Category: Breaking News

Indian students charged in Oz

By our reporter Melbourne: On the eve of the Indian Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna’s visit here tomorrow, the Victorian police have charged a number of Indian students of various offences relating to the June rally against attacks on Indian students. The number of students charged is not known nor […]

FISA presents 8 demands to Krishna

By Melbourne Bureau Melbourne: Indian Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna has started his tour of Australia – the first by an senior Indian Minister since the controversy over attacks on Indian students in the last few months. During his meeting with New South Wales (NSW) Premier Nathan Rees, Krishna, who […]

4 Corners – “Holy Cash Cows” – Video link

ABC’s Wendy Carlisle looks at the dirty little secrets behind Australia’s education export industry. Below is the link where you can see the program as it was telecast on ABC in Australia on 28 July, 2009 http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200907/r407183_1920445.asx

Education agents assault Indian scribe

By our community reporter Melbourne: An unnamed Indian journalist here working undercover to expose visa and migration scams, was assaulted over the weekend. The journalist was assaulted when she was investigating a report for the ABC’s Four Corners program to be telecast in Australia tonight. The reporter went posing as […]

‘Job rediness test’ to access skill claims: Evans

The Australian Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Mr. Chris Evans meeting the Union Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs, Mr. Vayalar Ravi, in New Delhi on July 20, 2009. New Delhi: From next year Australia will introduce a ‘Job rediness test’ to access skill claims of potential visa applicants. This was […]