PM Modi enjoys rock-star greeting in Sydney as India and Australia draw closer


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SYDNEY – At an indoor stadium at Sydney Olympic Park – a venue that typically hosts concerts by stars such as Michael Buble and Lizzo – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night received a rapturous welcome from 20,000 people that appeared to leave his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese bemused. “The last time I saw someone on the stage here was Bruce Springsteen – and he didn’t get the welcome that Prime Minister Modi has got,” Mr Albanese told the crowd. As the skies above Sydney featured the sky-written message “Welcome Modi”, the Indian leader was greeted by crowds...