Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles. "We will work with your community to help make the necessary changes requested on cultural and religious grounds," the Blacktown Sun quoted her as saying Thursday during a visit to Gurdwara Sahib in the Sydney suburb of Glenwood
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Australia's opening batsman David Warner was Wednesday found guilty of breaching the Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Behaviour and was fined $5,750 for his twitter rant. Warner, who pleaded guilty, received the maximum financial penalty for a first offence under rule 6 of CA's Code of Behaviour, CA said in a statement
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) An Australian man will face attempted murder charges after a horrific hit-and-run incident in Melbourne that left a 27-year-old Indian-origin man hospitalised in a serious condition. Amandeep Singh was hit by a car more than once when he was taking a walk on Chandler Road, Noble Park, in Melbourne Tuesday, local media reported.
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) A frantic search is on for a 25-year-old Indo-Canadian man who went missing in a national park in Australia. Prabhdeep Srawn of Brampton in the Canadian province of Ontario was last seen May 13 parking his rental vehicle at village Charlotte Pass and entering the Kosciuszko National Park in the Australian state of New South Wales, according to local media.
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Fiji's National Federation Party (NFP), comprising mostly of Indian-origin members, says it is ready for the elections scheduled for 2014 in that south pacific island nation. Party president Raman Pratap said that there was no need for a change in the party's executive line-up and a meeting will be held in June to discuss the party's election strategy.
Bridgetown, May 20 (IANS/CMC) Caribbean Premier T20 League operations manager Carlisle Powell says the key stakeholders in the six franchise countries have thrown their support behind the inaugural tournament which bowls off in July.
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) The Australian building and construction industry will see a mixed recovery over 2015-16 after a number of challenging years, according to Master Builders Australia (MBA) forecasts released Monday. While the forecasts predict a positive growth for the industry, MBA reports that the current economic climate is creating headwinds that may impede the timing and strength of recovery. There's light at the end of a very long tunnel, but no sign of a return to boom era levels, Xinhua quoted MBA Chief Economist Peter Jones as saying.
Bridgetown, May 20 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will kick off preparations for next month's Champions Trophy in England when they embark on a five-day camp at the High Performance Centre (HPC) at the 3Ws Oval starting here Monday. The sessions will be overseen by West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson with assistant coach Tony Radford and the HPC's Andre Coley, also involved in the squad's preparation. The players are expected to begin arriving Sunday night, with the remainder coming Monday
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Musician Elliot Gleave aka Example got married to fiancee Erin McNaugh here this weekend after six months of engagement.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 17 (IANS/CMC) Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has launched what has been termed an official anthem for the inaugural T20 tournament set to begin in late July. The CPL has described - How We Play - as a dance song that promises to have T20 cricket fans jumping, Caribbean style
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