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Last updated: Monday, November 24, 2014 2:16:15 PM

After Brisbane, euphoric reception awaits Modi in Sydney
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Sydney is awaiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's quick-fire, high-energy visit Monday.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 11:26:25 PM

Modi welcomes sister city ties between Hyderabad, Brisbane
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday welcomed the sister city engagement between Hyderabad and Brisbane and said relations between countries can prosper fully "only if we bring our states and cities together".

Sunday, November 16, 2014 10:56:19 PM

Modi unveils Mahatma's statue in Brisbane, gets euphoric welcome
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi got an euphoric reception from the Indian community in this Australian city, with hundreds of expatriate members chanting "Modi, Modi" to welcome him when he went to unveil the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Roma Street Parklands.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 10:44:04 PM

G20 commit to cut cost of remitting funds to 5 percent
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking into account India's concerns on the matter, G20 leaders Sunday resolved to take strong and practical measures to reduce to five percent the global average cost of transferring remittances.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 8:22:05 PM

G20 endorses India's concerns on black money, beyond (Roundup)
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) The G20 Summit concluded here Sunday with its leaders endorsing India's concerns over black money, while promising a new global transparency standard that will modernize international tax rules and allow automatic exchange of related information between governments to curb illicit outflow of money estimated at over $1 trillion annually.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 8:12:05 PM

Ready to cooperate in all sectors: Saudi crown prince to Modi
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday had a first-time bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud who congratulated him as prime minister of a friendly country.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 6:20:04 PM

G20: Modi calls for global effort for clean energy for all
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday strongly called for a global effort to make clean energy available to all through concerted actions.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 6:16:15 PM

Merkel raises dropping of German language with Modi
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday had his first meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel who flagged concerns over the scrapping of German language from the third language slot in state-run Kendriya Vidyalayas.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 5:10:05 PM

Australia's youngest Test captain Craig passes away
Sydney, Nov 16 (IANS) Australia's youngest ever Test captain Ian Craig passed away here Sunday. He was 79.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 5:02:15 PM

Ukraine crisis should not mar France-Russia ties: Hollande
Brisbane, Nov 16 (IANS/TASS) French President Francois Hollande Sunday said the Ukraine crisis should not be an irritant in France's ties with Russia.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 4:58:03 PM

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