Tag: Australia

AUSINDEX: India, Australia begin 5-day naval exercise

New Delhi, India and Australia on Monday began a five-day mega naval wargame with an aim to strengthen joint capabilities in support of a stable...

Japan and Australia share China concerns, raise defence ties

Foreign and defence ministers from Japan and Australia agreed on Wednesday to strengthen their security ties as China becomes more assertive in pressing its claims...

Australia’s COVID-19 hotspot logs four new local cases

Australia’s second most populous state Victoria on Sunday reported two new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, with the low number raising hopes that a hard lockdown...

Masks, social restrictions return to Australia’s Melbourne after fresh outbreak

Australia’s second largest city Melbourne reinstated COVID-19 restrictions on Tuesday as authorities scrambled to find the missing link in a fresh outbreak, prompting New Zealand...

Australia mouse plague: Millions of mice are swarming NSW towns. Now, there’s a plan to end the plague with poison

For months, mice have ravaged fields and infested homes in eastern Australia, from the Victoria border in the south all the way to the country’s...

Leave Rishabh Pant alone: Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma doesn’t see the upcoming five-match T20I series against England as rehearsal for the T20 World Cup later in the year. For him, it’s...

Australia eyes closer economic ties with India after trade row with China

Australia, which is emerging as a key partner of India in the Indo-Pacific region, is keen to expand its partnership beyond security and defence and...

Australian Attorney General Christian Porter comes forward to deny historical rape allegation

Speaking at a press conference in Perth Wednesday, Porter strongly denied the allegations made against him. “Nothing in the allegations that have been printed ever...

Boeing to base United States Air Force prototype on Australian pilotless combat jet

Boeing Co will use a pilotless, fighter-like jet developed in Australia as the basis for its U.S. Air Force Skyborg prototype, an executive at the...

Law approved for Google and Facebook to pay the press for their content in Australia

The country sets a precedent for others to follow suit, forcing tech giants to pay media companies for using their content on the Google News...

India should bring in legislation that mandates news media aggregators to share revenue with creators

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to discuss the world, the weather, the Quad alliance that includes the two...

What we can learn from the Facebook-Australia news debacle

Democracies around the world are all mired in one crisis or another, which is why measures of their health are trending in the wrong direction....

Australia takes cue from India in pushing back against BRI

NEW DELHI: Australia has taken a cue from India, its key Indo-Pacific partner, and is all set to distance itself within weeks from China‘s mega...

Virat Kohli returns as captain but it’s not the same team

On Friday, February 5, Virat Kohli will pat Ajinkya Rahane’s back for a ‘job well done and exceeding expectations’ in Australia and re-assume the captaincy...

Western Australia lockdown: Single Covid case leads to lockdown in Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South West regions

The Perth metropolitan area and the Peel and South West regions of the Australian state are now under “full lockdown,” Premier Mark McGowan announced Sunday,...

Fifty years, not out: Glory at the Gabba can be traced to the coming of age of Indian cricket in 1971

What is Indian cricket’s coming-of-age moment? 1983 would be up there — colour television had just arrived in urban India; we saw Kapil Dev lift...

Global sugar binge surprises even the world’s top traders

By Marvin G. Perez, Manisha Jha and Fabiana Batista Even with restaurants, cinemas and stadiums shut, people kept binging on sugar. A home-baking frenzy, stimulus...

Dispute over news: Google threatens to shut down search engine in Australia

In Australia, Google and Facebook have been fighting with the government for some time over proposed legislation that could mean payments from the two tech giants to...

Still want to lead Australia, making WTC final still achievable: Paine

Brisbane: After stumbling to a 2-1 series loss against India, Australia skipper Tim Paine on Tuesday said that he still wants to lead the side...

Border-Gavaskar trophy: Magnificent Rishabh Pant powers team to series win after Gill-Pujara show

An Indian cricket team saddled with broken bones and battered bodies showed a never-seen-before zeal to retain the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy with a historic three-wicket...

LIVE News Updates: US, UK, Australia, Canada jointly condemn mass arrests of politicians in Hong Kong

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Chilla & Ghazipur borders closed Chilla & Ghazipur borders are closed for traffic coming from Noida & Ghaziabad...

5 Indian players in isolation; investigation into alleged breach of COVID protocol: Cricket Australia

Melbourne: Five India Test players, including vice-captain Rohit Sharma, opener Shubman Gill and wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, have been placed in isolation and an investigation launched...

Australia is the last Western holdout on the climate crisis. But some states and businesses are calling for change

Queensland’s Galilee Basin, an area roughly the size of Britain, is set to produce its first coal in 2021, to be moved by rail 300...

Captain Ajinkya Rahane’s fine century puts India in driver’s seat

MELBOURNE: Ajinkya Rahane played a captain’s knock, a workmanlike century that steered India into a dominant position and took the sting out of Australia‘s potent...

Australia’s Claremont killer sentenced to 40 years in prison for two murders

Jane Rimmer, Ciara Glennon and Sarah Spiers all went missing from a popular nightlife area in the Western Australia city of Perth in the 1990s....