Category: World

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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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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Right to marry in Australia will no longer be determined by sex or gender

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: The Parliament of Australia today (7 December, 2017) passed legislation providing marriage equality in Australia. This is being described as a truly historic moment which has been delivered by the Turnbull Government. the legislation on marriage equality was an election commitment to give all Australians an opportunity to have their say. With the passage

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12 killed in terrorist attack in Pakistan

Newsroom24x7 Network Peshawar: At least 12 people, including six students, were killed and more than 30 were injured in a terrorist attack in Pakistan on Saturday. Three burqa-clad armed Taliban militants came on an auto-rickshaw and attacked the students’ hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture Extension on the University Road in Pakistan’s northwestern city of

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India Singapore sign agreement for naval cooperation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi:The 2nd Defence Ministers’ Dialogue between India and Singapore concluded today with the signing up of an agreement for naval cooperation. Both countries had signed the revised Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) in 2015 to further strengthen the longstanding defence relationship between the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Indian Armed Forces. Of

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“Come, Make in India, Invest in India – for India and for the world”

Newsroom24x7 Network Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited “entrepreneur friends” from across the globe and said they should “Come, Make in India, Invest in India – for India, and for the world”. The Prime Minister was addressing the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 2017 here. He invited the entrepreneurs to become a partner in India’s growth story

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International Cities of Peace: Anoop Swarup is Advisor India

Newsroom24x7 Network Swarup’s work for peace is stellar – J. Fred Arment, Executive Director, International Cities of Peace Dr. Anoop Swarup, Vice Chancellor of Jagran Lakecity University in Bhopal, has joined the Advisory Council for International Cities of Peace. Swarup recently became Chair of the Center for Global Nonkilling when its founder Glen D. Paige passed

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Manushi Chhillar from India is Miss World 2017

Newsroom24x7 Network Sanya (China): Manushi Chhillar from India was crowned Miss World 2017 at a glittering ceremony here today (Saturday 18 November, 2017). Manushi was born to doctor parents and grew up in Haryana. She studied at St Thomas School in Delhi and Bhagat Phool Singh Government Medical College for Women in Sonepat. Her advice to

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Australian Government scholarships for 52 Indian students

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Australian High Commissioner to India, Ms Harinder Sidhu, today announced that 52 Indian students will be offered the Australian Government’s prestigious Australia Awards-Endeavour scholarships and Fellowships for 2018. Three Australians will also undertake learning opportunities in India as part of these awards, Ms Sidhu further announced and congratulated the successful applicants.

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Australia-Peru agreement to generate jobs and growth

Newsroom24x7 Network Australian and Peruvian businesses, farmers and families now would be the big winners. The equation is simple: more trade means more exports; more exports means more jobs, higher wages and better incomes. Canberra: Australia and Peru have finalised a comprehensive trade agreement that will generate exports, income and jobs. The conclusion of the

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British Queen approves new appointments to Government

Newsroom24x7 Network London: The British Queen has approved the  appointment of Penny Mordaunt MP as Secretary of State for International Development in place of Priti Patel, who had to resign following her controversial meetings with Israeli leaders and businessmen. Priti Patel had kept Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, in dark about her engagements with

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Myanmar’s refugee crisis is immense: More than 600,000 have been displaced from their homes

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The scale of Myanmar’s refugee crisis is immense: more than 600,000 have been displaced from their homes since 25 August 2017. The conditions are tough. People are suffering. This was pointed out at a press briefing here on 7 November 2017 by Simon Henshaw, the US Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of

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Australia Diary: Beautiful Lose Weight Gold 30 capsules pose a serious risk to your health

Newsroom24x7 Network The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia has tested a product labelled Beautiful Lose Weight Gold 30 capsules and found that the capsules contain the undeclared substances sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Consumers have been advised that sibutramine is a prescription-only medicine (which was the active ingredient in Reductil). It was withdrawn in October 2010 after

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Panama Papers point to Trump-Russia links, high profile Indian names also figure in the list

Newsroom24x7 Network A set of 13.4 million electronic documents, known as Paradise Papers, that relate to offshore investment including even those that could have been used to avoid taxation, have come into the public domain. The Paradise Papers trace their origin to the offshore law firm Appleby, corporate services providers Estera and Asiaciti Trust, and

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