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Bollywood and Joyful July

Mind Blowing Films  presents to you joyful July with an extensive range of feel good joyful films for all to enjoy. After much anticipation, the Indian musical rom-com – Jagga Jasoos will release on the 14th of July with the handsome Ranbir Kapoor and gorgeous Katrina Kaif. On the 28th of July, we will double the fun with the […]

Royal India restaurant celebrates 30 years of food tradition

By Manju Mittal 30 year-old Royal India restaurant in Strathfield, is one of the most famous Indian restaurant in Sydney, its food has been called “most satisfying” by its committed patrons. One of the oldest Indian restaurant in Strathfield that opened in 1987 in Strathfield, by an Indian migrant, Jacob Chacko, this family-owned restaurant is […]

Ramadan is where you can see Australia as per the Census 2016

Pics courtesy Hemu Negi By Neena Badhwar Ramadan is celebrated all over the world with gusto. After thirty days of fasting, people of Muslim faith commemorate the festival as the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the five pillars of Islam. The month lasts […]

NZ Awards an Indian Engineer from Assam

By Rekha Bhattacharjee June 24 – Dr Bhaba Priyo Das was awarded the New Zealand Young Engineer Award 2017 in the annual conference of the Electricity Engineers Association (EEA), New Zealand held at Wellington on June 21, 2017, a press release stated. This award recognised Dr Das’s outstanding contribution to the electricity industry and showcased […]

Bala Beeram – from small town of India to standing for elections in Auckland

  By Rekha Rajvanshi This is the first time when an Indian descent man has been selected to contest the Kelston (Auckland) electorate for the New Zealand National Party. Bala Beeram moved to New Zealand in 1999 and currently works as a scientific analyst for AsureQuality. He comes from a background in agriculture, his parents […]

Srikanth Kidambi wins Australian Badminton Open Super Series Men’s Singles title

India’s shuttler Srikanth Kidambi  defeated Olympic champion Chen Long in a dominating fashion to win the Australian Badminton Open Super Series Men’s Singles title on Sunday in Sydney. Srikanth won the match in straight games 22-20, 21-16 to win his career’s fourth Super Series title. This is world no 11 Srikanth’s second straight title victory in a week […]

Gold Coast yogawear firm removes Lord Ganesha leggings after Hindu protest

Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) based activewear company “Flow Yoga Wear” removed leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from website after Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”. Ganesha Leggings, which were priced at AU$75.00, were not seen on the company website on June 25. Products of Flow Yoga Wear; whose tagline is “Lovingly Made […]

The Mid Winter Ball speech by Turnbull though funny and light-hearted generates world-wide response

By Rekha Bhattacharjee With so much news around – it is surprising that the speech made by our Prime Minister Turnbull at the Mid Winter Ball attended by politicians, journalists, diplomats, ministers and the Opposition all present with the exception of our friend from Channel Nine Laurie Oakes. He came across a video of PM’s […]

Consulate General Sydney celebrates International Yoga Day in Sydney and Adelaide

Indian Cultural Centre at the Consulate General of India, Sydney have conducted a series of Yoga promotion activities like workshops, lecture demonstration, seminars and discussions etc. as part of International Day of Yoga, 2017 celebrations. Three Yoga workshops / talks were hosted at the Indian Cultural Centre wherein topics related to body types, balanced diet […]

Biryani with Kali Srinivasan

BIRYANI – Theatre, food, live music and a pinch of Bollywood dance 7- 15 July – Upper Burt Hall, St George’s Cathedral, 38 St Georges Terrace, Perth BIRYANI is a unique theatrical and culinary experience combining storytelling, food and live music. International star, from the Palme D’or Winning film Dheepan, Kali Srinivasan, cooks her family’s […]

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