Australia

Simone caught Shane Warne one more time for cheating

Shane Warne with Simone
Sydney, Sept 24: Spin bowling wizard Shane Warne has again cheated on his wife, Simone Callahan, it has been revealed.

Simone split up with Warne after she discovered an incriminating text message while getting the children ready for school.

Simone told New Idea magazine that she received a text message from Warne that said: “Hey beautiful, I’m just talking to my kids, the back door’s open”.

Regular Steroid Intake Could Benefit Premature Babies

SteroidsA new research has discovered that repeated doses of corticoids in pregnancy could lessen the risk of neonatal death.

The newest study carried out by scientists from Adelaide University has discovered that regular intake of steroids by a pregnant woman, who was at risk of premature delivery, to lessen body inflammation, had benefits for the unborn child.

Australia could drop Queen as head of state, says opposition leader

London, Sept.22 : The Queen could be dropped as Australia’s head of state within three years under plans drawn up by the man tipped to be the country’s next prime minister.

Labour Party leader Kevin Rudd is surging ahead in the polls and is expected to deliver a humiliating defeat to the government of Prime Minister John Howard at an election due within weeks.

A staunch republican, Rudd wants Australia to cut its constitutional ties with Britain, replacing the Queen with an elected president, reports The Telegraph.

Sleepless nights can turn kids obese in adulthood

ObesitySept 22: Parents need to make sure that their kids get a good night's sleep, for a new study by researchers from the University of Queens land in Brisbane suggests that children who don't get enough of sleep are more likely to become obese when they grow up.

The scientists have found that lack of sleep prevented the body from producing sufficient quantities of a hormone that repressed appetite.

Isla Fisher to star in ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’

Washington, Sept 21 : Isla Fisher has signed on to star in "Confessions of a Shopaholic".

The Touchstone comedy will be directed by P.J. Hogan, and is based on the novels by Sophie Kinsella.

Kinsella is the pen name for Madeleine Wickham - a U.K.-based financial journalist.

Scripting the movie will be Tim Firth, reports the Hollywood Reporter.

The plot revolves around a compulsive shopper in Manhattan, played by Fisher, up to her neck in debt who ironically becomes a financial advice columnist.

Lou Ferrigno set for ‘Hulk’ cameo

Melbourne, Sept 18: Lou Ferrigno, who played the lead in the Incredible Hulk television series and movies, will be returning to the new movie.

According to Moviehole.net, Variety via Superhero Hype report that the part however will be a cameo.

The sequel to the 2003 movie will be directed by Louis Leterrier who directed Transporter 2, which opened at the top of the box office earlier this year, as well as the critically-acclaimed Unleashed, starring Jet Li, Morgan Freeman and Bob Hoskins.

Tri-weekly exercise sessions not enough to keep fit

Body Fitness
Sydney, Sept. 3 : A new report by consumer group Choice dismisses effectiveness of tri-weekly exercise sessions, stretching before training to warm muscles and reduce injury, and "no pain, no gain" mantra as mere misconceptions.

The group says that these are nothing more than common exercising myths propagated by eager fitness instructors or lax health groups, who have not got all the facts.

Research Shows Fatty Diets Create Fertility Problem In Obese Women

Obese WomenAustralian research workers have discovered that fatty diets damage eggs in the female internal reproductive organ (ovary) and forbids them from turning healthy fertilized eggs, a finding answers the problem why obese women are often infertile.

Laura Bush cancelled APEC Tour due to Pinched Nerve

Laura Bush
Laura Bush has canceled plans to travel with the president on a tour next month to Australia for the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, citing a pinched nerve, her press secretarial assistant enounced in a report.

The press secretary Sally McDonough also told that Mrs. Laura Bush suffered the injury while hiking earlier this year and has been going through physiotherapy.

“Her physicians have strongly advised her to not travel overseas in order to avoid potential complication and aggravation by extended long distance travel,” McDonough also said.

Karnataka Govt. To Offer Job To Haneef

Dr. Mohammed HaneefBangalore: On Sunday, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy alleged that he would meet Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who came back from Australia after being cleared of terrorism charges, and also offer him a government job.

“The offer would be made when I meet Haneef and his family at his residence,” he added.

Kumaraswamy showed gladness over the return of Haneef after being absolved of all accusations against him.

Case Against Haneef About To Unravel - Lawyer

Dr. Mohammed HaneefMelbourne: According to a top independent legal expert that the resolution of Australia’s Director of Public Prosecutions to assess the case against the apprehended Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef advised that the lawsuit was about to disintegrate

While commenting on the decision of Damian Bugg, the ex-chairman of the National Crime Authority, Peter Faris stated, “This is the end of the case against Haneef.”

Haneef’s Lawyers To Holdup His Bail Posting

Melbourne: Lawyers for Mohammed Haneef may holdup posting his bail as they plan a plea against Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews' assessment to terminate the Indian doctor's work permit.

The move will suggest the Gold Coast-based doctor, who is charged with backing up a terrorist group, will stay in police custody in Brisbane.

Magistrate Jacqui Payne settled Haneef bail yesterday on a $10,000 warranty but the Immigration minister’s resolution means he will be shifted to Sydney’s Villawood immigration detention centre once his bail is stationed.

Haneef's Wife Appeals To Manmohan For Help

Prime Minister Manmohan SinghBangalore: On Saturday, Mohammed Haneef's wife Firdaus requested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Defence Minister A K Antony to assist her ‘guiltless husband’ who has been charged with backing up a terrorist group in Australia.




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