India-Australia Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Narendra Modi meets Australian special envoy on Free Trade

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, on August 6, 2021. Highlights Both the leaders addressed measures to strengthen bilateral trade, investment, and economic cooperation with the objective of realising full potential of India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. They underlined that, improved economic cooperation between India and Australia will help both ..

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Inter-Ministerial group set up to clear global relief materials

The Government of India has set up a High level Inter-Ministerial Group to establish procedures for immediate clearance of relief materials from foreign countries. About the Group As the number of COVID-19 cases in India have started increasing to a great extent, several foreign countries such as UK, USA, France Germany, Ireland, Kuwait have been ..

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