Sport

India beats Australia to win the series and is ranked no. 1 in ODIs »

By Kersi Meher-Homji India’s winning streak in the last few months has become a normal pattern. Hope these victories do not sound “ho-hum”. India has won nine ODIs in a…

Sep 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Will India leapfrog over South Africa and Australia to be no.1 in ODIs? »

Spinner Nathan Lyon  dropped from the ODIs replaced by Ashton Agar and Adam Zappa  Kersi Meher-Homji wonders In the past no series provoked as much interest as the Ashes, Tests between…

Sep 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Community

Words such as ‘mitahi’, ‘puja’ in Australian Hansard because of Daniel Mookhey, MLA »

Daniel Mookhey Member of the Legislative Council NSW Labor’s Daniel Mookhey took to the floor of the NSW Upper House…

Oct 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

बही खाते …  नए या पुराने »

संतराम बजाज दिवाली और बहीखातों की बात चली तो नीना जी (सम्पादिका The Indian Down Under) ने एक पिटारा सा…

Oct 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

India remembers 1962 war with China »

By Rekha Bhattacharjee October 20th 2017 India commemorates the 55th Anniversary of the war with China in 1962! this defining…

Oct 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Sydneysiders wooed by Sushmita’s smile ! »

By Manju Mittal Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen has been an inspiring women to all, an amazing Indian icon since…

Oct 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Body Mind Spirit

Five simple truths I learned over 50 years! »

By Devaki Parthsarathy Half a century, five decades, fifty years…and life, by now, has most certainly left its imprints on me.  Do I exude grace or resentment? Probably a little bit of both.  What I do know is this process we call “life”, with its finely woven…

Oct 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

The power of Rama’s name »

  By Kanaka Ramakrishna What is in a name? A rose would smell the same by any other name. Once the name is given to an object, the association is inevitable. ‘Rama’ is not just a name. It has deep significance, its own glory, power…

Aug 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Here lies one who spared neither men nor God: Khushwant Singh »

Kushwant Singh (2 February 1915 – 20 March 2014) was an Indian columnist, novelist, writer and a journalist. Excerpts from Kushwant Singh’s book: ‘The Low-down on life, death & most things in-between.” Penguin Death is rarely spoken about in our homes. I wonder why. Especially…

May 2 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
E-Paper

E-Paper October-November 2017 »

The Indian Down Under – E Paper October-November 2017 by indiandownunder on Scribd…

Sep 30 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

E-Paper January-February 2017 »

E paper - January - February 2017

Indian Down Under E Paper Jan-Feb 2017 by indiandownunder on Scribd…

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E-Paper August-September 2016 »

Indian Down Under August-September 2016 E Paper by indiandownunder on Scribd…

Sep 11 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Opinion

Much more to do for Australians than 18C

By Vijay Badhwar It’s a sign of a dysfunctional Government which distracts public attention from main issues, matters that matter, towards completely irrelevant issues, unimportant in the context of building a nation, its future and the…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

Australian super funds still shy of buying Jaitley’s India story

  By Rekha Bhattacharjee As the Australian visit of India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley enters its concluding phase, a section of the media here is already lamenting the tepid reception given to him, while also doubting if he…

Apr 3 2016 / Read More »

Future of World Economy

By Vivek Wadhwa of Stanford Governments, businesses, and economists have all been caught off guard by the geopolitical shifts that happened with the crash of oil prices and the slowdown of China’s economy. Most believe that…

Jan 28 2016 / Read More »
Bollywood

Sydneysiders wooed by Sushmita’s smile !

By Manju Mittal Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen has been an inspiring women to all, an amazing Indian icon since 1994, when she became the first Indian woman to win the Miss Universe pageant. Sushmita Sen…

Oct 18 2017 / Read More »

Rajkumar Rao nominated for Best Actor in Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Three films from India have scored 5 nominations in the 11th Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Newton actor Rajkummar Rao is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor, in a category won last year by Manoj Bajpayee for Aligarh with a Special Mention to Nawazuddin Siddiqui for…

Oct 15 2017 / Read More »

Happy Bhaag Jayegi: Takes the cake and runs away with it

A Review by Devaki Parthasarathy Nothing to do in an empty nest I sat down to watch this movie with a view to bad mouth the director for making a hindi version of Runaway bride!!!! And…

Oct 14 2017 / Read More »
Indian News

10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue

The 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue was held at New Delhi on 30 August 2017. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary for Counter Terrorism at the Ministry of External Affairs…

Sep 6 2017 / Read More »

All women Indian team to sail around the world

A six-member team of all women from India will start journey in early September to circumnavigate the globe; the voyage will culminate on their return in March next year The team of the Indian Navy will…

Aug 30 2017 / Read More »

India on the right track

By Neena Badhwar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Dr Sambit Patra, who has a ubiquitous presence on all Indian channels, did not have to be loud, for a change, to be heard in Australia on June…

Jun 20 2017 / Read More »
Humour

बही खाते …  नए या पुराने

संतराम बजाज दिवाली और बहीखातों की बात चली तो नीना जी (सम्पादिका The Indian Down Under) ने एक पिटारा सा खोल दिया| हम तो साहूकारों और बनिया लोगों की बात कर रहे थे | उन बहीखातों…

Oct 19 2017 / Read More »

हाय ये बीमारियाँ (भाग २) – कान की सफाई   

  …संतराम बजाज एक बार पहले भी मैं इस विषय पर लिख चुका हूँ, कि तरह तरह की माडर्न बीमारियों ने परेशान कर  रखा है हर एक को| शायद ही कोई हो, जिसे कोई रोग न…

Sep 9 2017 / Read More »

Too many possessions that we don’t need

By Melvin Durai My wife and I recently moved from one house to another. The two houses are three miles apart within the same college town, but it was nevertheless a stressful move. That’s because we’ve…

Aug 22 2017 / Read More »

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