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From college dropout to owner of million-dollar firm: How Sanjith Konda become 'chaiwala' in Melbourne
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From college dropout to owner of million-dollar firm: How Sanjith Konda become 'chaiwala' in Melbourne

After dropping out of college, Sanjith Konda, who has been fascinated by tea since childhood, conceived the idea of Dropout Chaiwala, which has grown into a million-dollar company in less than a year

India-Australia trade pact will boost bilateral trade to $100 billion by 2030, says Piyush Goyal in Melbourne
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India-Australia trade pact will boost bilateral trade to $100 billion by 2030, says Piyush Goyal in Melbourne

Bilateral trade between India and Australia is expected to grow at a much faster rate than earlier estimated, said Piyush Goyal while addressing the University of Melbourne

Australian Open 2022 LIVE Streaming: When and where to watch Ashleigh Barty vs Danielle Collins match online
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Australian Open 2022 LIVE Streaming: When and where to watch Ashleigh Barty vs Danielle Collins match online

Here’s all you need to know about when and where to watch women’s singles final

Big Bash League 2021-22: Perth Scorchers crush Sydney Sixers to clinch record fourth title
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Big Bash League 2021-22: Perth Scorchers crush Sydney Sixers to clinch record fourth title

It was revenge for the Scorchers who were beaten by their arch-rivals in the decider last season.

Australian Open 2022: Auger-Aliassime ready to take on world's best after blockbuster clash against Medvedev
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Australian Open 2022: Auger-Aliassime ready to take on world's best after blockbuster clash against Medvedev

Auger-Aliassime produced high-quality tennis, troubling Medvedev with his powerful forehand and serve among his 64 winners, often leaving the Russian flustered and scrambling to stay in the fight.

Australian Open 2022: Daniil Medvedev enjoys Melbourne love-in to reach last 16
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Australian Open 2022: Daniil Medvedev enjoys Melbourne love-in to reach last 16

The atmosphere was considerably more friendly than it was during Medvedev's high-octane win over home favourite Nick Kyrgios two days ago at Rod Laver Arena, when he was critical of sections of the raucous crowd booing him in between serves

Australian Open 2022: Crowds capped at 50 per cent as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
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Australian Open 2022: Crowds capped at 50 per cent as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Face masks will also be mandatory at the opening Grand Slam of the year, which starts on Monday, except when eating or drinking, and spectators must socially distance while indoors.

Test series win in Australia last year one of the greatest in Indian cricket history: Sunil Gavaskar
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Test series win in Australia last year one of the greatest in Indian cricket history: Sunil Gavaskar

India defeated Australia 2-1 in a closely-fought four-Test rubber winning in Melbourne and then breaching fortress Gabba in Brisbane last year after Australia had outplayed the visitors in the Day-Night Test at Adelaide.

Anti-vaccine groups co-opt Novak Djokovic's visa fight
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Anti-vaccine groups co-opt Novak Djokovic's visa fight

The men's world number one tennis player, who had long declined to reveal his Covid vaccination status before court documents showed he had not been immunised, won a stunning victory over the Australian government on Monday to overturn the cancellation of his visa.

Cricket Australia set to relocate COVID-affected Big Bash League to Melbourne
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Cricket Australia set to relocate COVID-affected Big Bash League to Melbourne

The BBL has witnessed an unprecedented COVID outbreak with numerous positive cases being reported across eight franchises, forcing postponement and last minute rescheduling of matches.

As Novak Djokovic's entry into Australia is denied, here's a look at the country's strict COVID-19 restrictions
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As Novak Djokovic's entry into Australia is denied, here's a look at the country's strict COVID-19 restrictions

The Serbian Tennis star's chance to play for a 10th Australian Open title has been thrown into limbo after the country cancelled his entry visa after a public outcry over his 'medical exemption'

Summer Set tournament 2022: Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Melbourne event with asthma
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Summer Set tournament 2022: Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Melbourne event with asthma

Kyrgios's Australian Open plans were derailed Tuesday when he withdrew from the Melbourne Summer Set tournament, saying he was unwell but had been cleared of having COVID-19.

Multiple COVID-19 outbreaks hit Australian domestic cricket leagues
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Multiple COVID-19 outbreaks hit Australian domestic cricket leagues

Both the men's and women's domestic games were hit hard and Cricket Australia (CA) was forced to make many late schedule changes.

Australian Open: Nine-time champ Djokovic a doubt for tournament after vaccine decision
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Australian Open: Nine-time champ Djokovic a doubt for tournament after vaccine decision

Djokovic has repeatedly refused to disclose his vaccination status and intimated he would not play if the vaccine ruling was enforced

Gandhi statue vandalised in Australia; Prime Minister Scott Morrison terms it 'disgraceful'
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Gandhi statue vandalised in Australia; Prime Minister Scott Morrison terms it 'disgraceful'

Prime Minister Morrison had unveiled the statue at the Australian Indian Community Centre in Rowville on Friday as part of a celebration of 75 years of India's Independence

Unvaccinated players welcome at Australian Open, suggests leaked WTA email
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Unvaccinated players welcome at Australian Open, suggests leaked WTA email

The email to players from the women's governing body was leaked and contradicts officials earlier statements implying unvaccinated players would not be granted visas.

Boxing Day Ashes Test could see 80,000 crowd at MCG as Covid rules ease
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Boxing Day Ashes Test could see 80,000 crowd at MCG as Covid rules ease

The five-Test Ashes series will start in Brisbane on 8 December before moving to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and ending in Perth.

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Australia's Melbourne; no injuries reported
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5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Australia's Melbourne; no injuries reported

Earthquakes are quite rare in Australia's populated southeast. Notably, this earthquake was the biggest one to strike Australia since a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck closer to the northwest coastal town of Broome in 2019.

Australia optimistic Ashes will go ahead as planned despite COVID-19 concerns
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Australia optimistic Ashes will go ahead as planned despite COVID-19 concerns

While Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth are largely virus-free and fans are allowed into venues, Sydney and Melbourne are both in lockdown battling outbreaks of the Delta variant with case numbers and deaths rising.