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Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will tie the knot in November

Putting an end to all speculations about their wedding, the love birds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have announced their wedding date. The soon-to-be-married couple posted an endearing message on social media for their fans announcing the date of their union. Ranveer and Deepika, who have worked together in several films, revealed that their wedding will take place on […]

Cricket Australia and the Victorian Government unveil Indian Summer Festival

October 22, 2018. Cricket Australia, in partnership with the Victorian Government, has today announced a free, three-day community and cultural festival to coincide with the Domain Boxing Day Test between Australia and India. The Indian Summer Festival, to be hosted in Yarra Park outside the MCG, will celebrate Victoria’s vibrant Indian community with a program […]

Two famous Sharmas had contrasting weekends

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a contrast in their fortunes last weekend! It was a lost weekend for Dave Sharma, the Liberal candidate for the seat of Wentworth in Sydney. He lost narrowly to the Independent candidate Kerryn Phelps. But for India’s opening batsman Rohit Sharma, it was a fabulous Sunday night. Against West Indies in […]

Australia’s National Apology to Child Sexual Abuse  Institutional Survivors

  By Rekha Bhattacharjee October 22, 2018. Today, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten made a National Apology in the Australian parliament and later apologized to the hundreds of Child Sex Abuse victims that gathered in Parliament House for an Apology from the Prime Minister. It is the first time […]

Largest Indian participation at Australia’s sourcing show

International Sourcing Expo Australia, co-located with the 3rd Footwear and Leather Show Australia and 18th China Clothing Accessories Textiles Expo, is Australia’s premier international sourcing show for apparel, textiles, fashion accessories, footwear and leather products. Into its ninth year, the three-day trade only event opens at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on 20 November 2018 […]

Aussie Hindus in tears at the desecration of their temple in Regents Park by vandals

NSW Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams said he is appalled at the destruction of statues of Hindu Gods and has promised that police are investigating the vandalism and perpetrators brought to justice. Luke Foley, Opposition Leader NSW Government: “I stand with the Hindu community in my electorate of Auburn and in NSW, and hope that […]

Injured workers to benefit from dispute resolution simplification

The NSW Parliament has today endorsed reforms which will simplify the dispute resolution process for injured workers who make a compensation claim. Minister for Finance, Services and Property Victor Dominello said the new laws will deliver a significant improvement to the existing system. “The Government has listened and responded to the concerns of injured workers […]

Come for Govardhan Puja at New Gokula Farm in Cessnock on November 10

New Gokula Farm in Cessnock invites all to their biggest festival of the year, Govardhan puja (a.k.a. Sweet Hill Festival) and Go Puja (a.k.a Happy Cow Festival) on Saturday, 10 November. This marvellous event, in the midst of farm, is reminiscent of how Lord Krishna subdued the pride of Indra, the king of Heaven and manifested into the magnificent Govardhan […]

Enter SBS National Languages Competition 2018, deadline November 18

Celebrating Australia’s increasing cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversity, SBS today launches the SBS National Languages Competition 2018 – a nationwide initiative to inspire and encourage language learning and retention. In its third year, the competition is expanding to engage Australians of all ages who are learning a language, including English and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. SBS Director […]

‘Clean Up Australia’ capmpaigner Ian Kiernan dies at the age of 78

Ian Kiernan, AO, who started the ‘Clean Up Australia’ which became a movement worldwide inspiring millions of people to change their attitude towards littering, has passed away at the age of 78. The campaign which started in 1990 spread to the world’s 120 nations with 80 million volunteers taking part in 2017.   The campaign reached […]

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