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Tech-savvy Modi chats live on net


August 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, an avid tweeter with almost 900,000 followers on the social networking site, Friday went a step further - becoming the ... Read more...

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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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Boat with 200 asylum seekers capsizes off Australia


June 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) A boat carrying around 200 asylum seekers capsized Thursday in Indonesian waters off Australia's Christmas Island, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The boat capsized about ... Read more...

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Indian students will be safe, Aussie PM says


June 20th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) Australia has assured India that it has taken steps to ensure that Indian students do not face any problems while studying in Australia.Australian ... Read more...

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India’s GVK joins raging Australian debate on foreign workers


May 29th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 29 (IANS) Hours after winning the nod for one of the largest coal mining projects in Australia, India's GVK Group has joined the raging debate on using foreign ... Read more...

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Australia to give $200 mn aid to Pakistan


May 21st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago/Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Australia will provide over $200 million in financial assistance to Pakistan over the next three years under the Australia-Pakistan Development Partnership Programme.It was revealed during a ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to get Australian uranium: Envoy


May 18th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan is not eligible to buy uranium from Australia, outgoing High Commissioner Tim George has said."India has an exemption from the Nuclear Suppliers Group, which does ... Read more...

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Australia aims to be the food bowl of Asia


May 4th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) After firming its position as one of the largest suppliers of mining resources to the Asian economic powerhouses like China and India, Australia now aims to ... Read more...

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Australia spells out Afghanistan exit plan


April 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an early withdrawal of Australian troops from Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after the 18-hour terror siege of Kabul ended.Giving the ... Read more...

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Gillard urges students to be careful on internet


April 5th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has urged students to be careful on the internet following an incident in which some schoolgirls uploaded a sex-prank videoclip.Urging schoolchildren ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange to run for Australian senate


March 17th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will run for a seat in the Australian Senate in eletions due next year despite being detained in Britain, the organization ... Read more...

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Bob Carr named new Australian foreign minister


March 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has named Bob Carr as the country's new foreign minister.Carr, a former premier of New South Wales, is a prolific writer ... Read more...

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Bob Carr is Australia’s new foreign minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, March 2 (IANS) Former New South Wales Premier Bob Carr will join the Senate and become Australia's new foreign affairs minister, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said here Friday.This ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd to challenge leadership


February 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Australian foreign minister Kevin Rudd Friday announced he has decided to stand against Prime Minister Julia Gillard in Monday's Labor Party leadership ballot.Rudd made ... Read more...

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Australia’s foreign minister quits


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 22 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday made a sudden announcement to resign from his job.Rudd's decision comes amid leadership tensions within the Labor Party as ... Read more...

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Julia Gillard’s shoe held for ransom by protestors


January 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been given a week’s ultimatum to collect her shoes or it will be sold on eBay. The Aborigine tribe in Australia ... Read more...

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Julia Gillard saved from attack on Australia Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard had to be whisked away when an angry aborigine mob rushed on her on Australia Day. She was at an awards ceremony ... Read more...

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Australian PM rescued by riot police during protest


January 26th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott were trapped in a building Thursday in the capital Canberra during a violent protest and ... Read more...

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Geoffrey Rush named Australian of the Year


January 26th, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Actor Geoffrey Rush has received the coveted Australian of the Year trophy from the country's prime minister.The "King's Speech" actor, who was the first Australian-born actor ... Read more...

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No Australian uranium for Pakistan: Gillard (Interview)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reiterated that Australia will not agree to export uranium to Pakistan, which is imploring Canberra to make a similar policy change ... Read more...

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India lose Sehwag early, trail Australia by 415 (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India lost opening batsman Virender Sehwag early and were 53 for one in the second innings, trailing Australia by 415 runs, at tea on the ... Read more...

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Australians experience hottest new year since 1900


January 4th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australians have been asked to heed safety advice from authorities as much of the country swelters through what is already shaping up to be a record-breaking ... Read more...

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Australian teen gets 13-year jail for killing Indian student


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) A teenager in Australia was sentenced to 13 years in prison Thursday for stabbing to death an Indian student here last year.Nitin Garg died of his ... Read more...

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India will need 5,057 tonnes of uranium in 12th Plan (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India would require an estimated 5,057 tonnes of uranium during the 12th Five Year Plan period from 2012-2017, union Minister V. Narayanasamy said Wednesday.This ... Read more...

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India will need 5,057 tonnes uranium in 12th Plan


December 21st, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India would require an estimated 5,057 tonnes of uranium during the Twelfth Five Year Plan period from 2012-2017, union minister V. Narayanasamy said Wednesday.This ... Read more...

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A Britsh queen stops Australia from being great: Former PM


December 17th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II is stopping Australia from becoming a great country, former Australian prime minister Paul Keating has said."The fact is that Australia can only be ... Read more...

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Ankle scare for Ishant as Indians toil hard


December 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma could bowl just 5.3 overs as the Indians had a hard day on field on the first day of their first practice ... Read more...

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China jails Australian Matthew Ng for 13 years


December 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Australian government says the country have registered their strong interest in following the case of Matthew Ng to the Chinese government. Ng, the former CEO ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants equal treatment from Australia on uranium


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 5 (IANS) If Australia sells uranium to India, it should sell to Pakistan as well, Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Malik Abdullah here told ABC Radio Monday.On Sunday, ... Read more...

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India welcomes Australian Labor Party move on uranium sale


December 4th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India Sunday welcomed the move of Australia's ruling Labor Party to remove a ban on uranium exports to this country, saying that bilateral cooperation ... Read more...

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Australian ruling party votes for uranium sale to India


December 4th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney/Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Australia's ruling Labor Party representatives have passed a motion to remove a ban on uranium exports to India after a passionate debate on the issue that ... Read more...

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Australian ex-PM supports move for uranium sale to India


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister John Howard Saturday supported the move by his country's governent to lift ban on sale of uranium to India, and ... Read more...

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PM returns home from Bali and Singapore


November 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh landed here Sunday night after a hectic four-day visit to Bali and Singapore.The prime minister, who did not address the ... Read more...

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PM and Gillard meet, discuss sale of uranium (Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard met here Saturday for a brief interaction to take forward discussions on selling ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Gillard, discusses uranium issue


November 19th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard met here Saturday for a brief interaction to take forward discussions on selling ... Read more...

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