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Saurabh Shukla: The characters I play are like my girlfriends, all close to my heart

By Manju Mittal The multitalented Saurabh Shukla is a respected actor- writer and director.  Saurabh who hails from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, has been entertaining audiences through films, television and theatre for the past 25 years. Having started his career in 1994 with Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Bandit Queen’ Saurabh has acted in various film such as Satya, […]

Indian community urged to continue to ‘stop it at the start’

The highly effective Stop it at the Start campaign to reduce violence against women continues to change the way we understand the link between disrespect and violence against women. Jointly funded by the Australian, state and territory governments, the campaign encourages all adults – parents, family members, teachers, coaches, employers, community leaders and other role […]

Indian President calls on Australian businesses to ‘hop, skip and jump’ and invest in India

26 November 2018. Visiting Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has exhorted Australian businesses to “hop, skip and jump” to India to benefit from the country’s remarkable growth story. Delivering the annual AIBC national Australia India Address 2018 at a packed Shangri-La Hotel ballroom in Sydney on Thursday, the President said Australia and India shared many commonalities […]

Pauline Hanson said that there is no problem with Indian migrants at Hindu Council’s Diwali in Canberra

     By Manju Mittal Hindu Council of Australia, in association with the Hon Coleman MP, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs and Senator the Hon Zed Seselja Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance, celebraterd Deepawali festival and Annakut in the Great Hall of the Federal Parliament House in Canberra on Monday December 3, 2018. […]

Bill Shorten to Indians celebrating Diwali: ‘You people bring light and life to Australia’

Bill Shorten, MP, Leader of the Opposition gave the following speech at Deepavali celebration at Parliament House in Canberra on December 3, 2018   “Namaste. Vanakkam. Kem Cho. Bula. Your Excellency, parliamentary colleagues, the Member for Banks representing the Prime Minister, distinguished guests one and all, welcome to Parliament House. You do this parliament great […]

Test cricket heats up on Seven

Australia v India LIVE and FREE – 7 and 7mate this summer 3 December, 2018. Seven’s Test coverage starts this Thursday LIVE from the Adelaide Oval as Australia start its campaign to win back the Border-Gavaskar trophy from India. After a turbulent year, the Aussies will be hoping their world class bowling attack including Mitchell Starc, Pat […]

“The government still has no coherent India strategy,”: Senator Lisa Singh

Tasmanian Senator Lisa Singh’s speech she gave in the Australian Senate on the India Economic Strategy to 2035 on November 27, 2018, a report written by Mr Peter N Varghese AO. Ms. Singh who has great passion about the Australia-India relationship, says the report brings both countries great opportunities and is of national significance, “Mr Varghese’s […]

Swinburne student Shyama Sasikumar wins Fulbright-Nehru award

PhD candidate Shyama Sasikumar has received a prestigious Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Fellowship to progress her research in liver modelling. Ms Sasikumar is studying at Swinburne as part of the university’s partnered PhD program with the Indian Institute of Technology – Hyderabad (IIT-H). She is developing a model that can mimic the liver microenvironment to study the […]

See Test Match on Day Five by donating just a gold coin

Cricket Australia will make entry to Day Five of every Domain Test Match this summer just a gold coin donation. Each Test in the Domain Test Series will be affiliated with an official Cricket Australia charity partner or a relevant cause. Executive General Manager of Fan Engagement, Anthony Everard said: “Cricket Australia has led the […]

Nawazuddin Siddiqui wins Best Actor Ward at APSA for ‘Manto’

Brisbane, Australia: Nawazuddin Siddiqui was named Best Actor for his outstanding performance in Manto at the Asia Pacfic Screen Awards in Brisbane tonight. Siddiqui’s win marks the third consecutive year Indian actors have won in this category following Rajkummar Rao for Newton(2017) and Manoj Bajpayee for Aligarh (2016). This was Siddiqui’s second APSA nomination after receiving a Special Mention in this category in 2016 for Anurag […]

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