Articles tagged under: Australia

Australian Broadcaster crew caught capturing video of sensitive parts of border district Kutch without permission

August 29, 2017
Australian Broadcaster crew caught capturing video of sensitive parts of border district Kutch without permission

Bhuj: Video shooting without permission by Australian News Broadcast Corporation(ABC News) team was stopped and 16 GB video footage was deleted from their equipment in Kutch district of Gujarat. It is learnt that ABC team was capturing video at Bharadi Dhunva place which is located between coastal towns Mandvi and Mundra in border district Kutch. They had not any required permission to do so. Two of the crew members were Australian while one from Delhi. Primary motive of this shooting wa...Read More

Australia based hospitality group to open a new luxury hotel in Ahmedabad

June 25, 2017
Australia based hospitality group to open a new luxury hotel in Ahmedabad

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

PM Modi visits Akshardham in Delhi with Australian counterpart

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

India – Australia sign 6 pacts during PM Turnbull’s India visit

April 10, 2017
India – Australia sign 6 pacts during PM Turnbull’s India visit

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

Queensland Premier visits Mundra, reaffirms commitment to Adani’s mine project

March 17, 2017
Queensland Premier visits Mundra, reaffirms commitment to Adani’s mine project

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

Statement of Adani group on letter from environmentalist Geoffrey Cousins and supporters

March 16, 2017
Statement of Adani group on letter from environmentalist Geoffrey Cousins and supporters

Mumbai: 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

Hindi to be part of foreign languages for Australia pre-schoolers

November 14, 2016
Hindi to be part of foreign languages for Australia pre-schoolers

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

Foreign funded group wants to stop Adani project in Aus: WikiLeaks report reveals

October 24, 2016
Foreign funded group wants to stop Adani project in Aus: WikiLeaks report reveals

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

Adani Ports and SEZ to acquire a company conducting ports operations in Australia

September 20, 2016
Adani Ports and SEZ  to acquire a company conducting ports operations in Australia

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

Australian gallery returns two sculptures to India

September 19, 2016
Australian gallery returns two sculptures to India

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

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