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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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Chinese student held with 59 iPads


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) A Chinese student was arrested after he tried to smuggle 59 iPads into Shanghai from Australia, on the same day the company put its new tablet ... Read more...

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Australia dismisses loss of overseas student as ‘good thing’


March 9th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Unfazed by a massive drop of A$3bn in the revenue from international students in the last one year, Australian Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans has even ... 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 states for vocational student visa changes


October 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 10 (IANS) Irked by the relaxation of visa rules just for university students, governments of the two largest Australian states New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria are now ... Read more...

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Universities reel as Indian students ditch Australia


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Australian universities and vocational training providers are in serious worry mode. More dismal international student enrolment figures are coming out, with the number of Indians in ... Read more...

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Gillard did nothing on attacks on Indians: WikiLeaks


March 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Julia Gillard, then the deputy prime minister of Australia, visited India in 2009 after a series of attacks on Indian students in the country, but ... Read more...

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Indian student murder: Govt. should take firm action, says BJP


March 14th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Condemning last week's murder of a female Indian student in Australia, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Monday said the incident has created ... Read more...

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India asks Australia to revisit its uranium supply policy


January 18th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): As External Affairs Minister S M Krishna embarks on his two-day visit to Australia beginning tomorrow, New Delhi expects that Canberra should re look into its ... Read more...

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Australia revamps skilled migration test


November 11th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) Australia has drastically changed its skilled migration test to favour potential migrants with higher skills, experience and better command over the English language, Immigration Minister ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebs to ring in Diwali with family, friends


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and Karan Johar are all set to light up Diwali this Friday with loved ones.Here is what some ... Read more...

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60-70 percent drop in Indian students in 2010: Australian envoy


August 28th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) The number of Indian students going for studies to Australia would see a sharp drop this year for various reasons, Australian High Commissioner Peter N. Varghese said Saturday. "We ... 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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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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Student visa policy not being changed: Australia


June 30th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Australia Wednesday said it is not changing its student visa policy and there are no plans to cap the number of foreign students studying in the country. ... Read more...

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Oz crackdown on ‘dodgy’ colleges can hurt Indian students’ interests


June 28th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 28 (ANI): Australian Universities have called for justice for overseas students including Indians, caught up in the government's crackdown on dodgy colleges.Indian students comprise the second largest group of ... Read more...

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Australia shuts the door on cooks, hairdressers


May 17th, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 17 (DPA) Passing a course in cooking or hairdressing will not deliver permanent residency in Australia after the government Monday took the scissors to its skills-shortage list. Cooks and hairdressers accounted ... Read more...

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India, Australia negotiating social security agreement


March 4th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India and Australia are negotiating a social security agreement to be finalised "at the earliest" which will spare workers from double payment of social security contributions. ... Read more...

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Australian institute studying attacks on Indians: Minister


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Australian Institute of Criminology is studying the recent attacks on Indian students there and will come up with an exhaustive report soon to help the government ... Read more...

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India will not take attack on its students in Australia lightly: Krishna


February 25th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday said India will not take attack on its students in Australia lightly."Let there be no doubt that we take the ... Read more...

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Teenager may have seen Indian’s murder: Australian police


February 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) A teenager may be a key witness in the murder of Indian Nitin Garg here as he saw a number of men fighting in a park where Garg ... Read more...

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Australia wants more students from India: Envoy


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner Peter Verghese Monday said that despite the recent incidents of violence, his country wanted more students from India, particularly from Punjab. Coming to the state capital ... Read more...

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New website launched for Indian alumni, students in Australia


February 18th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): A new networking website has been launched for Indian alumni and students in Australia - www.MyOzNetwork.com.This is another initiative supported by the Australian Government to enhance ... Read more...

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Australia is not a racist country, Lee tells Indian media


February 7th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI): Though the Indian media has gone to town describing Australia as a country where racism, especially against the Asian minority thrives, the continent's pin-up boy - Brett Lee ... Read more...

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Australian police say Indian lied about petrol attack


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (DPA) Australian police allege a man of Indian descent who claimed he was doused in petrol and set alight last month was not the victim of a racist attack ... Read more...

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Why are Indians singled out? Krishna asks Australia (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said that Indian students are being singled out in Australia and asked Canberra to do "some introspection" to check such violence ... Read more...

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Fellow Indians held in Australia over gruesome slaying


January 29th, 2010 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 29 (DPA) An Indian couple was scheduled to appear Friday in a Sydney court over the death of fellow fruit-picker Ranjodh Singh in a case that has helped stoke tension ... Read more...

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Dismayed by attacks, Krishna meets Smith second time (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi Jan 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday met his Australian counterpart Stephen Smith for the second time in 24 hours to express concern over mounting attacks on Indian ... Read more...

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Australian state starts support service for foreign students


January 28th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 28 (IANS) A new 24-hour support and welfare service that will "make a real difference" for international students studying in Australia's Victoria state has been started, Premier John Brumby said ... Read more...

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See Indian attacks in context: Australian PM


January 21st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Thursday said attacks on Indians should be seen in context of "the broader incidences of violence to students of other ethnic backgrounds, ... Read more...

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Jaspal Bhatti does a take on racial attacks in Australia


January 18th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) With racial attacks on Indian students in Australia turning ugly, a take on the issue by popular social satirist Jaspal Bhatti is a much-desired antidote to soothe hard ... Read more...

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Indian origin MP urges New Zealand to distance itself from Oz over students safety


January 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): An Indian origin New Zealand MP has asked his government to distance itself from Australia or risk losing students from India.Last year, 8200 students from India came to ... Read more...

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Indian man set on fire in Melbourne


January 9th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 9 (IANS) An Indian man was allegedly attacked and set on fire by four men while he was parking his car in the northwestern part of the city in the ... Read more...

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Sharp fall in Indians keen to study in Australia: report


January 7th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 7 (IANS) There has been a sharp fall in the number of Indians applying for visas to study in Australia, a media report Thursday said. The development comes following a ... Read more...

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After attacks, number of Indian students may drop: Australian envoy


January 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The number of Indian students to Australia may decline in the coming year due to attacks on them in the past few months, Australian High Commissioner to ... Read more...

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