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The Northern Territory news Thu 27 Oct 2011

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Title

The Northern Territory news Thu 27 Oct 2011

Other title

NT news

Collection

The Northern Territory news; NewspaperNT

Date

2011-10-27

Description

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Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

Publisher name

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

Place of publication

Darwin

Use

Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/235447

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/645787

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10 NT NEWS. Thursday, October 27, 2011. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 2 7 -O C T -2 0 1 1 P A G E : 1 0 C O L O R : C M Y K NA160402/11 NEWS l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l ntnews.com.au Moira Kelly with former conjoined twins Trishna (white dress) and Krishna meet the Queen in Melbourne yesterday Picture: CRAIG BORROW (TheQueen) asked if shewas coming back. I said no, probably not Twins dazzle Queen SEPARATED twins Trishna and Krishna, who touched Australia with their amazing battle for survival, have now mesmerised the Queen. The girls guardian, Moira Kelly, said it was one of the highest honours for her and the twins to be able to meet the Queen in Melbourne. It was a very special day, Ms Kelly said. The girls were chosen to present the Queen with white posies as she left the new Royal Childrens Hospital after yesterdays official opening. Ms Kelly said she didnt know how they got so lucky to be chosen. Little Trishna, who had been practising her gorgeous ballerina curtsey, ran away after handing over her posy because I was scared and the 950-strong crowd started clapping. (The Queen) asked if she was coming back. I said no, probably not, Ms Kelly said. She said shes marvellous isnt she? Afterwards, when reliving her curtsey, little Trishna said the Queen was beautiful. Ms Kelly said Her Majesty was mesmerised, taking a great interest in the girls and asking when they were sep arated and where they were from. The previously conjoined Bangladeshi twins, who turn five in December, were separated at the hospital almost two years ago. The Queen and Prince Philips four-hour visit to Melbourne included a walkabout in Federation Square, where the thousands who greeted her had begun gathering in the early hours. Throughout the red-carpet stroll, the Queen was flanked by security men and a jovial and bemused Prince Philip followed a few paces behind, in his familiar hands clasped behind the back pose. The Federation Square crowd may have fallen short of the numbers that greeted Tour de France hero Cadel Evans, but they made up for it with heartfelt greetings. GAYDELAY A PLAN to legalise same-sex unions in Queensland has produced political blows as the opposition revealed it will not support the political stunt. Deputy Premier Andrew Fraser introduced a private members bill into parliament on Tuesday night, which would go as far as the state can go in acknowledging the relationship rights of gay and lesbian couples. Labor MPs will be allowed a conscience vote on the issue but Liberal National Party (LNP) MPs will have to follow party lines. MUMCHARGED A MOTHER has been charged with manslaughter after the death of her daughter, whom police allege was left alone in a hot car in Sydneys west. Police say they were called by staff at Toongabbie Medical Centre yesterday where the 22-month-old toddler had been brought in by hermother. It is believed the girl had been dead for some time. TEEN CHOKES INGAME THE parents of a Gold Coast teenager who died while playing a choking game have spoken out in a bid to warn others of the dangerous craze. Francois Corthals said she had not even heard of the trend, known as the choking game or the fainting game, until her 15-year-old daughter Abigail accidentally killed herself while playing it earlier this month.