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.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has written a letter to Nicky Morgan, Member of Parliament in the UK, asking for her personal intervention to get shooting included in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Birmingham.
Wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Phogat joined BJP on Monday in the presence of senior party leaders.
An MP from Australia's ruling Liberal Party on Thursday compared China to Nazi Germany, prompting instant condemnation from Beijing at a time of diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
With three years to go for the official opening of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the city has announced its commitment to organising 'Games for Everyone' in order to take advantage of the most significant opportunity to showcase itself and the West Midlands to a global audience.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday said that Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla should emerge as the best speaker in the Commonwealth.
The newly-elected chairman of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF), Vivek Kohli, spelt out his plans to expand the CTTF activities soon after taking charge.
Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) chairman Alan Ransome praised India's table tennis players and is expecting good results from the Indian players in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, hosted by India.
India is well on the path of fulfilling all the commitments made by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 much before the next meeting in 2020, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who concluded his three-day visit to London to attend Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM) on Thursday.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who attended the 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in London, called for fast-tracking the Maldives' re-admission into the Commonwealth, which it left in a huff in 2016 over criticism of the arrest of political leaders including former President Mohammed Nasheed.
A tribal student Nitya Majhi from Kandhamal district (Odisha) was selected for the Commonwealth Pre Cadet Indian Judo Team under 46Kg category, scheduled to be held at Birmingham in the United Kingdom.