Ton-up Kohli steers India to 267/3 against New Zealand (AFP)

Ton-up Kohli steers India to 267/3 against New Zealand (AFP)

AFPon October 8, 2016, 10:58 pm India bat first against New Zealand in 3rd Test Indore (India) (AFP) – Skipper Virat Kohli struck form with a gritty century as India ended the opening day’s play on a commanding 267 for three against New Zealand in the third and final Test in Indore on Saturday. The hosts, who elected to bat first, rode on an unbeaten 167-run partnership between Kohli (103) and Ajinkya Rahane(79) to gain control of the innings after early losses. Kohli recorded his 13th Test ton in 48…

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'There's no trust whatsoever': Two years after Michael Brown's death, little has changed

'There's no trust whatsoever': Two years after Michael Brown's death, little has changed

Posted October 09, 2016 10:26:21 Photo: Ferguson rap artist Pancho Rucker says very little has changed in two years. (ABC News: Zoe Daniel) Related Story: Maintaining the rage while keeping the peace in Charlotte Related Story: Video emerges showing US police pursuing deaf driver In Ferguson the streets are quiet and the shops and houses are neat. There’s a farmers’ market selling pastries, hot sauce and omelettes as a couple of local musicians belt out a tune. It’s far removed from those dark nights in 2014 when anger boiled over…

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Woman dies in collision on freeway

Woman dies in collision on freeway

A WOMAN has died in a fatal collision on a major highway north west of Melbourne. Police believe the female was travelling along the Western Freeway near Bacchus Marsh around 11pm on Saturday when her Holden Astra veered onto the wrong side of the road. The vehicle collided head-on with a 4WD and the woman died at the scene. The driver of the 4WD is in a serious but stable condition with his three passengers, a young boy and girl and a man in his 20s, not injured. Police are…

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Can't make it to Bathurst? You should have this at your house party

Can't make it to Bathurst? You should have this at your house party

Posted October 08, 2016 08:58:53 Photo: Rather than just watching the race, you can have a go yourself, Albany man Ben Fairhead says. (ABC Great Southern: Lisa Morrison) Related Story: Whincup takes provisional pole at Bathurst The city of Albany in Western Australia may be almost 4,000 kilometres from Bathurst in New South Wales, but Ben Fairhead will be amongst the adrenalin-racing action this Sunday. The self-confessed rev-head and gamer has hosted a Bathurst 1000 simulator party in his self-described “man cave” for the past five years. Mr Fairhead started…

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Little lender takes on big banks

Little lender takes on big banks

BANKING customers could be delivered much cheaper deals on daily banking products if a smaller home loan lender wins its battle to gain approval to roll out other offerings. Loans.com.au remains one of the fiercest lenders in the mortgage market and has snared tens of thousands of customers by delivering razor-sharp home variable interest rate deals as low as 3.39 per cent. This arguably has put the heat on rival lenders who have been forced to offer even cheaper deals. But Firstmac managing director Kim Cannon — who owns loans.com.au…

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