Tag: Australia

Table Tennis: India dominates; Malaysia women upset Australia on opening day

Newsroom24x7 Network Cuttack: India, opened their campaign in team championships in style ,topping  their groups to qualify for the Super Eight stage in both sections of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here today. The domination of  the hosts  was such that they lost just two games—one by Sharath

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Close Watch: Indian tax payers & pensioners draw a blank; Australia offers more tax relief to hard-working Australians

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi/Canberra: Hard working Indians who honestly pay their taxes were looking forward to tax exemptions, raising of the taxable income slab and other forms of relief but were disappointed when nothing of this was announced by in the Budget proposals presented before Parliament on Friday, 5 jULY 2019 by Finance Minister Nirmala

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2019 Australian Federal Election: Scott Morrison leads Liberal-national coalition to victory

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: In the closely contested Australian election, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who went to the poll on the plank of tax cuts and strengthening the country’s economy, has miraculously led the Liberal-National coalition to victory against the Australian Labour Party that has conceded defeat. “I have always believed in miracles” Morrison said in Sydney.

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Hockey:   Australia defeat India 5-2 for their second successive win

  Harpal Singh Bedi   New Delhi:   India suffered their second successive defeat as they lost to host Australia 2-5 in their fifth and final match of the tour at the Perth Hockey Stadium on Friday. India had lost to Australia 0-4 in their previous fixture.  For Australia’s Trent Mitton(11’, 24’), Flynn Ogilvie (3’),

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Hockey: India draw 1-1 against Australia ‘A’

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Trailing 0-1 till 56th minute, India managed to hold Australia ‘A’ to a 1-1 thanks to late equalizer by drag flicker Harmanpreet in a well-contested hockey match in Perth on Monday. Earlier India had beaten Western Australia Thundersticks 2-0 and Australia ‘A’ 3-0 win. Two good saves in the initially

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Australia will go for tough laws to protect citizens from live-streaming of violent crimes

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: The Morrison Government will legislate tough new laws to prevent the weaponising of social media platforms and to protect Australians from the live-streaming of violent crimes, such as the Christchurch terror attack. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the new legislation would be introduced into Parliament next week as part of the action

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India Economic Strategy: Ambitious plan to transform Australia’s economic partnership with India

Newsroom24x7 Network The India Economic Strategy is an ambitious plan to transform Australia’s economic partnership with India out to 2035. Over the next 20 years, as India grows and develops more rapidly, there will be increasing demand in India for Australia’s goods and services – including in education, agriculture, energy, resources, tourism, healthcare, financial services,

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New Superwog series to screen later this year

Newsroom24x7 Network Melbourne: The ABC and Screen Australia have announced the commencement of production this week in Melbourne on Superwog, a new comedy series to be distributed on ABC COMEDY and YouTube. The Superwog pilot has been funded by Screen Australia and YouTube as part of the Skip Ahead initiative. It was the highest trending

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Australia Today: $3.75 billion hit to retirees and pensioners

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Labor’s bungled and damaging retiree tax just gets worse, with new data showing the proposal would rip $3.75 billion out of 2.6 million APRA-regulated superannuation member accounts, including those held by pensioners despite Labor’s so-called ‘pensioner guarantee’. Labor’s proposal does not exempt pensioners whose APRA-regulated super funds are affected. These pensioners will

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SANJHI AWAAZ: Promoting Punjabiat in Australia

Lalit Shastri  SANJHI AWAAZ Radio is an online Punjabi radio station headquartered in Melbourne (Australia). This top radio station has listeners from all age groups of the Punjabi and Hindi, speaking communities in Victoria – the most densely populated state in Southeastern Australia. The listeners and avid followers of Sanjhi Awaaj are also spread across

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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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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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