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Over 9,000 Mizoram children benefit from screening campaign

India Vision Institute, Essilor lead partnership in vision screening & free spectacles  A collaborative vision screening and spectacles campaign of India Vision Institute (IVI) and Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF) has benefited over 9,000 children in remote corners of Mizoram. The screening program has worked to provide vision coverage to underprivileged children in Serchhip and Lunglei […]

Priyanka Chopra to act as Ma Anand Sheela

Following Netflix’s hit six-part documentary Wild Wild country, comes the announcement by actor Priyanka Chopra that she will be playing late spiritual leader Osho’s disciple, Ma Anand Sheela,  in a film, which will be helmed by Oscar-winning director, Barry Levinson (Rain Man). She made the announcement to host Ellen DeGeneres, “I am developing a feature […]

Rayudu, Pandya and Shami help India win the ODI series 4-1 in NZ

By Kersi Meher-Homji India under Virat Kohli appeared invincible in the One Day Internationals (ODIs) in New Zealand when they won the first three matches by huge margins to lead the five match series 3-0. But India under Rohit Sharma (when Kohli rested) looked vincible in the last two ODIs. The Kiwis thrashed India by 8 wickets […]

Kala Shah Kala – an Indian-Punjabi Romedy releasing on February 14 on St. Valentine’s Day!

Synopsis: Kala Shah Kala is an upcoming Indian-Punjabi romedy film written and directed by Amarjit Singh. The film is produced by Naughty Men Productions and Infantry Pictures in association with Dreamityata Entertainment and stars Binnu Dhillon, Sargun Mehta and Jordan Sandhu in lead roles. Binnu Dhillon would be playing the role of a guy who struggles to […]

Vale K Raman

By Sudha Kumar Music lovers in Australia will miss Kris Raman who passed away on 31 January 2019, following a tragic car accident on 23 January along with his wife Jaya, who is recovering from her injuries in hospital. They have a daughter Maya. Raman Krishnaiyer, fondly called Raman Uncle or Ramettan among the Sydney Malayalee community, […]

Sydney’s Balzinder Balz is a self taught art photographer

By Manju Mittal Balzinder Balz, a photographer, poet and script writer, has a creative mind that is determined to generate innovative ideas. His dedication and unique passion can be seen in his photography and acknowledged by many. He is a prize winning photographer, his extensive portfolio that covers everything from art related shows, fashion, family […]

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan calls for innovation in traditional music

By Neeru Saluja When it comes to music or religion, legendary sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan does not believe in convention. His belief for innovation has made him one of the undisputed masters of the music world as he reinvented the technique of playing the sarod. He is now coming to Australia for Womadelaide 2019 in […]

Come March 23, lets support Pallavi Sinha for the upper House

By Neena Badhwar Pallavi Sinha, our community’s pride, a young yet highly energetic Indian-origin lawyer who has been working hard for the last many years on various issues, has been given a ticket to the Upper House Legislative Assembly Council to fight in the coming State elections on March 23. Pallavi’s dedication to the Liberal […]

Fashion of Multicultural Australia on March 1

Less than one year after its breakout launch in 2018, Fashions of Multicultural Australia (FOMA), supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia Korea Foundation, is set to make its return on Friday 1 March 2019 at the Cutaway, Barangaroo. “Barangaroo is a welcoming place that draws people from all backgrounds and cultures – […]

Lets remember Mahatma Gandhi today

Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary is today on January 30, when 1948 he was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. He uttered the words ‘Hey Ram’ when the whole world sunk in sadness on this day as the great soul left for heavenly abode. He had fought for India’s independence and tried his best to pacify the angry […]

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