Hearing of Indian ashram sex abuse cases in Australia

Hearing of Indian ashram sex abuse cases in Australia

Sydney, Dec 2 (IANS) The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia held a public hearing Tuesday to inquire into the Satyananda Yoga Ashram sex abuse cases. Many such cases were reported from the Satyananda Yoga Ashram located on Mangrove Mountain, New South Wales in the 1970s and 1980s, Sydney Morning […]

Australia, China ink $860 mn live cattle deal

Australia, China ink $860 mn live cattle deal

Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Australia is set to export one million live cattle to China each year in a deal worth more than 1 billion Australian dollars (860 million US dollars), a senior government minister announced Friday.“It’s a million cattle, worth 1 billion Australian dollars. The ink is not dry on the contract though,” Xinhua quoted […]

Australian student penalised in exam over hair cut

  Canberra, Sep 17 (IANS) A 17-year-old student in Australia was penalised 20 percent marks in his chemistry examination for having a haircut that breached the school’s uniform policy, media reported Wednesday.Dominic, 17, was stopped before entering for the examination at All Saints Catholic Senior College in Casula in New South Wales for sporting a stubble and […]

Australia to help US in Iraq air strikes

Australia to help US in Iraq air strikes

  Canberra, Aug 28 (IANS) Australia has expressed willingness to contribute its Super Hornet fighter jets to help US-led air strikes in Iraq.Defence Minister David Johnston said Wednesday night that Australia was ready to assist the US with air strikes targeting IS terrorists in Iraq, Xinhua reported.Johnston said the Australian defence force started to develop its […]