PM Modi Arrives In Sydney, Addresses Indian Diaspora
During the visit PM Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese arrived at Sydney's Qudos Bank Arena to a raucous greeting to the Indian diaspora. A sizeable crowd of around 20000 locals assembled to meet PM Modi where he recalled a promise. "In 2014, I had promised that you will not have to wait for 28-years for an Indian Prime Minister again. here I am once again, Sydney," said Modi.
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Australia Tour, Sydney, Indian PM, Australia Visit
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Jaishankar Receives ‘Tiranga Welcome’ As He Arrives In Australia’s Canberra
India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar was received with a “Tiranga Welcome”, as he arrived in Australia’s Canberra on October 10. He is scheduled to meet top leadership of Australia and hold talks, to enhance the bilateral relationship with India. He is also expected to visit Sydney during his stay in Australia. “So happy to see the old Parliament House of Australia in our national colours,” said Jaishankar.
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Sydney Records Wettest Year Since 1858; More Heavy Downpour Expected In Australia
Australia’s Sydney recorded the wettest year in 164 years, with heavy downpour and major floods reported across several parts of the nation. Sydney has recorded 2,213 mm of rain, with three more months to go in 2022. The previous such record was in 1950, when Australia’s largest city of Sydney received 2,194 mm of rainfall. Meanwhile, the city is expected to receive more downpour in the coming days and weeks.
Tags: Australia, Sydney, rainfall, Wettest Year, environment
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
PM Modi: Should Ensure Cryptocurrency Does Not End Up In Wrong Hands
Prime minister Narendra Moi on November 18, urged democracies around the world to ensure that the cryptocurrencies or bitcoins do not end up in the wrong hands, spoiling the youth. reportedly, PM Modi was addressing the Syndey Dialogue, where he further stated that countries should work together to create standards and norms for data governance. At the meeting, discussions were also held to prevent money laundering and terror financing.
Tags: Narendra Modi, Sydney, Cryptocurrency, India, MONEY LAUNDERING
Melbourne Plans To Exit World's Longest Covid-19 Lockdown
The Australian government has made some changes in the decision to exit the Covid-19 lockdown on October 21, even if the cases are hovering at record levels. However, the residents of Melbourne have been under the COVID lockdown since August, due to the highly infectious Delta strain of viruses. Several clubs, restaurants, and cafes have started to restock but the officials are still concerned over the rising cases.
Tags: Covid-19, COVID-19 outbreak, Australia, Sydney
Australia's Travel Ban On Citizens Coming From India Confronted In Court
The temporary ban imposed by the Australian government on its citizens coming back from India was challenged in the Sydney Federal Court on May 6. Challenged by an Australian stranded in Bengaluru since March 2020, the court has scheduled to hear the plea on May 10. Earlier, banning under the Biosecurity Act, the Australian government threatened to litigate violators with five year jail term or USD 50,899.
Tags: Australia, travel ban, COVID-19 outbreak, Federal court, Sydney
Courtesy: The Economic Times
Ex-Aussie Cricketer Stuart MacGill Kidnapped, Released Later; 4 Arrested
The Sydney Police of Australia has arrested four men for allegedly kidnapping former Australian cricketer Stuart MacGill on gunpoint in April. According to sources, MacGill was bundled into a vehicle in Sydney's Lower North Shore and was reportedly assaulted and threatened for ransom, only to be released an hour later. MacGill (50) is known as a renowned test bowler and has played 44 matches for Australia alongside Shane Warne.
Tags: Cricketer, Australia, Sydney, Stuart MacGill, Kidnapping
Courtesy: The Times of India
Hanuma Vihari Gives Terse Reply To Babul Supriyo's Tweet For Slow Play
In a hilarious incident, Sydney test hero Hanuma Vihari had asked Bengal BJP leader Babul Supriyo to spell his name correct when the politician criticized the cricketer for playing at a slow rate. After a slow knock from Vihari, Babul Supriyo had accused the former of "murdering" the cricket and "killing" India's chance to win a historic match. Mistakenly, he had spelt Vihari's name 'Hanuma Bihari' which received a dig from the cricketer. For… read-more
Tags: Babul Supriyo, Ravichandran Ashwin, Hanuma Vihari, Cricket, Sydney
Courtesy: Brifly News
India Files Complaint On Aussie Crowd Over Racist Remarks On Pacers
The Indian cricket team has officially filed a complaint on racism against the Australian spectators in Sydney during the third test match of Border-Gavaskar Trophy. As per reports, Skipper Ajinkya Rahane and R Ashwin had raised the issue to the match referees in support Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj who were abused by the crowd. The International Cricket Council, following its no-tolerance against racism policy, will address the dispute… read-more
Tags: India, Australia, Sydney, ICC, Racism, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
Courtesy: The Hindu
Indian Cricket Team Penalised For Slow Over-Rate; 20% Of the Match Fees
In the first ODI match played in Sydney, Indian Cricket team has been penalised with 20% of the match fees due to the slow over-rate against Australia. Indian team spent four hours and six minutes to complete 50 overs, over the 66-run loss. According to the release, team captain Virat Kholi pleaded guilty to the offence and accepted the proposed sanction, so there was no need for a formal hearing.
Tags: ICC, India Tour of Australia, Sydney, ODI Cricket
Courtesy: The Hindustan Times