Australia-China relations : Panic, no easy fix

Photo- Global Times By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 22 September 2021: The worsening relations between Australia and China are everyday news. It’s also a staple for political and academic debates. The Australian Fabians Zoom webinar today evening ‘China and Australia: How we see each other,’ was no exception. With distinguished academic […]

New WHO global Air Quality Guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution

WHO DG launches the WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines. Photo grab- WHO By SAT News Desk Melbourne/Copenhagen & Geneva, 22 September 2021: Along with climate change, air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health. Air pollution and climate change are also well connected. Concerned about this […]

India’s religious composition largely stable since partition; fertility rates fall in all faiths: Pew Research Center

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 22 September 2021: India’s religious composition is ‘stable’ since 1947 when British India was partitioned into India and Pakistan. East Pakistan later became Bangladesh. This conclusion comes from the Pew Research Centre, Washington, D.C., in its latest report ‘Religious Composition Of India’ released by it […]

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 got 160,052 new migrants in 2020-21; 72,000 visas unite couples

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 21 September 2021: In 2020-21, Australia had 160,052 new migrants through four streams – Skilled, Family, Eligibility, and the Child stream. These were 79,620, 77,372, 54 and 3,006 respectively. The Overall Migration Program lodgements dropped by 9.3 percent from 174,170 in 2019-20 to 157,989 in […]