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Racial attacks compel Australia to review Overseas students Act

Racial attacks compel Australia to review Overseas students Act

New Delhi, India: July 14, 2009 – IR Summary/ Agencies – The racial attacks on Indians have compelled Australian govt to review the Minority Act as soon as possible, probably by the end of this year, so as to shed the fear in the minds of the minority students, who come to Australia for study.

Data Bank on Indians abroad being processed: MOIA

Data Bank on Indians abroad being processed: MOIA

New Delhi, India: June 28, 2009 -IR Summary/MOIA- Keeping the track of all the Indians abroad with view to safeguard their welfare and well being, , the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has launched an motivated project to create a data bank of all those going abroad to ensure their well-being, a move triggered by incidents of attacks on Indians abroad

On Road to Copenhagen through India

On Road to Copenhagen through India

June 24, 2009 – Five months from now, the 15th Annual Conference of Parties (CoP15) will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from December 6-18th and the conference’s main agenda will be to frame a successor plan for the Kyoto Protocol (KP) treaty that expires in 2012.

Namaste India says New Zealand

Namaste India says New Zealand

June 22, 2009 – Indian students might prefer New Zealand for higher studies and immigration after they were being targeted in Australia. Though New Zealand is close to Australia, there is marked difference in the country’s attitude towards multi-ethnic society and tolerant towards Asian race.

More attacks on Indians in Sydney

More attacks on Indians in Sydney

June 9, 2009 – Police in Sydney, Australia had to be called to Harris Park suburb on Monday night to quell an angry crowd, provoked by two new alleged attacks on Indians.

1,447 Indians attacked in ’08-’09: Aus top cop

1,447 Indians attacked in ’08-’09: Aus top cop

New Delhi: June 3, 2009 – Despite Australia’s claims that the recent attacks on Indians are not racist in nature, figures revealed by Melbourne Police Chief Commissioner show crimes against Indians have risen considerably in the past two years.

Action will be taken towards culprits: Australia

Action will be taken towards culprits: Australia

May 28, 2009 – In wake of the recent attacks on Indian students in Australia, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith has said that he is appalled by these attacks.

Solar eclipse on Jan 26 will be visible worldwide

Solar eclipse on Jan 26 will be visible worldwide

Hyderabad: January 24, 2009 – The annular solar eclipse, the first in the year, will be visible across the world on January 26 beginning from southern parts of Africa, Antarctica, South East Asia and Australia.

Gambhir banned for next test against Australia

Gambhir banned for next test against Australia

New Delhi, India: October 31, 2008 – IR Summary/Agencies – The Board today, after having found Indian Opener Gautam Gambhir guilty of hitting Australian all-rounder Shane Watson with his elbow during the ongoing third Test match, which is taken as an act of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct, banned him for a Test match to be played on November 6th.

India wins over Australia with 1-0 lead, Zaheer Charged for a breach

India wins over Australia with 1-0 lead, Zaheer Charged for a breach

Mohali, India – October 21, 2008 – IR Summary/Agencies – Paceman Zaheer Khan took three wickets in four balls here today to rub out Australia’s last, limited chances of forcing a draw and pushed India to a comprehensive 320-run victory in the second cricket test, a great win for India that enhanced the grade of their Cricket.