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Indian films receive 5 nominations at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Nawazuddin Siddiqui for his role as writer Manto in the movie ‘Manto’ is nominated is in the running for Best Actor category Brisbane: The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), the region’s highest accolade in film, celebrating and honouring the cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the region, have unveiled the full list of nominations for the […]

AHIA celebrates Diwali on Novemebr 4th and Grandparents Day on 10 November 2018

AHIA is celebrating Diwali on November 4 with its members and guests invited for the event at Concord Function Centre, 138-145 Majors Bay Rd at 6.30pm. AHIA promises the night full of Masti, Entertainment, Dancing and Diwali feast. come dressed in Diwali attire with your family. Australian Hindi Indian Association (AHIA) is celebrating Grandparent Day […]

‘Haathi in the Room’ pegs in with World Mental Health Day celebrated on October 10 every year

By Manju Mittal On Saturday afternoon on October 6, 2018,   I had the honour of attending ‘R U OK’ charity event in Parramatta, ‘Haathi in the Room’ organised in collaboration with Tamil Woman’s Development Group. The event hosted  an afternoon tea at Parramatta RSL Club with a focus on mental health. It was a huge […]

Australia is hosting major cultural festival in India

                                                                                           26 Projects | 75 events | 20 cities | 203 days Australia’s […]

Dancing Queens at the Pink Breakfast

By Neena Badhwar It is a highly emotional, cathartic meeting of minds, hearts and soul. It is the Pink Breakfast commune seven years in the running donating all its proceeds for the sake of breast cancer in women whose numbers rise as years pass. Says Dr. Rosy Khuma, Indian Counsul General of Sydney, Vanlal Vawna’s […]

Cricket Australia to release film series focusing on Australia vs India cricketing rivalry

Following the phenomenal success of the 2017-18 Ashes film series, ‘Forged in Fire’, Cricket Australia will release a two-part documentary series celebrating the epic cricketing rivalry between Australia and India. Directed by filmmaker Peter Dickson, 2 Nations, 1 Obsession will screen exclusively on FOX CRICKET on Foxtel. The two-part series will premiere on FOX CRICKET […]

Remember November 11, join in in Vision 2020s’ Diwali Walkathon for a good cause

Vision 2020 is organising a Healthy Diwali Walkathon at Parramatta park (Meeting point Garraway Picnic centre) on Sunday 11 November starting at 8.30 am.  There are various free activities  like  yoga, Bollywood dance, story time for kids etc along with fresh  (yummy idli and dosa) food available at very reasonable prices.   The funds raised in this […]

Three interesting plays to see at South Asian Theatre Festival 2018 this November

By Shashi Narasimhiah The month of November is an important landmark for the theatre enthusiasts. Like in previous years, as a part of the 2018 South Asian Theatre Festival (SATF) three culturally and linguistically diverse dramas will be presented by Nautanki Theatre Company at Raffertys Theatre, Riverside Parramatta on 15 and 16 of November 2018. […]

Gita Gopinath – First female Chief Economist at IMF

By Rekha Bhattacharjee Prof Gita Gopinath a professor in Harvard since 2015, 46, is the first woman and the second Indian American to serve in IMF as Chief Economist. The Chief Economist from 2003-6 was Prof Raghuram Rajan from University of Chicago. IMF’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a statement on October 1s, “Gita […]

Australian Indian Wedding Expo Sydney 2018 – an enchanting expose for would be bride and grooms

      By Manju Mittal As rain played hide and seek in the afternoon, Spring month of October, I walked into Hyatt Regency on Sunday 7, 2018 and was surprised to see the place packed to capacity. The event focused on the marriage between the fashion and wedding Industry providing the perfect concoction for prospective bride […]

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