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Australia abolishes 457 Visa Programme largely used by Indians

Australia has abolished the 457 Visa Programme used by thousands of temporary foreign workers, a majority of them Indians to address growing unemployment in that country. Instead, Australia wants to adopt ‘Australians first’ approach to skilled migration. Since access to the skills is important for the growth and investment of that country’s businesses, it intends ..

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India, Australia sign six agreements

India and Australia have singed six agreements in various fields such as terrorism, sports, health, environment, aviation sector to boost bilateral cooperation. These agreements were signed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visiting Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull after delegation level talks. Signed MoUs are MoU on Cooperation in Sports. MoU on Cooperation ..

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Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia in field of Health and Medicine

The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between India and Australia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine. The MoU will involve cooperation through joint initiatives in the Health Sector and strengthen bilateral ties between both countries. The main areas of cooperation are Communicable diseases such as Tuberculosis and Malaria. Non-Communicable Diseases and ..

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India, Australia sign MoU to enhance R&D capabilities in biotech

India and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance research and development (R&D) capabilities in biotechnology by launching a joint funding call. The MoU was signed between India’s BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) and Horticulture Innovation Australia. Key facts The MoU seeks to stimulate and enhance the strategic research and innovation ..

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India-Australia Social Security Agreement comes into operation

India-Australia social security Agreement signed between both countries came into operation. This agreement will enable people of both nations to avail retirement benefits in each other’s country and will boost bilateral business linkages. Key facts The social security Agreement will give people more freedom to move between India and Australia as their pension rights are ..

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