Prestigious Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships (VIDS) will award AUD$90,000 to international scholars from India to pursue research at a university in Victoria, Australia in 2015. To be eligible you must be accepted into a doctoral program at a Victorian university. Contact your university in Victoria for further information about scholarships for doctoral students.

Applications for the Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD) 2015 are now open. The AIYD is a youth-driven bilateral conference held over 4 days. The fourth AIYD will be hosted in Australia from 26 – 29 January 2015, in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.

Building on the work that was originally funded by grants given by the Australia India Institute, People Building Better Cities: Participation and Inclusive Urbanization, is an international educational program. The exhibition documents community-driven projects that share a common goal: the promotion of inclusive urbanization through innovations in participatory design and planning. PBBC is currently available in English, Spanish, French , Portuguese, Hindi and Chinese.

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It's been a little over 100 days since Mr Narendra Modi took charge as India’s Prime Minister. The slogan with which the BJP went into the election campaign with was “Abki Baar Modi Sarkar” (This time, Modi Government). While the ousted government created an impression that the power centre is at Congress’ President’s disposal rather than the Prime Minister’s, the new government has shown that Mr Modi is indeed the boss of the new government. Since his outstanding win, Mr Modi has left his critics in the media and elsewhere astonished by his actions. Mr Modi has shown that he acts based on the position he holds and that is why Prime Minister Modi-ji is very different from the campaigner Mr Modi.

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