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Stranded pilot whales are seen in Macquarie Heads, Tasmania, Australia on September 21, 2020.(Ryan Bloomfield via Reuters)

Around 270 whales stranded on sandbar off Australia’s Tasmania

Sydney | By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 03:13 PM IST
Tasmania’s Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment said the whales were stranded in three groups in shallow water at Macquarie Heads, some 200 kms (120 miles) northwest of the state capital Hobart.
Five travel enthusiasts pick that one museum they have absolutely loved
Five travel enthusiasts pick that one museum they have absolutely loved

The world’s best museums

Hindustan Times | By Lubna Salim
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 11:10 PM IST
With International Museum Day on May 18, five travel enthusiasts pick their favourites
File image of Australia cricketer Mitchell Marsh.(AP)
File image of Australia cricketer Mitchell Marsh.(AP)

‘He told me I am an idiot’: Mitchell Marsh reveals Justin Langer’s reaction following hand injury

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 05:28 PM IST
Scans confirmed the 27-year-old had fractured his right hand and he faces a race to be fit for the first test of Australia’s two-match series against Pakistan starting on Nov. 21.
File image of Mitchell Marsh(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Mitchell Marsh(Action Images via Reuters)

Punched wall, injured hand: Australia’s Mitchell Marsh involved in bizarre incident

Perth | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 09:50 AM IST
The Western Australia all-rounder, who was recalled to the Test side for the final game of the Ashes against England last month, was on his way to a big score Sunday against Tasmania when he was caught and bowled for 53.
Players were taken off the field(Screengrab)
Players were taken off the field(Screengrab)

Bizarre! Fire forces early lunch in Shield clash in Australia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondeny
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 12:09 PM IST
“Fire services are on site and have assessed the situation. Players have been allowed back into the Pavilion for lunch. Play resumed at 1.10pm local time after the lunch break,” read a statement from the WACA.
File image of David Warner(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of David Warner(Action Images via Reuters)

The Ashes 2019: David Warner celebrates in special way after comeback win - See pictures

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 01:40 PM IST
The architect of the win was Steve Smith and he walked away with the man of the match trophy for slamming centuries in both the innings.
While visiting Tasmania with his friends an Australian man came across this incredible sight.(Facebook/@Justine Latton)
While visiting Tasmania with his friends an Australian man came across this incredible sight.(Facebook/@Justine Latton)

Giant spider eats possum, people call it ‘stuff of nightmares’. See pics

By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 02:32 PM IST
While some found the snack of this arachnid to be horrifying, others were fascinated by it.
A small plane overshot its destination in Australia by almost 50 km after its pilot fell asleep in the cockpit, air safety officials said on Tuesday.(HT File Photo)
A small plane overshot its destination in Australia by almost 50 km after its pilot fell asleep in the cockpit, air safety officials said on Tuesday.(HT File Photo)

Plane in Australia misses destination after pilot falls asleep

Canberra | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 12:44 PM IST
The incident, classified as a case of “incapacitation”, is being investigated by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).
File image of Australia cricketer Matthew Wade.(Getty Images)
File image of Australia cricketer Matthew Wade.(Getty Images)

India vs Australia: Matthew Wade should be in mix for Test series - George Bailey

Brisbane | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Wade had kept wickets for Tasmania in Shield games against Western Australia and Queensland but since then has played as a batsman.
A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach.(REUTERS)
A swimmer died after a rare suspected stingray attack off an Australian beach.(REUTERS)

Swimmer killed by stingray, two mauled by sharks in Australia

Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2018 06:25 PM IST
The 42-year-old’s death came more than a decade after world-renowned “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin was killed when a stingray barb punctured his chest while he was filming on the famed Great Barrier Reef.
Police said it was too early to confirm which member of the family was the shooter, saying more forensic work was needed.(Shutterstock Image/ Representative purpose)
Police said it was too early to confirm which member of the family was the shooter, saying more forensic work was needed.(Shutterstock Image/ Representative purpose)

Grandparents, mum and kids: Three generations shot dead in Australia murder-suicide

Agence France-Presse, Sydney | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 12:16 PM IST
Mass shootings are uncommon in Australia and Friday’s was the deadliest since a 1996 massacre that left 35 dead at Port Arthur in Tasmania.
The bodies of four children and three adults were found at or near a property in Osmington near the southwestern tip of Australia.(Reuters Representative Photo)
The bodies of four children and three adults were found at or near a property in Osmington near the southwestern tip of Australia.(Reuters Representative Photo)

Australian police find 7 dead, including 4 children, with gunshot wounds

Associated Press, Canberra | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 12:46 PM IST
Australian police found seven dead people on Friday, including four children, in a rural town in the Margaret River wine-growing region
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