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02 Apr 2022


'Watershed moment': PM Modi after signing trade pact with Australia

India and Australia on Saturday inked the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement or 'IndAus ECTA' in a virtual ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

21 Mar 2022


Australia returns 29 Indian artifacts ahead of Modi-Morrison bilateral meet

Australia on Monday returned 29 antiquities to India ahead of a virtual meeting between PM Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

28 Jan 2022


Australian PM pledges $703M more to protect Great Barrier Reef

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged an additional AUD 1 billion ($703M) to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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.

22 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi leaves for US; will meet Biden, address UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for his visit to the United States this morning, where he is scheduled to hold several bilateral meetings and address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

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.

21 Jul 2021


Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

Brisbane was picked on Wednesday to host the 2032 Olympics, the inevitable winner of a one-city race steered by the IOC to avoid rival bids.

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.

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.

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.

05 Mar 2021

Joe Biden

Biden to attend first meeting of Quad leaders this month

The leaders of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue or Quad will reportedly hold their first summit virtually this month.

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.

01 Feb 2021


Australia calls Google's bluff; Microsoft offers Bing as replacement

Last month, Google had threatened to disable its flagship search engine in Australia to coerce the government from passing a controversial new law forcing Google to pay local media outlets for sharing their news content.

22 Jan 2021


Google threatens to disable Search in Australia; Facebook follows suit

Google has threatened to disable its search engine in Australia in an attempt to stop the government from passing a law that will force it to pay local media outlets for sharing their news content.

30 Nov 2020


Australia demands apology from China for sharing 'repugnant' fake image

Australia has demanded an apology from China after a government account posted a distorted image depicting an Australian soldier killing an Afghan child.

07 Sep 2020


Coronavirus: Australia leads race toward getting vaccinated, signs important deals

Australians might be the first ones to get protection from coronavirus, thanks to two deals that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has inked with those developing the vaccines.

19 Aug 2020


Australia secures 'promising' COVID-19 vaccine, will offer it for free

In a bid to exit the COVID-19 pandemic for good, Australia has secured access to a "promising vaccine."

19 Jun 2020


Australia hit by 'sophisticated' cyber-attacks. Is China to be blamed?

In a worrisome development, the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has revealed that all levels of the government as well as its private sector, including businesses providing essential services, are facing sophisticated state-sponsored cyber attacks.

Australia could stage India Test series in presence of spectators

The upcoming Test series between India and Australia could be held in the presence of spectators.

04 Jun 2020


Modi-Morrison virtual summit: India and Australia sign key defense pact

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison held a virtual summit—Modi's first "bilateral" online summit with a foreign leader.

Australian PM carries water during cricket match: Details here

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was seen carrying water for the players during a cricket match on Thursday.

29 Jun 2019


'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral

At the two-day G20 Summit in Japan, global leaders displayed their friendship towards each other.

15 Mar 2019


New Zealand: Australian-born shooter opened fire at mosques, 40 killed

40 people died and 20 got injured after gunmen attacked two mosques in Christchurch area of New Zealand, the country's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed.

27 Jan 2019


Print 'beef-free' notes: Hindu organization requests Australia's Central Bank

A Hindu organization recently requested the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to print 'beef-free' currency because using beef for currency notes hurts the Hindu sentiments.

03 Jan 2019

Virat Kohli

Anushka beware! Australia's Sports Minister has crush on Virat Kohli

There is no doubt that Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli is one of the most charming cricketers in the world.

22 Nov 2018


President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Sydney (Australia) and said his powerful message of non-violence and peaceful coexistence is relevant in these times of strife.

22 Nov 2018


India, Australia ink 5 pacts as Kovind meets PM Morrison

India and Australia signed five agreements today to boost investments and enhance cooperation in key sectors like disability, agricultural research and education as President Ram Nath Kovind met Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, in Sydney, capital of New South Wales.

24 Aug 2018


Malcolm Turnbull ousted, Scott Morrison becomes Australia's Prime Minister

Facing an infighting from the conservative section of his own party, Malcolm Turnbull was ousted from his position as Australia's Prime Minister, and Scott Morrison became his successor.

23 Aug 2018


Parliament halted, PM facing revolt: Here's what's happening in Australia

The Australian politics is facing a major crisis with the Parliament being adjourned for two weeks, and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull facing a leadership battle.

15 Apr 2018


Violent bushfire burns through Southwest Sydney

A volatile bushfire has burnt 2,500 hectares and damaged properties in Southwest Sydney, reported Australia's Rural Fire Service (RFS).