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Guneet Monga: “I will continue telling stories that resonate with us”

By Neeru Saluja Meet Guneet Monga, whose documentary on menstruation taboos, ‘Period. End of Sentence’ has won the Oscars in the Documentary Short Subject category.  The documentary, currently streaming on Netflix, was part of The Pad Project, started by students at the Oakwood School in Los Angeles and their teacher, Melissa Berton. Set in a […]

“Sixy” Sharma goes wham-bang and India wins by a huge margin

By Kersi Meher-Homji There were many heroes behind India’s massive 203 run victory over South Africa in the first Test at Visakhapatnam yesterday but Rohit ‘Sixy’ Sharma was outstanding. Opening India’s innings he scored 176 with six sixes in the first innings and 127 with seven sixes in the second. Thirteen sixes by one batsman […]

Gandhi anniversary reflects on relevance of tolerance and harmony

By Vijay Badhwar Parramatta City Council celebrated Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary at Jubilee Park in the City enclosed by tall buildings all around, thankfully softened by a line of trees in the park akin to an oasis in a concrete jungle. The park, itself, teemed with life with children running around in the setting […]

ऐसे थोड़े न होता है ?

संतराम बजाज कोई तो रोके मोदी जी को| किस स्पीड से अभियान पे अभियान चलाए जा रहे हैं|हिन्दुस्तान के अच्छे भले सिस्टम को बदलना चाहते हैं|सब घोटाले बंद करवा रहे हैं और जो हो चुके हैं उन के करने वालों को तिहाड़ जेल में डाले जा रहे हैं| भला कोई बात हुई? आखिर वे कितने […]

Zeenat Aman on her timeless journey

By Neeru Saluja There are actors and then there are trendsetters. At a time when actresses played the love interest, dutiful wife or doting daughter, actress Zeenat Aman broke the rules of the stereotype 70s’ actress. Glamourous, stylish and sensuous, she ruled the silver screen as she picked roles that were unconventional and bold.  The […]

Sydney celebrates Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary at UNSW’s Freedom Lawn

By Neena Badhwar Armed with a spinning wheel and by committing an act of making a pinch of salt against the British law in India, Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi wearing just a dhoti mobilised India, woke the people of India to the plight of foreign rule. With no arms and armaments but armed with […]

Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan mesmerised Sydneysiders in a memorable Sufiana evening

By Manju Mittal The legend Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan captivated the house full audience at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park on September 28, 2019; the concert was organised by Cinestar Events. It was yet another unforgettable concert Sydney witnessed, the Olympic park stadium was jam packed and it was indeed a successful sold out show. […]

150th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Mahatama Gandhi @ UNSW

University of NSW and Consulate General of India, Sydney is celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Centenary on October 2 is organising “Gandhi Jayanti 2019” at UNSW, Kensington, New South Wales on October 2, 2019 on Wednesday. Program will include esteemed presence of Consul General of India (CGI), Mr. Manish Gupta who will be garlanding the Gandhi statue in Library Lawn of UNSW followed […]

Celebrate International Day of Non-Violence at Jubilee Park, Parramatta on October 2 at 5.30pm

The City of Parramatta will celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence and the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Mahatma Gandhi in Jubilee Park, Parramatta on Wednesday 2 October, from 5:30pm-7:30pm. The International Day of Non-Violence aims to promote a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence by educating the public and raising awareness. The day […]

Brahman Samaj Garba on October 5 to fundraise for Ekal

From today holy Navaratri period has started for 10 days till Dusshera.As every year, Brahman Samaj of NSW has organised one of the very few non-commercial Garba functions this year on Saturday 5 October 19.  Part of the proceeds from this function this year will be donated to EVF Australia to sponsor more Ekal Schools in remote […]

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