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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 […]

Australian Telangana Forum celebrates Telangana Cultural Night with aplomb

Australian Telangana Forum (ATF) celebrated the Telangana Formation Day in the form Telangana Cultural Night on June 1, 2019, at Ermington Community Centre in Ermington, NSW.  The occasion was celebrated amid rants “Jai Telangana” and the event was graced by The Hon. Dr. Geoffrey Lee, Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education, Member of Prospect Hon’ble […]

World Cup records by Indians

By Kersi Meher-Homji Prepare to sleep less, cricket lovers in Australia! The 2019 cricket World Cup starts in England on Thursday and will go on till July 14. The reigning champion Australia has won the World Cup a record five times, in 1987-88, 1999, 2002-03, 2006-07 and 2014-15. They have also been runners-up in 1975 (the inaugural year) […]

Ramadan Festival in Lakemba is an experience that is one of its kind

By Manju Mittal I am quite fortunate to have nice Muslims friends who took me to Lakemba on the weekend. I have been in Sydney for 30 years and this is the first time I experienced Ramadan festival in Lakemba that turned out to be very special. It is a true display of the cultural […]

Queens of India aim high with High Tea and support ‘Aasra’

By Rekha Rajvanshi On Sunday, May 19, 2019, a unique High Tea was organised by Mansi Khanna Bhatia and the team at Galston Community Centre. High Tea with an Indian twist and an objective to raise funds for Aasra Trust, an NGO working for the street children in India was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Aasra […]

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