Articles tagged under: Australia
June 25, 2017
Ahmedabad: Australia-headquartered StayWell Hospitality Group has signed its 12th property in India in Gujarat
“We have just signed our 12 property near Ahmedabad,” StayWell Hospitality Group Managing Director in India Rohit Vig told here.
The hospitality group is looking at expansion of both brands – Park Regis and Leisure Inn in India
Talking about its just signed Ahmedabad property, Vig said, its a 150 room hotel spread across seven acres in the vicinity of an amusement park...Read More
April 10, 2017
New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today took Australian counterpart Turnbull to Akshardham temple in New Delhi. Both dignitaries were guided by Brahmvihari Swami. Both Prime Minister removed shoes while entering the main temple. They took a round of temple campus in battery operated golf cart. Both Prime Minister worshiped a murti and also had 15-minute boat ride in exhibition hall. Prime Minister Modi had in recent past took Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani to Golden temple ...Read More
April 10, 2017
New Delhi: India and Australia today inked six pacts including one aimed at boosting counter-terrorism cooperation after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull here.
The two leaders held comprehensive discussions on bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest and concern.
At a joint press event with Turnbull, Modi said they reviewed the entire gamut of ties and took many “forward looking” decisions including one on...Read More
March 17, 2017
Ahmedabad: Adani Group today hosted a high level delegation led by Ms. Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland, Australia at Mundra Port who reaffirmed Queensland government’s commitment to the $16.5 billion Carmichael mine project.
Last year, the Queensland state's department of environment and heritage protection (EHP) issued a final environmental authority (EA) for Adani's Carmichael Mine
project in the Galilee Basin. The EA application was vigorously assessed by the ...Read More
March 16, 2017
Media Statement by Spokesperson of Adani Group
We have received a letter today from Mr. Geoffrey Cousins of ACF, whose legal challenge has been dismissed by the Australian courts. We categorically reject such motivated letters of representation by a very small group of 76 misled people. The proposed mine in Australia has been cleared after rigorous assessments and strict conditions. The proposed mine is supported fully by people of regional Queensland and their elected represen...Read More
November 14, 2016
Melbourne: In a bid to promote languages other than English, Australia today announced national rollout of an online programme for pre-schoolers to learn foreign languages, including Hindi, from next year onwards.
The Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) Polyglots applications will help students and their teachers to learn new languages.
According to Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham, the government would extend the programme to offer Australian pre-schoolers the op...Read More
October 24, 2016
From Natasha Chaku
Melbourne: Adani's 21.7 billion dollar coal mine project in Australia was being targeted by a "foreign funded, highly orchestrated" group which influenced the traditional land owners and legal environmental challenges' to stop it, a new set of emails released by WikiLeaks has said.
In a series of emails, it has been disclosed that the US-based Sandler Foundation funded Australia-based environmentalist group, the Sunrise Project, which offered "Wangan and Jagalingou peopl...Read More
September 20, 2016
Ahmedabad: Abbot Point Operations Pty Ltd (APO), an Australian subsidiary of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) has entered into an agreement to acquire wnership of Abbot Point Bulkcoal Pty Ltd (APB), an Australian registered company performing the operations and maintenance activities of Abbot Point Coal Terminal in Queensland, Australia.
Under the said agreement, APO acquires 100% of shares in APB from Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited upon receiving certain ...Read More
September 19, 2016
Canberra: Australia's prestigious art gallery today returned to India two sculptures, including a third century rock carving, worth USD 840,000 bought from an illegal Indian art dealer in 2005.
Australian Arts Minister Mitch Fifield handed over a 900-year-old stone statue of Goddess Pratyangira and a third century rock carving of worshippers of the Buddha to Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma at Canberra-based National Gallery of Australia (NGA).
The ceremony was also attended by Indian High C...Read More
September 12, 2016
From Natasha Chaku
Melbourne:A team of Australian researchers has partnered with an Indian research foundation in an effort to develop a variety of salt-tolerant rice, as part of a broader project to address the issue of food security.
An agreement was signed between the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and M S Swaminathan Research Foundation in Chennai last week for a USD 2 mllion project supported by the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund.
They will conduct research on salt-tolerant r...Read More
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