MELBOURNE: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott today said his recent visit to India has strengthened strategic partnership between the two nations. "I recently travelled to India. The visit strengthened the strategic partnership between our two nations," Abbott said.
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today sought cooperation of Australia in helping the state government build infrastructure projects and strengthen roads and drainage networks.
Mia Wasikowska, the 24-year-old star of "Tracks," wasn't even born when Robyn Davidson made her one-woman, nine-month trek across the Australian outback in 1977. She wasn't alive when a string of producers began trying—and failing—to make a movie based on Ms. Davidson's best-selling memoir about the journey.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was released from hospital on Wednesday after a longer-than-expected stay for treatment, and will miss a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia next week.
AUSTRALIA is turning to bilateral trade agreements with India and others to lift its economy amid a deteriorating outlook for a deal among G20 members to revive world trade talks.
After six decades characterized by misperception, lack of trust, neglect, missed opportunities and even hostility, a new chapter in India’s relations with Australia has well and truly begun.
The white paper, a joint initiative of the Australia India Business Council (AIBC) and Australia India Institute (AII), was presented to Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop and to Prime Minister Tony Abbott in the lead up to his visit to India earlier this month.
As the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott visits India for the first standalone bilateral visit (on September 4 and 5), hosted by the new Bharatiya Janata Party-led Narendra Modi government, it is becoming obvious that the relationship between the two countries is poised to transform itself.
During his current visit to India, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that India will participate in the New Colombo Plan and announced a further $3 million in funding for the Australia India Institute.
MELBOURNE: While economic factors are set to dominate the foreign policy of the new Indian government, it may adopt a "muscular" policy towards Pakistan and bolster defence capabilities against China