists and amateur astronomers watched as the sun, moon and Earth aligned and plunged northern Australia into darkness during a total...
  • Queensland sign Luke Pomersbach 04-07-2012 03:13 PM

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  • Khawaja, Hauritz join NSW exodus 29-06-2012 11:44 AM

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  • Dawes named India's bowling coach 14-02-2012 09:15 AM

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  • Another pround moment for Amitabh Bachchan 21-10-2011 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia, which has awarded Amitabh Bachchan an honorary doctorate, will launch a Students Exchange Programme in the name of the megastar's father, the late Harivansh Rai Bachchan. "And today an inauguration of a student exchange Bursary in my Father's name between...
  • Australia unveiled: A tour of Queensland 04-06-2011 12:47 PM

    On this special episode we take you to a journey to the land of Aborigines in Cairns north of Queensland. ...
  • Australian robots have learnt to talk the talk 30-05-2011 01:03 PM

    Sydney: They're not discussing the latest celebrity gossip or passing on stock tips just yet, but Australian robots have begun talking to each other -- and in a language of their own devising. The two "Lingodroids," developed by the University of Queensland, have picked up their shared language by playing...
  • Bridge in Australia collapses before opening 17-02-2011 05:13 PM

    Sydney: A bridge in Australia that cost local taxpayers one million dollars collapsed before it could be officially declared open. The incident embarrassed the North Burnett regional council in Australia's Queensland state and prompted residents of Mundubbera town to express discontent over the authority's logic, couriermail.com reported on Thursday. The...
  • Post Yasi, Oz braces for another cyclone 17-02-2011 03:41 PM

    Melbourne: As Queensland government grapples with the billion dollar bill for recovery from recent natural disasters, the state has been put on alert that yet another major cyclone may be on the way. The category 1 tropical cyclone Dianne was about 385 km northwest of Exmouth early on Thursday and...
  • Cyclone Yasi batters northern Australia 03-02-2011 05:55 PM

    Melbourne: The most powerful cyclone to hit Australia in generations has affected over 170,000 people in flood-ravaged northern Queensland province, uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and cutting electricity. Cyclone Yasi was the worst cyclone that hit the country since 1918. Over 170,000 residents in the affected region were without power...
  • After floods, Queensland braces for cyclone 01-02-2011 08:16 AM

    Melbourne: A severe tropical cyclone 'Yasi' is roaring towards flood-ravaged Australian province Queensland as residents braced for what is predicted to be one of the fiercest storms in the region. Winds of more than 250kmph could be expected from the high-category four system, state premier Anna Bligh said today. The...
  • Australia flood renders thousands homeless 13-01-2011 09:52 AM

    Death toll figures rise along with the flood water levels that devastate Australia. ...
  • Oz awaits another deadly flood, electricity cut 12-01-2011 07:49 AM

    Sydney: Power was cut to Brisbane homes for safety reasons and residents ordered to higher ground as Australia's third-biggest city braced for its worst soaking in living memory. Flood waters barreling toward the Queensland state capital were set to inundate 9,000 properties - 10 per cent of the city's stock...
  • Rain abates in Oz but floodwaters wreak havoc 02-01-2011 09:33 AM

    Brisbane: In latest reports, a woman is believed to have been swept away into a swollen river in Queensland. Rivers are still overflowing into low-lying towns of north-east lands in Australia. Close to 200,000 people have been affected by rising floodwaters. Queensland Premier has warned that drenched communities could be...