Australia: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to be launched by India, Japan and Australia

India is on its way to create an ally with Japan and Australia to launch a trilateral Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to counter the dependency on China, in the light of Beijing’s aggressive policy. ..

Facebook and Google to pay for news in Australia, for the first time in the world

In a first of its kind move, Australia has made it mandatory that tech giants Google and Facebook will have to pay the media outlets in the country for the news content used by these ..

Indians Lead in Acquiring Australian Citizenship in 2019-2020

More than 38000 Indians became Australian citizens in 2019-2020, a 60% increase from the previous year and with this, Indians became the largest diaspora group to be granted citizenship of the country. A total of ..

New Zealand Suspends Extradition Arrangements with Hong Kong

Claiming that the criminal justice system in Hong Kong cannot be trusted anymore, New Zealand has decided to suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong with immediate effect. The reason is that the justice system ..

WHO team to visit China to investigate origins of COVID-19

A team from the World Health Organization is to visit China next week to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 virus. Highlights According to the Indian Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan, the team will conduct ..