Articles about Australia

Australian Open: Caruso the 'lucky loser' awarded Djokovic's place

16 Jan 2022

Australian Open: Caruso the 'lucky loser' awarded Djokovic's place

Italian player Salvatore Caruso, 29, has never reached beyond the third round of a Grand Slam event.

Australian Open: News anchors caught privately attacking Novak Djokovic

12 Jan 2022

Australian Open: News anchors caught privately attacking Novak Djokovic

One of Australia's leading television news channel is investigating a leaked video of two news anchors privately attacking tennis star Novak Djokovic.

5 stargazing destinations around the world

10 Jan 2022

5 stargazing destinations around the world

Stargazing is an adventure for many people. Watching a sky with several hues with countless stars beaming brightly is a thrill in itself.

Ashes 2021/22: Who is Australian fast bowler Scott Boland?

25 Dec 2021

Ashes 2021/22: Who is Australian fast bowler Scott Boland?

Fast bowler Scott Boland will make his Test debut for Australia in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG.

Ashes: Australia's Scott Boland handed debut; England make four changes

25 Dec 2021

Ashes: Australia's Scott Boland handed debut; England make four changes

England, on Saturday, made four changes to their playing XI for the Boxing Day Test, starting December 26.

Why did Tim Paine leave Australia's captaincy? All we know

20 Nov 2021

Why did Tim Paine leave Australia's captaincy? All we know

Tim Paine, on Friday, stepped down as Australia's Test captain with immediate effect.

T20 World Cup, Australia defeat West Indies: Records broken

06 Nov 2021

T20 World Cup, Australia defeat West Indies: Records broken

An astonishing knock by David Warner helped Australia beat the West Indies in their final league fixture of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup.

Australia accepts COVAXIN as 'recognized' vaccine for incoming travelers

01 Nov 2021

Australia accepts COVAXIN as 'recognized' vaccine for incoming travelers

Australia on Monday accepted India's indigenous vaccine, COVAXIN, as a "recognized" vaccine for the purpose of travel to the country.

Australian legend Alan Davidson passes away at 92

30 Oct 2021

Australian legend Alan Davidson passes away at 92

Australian legend Alan Davidson passed away at the age of 92 on Saturday.

T20 World Cup, Australia vs SA: Preview, stats, and more

22 Oct 2021

T20 World Cup, Australia vs SA: Preview, stats, and more

Australia and South Africa are set to lock horns in the first Super 12 encounter of the 2021 T20 World Cup.

India, Japan, Australia, US commence phase two of Malabar exercise

12 Oct 2021

India, Japan, Australia, US commence phase two of Malabar exercise

The navies of the Quad countries—India, Australia, Japan, and the United States—have commenced the second phase of the Malabar naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal.

Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

25 Sep 2021

Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

Leaders of the Quad countries, the US, India, Australia, and Japan, have denounced the use of "terrorist proxies" in South Asia, in a veiled reference to Pakistan, as they emphasized the importance of denying any support to terrorist groups which could be used to launch or plan terror attacks, including cross-border attacks.

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

21 Sep 2021

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

India and France have vowed to "act jointly" in the Indo-Pacific region, a statement from the French presidency said on Tuesday.

'That fella Down Under': Joe Biden forgets Australian PM's name

16 Sep 2021

'That fella Down Under': Joe Biden forgets Australian PM's name

Joe Biden is at it again.

India and Australia hold inaugural '2+2' talks

11 Sep 2021

India and Australia hold inaugural '2+2' talks

India and Australia on Saturday began a high-level foreign and defense ministerial dialogue aimed at further ramping up their overall defense and strategic cooperation including in the Indo-Pacific amid China's increasing military assertiveness in the region.

Chris Hemsworth birthday special: Where can you see him next

11 Aug 2021

Chris Hemsworth birthday special: Where can you see him next

The God of Thunder turns 38 today!

Bangladesh seal historic series win over Australia: Key stats

07 Aug 2021

Bangladesh seal historic series win over Australia: Key stats

Bangladesh won their first-ever bilateral series against Australia by beating them in the third T20I.

Half of Australians under lockdown again as COVID-19 cases surge

21 Jul 2021

Half of Australians under lockdown again as COVID-19 cases surge

Until recently, Australia had been praised for its strict lockdowns, lengthy border closures, and quarantine norms over COVID-19.

Clinical West Indies trounce Australia in 2nd T20I: Records broken

11 Jul 2021

Clinical West Indies trounce Australia in 2nd T20I: Records broken

West Indies claimed a 56-run victory over Australia in the second T20I at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St. Lucia.

West Indies beat Australia in 1st T20I: Records broken

10 Jul 2021

West Indies beat Australia in 1st T20I: Records broken

A clinical performance from the bowlers powered West Indies to an 18-run victory over Australia in the first T20I.

Most Australian players to be available for remaining IPL matches

01 Jul 2021

Most Australian players to be available for remaining IPL matches

The majority of Australian players are set to turn up for the remainder of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season.

Evelyn Sharma ties the knot with Australia-based surgeon Tushaan Bhindi

07 Jun 2021

Evelyn Sharma ties the knot with Australia-based surgeon Tushaan Bhindi

Actor-model Evelyn Sharma on Monday revealed she has tied the knot with Australia-based dental surgeon Tushaan Bhindi in an intimate ceremony.

Australia, New Zealand to play five T20Is each in Bangladesh

26 May 2021

Australia, New Zealand to play five T20Is each in Bangladesh

Australia are set to tour Bangladesh to compete in a five-match T20I series, later this year.

World T20 2020: India Women yet to receive prize money

24 May 2021

World T20 2020: India Women yet to receive prize money

Over a year after India Women finished as the runners-up in the T20 World Cup Down Under, they are yet to receive the prize money of $5,00,000.

India Women to tour Australia: Here's the complete schedule

20 May 2021

India Women to tour Australia: Here's the complete schedule

The Indian women's cricket team will be touring Down Under to face the Australian Women's side.

Australia resumes repatriation flights from India for stranded citizens

14 May 2021

Australia resumes repatriation flights from India for stranded citizens

The repatriation flights facilitated by the Australian government for its stranded citizens in India resumed from Friday, according to Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

Chinese scientists allegedly discussed weaponizing coronaviruses 5 years ago

10 May 2021

Chinese scientists allegedly discussed weaponizing coronaviruses 5 years ago

Scientists and public health officials in China had allegedly discussed the possibility of manipulating, weaponizing, and releasing a coronavirus-like species five years ago, Weekend Australian reported citing an official Chinese document.

Australia's COVID-19 travel ban on citizens returning from India challenged

06 May 2021

Australia's COVID-19 travel ban on citizens returning from India challenged

Australia's controversial temporary ban on citizens returning home from India was challenged in Sydney federal court on Thursday by a 73-year-old Australian, who has been stranded in Bengaluru since March last year.

Australians returning from India face five-year jail or hefty fine

01 May 2021

Australians returning from India face five-year jail or hefty fine

Threatening a five-year jail term or a hefty fine, the Australian government temporarily barred its citizens from entering the country if they happened to be in India within 14 days of their intended arrival.

Coronavirus: Australia suspends passenger flights from India till May 15

27 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Australia suspends passenger flights from India till May 15

All passenger flights originating from India and bound for Australia will remain suspended till May 15, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday.

Australia to send oxygen, ventilators and PPE to India

26 Apr 2021

Australia to send oxygen, ventilators and PPE to India

Australia will send oxygen, ventilators, and personal protective equipment to India as part of an immediate support package to the country which is battling with the latest surge of the COVID-19 cases, Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Monday.

Australia, other nations extend support to India amid COVID-19 crisis

24 Apr 2021

Australia, other nations extend support to India amid COVID-19 crisis

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday expressed solidarity with the people of India as the country struggles to battle a massive surge in COVID-19 infections.

Australia: Indian-origin truck driver gets 22-year jail for killing cops

14 Apr 2021

Australia: Indian-origin truck driver gets 22-year jail for killing cops

A 48-year-old Indian-origin drug-affected and sleep-deprived truck driver was jailed on Wednesday for 22 years for plowing his heavy vehicle into Australian police officers and killing four of them last year on Melbourne's Eastern Freeway, according to various media reports.

Australian PM speaks up amid protests against sexual violence

23 Mar 2021

Australian PM speaks up amid protests against sexual violence

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday acknowledged the rising dissatisfaction with his handling of a series of allegations about the mistreatment of women in politics.

NewsBytes Briefing: Investigation uncovers Facebook's pro ISIS move, and more

25 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Investigation uncovers Facebook's pro ISIS move, and more

Facebook banned pages belonging to the YPG (translated: People's Protection Units) at the behest of Turkey, according to a latest exposé by ProPublica.

Facebook pledges $1 billion to news industry after Australian standoff

25 Feb 2021

Facebook pledges $1 billion to news industry after Australian standoff

The Australian news media code has caused great upheaval in the social media space. After Facebook's recent shutdown of news feed in the country and quick reversal, the social media giant has pledged to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry".

NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook shows Australia its merciful side, and more

23 Feb 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook shows Australia its merciful side, and more

After successfully getting Google to capitulate and pay for news, Australia learned the hard way that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is made of sterner stuff. Facebook's Aussie news ban also wiped out critical resources involving suicide helplines and COVID-19 information channels.

Facebook reverses Australian news ban following amendments to media code

23 Feb 2021

Facebook reverses Australian news ban following amendments to media code

Facebook has walked back the uncompromising and abrupt total ban it had imposed on sharing Australian news sites. The bold move had blocked Facebook's Australian users from viewing and sharing news.

Facebook blocks Australians from viewing and sharing news content

18 Feb 2021

Facebook blocks Australians from viewing and sharing news content

Facebook has chosen to play hardball with Australian authorities by refusing to buckle under the pressure of implementing the country's contentious news media code. The social media platform has blocked its Australian users from viewing and sharing news.

Woman says she was raped in Parliament, Australian PM apologizes

16 Feb 2021

Woman says she was raped in Parliament, Australian PM apologizes

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologized to a former political adviser who said she was raped inside the Parliament building two years ago by an unnamed colleague.