Tag: Australia

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister meets Australian high commissioner

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Australia’s High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell AO on Thursday and apprised him about the significant work being done in the state. Adityanath told the high commissioner that in the UP Investors Summit organised in 2018, investment proposals worth Rs 4.68 lakh crore were received. “There is […]

SBI set to offer Rs 5000 crore loan to Adani coal project in Australia: Report

NEW DELHI: The State Bank of India (SBI) is set to offer a Rs 5,000-crore loan to Adani Enterprises Ltd’s Australian mining company, now renamed Bravus Mining & Resources, as per media reports. As per media reports, the loan agreement between SBI and Adani Group is nearly done and a ratification is expected from the […]

Australia to offer residence option to 10,000 Hong Kongers

SYDNEY: The Australian government says it will offer around 10,000 Hong Kong passport holders currently living in Australia a chance to apply for permanent residence once their current visas expire. Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government believes China’s imposition of a new tough national security law on the semi-autonomous territory means pro-democracy supporters may face political persecution. […]

Cyber attack shuts Australia’s biggest brewer just as pubs reopen

A ransomware attack has shut down the biggest brewer in Australia and New Zealand, cutting supplies to pubs and restaurants just as the countries emerge from coronavirus lockdown, the company said Friday. Drinks manufacturer Lion — which produces popular beer brands including XXXX Gold, Tooheys, Hahn, James Boag and Little Creatures — said the hack […]

Australia won’t be ‘intimidated’ by China economic threats

Australia warned Thursday it would not be intimidated by attempts at economic “coercion” after China threatened to undermine the multi-billion dollar flow of Chinese tourists and students to the country. Beijing has issued warnings in recent days that Chinese should avoid Australia due to concerns about racist incidents targeting ethnic Asians during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Cricket: India ready for quarantine in Australia to help tour proceed

SYDNEY: India captain Virat Kohli and his team mates would be ready to spend two weeks in quarantine in Australia if that helped the tour go ahead as planned later this year, a top official of the Indian board has said. A cash-strapped Cricket Australia (CA) is banking heavily on the series, reportedly worth A$300 […]

“You won’t be getting any votes down here, buddy. You’re an idiot,”Man to PM

MELBOURNE: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced enraged hecklers and an angry firefighter in a town ravaged by bushfires, piling pressure on the leader amid an unprecedented crisis that has killed at least 18 people. A firefighter refused to shake Morrison’s hand when he visited the town of Cobargo in New South Wales state on […]

Australia recognises West Jerusalem as capital of Israel

SYDNEY: Australia now recognises west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved. Canberra became one of just a few governments around the world to follow US President Donald Trump’s lead and recognise the contested […]

Australia takes India to WTO over sugar subsidies

NEW DELHI: Australia said on Friday that it was taking legal action against India at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over sugar subsidies, alleging that it caused a “significant downturn” in world prices and hurt Australian producers. Australia alleges that the subsidies, which have seen Indian sugar production leap from an ­average 20 million tonnes […]

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