India, Australia to clean River Ganga; Modi pays tribute at War Memorial

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Melbourne : India and Australia will now be collaborating to clean River Ganga.

- The announcement was made during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Australia.

- The joint statement came after both sides welcomed the two-way exchanges and cooperation in river basin planning under the water partnership.

- To encourage research both sides also welcomed co-operation between Australian and Indian universities.

- Prime Minister Modi kickstarted his day with a visit to the War Memorial.

- He paid his tributes to those Australians who had died at war while serving their country. Watch Video


- He was accompanied by his Australian PM Tony Abbott, where he laid a wreath in the Hall of Memory.

- He observed few minutes of silence as a mark of respect.

- He also signed the visitor's book before leaving the place.

- On Monday, he addressed thousands of Indians from Sydney.