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Prime Minister Scott Morrison on President of India Shri Ramnath Kovind’s visit to Australia on November 21-23

Prime Minister Scott Morrison sends this message on the visit by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind: “I look forward to welcoming His Excellency Mr Ram Nath Kovind, President of the Republic of India, and his wife, Mrs Savita Kovind, to Australia from 21 to 23 November. President Kovind’s visit is a historic […]

Scientists set to vote on weighty issue – the redefinition of the kilogram

Leaders of the international measurement community from more than 60 countries will come together tomorrow in France for an historic vote on changes to the metric system, which will lead to a landmark redefinition of the kilogram. The proposed redefinition of the International System of Units (SI) – more commonly known as the metric system – […]

Home Tour – Payal Kapoor’s artistic abode

By Ritu Ghai Home is where the heart is. Sounds like cliché but when you enter the house of ace interior designer of International repute, Payal Kapoor, you realize that not only heart but home is also where art is. The only designer to have been featured in the latest volume of ‘Barons greatest Interior […]

Sachin Tendulkar’s portrait to be unveiled at Bradman Museum

Tendulkar’s portrait was painted by famous artist Dave Thomas By Kersi Meher-Homji In his lifetime India’s legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has received many accolades. Now he will be receiving one more honour. His portrait will be unveiled at the Bradman Museum at Bowral on 2nd December, Monica Donoso – the Media and Cultural Projects Officer at the […]

The two PMs meet at Asean conference in Indonesia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the ASEAN conference in Indonesia for the first time and this is how their conversation occurred between the two leaders: Prime Minister Modi: First of all Your Excellency a very warm welcome to you. Before I start let me heartily congratulate you as Prime Minster […]

Amit Masurkar’s ‘Newton’ is set to win over Australia, yet again

By Neeru Saluja India has the world’s largest democracy. So when a film explores this theme laced with humour and humanity, it has to be a winner. Directed by Amit Masurkar, the internationally acclaimed film ‘Newton’ was India’s Oscar entry for 2017 and was awarded the National Film Award for the best feature film. Carrying […]

चाहे पड़ें झुर्रियां  ….  

संत राम बजाज “अरे आप बड़े कमज़ोर हो गये हैं|” चौधरी साहिब ने आते ही कहा| “आप भी तो बड़ी मोरनी की मस्तानी चाल चल रहे हैं”, हम ने हँसते हुए जवाब दिया| “भई बुढ़ापे की निशानियाँ हैं, देखिये न आप के चेहरे पे अब झुर्रियां साफ़ दिख रहीं हैं|” “अरे, आईये तो सही. किसी […]

New Centre of Excellence for Cricket at Olympic Park announced

The NSW Government today announced it will make a major contribution to a new Centre of Excellence in Western Sydney, set to be the first permanent home for Cricket NSW. This high-performance cricket Centre of Excellence will be located at Wilson Park, Homebush in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct. A dedicated facility for performance and […]

11 million coffee cups to turn into beach seats to resolve waste

A recycler aiming to take 11 million coffee cups and turn them into bench seats, kerbing and car parking stoppers just got a boost from the NSW Government. “The next time your car hits a bump stop in a car park, you may well be ‘using’ recycled coffee cups,” Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton said. “Recycling […]

Cenotaph for the forgotten Indian soldiers is a reminder of shared sacrifices

  By Neena Badhwar Hindu Council of Australia’s volunteers – Bhagwat Chauhan, Sanjeev Bhakri, Ashwani Jain, Parveen Gupta, Rajeev Maini, Vijay Badhwar and others stayed away from the limelight at the unveiling of the Cenotaph on November 10 on the Centenary of Armistice, recognising the service of Indian soldiers in WWI, but they were proud […]

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