Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicScott Morrison

Topic: Scott Morrison

Morrison is rethinking cancelling Djokovic’s visa. It makes Australia Open look hicksville

Turning Serbia’s national hero into Australia’s national villain has been hard for the govt's 'operation sovereign borders' chapter.

Australia and India share deep friendship, ties will grow with time, PM Scott Morrison says

Addressing the Sydney dialogue, Morrison said both nations are making great progress in many areas including space, science and digital technology.

India, Australia agree on low emissions technology partnership, to focus on solar programs

In the meeting ahead of Quad summit, Australian PM Morrison said he had the opportunity to discuss the recent announcement on the AUKUS agreement with PM Modi.

Modi meets Australian PM Morrison, discusses Indo-Pacific, other bilateral & global issues

The meeting between Modi & Morrison came a week after they reviewed the progress in India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including the recent 'two-plus-two' dialogue.

India travel ban due to Covid won’t be extended beyond 15 May, Australian PM Morrison says

Morrison’s remarks came a day after the ban was challenged in the federal court in Sydney by a 73-year-old Australian, who has been stranded in Bengaluru since March 2020.

Australian PM stands firm on India travel ban, says ‘pause is working’

The Australian govt, for the first time in history, recently imposed a ban on its citizens from returning home, if they have spent up to 14 days in India before flying back.

‘It’s in best interests of Australia’ — PM Morrison defends ban on citizens coming from India

Scott Morrison said it is a temporary arrangement and a very difficult decision that it has been put in place to ensure Australia does not get a third wave of Covid.

Quad summit ‘mark of the momentum’, Australian PM Morrison says in hint to China

In his pre-recorded keynote address at the Raisina Dialogue, Morrison said Indo-Pacific is the epicentre of strategic competition & tensions over territorial claims are growing.

How lurid sex scandals are damaging Australia’s Scott Morrison’s Covid dividend

Australia PM Scott Morrison's government is reeling from allegations of sexual assault and lewd acts against legislators, their staff and a broader toxic culture within Parliament.

Looking forward to working on security in Indo-Pacific, says Modi after call with Australian PM

PM Modi tweeted that he and Australia's Scott Morrison discussed issues of common interest and reiterated their commitment to consolidating their comprehensive strategic partnership.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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