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  • This airline wants executives to work as baggage handlers amid staff shortage Aug 16, 2022 12:57 PM IST

    This airline wants executives to work as baggage handlers amid staff shortage

    The COVID-19 crisis and acute labour shortage has created an unprecedented situation for airlines.

  • Australia, New Zealand say no issues with meat exports to China Aug 16, 2022 07:06 AM IST

    Australia, New Zealand say no issues with meat exports to China

    The Australian Financial Review newspaper said one Chinese media outlet had reported that agricultural imports, particularly meat, from Australia and New Zealand may be suspended due to concerns about foot and mouth disease.

  • Woman buys full-page newspaper ad to call out ‘filthy cheater’ boyfriend Aug 12, 2022 12:53 PM IST

    Woman buys full-page newspaper ad to call out ‘filthy cheater’ boyfriend

    An Australian woman took out a full-page newspaper ad to slam her cheating boyfriend.

  • Current growth in exports will continue if more FTAs are signed: GJEPC chairman Colin Shah Aug 10, 2022 05:10 PM IST

    Current growth in exports will continue if more FTAs are signed: GJEPC chairman Colin Shah

    The removal of a 5 percent duty on plain and studded gold jewellery from India as part of the recent free trade agreement with the UAE is expected to increase exports by $5 billion.

  • Australia, China not yet ready to tackle trade disputes - Chinese envoy Aug 10, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    Australia, China not yet ready to tackle trade disputes - Chinese envoy

    According to the Chinese ambassador to Australia, Xiao Qian, the two countries have not yet discussed how to settle their trade problems.

  • Blame it on winter: Egg shortage hits Australia as supermarket shelves go empty Aug 08, 2022 07:36 PM IST

    Blame it on winter: Egg shortage hits Australia as supermarket shelves go empty

    Gippsland biodynamic egg farmer Ian Onley said that in his farm, where hens were not kept in barns with artificial controls, there is a 20 per cent drop in egg production during winters.

  • Government confident of hitting $500 billion export target in FY23 through rupee trade, FTAs Aug 08, 2022 11:59 AM IST

    Government confident of hitting $500 billion export target in FY23 through rupee trade, FTAs

    Two major free trade agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Australia, the beginning of rupee-based international trade, and positive forecasts by specific sectors are expected to help Indian exports reach the half-a-trillion-dollar level.

  • Big stage fright gets to India again as they lose to Australia in CWG final Aug 08, 2022 06:21 AM IST

    Big stage fright gets to India again as they lose to Australia in CWG final

    The 'Women In Blue' lost the battle of nerves and also the last five wickets for 13 runs with some poor strategic moves and even more atrocious shot selections leaving a lot to be desired.

  • CWG 2022: Savita Punia stars as Indian women win hockey medal after 16 years Aug 07, 2022 04:33 PM IST

    CWG 2022: Savita Punia stars as Indian women win hockey medal after 16 years

    This is the team’s first medal at CWG in 16 years. Leading 1-0, India conceded a penalty corner with less than 30 seconds to go for the final hooter, as the match went into shootout after Olivia Merry’s equaliser.

  • US, Australia, Japan urge China to immediately cease military exercises Aug 07, 2022 09:35 AM IST

    US, Australia, Japan urge China to immediately cease military exercises

    A joint statement was issued by US Secretary of State Tony Blinken, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, and Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa after their in-person meeting in Phnom Penh on the margins of the 55th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting.

  • Insatiable Lithium demand fuels investment boom in Australia Aug 05, 2022 07:54 AM IST

    Insatiable Lithium demand fuels investment boom in Australia

    Executives from Australia’s lithium industry were inundated by bankers and brokers at the Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in the outback town of Kalgoorlie this week, talking up deals to secure some of the estimated $42 billion worth of investment needed for metal producers to meet their goals.

  • Australian miner European Lithium to supply battery-grade lithium to BMW Aug 05, 2022 07:18 AM IST

    Australian miner European Lithium to supply battery-grade lithium to BMW

    Australian lithium miners have been witnessing a flurry of activity in signing agreements with major automobile manufacturers to supply lithium, a key ingredient in electric vehicle batteries, as the global auto industry begins to pivot its manufacturing base toward EVs.

  • 27-year-old makes history as first hijab-wearing senator in Australia Aug 04, 2022 08:42 AM IST

    27-year-old makes history as first hijab-wearing senator in Australia

    Fatima Payman, the daughter of refugees from Afghanistan, represents West Australia. She is a member of the Australian Labor Party.

  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Dev Patel helped stop knife fight in Australia Aug 03, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    'Slumdog Millionaire' star Dev Patel helped stop knife fight in Australia

    English actor Dev Patel and other witnesses to the incident were later questioned by the police in Adelaide city.

  • 'Stop calling your company a family': CEO's LinkedIn post sparks debate Jul 31, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    'Stop calling your company a family': CEO's LinkedIn post sparks debate

    "Parents don’t fire their children for poor performance, or lay them off to cut household costs when they’re struggling to put food on the table," the Sydney CEO wrote.

  • Tiny turtle pooped ‘pure plastic’ for 6 days after being rescued in Sydney Jul 31, 2022 10:14 AM IST

    Tiny turtle pooped ‘pure plastic’ for 6 days after being rescued in Sydney

    A baby green sea turtle rescued from a Sydney beach had consumed so much plastic that it took six days for it all to be excreted, a wildlife hospital has said.

  • The mystery of the stunning pink glow over Australian town has been solved Jul 22, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    The mystery of the stunning pink glow over Australian town has been solved

    A mysterious pink light set the sky over an Australian town ablaze. The otherworldly glow was soon revealed to have very earthly origins.

  • Exclusive | India gets ready for next set of FTAs after PMO push; Israel, Canada top list Jul 22, 2022 04:08 PM IST

    Exclusive | India gets ready for next set of FTAs after PMO push; Israel, Canada top list

    Despite being one of the smallest components of the nation's civil service, officers of the Indian Trade Service are currently in the limelight. The Prime Minister's Office has pushed for more Free Trade Agreements to be completed​​ in the next one year.

  • Study Abroad: Top 5 universities in Australia - from AUN to UNSW Jul 21, 2022 02:27 PM IST

    Study Abroad: Top 5 universities in Australia - from AUN to UNSW

    Education is a key sector for revenue generation in Australia, and education exports had garnered Australian dollar worth 40.3 billion in 2019.

  • Tata Steel ropes in Australia's BHP to jointly study low-emission steelmaking technology Jul 20, 2022 03:21 PM IST

    Tata Steel ropes in Australia's BHP to jointly study low-emission steelmaking technology

    The partnership aims to help both companies progress toward their climate change goals, and support India’s ambitions to be carbon-neutral by 2070.

  • Tesla EV sales gaining momentum in Australia Jul 19, 2022 07:03 AM IST

    Tesla EV sales gaining momentum in Australia

    "We now have more than 26,500 Teslas on Australian roads, and the momentum is there," Denholm said at the Australian Clean Energy Summit in Sydney.

  • Analysis: Pacific bloc, united, demands climate action as China, U.S. woo Jul 17, 2022 12:19 PM IST

    Analysis: Pacific bloc, united, demands climate action as China, U.S. woo

    Pacific island nations, courted by China and the United States, put the superpowers on notice, telling the world’s two biggest carbon emitters to take more action on climate change while pledging unity in the face of a growing geopolitical contest.

  • India pushes for amendment to DTAA to stop double taxation of IT firms in Australia Jul 14, 2022 12:42 PM IST

    India pushes for amendment to DTAA to stop double taxation of IT firms in Australia

    India has also taken up with Australia the delay in processing visas for students heading to Australia for higher studies

  • New Australian govt supports trade pact with India: Piyush Goyal Jul 13, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    New Australian govt supports trade pact with India: Piyush Goyal

    India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) signed in April needs ratification by Australian parliament before its implementation.

  • UP man, who worked as airport cleaner in Australia, is now a CEO worth $2 million Jul 09, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    UP man, who worked as airport cleaner in Australia, is now a CEO worth $2 million

    Aamir Qutub, 33, who moved to Australia as a student, has crafted an immensely inspiring success story.

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