Month: December 2017

Iraq’s liberation from Daesh: Australia’s strike aircraft will begin returning home in January

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Australia’s six F/A-18F Super Hornets will return home in January marking the end of Australia’s successful air strike operations in Iraq and Syria. Australia’s Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, said Australia had reviewed our contribution with our Iraqi and Coalition partners following the announcement of Iraq’s liberation from Daesh by Prime Minister […]

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Trophy hunting: British Columbia brings an end to grizzly bear hunt

Newsroom24x7 Network Victoria: The British Columbia government is bringing an end to the hunting of grizzly bears throughout the province, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced on 18 December. The population of grizzly bears in British Columbia is […]

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BJP retains Gujarat, captures power in Himachal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has defeated the main rival Congress in two States Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh with convincing majority. The BJP has retained power in Gujarat by winning 99 of the 182 seats and restricting the Congress to 77 seats. The Nationalist Congress Party could manage to open it’s account in […]

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Etihad Airways: Misleading advertisement

Newsroom24x7 Staff Melbourne: An Etihad Airways advertisement doing the rounds on social media these days shows a lady sleeping on a flight comfortably tucked in a comforter. It says ‘Relax’ while prompting everyone to visit fly.etihad.com with the tagline “Welcome to the world of dreams’. The ad in question is highly misleading as instead of […]

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RMIT’s Class of 2017 honoured in greatest ever graduation ceremony

Newsroom24x7 Network Melbourne: An iconic parade through the city of Melbourne concluded with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University’s biggest ever graduation ceremony organised at the imposing Docklands Stadium on Wednesday (13 December 2017). Spectacular ceremony More than 7,800 graduates – RMIT’s largest ever graduating cohort – celebrated their achievements in the Docklands […]

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Turnbull Government announces pre-Christmas package to bolster naval shipbuilding workforce

Newsroom Network Canberra: The Australian Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne and the Minister for Finance, Mathias Cormann today announced a workforce package that will bolster jobs and skilling for Australia’s current and future naval shipbuilders. “Australia’s future shipbuilding and sustainment workforce is at the very heart of success for Australia’s naval shipbuilding enterprise,” Minister […]

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Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini leaves Lyttelton

Newsroom24x7 Network Lyttelton (New Zealand): The Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini left Lyttelton this morning (12 December 2017) for its onward journey to Port Stanley (Falklands). INSV Tarini had arrived at Lyttelton on 29 November 2017 after completion of second leg of its maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This historic circumnavigation attempt by […]

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Rahul elected unopposed as Congress President

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was elected unopposed as president of the Indian National Congress on Monday (11 December 2017). Gandhi will formally assume the new responsibility on December 16. This was announced by the party’s central election authority chief Mullappally Ramachandran. “Since the withdrawal of date and time is over and […]

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