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Akshay and Vidya Balan excel in Mangal Mission

A Review by Gita Malik Mission Mangal is the story of space scientists who give their heart and soul to Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).Very well played by the obsessed space scientist Akshay Kumar supported by the equally obsessed average housewife cum scientist, Vidya Balan. Juggling home duties and her passion for beyond the stars, her […]

Dr. Reena Mehta creating a stir with her silky voice in Bollywood

By Neena Badhwar Kersi Meher-Homji, our sports writer who loves hearing Indian music, had interviewed Reena Mehta for The Indian Down Under first describing her voice lilting, magical and mischievous when he heard her sing in India Club’s concert the song ‘Thandi Hawaayein’ in the mid of 40 degree heat of Sydney summer, which just […]

Janamashtami Celebrations in Sydney

At Sri Venkateswara Temple, Helensburgh Sri Krishna Jayanti also referred to as Gokulashtami, is one such festival that marks the celebration of the birth of Lord Sri Krishna in full fervour and enthusiasm by the devotees.The incarnation of Lord Krishna signifies the end of all darkness and the eradication of the evil from the earth.The […]

Sydney celebrates Independence Day in true mateship spirit

By Vijay Badhwar India’s 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Sydney with traditional flag-hoisting ceremony at the Indian Consulate teaming with a large number from the community whose heart still flutters with the tricolour. Flag-hoisting by the Consul General Manish Gupta was followed by national anthem and then by reading of the Indian President’s message […]

Crossing through Rohtang Pass – the most trecherous road in the world

By Tushar A drive through the rugged terrains of Lahaul and Spiti valley in the mighty Himalayan Mountains of Himachal Pradesh is not for the faint hearted. You have to negotiate hair pin bends, drive on gravel and dusty roads on high altitudes; and if it starts to rain then you have to face the […]

Significance of Yantras in Bhoomi Puja

By T. SELVA Yantras (mystical diagrams) are powerful mystical products used in Vasthu Sastra to enhance energy flow and correction of a negative environment. The proper placement of the yantras has been found to provide a cure for the negativity that afflicts the property and protect the dwellers residing on such a property. On August 4, I […]

AIBC NSW’s new committee looking forward to forging new opportunities

“It is going to be an action-packed year for us and we are excited about new opportunities,” beamed Sameer Arora, the newly elected President of Australia India Business Council Ltd New South Wales Chapter (AIBC NSW). “We have developed action plans and programs in alignment with strategies identified by the AIBC National Board to promote […]

Message from PM Scott Morrison on India’s Independence Day 2019

On the occasion of India’s Independence Day, I send my very best wishes to our Indian community, a rich and vibrant part of modern, multicultural Australia. To all who hold this day dear, it is a reminder of the promise of freedom and the strength of hope. It recalls the powerful testimony of peaceful protest, the vision and devotion […]

India’s 72nd Independence Day

By Rekha Bhattacharjee 15th August 2019 will have our Flag Hoisting Ceremony to celebrate India’s 72ndh Independence Day in Canberra at the Indian High Commissioner’s residence and that of Consulate Generals in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Hoisting of the Tri Colour and singing of the National Anthem followed by the reading of the President of […]

Dr. Shahrukh Khan danced away with Melburnians obliging them with selfies

By Manju Mittal ‘King Khan’, as he is popularly known and admirably referred to as globally, was in Melbourne as the Chief Guest for the 10th Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, IFFM 2019.  The most loved Bollywood actor and superstar Shahrukh Khan not just in India but worldwide had fans eating out of his palm […]

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