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India-Australia free trade agreement soon?

  By Rekha Bhattacharjee The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu’s visit to the country on June 26. The two countries are also expected to discuss ways to promote investments.   The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and […]

Australia India Business Council (AIBC) EGM approves constitutional changes to help facilitate trade with India

During an Australia India Business Council (AIBC) Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of members held on 5 April, 2018 in Sydney, members approved an historic transformation of the AIBC constitution to ensure a more business focused direction. The constitutional changes come ahead of the release of India Economic Strategy and have been approved to ensure that: […]

Day two in Mumbai

Premier Gladys Berejiklian met Sachin Tendulkar in Mumbai as they spoke about the upcoming 2020 World T20 being hosted by Australia and Sachin’s deep connections with Australia, including that the SCG is his favourite cricket ground outside of India. She visited young players with Greater Western Sydney Giants star Jess Dal Pos at St Columba Girls […]

India and Australia: Dynamic ties reach a new height

  By Rekha Bhattacharjee It was a 2008 review of the Indo-Australian bilateral relations by two University of Adelaide academics (Peter Mayer and Purnendra Jain) which gave us this apt descriptive phrase – silence punctuated by hiccups. If the media reports, and Australian government press releases, are to be believed, the hiccups would be soon […]

Prime Minister Turnbull and Gautam Adani Meet in New Delhi

Rekha Bhattacharjee The chairman of Adani Group and executives discussed with Prime Minister Turnbull On India’s growing need for energy. Adani group is seeking a $900 million dollar Federal government loan for a railway link to the Port. Malcolm Turnbull clearly told the group – even as prime minister it is outside his control –”That’s an […]

Door opens for Australian businesses in India

Asialink Business CEO, Mukund Narayanamurti Opportunities for Australian businesses looking to get a foot in the Indian market have never been greater, according to a leading authority on India’s commercial landscape. The message from Asialink Business CEO, Mukund Narayanamurti, comes ahead of the upcoming India Market Entry workshop, which will help local entrepreneurs plan their market strategies […]

AIBC’s first Indian women delegation pitches Australia 2017 to Vibrant Gujarat

The AIBC delegation at Vibrant Gujarat 2017 AIBC caps off eventful 2016; kicks off 2017 with business delegation to biennial Vibrant Gujarat Summit First of its kind AIBC Women in Business delegation to travel to India in 2017 and AIBC to host official welcome for H.E. Gondane, new High Commissioner of India to Australia Sydney, […]

Indian Finance Ministry: Economy Grew 7.2%

During the current Financial Year 2016-17, the Indian Economy continues to consolidate the gains achieved in restoring macro-economic stability; Despite the continuing global sluggishness and recent pick-up in petroleum prices, the macro-economic indicators continue to be robust in the current Year New Delhi, December 30, 2016 During the current Financial Year 2016-17, the Indian Economy […]

NRIS can deposit max ₹ 25,000 in ₹ 500 and ₹ 1,000 till June 30,2017

NRIs who were not present in India during November 9 – December 30, 2016 and who have also not deposited the Specified Bank Notes of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1,000 (hereinafter referred to as SBNs) into their bank accounts during November 10 – December 30, 2016, are now permitted by RBI to deposit the said […]

Withdrawl of 500 rupee and 1000 rupee note explained

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Tuesday, November 8, 2016  in a surprise move withdrew the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes in a bid to curb black money. This is necessitated to tackle counterfeiting Indian bank notes, to effectively nullify black money hoarded in cash and curb funding of terrorism with fake notes, the […]

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