It is a ripe environment for utilising diaspora diplomacy, where we can effectively shape and act as “bridge-builders” between our home and adopted countries.
The two countries are entering into a new phase of unprecedented but close bilateral relations while putting aside the hesitations of the past.
After much hesitation and debate, India finally invited Australia to join the Malabar naval exercise it conducts with the US and Japan. This is intended to send a strong signal to Beijing to stop bullying its neighbours and de-escalate the military crisis it has created in Ladakh.
The Australian headquartered company is to start operations in India, Canada, UK and USA soon.
The economic ties between New Delhi and Canberra are being upgraded at a rapid pace and opportunities between these two like-minded nations are presenting themselves with regularity.
The acquisition will enhance HCL's contribution to digital initiatives in Australia and New Zealand.
From highly social beings, to a ‘social-distanced’ society and then insulated economies, it is up to countries like India and Australia to keep globalisation cooperation alive.
In an initiative to attract companies leaving China and to provide the world with an alternative to over-dependence on one country, New Delhi, Tokyo and Canberra are considering a deal that could change the paradigm of global trade for decades to come.
France has described India as its foremost strategic partner in Asia. Germany has included the word ‘Indo’ in its regional strategic doctrine for the first time. And India, Australia and France have held their first trilateral dialogue on enhancing cooperation in the Indo-Pacific. All these unrelated developments point to one geo-strategic conclusion: That the world’s big democracies are shoring up their defences against the new hegemon that is threatening the global order.
Shapoorji Pallonji group company Sterling and Wilson Solar Ltd has won a $A525 million, as well a 20-year, roughly $A85 million Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contract for a solar project in Australia.