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Melbourne most liveable city; Karachi, Dhaka among the least

Melbourne most liveable city; Karachi, Dhaka among the least

Others in the 10 most liveable cities in the world include Toronto at the fourth place, followed by Calgary (5th), Adelaide (6th), Perth (7th), Auckland (8th), Helsinki (9th) and Hamburg (10th).

 

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hoists the tricolor at IFFM with daughter Aaradhya

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hoists the tricolor at IFFM with daughter Aaradhya

 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has become the first female actor ever to hoist the Indian flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2017 annual ceremony, which is part of a special segment. 

Infosys to acquire Brilliant Basics

Infosys to acquire Brilliant Basics

Infosys has digital studios across Bengaluru, Pune, New York, London and Melbourne.

Australia ramps up airport security after alleged plane bomb plot

Australia ramps up airport security after alleged plane bomb plot

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton told reporters in Melbourne on Monday that the alleged plane bomb plot could prompt longer-term airport security changes.
 

Australia boosts airport security after Sydney counter-terror raids

Australia boosts airport security after Sydney counter-terror raids

Australia raised its terror alert in September 2014 and has passed a series of anti-terrorist laws to prevent attacks on its territory. 

Four arrested in Sydney counter-terror raids

Four arrested in Sydney counter-terror raids

Four people were arrested in a series of raids across Sydney today which the prime minister said were carried out to foil plans for terrorist attacks in Australia.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to attend Indian Film Festival in Melbourne

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to attend Indian Film Festival in Melbourne

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be a special guest at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2017.

Cardinal Pell on his way home to Australia to face abuse charges: Media

Cardinal Pell on his way home to Australia to face abuse charges: Media

Australian police charged Cardinal George Pell late last month, making the Vatican economy minister the highest-ranking Church official to face such accusations. 

Australian police use pepper spray to stop clashes at anti-immigration rally

Far-right activists from the True Blue Crew, which says it is opposed to refugees and the "Islamisation" of Australia, faced off with members of a left-wing coalition promoting tolerance in the city.

Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: Police

Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: Police

Australia's largest city was also considering more permanent measures such as bollards, garden beds or other landscaping features in Martin Place, which houses a war memorial, the headquarters of the Reserve Bank of Australia, the US Consulate General, a hotel and many luxury retail outlets.

Australian police arrest man for allegedly supplying gun in deadly Melbourne attack

Victoria state police said in a statement on their website that the man had been charged with four offences and would appear in court on June 14.
 

Lionel Messi`s Argentina down Brazil in Australian `Superclasico`

Lionel Messi`s Argentina down Brazil in Australian `Superclasico`

The two-time world champions and second ranked team are struggling outside the automatic qualifying positions in fifth spot in the South American group with four games left while Brazil have already qualified for Russia next year.

Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids after fatal siege

Australian counter-terrorism police conducted raids in the southern city of Melbourne on Friday and questioned three men they said were suspected of providing weapons used in a deadly siege this week claimed by the Islamic State group.

Australian Muslims demand safe spaces to be 'inflammatory'

An Australian Islamic council has called for taxpayer-funded "safe spaces" so young Muslims can express "inflammatory" views without fear in a move slammed Thursday as troubling and wrong.

Hijab-clad Australia schoolgirls forced to leave expo as people felt threatened

The incident came just over a week after Salman Abedi killed 22 people in the suicide bomb attack in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert.

Police kills hostage-taker in Australia

"A man has been shot dead by police in the Bay Street apartment complex shortly before 6pm.

Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after bomb scare

The Kuala Lumpur-bound flight MH 128 was forced to return and make an emergency landing 30 minutes after it took off from Tullamarine Airport late last night.

Australian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel shocks Lewis Hamilton to win season opening race

Australian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel shocks Lewis Hamilton to win season opening race

Finland`s Valtteri Bottas completed the podium on his debut for Mercedes.

Taxi drivers bring Melbourne to standstill

Australian taxi drivers caused massive traffic chaos on Monday on Melbourne roads for the second time in a month in protest of proposed industry reform.

Plane crashes into Melbourne's DFO shopping centre, 5 killed

Plane crashes into Melbourne's DFO shopping centre, 5 killed

At least five people, including four US tourists, were killed on Tuesday when a small chartered plane crashed into a shopping centre in Australia`s Melbourne city, the city police said.