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Assange must face court, says Jemima Khan


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must face court and answer sex crime allegations in Sweden instead of trying to avoid extradition and taking refuge inside the Ecuador ... Read more...

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Australia keen to expand trading base in India


June 1st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) Australia is trying to expand its trade and business base in India and is keen to establish people-to-people relations in the days ahead, Australian diplomats ... Read more...

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Extradite rape accused to Australia, Indian government told


May 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A court here has asked the central government to extradite an Indian national to Australia to face trial in a rape case. Jaswinder Singh Mutta ... Read more...

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Double trouble for IPL; player arrested, SRK banned from Wankhede (Second Intro Roundup)


May 18th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Double trouble hit the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) Friday with an Australian player being arrested for assault and Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan ... Read more...

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Double blow for IPL; player arrested, SRK banned from Wankhede (Intro Roundup)


May 18th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) was hit by a double blow Friday with an Australian player being arrested for assault and Bollywood star ... Read more...

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Double whammy hits IPL; player arrested, SRK banned from Wankhede (Roundup)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) was hit by a double whammy Friday with an Australian player being arrested for assault and Bollywood star ... Read more...

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DJ Fatboy Slim enthralls Gurgaon


May 6th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 6 (IANS) British Disco Jockey (DJ) Norman Quentin Cook a.k.a. Fatboy Slim's maiden performance here Saturday night turned out to be a treat for lovers of electronic ... Read more...

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No proposal for trilateral pact with India, US: Australia


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after New Delhi rejected the suggestion for a trilateral security accord, Australia Friday clarified that it has not proposed any such arrangement ... Read more...

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India-Australia institutes tie up for eye care


November 16th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) In a move to upgrade Indian eye care education, the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) Wednesday signed a pact with Brien Holden Vision Institute of ... Read more...

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Now get confirmed admission for Oz student visa


November 9th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Getting an Australian student's visa will now require a confirmed admission in a course there, the Australian high commission here said Wednesday.Changes in students' visa ... Read more...

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Australian ‘Band of Brothers’ to play in Rajasthan


October 13th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Australian classical guitar and percussion band Band of Brothers will play at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur Friday.The band, "considered one of the ... Read more...

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Faster, easier Australian visas for students


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Australia has made the visa process for international students more swift.The move, which will also benefit Indian students, was welcomed by Australian High Commissioner Peter ... Read more...

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Australia refuses visas to Pakistani wrestlers


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Australian High Commission in Islamabad has refused to grant visas to Pakistani wrestlers preparing to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Championship, officials said. The championship ... Read more...

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India can be a global solar power: Report


May 18th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India has enough land to become a major international player in the solar power sector, a report Wednesday said.The report on "Concentrating Solar Power ... Read more...

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Goddesses on bikinis: India conveys concern to Australia


May 11th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India Wednesday conveyed its "deep concern" to Australia over a prominent Australian designer using the images of Hindu goddesses on swimsuits."The Ministry of External Affairs ... Read more...

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Hindu groups condemn bikinis with images of Hindu goddess


May 8th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal Saturday condemned the prints of Hindu goddess on bikinis at a fashion show in Australia and ... Read more...

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Australia welcomes India’s decision to negotiate trade deal


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Australia Tuesday welcomed the decision of the Indian government to start negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries.The Prime Minister's Trade ... Read more...

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Australia donates Rs 350,000 to Delhi NGO Maitri


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese presented a cheque for 3.51 lakh rupees to New Delhi-based NGO Maitri.The money will be used to support Maitri's educational program where ... Read more...

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Australia funds mine clearance in Sri Lanka


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Australia has released an additional Rs.480 million for demining in Sri Lanka.The funding was released in conjunction with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance ... Read more...

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Foreign training for Kerala archives


March 18th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) AusHeritage, Australia's international cultural heritage network and Kerala's Institute for Management in Government, will Saturday collaborate on a day-long training forum for museums in Kerala.The ... Read more...

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Australia to help set up Tagore museum in Visva-Bharati


March 15th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Australia will provide technical help to set up a proposed museum on Rabindranath Tagore in Visva-Bharati Univeristy, the Australian High Commission said here Tuesday.A two-day ... Read more...

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Oz Govt.condemns murder of Indian in Sydney


March 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Australian High Commission on Monday extended its sincere condolences to the family and friends of 24-year-old Indian student Tosha Thakkar who was murdered in Sydney last ... Read more...

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Charles was called ‘pommie b*****d’ in Australia


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Prince Charles, Britain's heir to the throne, has said the floods in Australia brought back memories of the six months he spent there as a teenager, when ... Read more...

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Oz mission showcases “a riot of colour and energy” through Balgo contemporary art


December 16th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 16 (ANI): The Australian High Commission is proud to present the acclaimed exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian art, Balgo: Contemporary Australian Art from the Balgo Hills.A riot ... Read more...

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Jemima Khan offers to help WikiLeaks founder in Swedish extradition fight


December 8th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): British socialite Jemima Khan has offered to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange after he was jailed over sexual allegations originating from Sweden.Khan, who appeared in the court, offered ... Read more...

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Oz Haat Mela in Delhi to showcase India’s development


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Australia's popular NGO mela, "OzHAAT", is organizing a mela on December 4 at the Australian High Commission grounds in Chanakayapuri.The mela has a great selection of ... Read more...

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Aussies-Indian exhibition puts misperceptions of racial attacks in perspective: Envoy


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Peter N Varghese, has said that cultural ties between his country and India are improving and looking up, inspite of ... Read more...

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Australian High Commission brings social change for slum kids


November 12th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) As many as 170 children from various slums in the city gathered here Friday to celebrate their joining of colleges after the Australian High Commission funded their ... Read more...

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Peter Varghese welcomes action against Victoria police officers involved in racist e-mail


October 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese has welcomed the strong action taken by the Victoria Police in dismissing four officers following disciplinary hearings in relation to the circulation ... Read more...

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Australia will pay for damages at Games Village (Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) has regretted one of its athlete's indecent behaviour a few days back and has agreed to pay for the damage ... Read more...

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Australia slams report of vandalism by its athletes


October 15th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Australia has slammed reports in an Indian newspaper that some of its athletes staying at the Commonwealth Games Village had thrown a washing machine from an ... Read more...

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Australian Immigration Minister cautions against migration scams


October 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 8 (ANI) Australia's Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, has warned prospective migrants and visa applicants to Australia to be wary of migration scammers."It is vital that ... Read more...

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Oz sports minister launches Rs.200 mn programme for the disadvantaged


October 6th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Australian Sports Minister Mark Arbib Wednesday launched a Rs.200 million (Aus$5 million) five-year programme aimed at developing sports facilities at the grassroots for the disadvantaged in India. ... Read more...

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Oz wrestler’s action unfortunate, unacceptable, says nation’s sports minister


October 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): Australia's Sports Minister Mark Arib on Wednesday termed the obscene gesture made by wrestler Hassene Fkiri as unfortunate and unacceptable.Interacting with reporters at the Australian ... Read more...

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Australians amazed by CWG security, sports facilities


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): On the eve of the Commonwealth Games praise for the security arrangments and sports facilties are coming from the most unexpected quarters.Harelle Mcmohan, the flag bearer ... Read more...

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