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Ramadan Eid Fair in Sydney unites all from different faiths

By Manju Mittal The annual event Ramadan Eid Fair organised by Sashi Lal on June 1, 2019 at Whitlam Centre Liverpool, was a crowded event. People started to trickle in from mid day and families, friends, community all slowly building up in numbers as the evening progressed. Many VIPs graced as guests at the program […]

Bharat: Entertaining yet an emotional journey for those who lived through partition

by Gita Malik Bharat,  is an interesting film by Ali Abbas Zafar in flashback mode. A brave start for Salman Khan, to appear as a 70 year old Bharat with the grey hair, courting a mature stature. Of course he still has many instances to demonstrate his strength of mind, and body  during the movie. Starting […]

India wins thanks to Rohit Sharma’s splendid century

By Kersi Meher-Homji India’s first match of the Cricket World Cup 2019 was not a thriller but had many highlights to keep a cricket lover awake till 3 am EST. South Africa’s captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and batted. He must have regretted the decision as his team lost five wickets – including […]

One had to be there to experience the thrill at Swar Taj singing competition 

SWAR TAJ is the biggest Bollywood Singing Competition held in Australia. The aim of this event is to create an opportunity and a platform to engage talented singers from India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Fiji who are currently living in NSW. Proudly presented by Sydney Bollywood Melody Group (SBMG), Anil Pardeshi, Sanjoy Ray thanked the […]

The Red Carpet Bollywood Night 2019 – a night of style

By Rekha Rajvanshi ‘Women can do anything that men can do but women can do it in heels’ –  the saying proved true when about 350 women of all colours, shapes and sizes, dressed in scintillating cocktail dresses, holding elegant clutches walked the red carpet.  Blacktown Workers’ Club echoed with women’s chatter, laughter and Bollywood […]

Dandenong decorated in vibrant colours by Indian artists

Two local emerging Indian artists, Sohail Yamin and Yoge Biju have added vibrancy to the Indian Cultural Precinct in Foster Street in Dandneong. Six months on two new artists have been engaged to complete further works in the precinct. They are Rashmi Gore  and Natasha Narain . The artists were commissioned by Council as part of its […]

Music Maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Sydney live in September

By Manju Mittal Castle Group Cinestar Events organised a great Friday evening on May 31, 2019 at the Grand Marion Harris Park. They celebrated 10 successful years in entertainment, and officially launched their upcoming Mega Concert of Music Maestro Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, in the presence of organiser Yogesh K Sharma, Junoon Showbiz Raj, Kashi […]

Accidental Prime Minister – good acting by Anupam and Akshay

By Devaki Parthasarathy Watched this political drama quite by accident! A film based on the book by the same name is like a kindergarten of other political dramas that were hard hitting and dark. This movie tries from get go to entertain rather than inform. Barely touching on the scandals of the era, 2G, 3G […]

SVT gets approval to build an Educational Hall

An approval from Wollongong Council to build an Educational Hall at the Sri Venkateswara Temple has been approved. The temple will have a library and ancillary facilities for a spiritual retreat and to conduct religious discourses. The Sri Venkateswara Educational Building Fund was established to receive donations to fund an educational-cultural facility to support and develop Hindu religious and […]

Deepak Chopra offers tips on Hotel Room Health

By Melvin Durai I recently spotted an article in the New York Times entitled “Deepak Chopra’s Tips for a Healthier Hotel Room.” I was quite excited to read it. After all, Chopra is a New Age spiritual leader, as well as a doctor who specializes in alternative medicine, so isn’t it about time that he […]

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