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Australia Advises Caution Overseas When Border Opens On Monday

Oct 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade reinstated its travel advice for 177 countries and territories ahead of fully vaccinated Australians becoming free to travel from Monday.

Australia Branded Worst Climate Performer Ahead Of UN Summit

Oct 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The report of the Climate Council ranked Australia last among 31 wealthy, developed countries on the criteria of emissions reduction performances and pledges.


Chinese Human Rights Not A Concern Before 2022 Winter Olympic Games: John Coates

There has been widespread criticism of Beijing's treatment of Uyghur Muslims, as well as its crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong and its policies toward Tibet and Taiwan.

Australia Wants Facebook To Be Held Accountable For Anonymous Comments

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Anonymous commentators who use social media to vilify and bully have become the latest battleground between Prime Minister Scott Morrison's government and U.S. tech giants.


Australian Wildlife Tour Operator Survives Crocodile Attack

Sean Dearly was attacked on the Adelaide River, renowned for its 'jumping crocodiles' that rise vertically from the water to snatch chicken carcasses dangled from long poles of tourist cruise boats.

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08 September, 2021

Australian Court Rules Media Liable For Publishing Defamatory Facebook Comments

Associated Press (AP)

The High Court dismissed an argument by some of Australia's largest media organisations — Fairfax Media Publications, Nationwide News and Australian News Channel — that for people to be publishers, they must be aware of the defamatory content and intend to convey it.


26 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: Australia Issues Security Alert At Kabul Airport

Associated Press (AP)

Australians in the airport's vicinity were advised to move to a safe location and await further advice.


20 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: 160 Aussies And Afghans Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement was made by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who said the first flight carrying 94 evacuees touched down in the country's west coast city of Perth.


27 July, 2021

Australia: Melbourne Ends 5th Covid Lockdown

Associated Press (AP)

Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, will end its fifth lockdown on Tuesday, with the Victoria state government declaring victory over a second outbreak of the highly dangerous COVID-19 delta type.


25 July, 2021

Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

Associated Press (AP)

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage in Danger list, mainly due to rising ocean temperatures.


01 March, 2021

Australian PM Morrison Stands By Cabinet Minister Accused Of Rape

Associated Press (AP)

The allegation was contained in an anonymous letter sent to the prime minister's office and to three female lawmakers last week.


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25 February, 2021

Australia Passes Law To Make Google, Facebook Pay For News

Associated Press (AP)

The Parliament on Thursday passed amendments to the so-called News Media Bargaining Code agreed between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.


05 December, 2020

AUS Vs IND: Aussies Were First Beneficiaries, They Shouldn't Be Complaining About Concussion Substitution - Virender Sehwag

PTI

During the 1st T20I between Australia and India, Yuzvendra Chahal came as Ravindra Jadeja's concussion substitute and won the man of the match award


04 December, 2020

India Vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja Ruled Out of T20I Series, Replaced By Shardul Thakur

Outlook Web Bureau

Ravindra Jadeja sustained a concussion after being hit on the left side of his forehead in the final over of the first innings


04 December, 2020

India Vs Australia: Physio Not Checking Ravindra Jadeja Is Breach Of Protocol, Feels Sanjay Manjrekar

PTI

However, Manjrekar agreed that match referee David Boon had no option but to allow India a concussion substitute.


04 December, 2020

India Vs Australia: Ravindra Jadeja Complained Of Dizziness In Dressing Room, Says Sanju Samson

PTI

Samson, however, couldn't provide any update on how Jadeja's hamstring injury


04 December, 2020

IND Vs AUS: Was Yuzvendra Chahal A ‘Like-For-Like’ Substitute, Questions Moises Henriques

PTI

Jadeja was hit by a Mitchell Starc bouncer in the final over of the Indian innings and he was replaced by Chahal when India came out to defend their total


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04 December, 2020

India Vs Australia: Yuzvendra Chahal Worked For Us As 'Concussion Replacement', Says Virat Kohli

PTI

Kohli was full of praise for all his players but singled out Ravindra Jadeja and Yuzvendra Chahal for their efforts.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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