Melbourne, April 11: The Australia India Institute (AII) is delighted to announce a ground-breaking network of post-doctoral positions across Australia for scholars studying India. The Institute’s Director, Professor Craig Jeffrey, said the New Generation Network (NGN) would stake the AII’s claim as a world-leading centre for India studies. The NGNRead More →

A powerful blast ripped through a public park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Sunday evening, killing at least 70 people and wounding over 250, including women and children, rescue workers and officials said. The blast, apparently caused by a suicide bomber, occurred in a parking lot atRead More →

Melbourne, April 6: Australia’s Special Envoy for Trade, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, today met industry and education sector leaders in India, including the Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Sri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, to progress education and training cooperation. Mr Robb was accompanied by Australia’s Education Ambassador toRead More →

United Nations, April 6: Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s warning that the world body is at risk of becoming “irrelevant” because of its failure to deal with terrorism, a spokesperson for Secretary General Ban Ki-moon mounted a defence asserting that the world body was taking a “responsible attitude” toRead More →

Melbourne, March 31: New migrants are finding it harder than they expect to find suitable work in Australia and low levels of English and a lack of local experience are the biggest barriers, a new study has found. And the lack of support for jobseekers newly arrived to Australia canRead More →

With the prospect of a women’s football league in 2017, and a series of women’s exhibition matches scheduled for the current AFL season, it seems an opportune time to investigate not only how Australian women’s involvement in the AFL is tracking, but whether many women actually play Aussie Rules footballRead More →