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Dr. Dinesh Srivastava – The Revered Warrior

A Homage By Arvind Shrivastava OAM A Beautiful Life to Reminisce (4 June 1942 to 12 June 2018) The most precious element in our lives can be associated with the Tic Toc, sound of the clock.  The time as it registers the next second leading to minutes, hours and days, is taking us nearer to […]

Ram Sita Vivah planned for this years’ Diwali Mela by the Hindu Council of Australia

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating Deepavali festival on 3rd and 4th of November 2018 in Parramatta Park this year. A special attraction of this year will be an elaborate performance of Rama Sita Kalyanam or Ram Sita Vivah (marriage of Ram and Sita) being planned for 3rd November in Parramatta park location. This is […]

Community grants for water safety programs to prevent drownings

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant has announced that applications are now open for organisations to improve water safety in the community and help prevent drownings in NSW. Mr Grant said that the release of the Royal Life Saving NSW Summer Drowning Report for 2017/18 reveals that last summer, 36 people tragically drowned in […]

Inspiring Sister Shivani on an Australia-wide tour in the month of August

YouTube sensation and Amazon best-selling author, Sister Shivani, is coming to Australia for a national speaking tour throughout August. The India-based international speaker addresses a spectrum of topics such as self-transformation, self-empowerment, life skills, emotional and mental wellness, harmony in relationships, leadership skills and overcoming addictions. Her ability to analyse deep-rooted emotions, provide practical solutions […]

‘Nostalgic Nineties’ evoked endless memories of the past

By Rekha Rajvanshi Nineties in Bollywood cinema was the era of family-centric romantic movies. Some of the most memorable movies and music was produced in the decade of nineties, which we continue to listen and enjoy time and again.  Those old, nostalgic songs we grew up with hold sentimental value in our lives. Avijit Sarkar, music […]

India-Australia free trade agreement soon?

  By Rekha Bhattacharjee The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu’s visit to the country on June 26. The two countries are also expected to discuss ways to promote investments.   The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and […]

Ramadan Eid Bazaar Bringing People Together

By Rekha Rajvanshi Ramadan is a special month for our Muslim friends all around the world. Many Iftar parties and special dinners are organized, various Eid Bazars and fairs are held to celebrate the festival in Sydney too. After full day of fasting, friends and families meet, greet and eat together.  On June 9th a […]

India thrashes Afghanistan by an innings in two days

  By Kersi Meher-Homji Oh what a thrashing! India defeated newcomers Afghanistan by an innings and 262 runs in two days yesterday (15 June). Many records were broken in this Test at Bengaluru. India batted first and amassed 474. Openers Shikhar Dhawan (107) and Murali Vijay (105) put on 168 runs for the first wicket. […]

हाय रे ये मजबूरियाँ …

  संतराम बजाज   अब मजबूरी तो मजबूरी है, अर्थात जो बात आप के वश में नहीं है या आप पर थोपी जा रही और आप को करनी पड़ती है अपनी इच्छा के विरुद्ध| जैसे दफ्तरों में बाबू लोग रिश्वत देने पर ही आप का काम करे, या बाज़ारों में  सडक पर सामान बेचने के लिय […]

IACS members celebrate Mr. R.K.Ram’s 90th birthday

By Noshir Irani Indo-Australian Cultural Society (IACS) members celebrated Mr. R. K. Ram’s 90th birthday recently.  He was one of the past president of the society now looked upon by all as a father figure with fine personality. Some of the past presidents of the Indo-Australian Cultural Society (IACS)  met for an informal luncheon at Urban […]

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