Category: Breaking News

Australia & India agree to an interim agreement by Dec 2021 & an conclusion of the India-Australia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) by 2022 end

Mr. Dan Tehan MP, Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment in New Delhi. Photo- Grab from webinar. By Neeraj Nanda NEW DELHI/MELBOURNE, 1 October 2021: Mr. Piyush Goyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food, and Public Distribution and Textiles, and Mr. Dan Tehan MP, Minister […]

‘Quad’ leaders bat for ‘free & open’ Indo-Pacific; warn against use of Afghan territory for terrorism

Quad summit in progress. Photo- ANI By SAT News Desk WASHINGTON/MELBOURNE, 26 September 2021: Quad leaders, US President Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indian Prime Minister N. Modi, and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga have in a joint summit communique called upon for a ‘free and open Indo-Pacific, directed […]

ScoMo-Modi meet ahead of Quad meeting : Discussion on AUKUS ‘well received’- Scott Morrison

Photo- PM ScoMo’s Twitter account By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 24 September 2021: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Indian PM N. Modi met face-to-face in Washington DC a day before the Quad meeting today (24 September 2021). The meeting comes as the rumpus over the AUKUS and the N-submarine deal […]

Can poor countries succeed in vaccinating their population?

Photo- Public outcry in South Africa helped force Johnson & Johnson to retain the vaccines produced in the country for domestic use instead of being shipped to Europe. The Indian civil society has initiated a similar effort as the Global South looks for alternatives   By Richa Chintan Representatives […]

Australia, UK & US form new security alliance – AUKUS, “to deepen diplomatic, security, and defense cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region”; China furious

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 16 September: In a historical move Australia, UK, and the US have announced today morning the formation of a new security alliance “AUKUS”, “to deepen diplomatic, security, and defense cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, including by working with partners, to meet the challenges of the twenty-first […]