Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
Small island nation Maldives officially re-joined the Commonwealth on Saturday, it was announced by Commonwealth Secretariat. It joined the Commonwealth in 1982, and withdrew its membership in 2016.
UK's Prince Harry has said that he had "no other option" but to "step back" from his life as a member of the British royal family.
The Commonwealth has announced a new partnership designed to reduce domestic violence in member countries, including India.
Delegates of Commonwealth Games Federation will be meeting the officials of Indian Olympic Association on November 14 to discuss the exclusion of shooting from the Commonwealth Games, a source within the IOA confirmed on Friday.
Odisha girl Shefali Udgata arrived home after securing the second runner-up position at the 'Miss British Empire 2019' beauty pageant held in Sri Lanka.
Mobil India has announced its association with wrestling champion Bajrang Punia as the new brand ambassador for its commercial vehicle lubricants' segment.
Trade ministers from across the Commonwealth made a commitment to resist all forms of protectionism, and to work urgently together towards reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO), which sets the global rules for international trade.
The Commonwealth Games Federation on Friday said India has a vital role to play at the Games and they will address the dropping of shooting from the 2022 edition when they visit the country in mid-November.
Indian Olympic Association's Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has written to regional Vice-President of Commonwealth Sports Chris Chan over the exclusion of shooting from the event in 2022.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has time and again made his displeasure known after shooting was removed from the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but the move was criticised in the recently held CGF Asia Regional Meeting in Rwanda. But IOA General Secretary has written back to Regional Vice-President (Asia) Chris Chan and said that India condemns the statement challenging the rights of the IOA chief.