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As it happened: Modi in Canberra

PM addresses Australian Parliament; India-Australia sign five pacts, seek early conclusion of talks on economic partnership, civil nuclear deal

"It's the beauty of democracy. The leaders of ruling and opposition parties are here," Mr Modi says at the dinner at MCG.

Narendra Modi arrives in Melbourne on the fourth and final leg of his four-city tour of Australia. Tony Abbott to host reception at the iconic 161-year-old Melbourne Cricket Ground later in the evening. >Read story.









Narendra Modi leaves for Melbourne after Canberra visit.













Text of >Narendra Modi's address to the Joint Session of the Australian Parliament. | Read: >Australia will not be at periphery of India’s vision: Modi





Joint Statement during Narendra Modi's visit to Australia.





Terrorism has become a major threat for us all. In India, we have seen its face closely for three decades. Terrorism is changing in character: Modi





In these 6 months that we have been in office, we have moved forward with ambition and have acted with speed, seeking growth: Modi

We see Australia as a vital partner in India's quest for progress and prosperity, Modi tells Australian Parliament.

Statue of Gandhi in Canberra is the symbol of our shared values. We are united by ideals of democracy: Modi tells Australian Parliament.

We celebrate the legend of Bradman and the class of Tendulkar together: Modi





Humbled and honoured by the opportunity. I stand here as one of you, as a representative of people. I have come to you and brought greetings: Modi





If all goes well, India will export uranium to India under suitable safeguards because cleaner energy is one of the most important contribution: Abbott

By the end of the next year we will have a Free Trade deal with what is potentially the world's largest market: Australian PM Abbott in Parliament.

Long overdue for an Indian leader to address this Parliament. It is fitting that in our democracy, we will be addressed by the leader of the world’s largest democracy.





We can never forget that India is an intellectual powerhouse and potential economic powerhouse. Science, medical research are strengths of India: Abbott

Trade means jobs, trade means prosperity, we both need more jobs and prosperity and that is what this particular visit is all about: Australia

India and Australia seek early conclusion of negotiations for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement.

Economic climate in India has changed. Lot easier to convert opportunities into concrete outcomes: PM Modi.

This is a natural partnership arising from shared values, interest and strategic maritime locations. Huge opportunities of partnership in every sphere.

India has asked for easier access to Indian businesses in Australia and also for speedy clearances of business proposals: PM Modi.

India will organise 'Make in India' show in Australia next year while Australia will hold business week in India in January 2015: PM Modi

India and Australia have signed pacts on social security, transfer of sentenced prisoners, combating narcotics trade, tourism, and Arts.

PM Modi seeks early closure of India-Australia nuclear deal to facilitate import of Uranium.

India and Australia sign five pacts after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tony Abbott.





India, Australia establish framework for security cooperation | >Read story



Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Australian War Memorial, Canberra.













Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Canberra to hold summit talks with Australian Premier Tony Abbott.



 

>Modi-Abbott to upgrade defence ties

India-Australia sign five pacts, seek early conclusion of talks on economic partnership, civil nuclear deal.

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>Talks to focus on steps to boost India-Australia trade

India asks for easier access to Indian businesses in Australia and also for speedy clearances of business proposals.

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>Modi assures visa on arrival for Australian tourists

He also announced a two-month deadline for the long-pending merger of OCI and PIO status to woo the Indian diaspora.

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>India’s business policies transparent and predictable: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India has made its policies transparent and predictable and clearly defined the procedures for businesses.

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>Good build-up to Modi’s speech

Nearly 300 members of the Indian community are also expected to travel by a specially designated train from Melbourne to Sydney, to attend the event.

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>“Modi Express” flagged off; Minister hails PM’s visit

The four bogies of the train will cover over 800 kilometres to reach Sydney early Monday morning where the passengers would later attend a massive community reception to be addressed by Modi.

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>Saudi ‘ready to cooperate’ with India in all sectors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Brisbane.

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>Once the outcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the man the other leaders are seeking out this week at the G20.
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>India, Australia share “special bond”: Modi

Mr. Modi also unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Brisbane in his first bilateral engagement.

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>Reform has to be people-driven: Modi tells G20

G20 business leaders said vigorous efforts should be made to go beyond fiscal and monetary policy to kickstart world economy and create jobs.

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>Waiting for your visit, Merkel tells Modi at Brisbane G20 Summit

Several students could not hide their enthusiasm and turned into shutterbugs as they relentlessly took photos.

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>G20 biz leaders demand bold reform agenda for global growth

G20 business leaders said vigorous efforts should be made to go beyond fiscal and monetary policy to kickstart world economy and create jobs.

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>Ties with India top priority: Cameron

Yours is a very inspiring vision, U.K. wants to partner in any way we can, Cameron told Modi.

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>Move over MSG, Modi to address three gatherings in Australia

After Madison Square Garden in New York, it will be the historic Melbourne Cricket Grounds

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