Geography of Australia Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian mountaineer Bhawna Dehariya successfully scales Mount Kosciuszko

Indian mountaineer Bhawna Dehariya has successfully scaled Mount Kosciuszko, the highest mountain peak of Australia. The mountaineer had scaled Mount Everest and Mount Kilimanjaro last year and has successfully climbed the 2,228-metres Mount Kosciuszko now. Bhawna Dehariya hails from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


Australian National University develops satellite to predict bushfire danger zones

Scientists at the Australian National University announced that they are designing the country’s first satellite to predict the bushfire danger zones. Australia has witnessed devastating bushfires across the country especially in South Wales. The proposed bushfires measure forest cover and moisture levels using infrared detectors. The resultant data would be used to determine where bushfires ..


INS Sahyadri participates in multilateral regional maritime engagement exercise “KAKADU 2018”

The 14th edition of multilateral regional maritime engagement exercise “KAKADU 2018” has started in Darwin, Australia from August 29 and will continue till September 15. It is hosted by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and supported by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Indian Naval Ship ‘INS Sahyadri’, commanded by Captain Shantanu Jha, is participating ..


Indian billionaires shove for coal in Australia

Impelled by an insatiate requirement for energy back home, a number of Indian billionaires are thrusting to get their hands on Australian coal mines. G.V.K. Reddy-led and Gautam Adani-led conglomerates have already invested billions in various Australian coal mining projects. The names of other Indian coal barons include Anil Ambani, Aditya Birla and Madhusudhan Rao ..