India-Australia Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Australia Early Harvest Agreement

India and Australia have set up an aggressive 30-day timeline for finalising early harvest agreement (EHA), before finalising a full-fledged free trade agreement between both. Highlights Education will be the centre stage of negotiation. countries would look at mutual recognition of educational qualifications between both the countries. It will be one of the fastest negotiating free trade agreements, ..

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India signs Air bubble agreement with Australia

Indian government has signed an air bubble agreement with Australia, under which all eligible passengers will be allowed to travel between both the countries. What is Air Bubble mechanism? A bilateral air bubble is a mechanism, under which countries resume flights with preconditions during Covid-19 pandemic. How flights will run under this mechanism? Currently, India ..

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First edition of “Indian Young Water Professionals Programme” launched

First edition of the Indian Young Water Professionals Programme was launched on November 29, 2021 virtually. Key points Programme was launched in the presence of Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Manpreet Vohra; Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’ Farrell and Additional Secretary of Ministry of Jal Shakti, Debashree Mukherjee. This launch was joined by ..

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India-Australia inked ‘Terms of Reference’

India and Australia signed the terms of reference (ToR) on September 29, 2021 to conduct navy to navy talks. Highlights ToR is the first such document, which was signed by the Indian Navy with any country. Signing ceremony was held between Rear Admiral Jaswinder Singh of the Indian Navy and Rear Admiral Christopher Smith from ..

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India-Australia first JWG meeting on Coal and Mines

India and Australia held their first Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting on Coal and Mines on September 23, 2021 through Video conferencing. Highlights JWG meeting is a precursor to the upcoming India-Australia Energy Dialogue which is scheduled to be held in October 2021. Meeting was co-chaired by Additional Secretary in Ministry of Coal Vinod Kumar ..

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Joint Guidance for the Australia – India Navy to Navy Relationship

Indian Navy and Royal Australian Navy signed a ‘Joint Guidance for the Australia- India Navy to Navy Relationship’ document on August 18, 2021. Highlights Document signing ceremony was held virtually between Chief of the Naval Staff of Indian Navy, Adm Karambir Singh; and Chief of Navy of Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Michael J Noonan. Document ..

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