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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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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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Australia cites terror, Ayodhya to caution its visitors (Second Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Australia Wednesday asked its citizens to exercise a high degree of caution while travelling in India due to likely terror attacks and possible communal tension over a ... Read more...

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Be careful in India due to Ayodhya, terror attacks: Australia (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney/New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Australia Wednesday advised its citizens to exercise a high degree of caution while travelling in India due to likely terror attacks and possible communal tension over a ... Read more...

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Australia announces changed Skilled Migration program


July 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The Australian Government has announced some changes to its Skills Migration program, which it hopes will improve student inflows.The Australian High Commission in New Delhi has, however, ... Read more...

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Oz refusal of visas to Indian lawn bowls team ‘ultimate case of Indian-bashing’


June 12th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12(ANI): In an action being claimed as the "ultimate case of Indian-bashing", the Indian lawn bowls team and their trainer have been denied visa to visit Sydney, as ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign agreement to boost education ties (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Despite the attacks on its student community in Australia, India has "not prevented them" from going there, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday as ... Read more...

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Badals meet Australian high commissioner, seek security of Punjabis


January 6th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Singh Badal, who is deputy chief minister, Wednesday met Australian High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese, and ... Read more...

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Australian government bars information on Haneef


December 1st, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) Australia has refused to divulge some parts of a "potentially explosive diplomatic" cable from its high commission in New Delhi about India-born doctor Muhammad Haneef, who ... Read more...

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Australia gives Rs.10 lakh grant for Mumbai Magic Bus project


November 20th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.20 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese today presented a cheque for Rs 10,00,000 to Magic Bus for the provision of sport and personal development training to 240 underprivileged children in ... Read more...

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Australian Foreign Minister to inaugurate photography exhibition in Delhi


October 12th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra/New Delhi, Oct.12 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith will on Tuesday inaugurate a photographic exhibition titled "All of Us" in New Delhi.The exhibition, which celebrates Australia's cultural diversity is organised ... Read more...

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Australia acts tough on education agents


September 17th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Strengthening of student visa checks to stamp out fraud, upgrading interviews and restricting online access to Australia's eVisa system to fewer agents are some of the measures ... Read more...

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Australian team discusses safety of students with W.Bengal chief secretary


July 15th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 15 (ANI): An Australian Government delegation, led by Colin Walters, met with West Bengal Chief Secretary Asok M Chakrabarti on Wednesday and briefed him about Canberra's response to recent ... Read more...

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Student attacks not racial Indian journalists on funded trip say


June 28th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
A group of seven journalists from India on an Australian government funded trip have said they do not believe recent attacks on Indian students were racially motivated.The move is the latest damage ... Read more...

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Indian students in Australia slam BJP protests


June 2nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Indian students in Australia have reacted angrily to protests organized yesterday by the youth wing of India’s Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) in which effigies of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd were ... Read more...

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Australia to go ahead with its India tour


September 15th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.15 (ANI): The 15-member Australian cricket team will go ahead with its four-Test tour of India. The squad is expected to leave on Sunday as scheduled despite five bombs killing up ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia to review security situation in India


September 14th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has commissioned an urgent review of the security situation in India following the serial blasts in Delhi ahead of their tour next month.Australia were due ... Read more...

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Aussie teen shot in Vrindavan


February 3rd, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Vrindavan, Feb.3 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl from New South Wales is in a critical condition after being shot in Vrindavan.Vrindavan Police said the girl was shot at about 2 a.m. yesterday.The gunman ... Read more...

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