Sport

Tale of two contrasting Tests and gallantry award goes to… Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya »

  By Kersi Meher-Homji It is not easy to follow two Tests played simultaneously in Australia and India on TV. But the time difference of five and half hours enables…

Dec 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Big wins at Brisbane and Nagpur »

By Kersi Meher-Homji If I sound delighted, it is because I am delighted. Both my countries, India and Australia, won their Tests on the same day, 27 November, by huge margins. Australia…

Nov 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Community

NO ‘Nude’ shows, NO ‘Sexy Durga.’ »

  Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s S Durga, previously called Sexy Durga, is among the two films which has been dropped by the…

Dec 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

I mean, Melbourne, you must see this play, Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha »

By Neena Badhwar Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha, a play brought to Sydney by Actor Prepares, Mumbai, is an interesting…

Dec 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Tale of two contrasting Tests and gallantry award goes to… Sri Lanka’s Dhananjaya »

  By Kersi Meher-Homji It is not easy to follow two Tests played simultaneously in Australia and India on TV.…

Dec 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Lion sweeps all the way at AACTA Awards and Dangal the Best Asian Film »

Sunny Pawar as young Saroo Brierly (left) and at Oscars 2017 (right) finally won the Best Actor Award at AACTA…

Dec 6 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…

Mar 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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

NO ‘Nude’ shows, NO ‘Sexy Durga.’

  Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s S Durga, previously called Sexy Durga, is among the two films which has been dropped by the I&B Ministry from being screened at the IFFI 2017. The other film is Nude. By Sudha…

Dec 10 2017 / Read More »

I mean, Melbourne, you must see this play, Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha

By Neena Badhwar Mera Wo Matlab Nahi Tha, a play brought to Sydney by Actor Prepares, Mumbai, is an interesting play that moves back and forth in time though it opens up to a scene in…

Dec 8 2017 / Read More »

Lion sweeps all the way at AACTA Awards and Dangal the Best Asian Film

Sunny Pawar as young Saroo Brierly (left) and at Oscars 2017 (right) finally won the Best Actor Award at AACTA ceremony last night Lion – A Long Way From Home, a movie based on Saroo Brierly’s…

Dec 6 2017 / Read More »
Indian News

Lion sweeps all the way at AACTA Awards and Dangal the Best Asian Film

Sunny Pawar as young Saroo Brierly (left) and at Oscars 2017 (right) finally won the Best Actor Award at AACTA ceremony last night Lion – A Long Way From Home, a movie based on Saroo Brierly’s…

Dec 6 2017 / Read More »

Obama outmanoeuvres Karan Thapar’s bid against Modi

By Vijay Badhwar Journalist Karan Thapar, known for upsetting PM Modi by questioning his secular credentials, repeatedly asked former US President Barack Obama at the Hindustan Leadership Summit held in New Delhi on December 1, for…

Dec 2 2017 / Read More »

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 »
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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