Australia welcomes new ethics codes for education agents

April 27th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Australia's Acting High Commissioner to India, Lachlan Strahan, Friday applauded the new 'International Code of Ethics' for education agents.The code aims to ensure that all ... Read more...

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Violence against Indians in Oz not taken seriously: Author

January 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Incidents of violence against Indians in Australia have not been addressed seriously by that country's top administrators, says Australian author Richard Flanagan."...I do not think ... Read more...

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One in five of HIV-infected develop dementia

June 30th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) HIV can hide in the brain, concealed from the immune system and antiviral drugs, and cause dementia in the victim.The discovery unravels the link between HIV ... 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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Vince Vaughn, Wife Kyla Weber Name Their Firstborn “Locklyn”

December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world is wishing a heart felt congratulations to the new proud parents of the two day old baby Locklyn. Any guesses who her parents are? ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi to perform for Oprah’s guests

November 22nd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi is set to take the stage for 300 guests being flown out for Oprah Winfrey's Australian TV specials along with hundreds of other VIPs.The ... Read more...

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Melbourne International Film Festival To Screen Indian Films

July 24th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2010 has started on July 22, which will screen Indian films with the tag "Not Quite Bollywood'. The Australia ... Read more...

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Australia, India working together to improve the student experience

October 9th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.9 (ANI): The Australian and Indian Governments have stepped up their joint efforts to address issues affecting the 100,000 Indian students in Australia.The Joint Working Group (JWG) on Student Mobility ... Read more...

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Australian Government takes action on agents

September 17th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Canberra, Sep.17 (ANI): The Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, recently announced that Australia would strengthen student visa checks to stamp out fraud and ensure students have the ... Read more...

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Oz Government distributes 5.8 lakh rupees for two youth sports programs in India

March 31st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.31 (ANI): Through the Australian Sports Outreach Program (ASOP), Australia has distributed 5.8 lakh rupees this year to support two youth sports programs in India.Australia has provided 463,800 rupees ... Read more...

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Australia Day, 26 January 2009

January 27th, 2009 - 3:12 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Australia Day is an official national day of Australia, also know as the Anniversary Day/ Foundation Day. Annually celebrated on this day because the day commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet ... Read more...

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SMS language sparks off unusually spelt baby names trend!

March 6th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 6 (ANI): The popular SMS and email phonetic spellings have not only corrupted the English language, but have also sparked a trend of unusually spelt baby names.Most parents these days ... Read more...

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Jack, Olivia top 2007s most popular names for Victorian babies

January 2nd, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Jan 2 (ANI): It looks like Australians have quite a fixation with the names James and Olivia, for the titles have topped the popularity list for Victorian newborns in 2007, for ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s younger son set to take over News Corps Asia, Europe operations

December 7th, 2007 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , Dec 7 (ANI): Sources close to Rupert Murdoch have said that the media tycoon is all set to rope in his younger son James Murdoch to take over News Corporation's ... Read more...

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