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Call for travellers to ensure they are fully protected from measles

NSW residents are being urged to ensure they are fully vaccinated for measles before they travel overseas after 36 people have been diagnosed with the disease in NSW since December last year. The majority of cases have been from travellers who have entered or re-entered Australia and unknowingly been infected with measles while overseas. Outbreaks […]

Australian government condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Statement by Prime Minister Scott Morisson The Australian Government condemns these further terrorist attacks that we’ve seen, bombings in Sri Lanka of Christians as they went to worship on Easter Sunday and bombings in hotels, all coordinated as part of a deadly terrorist attack. Sri Lanka hasn’t seen this form of violence since 2009 when […]

They are the kings of curry in Parramatta

By Neena Badhwar The play ‘Curry Kings of Parramatta’ written by Sudha Bhuchar and Shaheen Khan directed by Kristine Landon-Smith at Riverside Theatre in Parramatta on April 18, 19 and 20, is a humorous take on restaurant workers cooped in an Indian commercial kitchen from early hours to late at night, even the chef living […]

Vipassana has slowly, steadily grown on me

By Ila Vedi It has been 15 years since the first time I stepped into Vipassana, a world I can scarcely fathom living without now. In a world dictated by instant gratification, searching for a way of life that delves into its deeper meaning. The first step is to accept the pleasure, and also its […]

Deepti Naval to charm you in person with her poetry

When the ‘Chashme Baddoor’ girl lit up the screen with her ‘Chamko’ soap campaign and then last year her brief appearance in Nicole Kidman’s movie ‘Lion’, audiences realised that her serious charm was still intact. We are talking of Deepti Naval, who is known more as an actress for her starring roles in Hindi super […]

Kalank’s weak story disappoints though dances are a feast to watch

By Gita Malik If you are a Madhuri Dixit and Alia Bhatt fan then this is the movie for you. Otherwise Kalank is an unrealistic and over stretched drama.  Long drawn out sub plots,  Varun Dhawan’s bull fight were totally unnecessary.  Kirti Sanon lacked lustre in the item dance and song. The huge star cast […]

Feel the love and care at SriOm Care senior meets

By Neena Badhwar SriOm Care Senior Group meets are a place where Indian seniors come together and enjoy few hours together. They do yoga, sing, eat, learn various techniques to manage health issues and just make friends. These are the friends they make in their twilight years who help and pray for each other as […]

Australians Say Electric Cars Are the Future

TWO-THIRDS OF Australians expect to purchase an electric car in future, according to new polling commissioned by the Climate Council. The poll, conducted by YouGov Galaxy, surveyed 861 eligible voters online between April 10 and 11.  “Australians are much more forward-thinking than the Federal Government.  They are keen to be part of the electric revolution with […]

Curry Kings of Parramatta – a play you must watch

Curry Kings of Parramatta by Sudha Bhuchar & Shaheen Khan from 18-20th April at Riverside Theatre Parramatta, NSW A humorous play that confronts the issue of migrant population in Western Sydney Curry Kings of Parramatta is a poignant play that deals with South-Asian migration to Australia and the subsequent establishment of a network of Indian-Pakistani restaurants, […]

Wanted: federal election material for our National collection

National Library’s Election Ephemera Collection are looking for printed campaign material, including flyers, letters to constituents, how-to-vote cards, stickers, badges, posters, or any other original published material to promote a party or candidate, or to lobby on election issues. Political ephemera provides a unique perspective into Australia’s social life and political landscape – the rise […]

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