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An all-star cast of Indian comedy superstars are Melbourne-bound, direct from the Bengaluru Comedy Festival!

Featuring the hottest artists from the subcontinent, this vibrant showcase shines a light on the red-hot state of the Indian comedy scene. A one-of-a-kind chance to see the future of world comedy! Taking to the stage in Melbourne are: Founding member of ‘East India Comedy’, Sorabh Pant – best known for his incredible energy and overt expressiveness […]

India beat Pakistan in MoneyGram Thunder Nation Cup Epic

India has been crowned champions of the MoneyGram Thunder Nation Cup after a narrow one-run victory over Pakistan at Spotless Stadium. Winning the toss and batting first Malwa, representing the Indian Community, posted a modest 2/65 off 7 overs. Openers Vikasdeep Pal and Tanveer Sangha posted an even 50-run partnership as they built a solid […]

Hindu Council of Australia sets up Woman’s Day Gargi Woman Award

On the International day of women 2018, Hindu Council of Australia has decided to institute an award for outstanding women in Australia who make a good role model for growing up Hindu girls and women. The award will consist of a commendation letter and will be awarded in multiple categories like Sports, Journalism, Performers, Defense, […]

Vic Government announces funding of $160,000 for Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple

Victorian Government on Friday announced it will provide more than $160,000 to the Hindu Society of Victoria to upgrade its Cultural and Heritage Centre, also known as the Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott and Member for Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny joined the Indian community to make the announcement today. […]

Indian Gay Film ‘Evening Shadows’ premieres at Mardi Gras Film Festival

Award winning Indian filmmaker and gay activist Sridhar Rangayan and his cast to attend the festival Award winning Indian filmmaker and gay activist Sridhar Rangayan’s narrative feature Evening Shadows will have its World Premiere in Sydney at the 25th Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival on February 25th at the Event Cinemas. Set in a […]

Shiva – The Cosmic Dancer

By Kanaka Ramakrishna The Worship of Shiva as ‘Mahayogi’ and ‘Pasupati’ as found in the  Indus valley civilization in the north west of India 5000 years ago, was later integrated into the early Vedic Aryan civilisation as ‘Rudra’, and later as ‘Shiva’. Though the worship of Rudra by the early Aryans started the proper foundation […]

Dravid and his family of happy Under-19s

By Gaurav Joshi Every time a member of India’s victorious Under-19 team is quizzed about the World Cup they won on February 3 in New Zealand, the players are quick to highlight that the triumph was achieved not over three weeks but over a campaign that lasted two years. No wonder, then, on the eve […]

Sharma hits a fluent century and India wins the ODI series

By Kersi Meher-Homji The fifth One Day International (ODI) between India and South Africa last night at Port Elizabeth in South Africa was a roller-coaster but India eventually triumphed by 73 runs to win the series 4-1 with one match still to be played on Friday at Centurion This was India’s first bilateral series win […]

Sleep well with the help from Vastushastra

By T. SELVA One of the biggest challenge of almost every individual is getting a quality sleep every night. Most of us go to bed but how many of us really get a decent snooze? Getting an adequate number of hours of slumber is important for our body, mind and spirit; and this regime is required […]

Parramasala 2018 – March 9 – 11 : 40 Nations. One Cuture. in one and only one Parramatta.

The NSW Government has committed an additional $600,000 over three years to one of the State’s largest multicultural arts and cultural festivals, Parramasala. Now in its eighth year, Parramasala celebrates the cultural diversity of NSW through music, dance, theatre, food and film, representing more than 40 nationalities. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams announced the additional […]

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