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2009 Racial attacks on Indians in Australia

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Krishna to discuss racial attacks on Indian students during Australia visit
External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna will undertake a five day visit of Australia from August 6 and is expected to discuss and express New Delhis concern over alleged racial attacks on Indian students. ANI

Indian student market in Australia showing signs of collapse
The Indian student market is showing early signs of collapse, with the recruitment body IDP Education Australia reporting an 80 per cent fall in appointments by students at its 14 Indian offices. ANI

Australian team discusses safety of students with W.Bengal chief secretary
An Australian Government delegation, led by Colin Walters, met with West Bengal Chief Secretary Asok M Chakrabarti on Wednesday and briefed him about Canberras response to recent crimes against Indian students in Australia. ANI

Oz-Indian businessman says offensive Indian students to blame for attacks
One of Australias most prominent Indian-born businessmen has astonishingly said that the bashed students from his homeland provoked the assaults on themselves by being drunk and making merry. ANI

Australia observes zero tolerance on racial attacks, says delegation
An Australian delegation, which is on a visit to India, has said that Australia has no tolerance for racist attacks and that overseas students should take precautions to keep themselves safe. ANI

Kevin Rudd reassures foreign students about safety in Australia
Despite a series of racially motivated attacks on Indian students in the country, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has assured foreigners that his country is a safe place to study. ANI

UPA Govt. says 81 attacks on Indians in Australia since May 23
The UPA Government today informed the Rajya Sabha that a total of 81 confirmed cases of attacks on Indians, including students, in Australia have been reported since May 23. ANI

Australia announces new international student strategy
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced today said that the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) had agreed to adopt a number of additional measures to enhance the well-being and safety of international students. ANI

Another Indian student bashed, racially abused in Melbourne
Another Indian student has been bashed and racially abused, this time in Melbournes east. ANI

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