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The predictions for soaring temperatures prompted the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) to say demand may exceed supply in New South Wales on Sunday afternoon.(AP)

Severe fire danger for Australia as temperatures smash records

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 06:29 AM IST
Sydney CBD surpassed 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) on Saturday while swathes of western New South Wales, South Australia and northern Victoria baked through even higher temperatures nearing 45 degrees.
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Tables stand vacant in a nearly empty pedestrian mall in Adelaide, Australia.(AP)
Tables stand vacant in a nearly empty pedestrian mall in Adelaide, Australia.(AP)

One man’s ‘lie’ led to harsh lockdown in South Australia

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Sydney
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 01:02 AM IST
Asked what punishment the individual might face, Police Commissioner Grant Stevens said there was “no penalty” for lying to tracers under the current law, though that would likely be reviewed.
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A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval.(Getty Images)
A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval.(Getty Images)

Lockdown in South Australia provides best chance for CA to host 1st Test: Public Health Officer

By Press Trust of India | Adelaide
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 11:25 AM IST
South Australia has closed its borders after a sudden surge in COVID-19 positive cases, which stand at an overall 551 right now, and cricketers, including Test skipper Tim Paine, have been airlifted to New South Wales.
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Tables stand vacant in a nearly empty pedestrian mall in Adelaide, Australia on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Tables stand vacant in a nearly empty pedestrian mall in Adelaide, Australia on Thursday.(AP Photo)

In one of world’s toughest lockdown in South Australia, only one family member allowed to leave home

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 07:43 AM IST
Victoria is proof that hard lockdowns do work. The state, which saw a daily peak of around 700 infections in August, has now gone 20 days without new cases.
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The Adelaide Oval(HT Archives)
The Adelaide Oval(HT Archives)

India vs Australia: CA committed to host day-night Test in Adelaide

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 03:30 PM IST
The Cricket Australia remain determined to host the day-night Test as planned. On Tuesday, the governing body issued a statement and assured that they are monitoring the situation in South Australia
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Australia Test captain Tim Paine (L) and Marnus Labuschagne (R)(Twitter)
Australia Test captain Tim Paine (L) and Marnus Labuschagne (R)(Twitter)

Paine, Labuschagne, others airlifted to NSW after COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 05:31 PM IST
A cluster of COVID-19 cases in Adelaide prompted other states like Western Australia and the Northern Territory to close their borders with South Australia
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The two-and-half-feet statue, weighing 100 kg, would be installed at the Kulasekaramudayar-Aramvalarth Nayagi temple in Tirunelveli district for public worship after completing the necessary procedures.(HT PHOTO)
The two-and-half-feet statue, weighing 100 kg, would be installed at the Kulasekaramudayar-Aramvalarth Nayagi temple in Tirunelveli district for public worship after completing the necessary procedures.(HT PHOTO)

Stolen from Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli, Nataraja idol retrieved from Australia after 37 years

By MC Rajan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 11:37 PM IST
The ancient idol was among three idols stolen from the Kulasekaramudayar-Aramvalarth Nayagi temple at Kallidaikurichi in Tirunelveli district in 1982. In 1984, the district police had closed the case on the ground that they could not be traced.
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File image of Steve Smith(Getty Images)
File image of Steve Smith(Getty Images)

Was Steve Smith reminded of Phillip Hughes after being hit by Jofra Archer?

By Indo Asian News Service | Leeds
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:04 PM IST
On Day Four of the Lord’s Test, Smith retired hurt on 80 after being hit on the neck by a 92.4 mph delivery from Archer.
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A trainee pilot flew unconscious for about 40 minutes through controlled airspace above Adelaide airport in Australia.(Representative image (HT File))
A trainee pilot flew unconscious for about 40 minutes through controlled airspace above Adelaide airport in Australia.(Representative image (HT File))

Trainee pilot flies plane unconscious for 40 minutes in Australia

By Indo Asian News Service | Canberra
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 06:49 PM IST
A trainee pilot who without much sleep the night before the flight and had only consumed a chocolate bar, an energy drink and some water, flew a solo ride unconscious for 40 minutes.
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File image of Australia's head coach Justin Langer.
File image of Australia's head coach Justin Langer.

Langer confirms Finch, Head Test debuts against Pakistan

By Reuters | Dubai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2018 01:05 PM IST
Both players scored half-centuries in Australia’s drawn tour match against a Pakistan ‘A’ side, convincing Langer to award them their first caps in the five-day format.
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