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Australia says boat carrying 67 asylum seekers is missing


August 15th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A boat carrying nearly 70 asylum seekers which left Indonesia for Australia in late June has not been heard from since, Australian home affairs minister Jason Clare ... Read more...

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232 Sri Lankans held while illegally migrating


July 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained about 250 nationals who were trying to flee the country to Australia.A total of 232 Sri Lankans, including public employees ... Read more...

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Attacks on Indians in Australia down in 2011


March 15th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Racial attacks on Indians living in Australia declined in 2011 as compared to 2010 and 2009, the Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister for Overseas Indian ... Read more...

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Adani’s plan $10-bn coalmine, railroad project in Australia


February 14th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 14 (IANS) India's Adani Group has hit the Australian headlines with their $10-billion mega plan to build Queensland state's largest coalmine, a 500-km railroad, a new township and ... Read more...

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Largest-ever Australian trade mission to visit India


January 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Premier of Australia's Victoria state Ted Baillieu is all set to lead the largest-ever Australian trade mission to India in February.More than 100 leading Victorian companies, ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian breaches Australian visa rules


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia’s immigration officers are reportedly investigating US reality star Kim Kardashian after she reportedly breached her visa rules. The 32-year-old was reportedly issued with a tourist visa ... Read more...

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Australian sailor dies during India visit


October 24th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, Oct 24 (IANS) An Australian Navy sailor has died on Her Majesty's Australian Ship (HMAS) Toowoomba during a port visit to India's Mumbai city, Australian authorities said Monday.HMAS Toowoomba ... Read more...

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160 Indians attacked abroad in 2010


August 11th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) There has been a spurt in number of attacks on Indians in foreign countries in 2010 when 160 such cases were reported, of which the ... Read more...

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103 Indians died in Australian attacks: Vayalar Ravi


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As many as 103 Indians were killed or injured in attacks in Australia last year and steps have been taken to prevent such assaults, Overseas ... Read more...

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Australian authorities face $400,000 fine over Aborigine’s death


July 7th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 7 (IANS) The Western Australia state government and a private security firm are faced with a $400,000 fine for contributing to the death of an Aboriginal elder who ... Read more...

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Oz hands over Indian-origin man’s body to his wife


April 25th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The dead body of Lakhwinder Singh, the Indian-origin man who was stabbed at Rushworth in Australia on Friday, has reportedly been returned to his wife in India. ... Read more...

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Indian youth’s death in Australia ‘tragic’: Deputy Oz envoy


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Apr 23(ANI): The Deputy High Commissioner of Australia to India, Lachlan Strahan, on Saturday said that the killing of another Indian youth in Australia is a "tragic incident".Lakhwinder ... Read more...

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‘Oz teen accused of killing Indian-origin student waited till victim was ‘alone’ at home’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 15 (ANI): Australian Police have claimed that the teenager accused of murdering Indian-origin student, Tosha Thakkar, had waited to carry out the act till she was alone at home.The ... Read more...

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Cyclone Yasi Strikes Australia’s Queensland, No Casualties Reported


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Queensland was hit by a massive category 5 cyclone, Cyclone Yasi, on Thursday which caused widespread destruction in regions across the state. Although ... Read more...

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Australia is good place to live, says Haneef


December 18th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 18 (IANS) Mohamed Haneef, an Indian doctor who was falsely accused by Australian police of aiding terrorists, has said he still thinks Australia is a good place to live and ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks founder may sue Oz PM Gillard for defamation


December 7th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.7 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is reported to be considering the option of suing Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard for defamation.Gillard has accused the embattled Australian of "illegal" conduct over ... Read more...

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168 kg of heroin seized in Australia


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Australian authorities have seized 168 kg of heroin, the fifth biggest shipment of the contraband ever to be smuggled into the country, hidden inside a consignment of wooden ... Read more...

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Australia on alert after bomb packages found on US-bound cargo jets


October 30th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Townsville (Queensland, Australia), Oct. 30 (ANI): Australian authorities are on alert after American authorities intercepted two bombs meant for Jewish organizations in Chicago.The Courier Mail quoted acting Prime Minister Wayne Swan ... Read more...

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Low-salt advice based on spurious science, say experts


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists have slammed spurious science underlying advice that minimizing salt consumption lowers blood pressure, insisting it does not recognize the complex role of sodium in the body.As Australian ... Read more...

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15 more Australian cops face probe over racist emails


October 11th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) At least 15 more Australian police officers will be probed over circulation of racist and pornographic emails, including one ridiculing the death of an Indian that sparked a ... Read more...

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Oz to take action against 15 more police officers over Indian racism scam


October 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): After sacking four officers and demoting one, the Australian authorites are all set to take action against 15 more Victorian police officers after a hearing for circulating racist ... Read more...

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Oz opposition party demands more security advice for athletes at Delhi Games


September 26th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 26 (ANI): Australia's opposition party has asked the Julia Gillard Government to give athletes participating in the 2010 Commonwealth Games more advice on the security situation in New Delhi.Prime ... Read more...

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No fresh attacks on Indian students in Australia: Sibal


August 27th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) No fresh attacks on Indian students have been reported from Australia recently, parliament was informed Friday. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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Hamilton fined, told to atone for dangerous driving


August 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 24 (DPA) Australian authorities have demanded an apology from British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton after he was fined for dangerous driving while in Melbourne for this year's Australian Grand ... Read more...

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Indian hotelier under scanner for suspected immigration fraud (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) The owner of two Indian restaurants here has come under the scanner of Australian authorities after it was revealed that he allegedly accepted money to prepare fake documents ... Read more...

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Indian charged in fake documents case in Australia


July 30th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) Australian authorities are investigating a case involving two Indian restaurants, the owner of which allegedly accepted large payments to prepare fake documents for migrant workers seeking permanent residency. Arun ... Read more...

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Another Indian injured in attack in Australia


July 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An Indian student has suffered "serious" facial injuries after being thrashed by a group of people in Melbourne - the latest in a series of attacks on ... Read more...

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Facebook wants information about Australia’s registered sex offenders


June 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 13 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook wants all the information about Australia's registered sex offenders.The idea behind it is to keep pedophiles and sex predators off.And Victorian Police Minister ... Read more...

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Consular officials to meet cops over Australian woman’s rape


April 20th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) Australian authorities will Tuesday meet senior police officials in Goa to discuss investigations into the alleged rape of a 28-year-old Australian near Palolem beach. "A consular official ... Read more...

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Chinese Cargo Ship Leaves Extensive Scar On Great Barrier Reef


April 17th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez April 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese cargo ship that was grounded at the Great Barrier Reef earlier this month is said to have caused major damage to the reef. Australian ... Read more...

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UN expert expresses need of culturally adequate reforms for indigenous in Australia


March 10th, 2010 - 5:19 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – An independent United Nations expert expressed his concern for Indigenous people in Australia on Tuesday.James Anaya, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental ... Read more...

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Toddler’s death in Melbourne shocks India (Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Melbourne, March 5 (IANS) The body of a three-year-old Indian boy was found dumped by a roadside in Melbourne, Australia, triggering shock and outrage in India. New Delhi termed it ... Read more...

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India urges Australia for action on attacks Down Under (Third Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India Wednesday pressed Australia to take "effective steps" to ensure the security of Indians in that country and sought a list of authorised agents recognised ... Read more...

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India presses Australia for ‘effective action’ against attacks (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday held talks with his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith and pressed for "effective steps" by Canberra to ensure the security of Indians ... Read more...

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Australian foreign minister arriving to discuss attacks


March 1st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Assurance to India about its keenness to tackle incidents of attacks on Indian students high on his agenda, Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith arrives here Tuesday ... Read more...

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