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Celebrate Diwali, Festival of Lights at the Melbourne Immigration Museum

Melbourne’s Immigration Museum at 400 Flinders Street, Melbourne is celebrating Diwali – the Festival of Lights on October 20 from 6 to 11pm at night with Melbourne band ‘The Fifths’ with their unique blend of east meets west ‘Electro Pop Bollywood’ tunes that will be sure to make you dance. Put on your dancing shoes […]

I want to make films that touch my heart: Nitesh Tiwari, director of ‘Dangal’

By Manju Mittal Nitesh Tiwari’s award winning film Dangal became one of the biggest box office success in 2017 for both Aamir khan and the director Nitesh Tiwari. A software engineer from IIT Bombay turned film director and writer Nitesh Tiwari, who earlier helmed money spinning children’s films ‘Chillar Party’, ‘Bhootnath Returns and ‘Kill Dil’, […]

When Sydney couldn’t stop laughing to Amit Tandon’s comedy!

By Neeru Saluja Stand-up comedian Amit Tandon created ripples of non-stop laughter with his debut performance in Sydney. As he touched many chords by recalling what it is living and growing up in India, the ‘married guy’ lived up to his reputation with highly relevant comedy that he had prepared for the audience here. With […]

NSW government helping first home buyers

Once a couple of years ago I had asked Matt Kean, MP, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Liberal Member for Hornsby at a Diwali function in Parliament House mentioning that NSW government was making a lot of money on stamp duty so why not help first home buyers, his answer was, “This is just a […]

Hindu Council of Australia’s Interfaith forum a platform to draw on commonality amongst different faiths

By Neena Badhwar The Hindu Council of Australia conducted a forum on Interfaith on Saturday, 27th of May, 2014 at Auburn Town hall. Attended by the community the forum had presentations by selected panelists comprising academics, experts from different faiths invited to speak on topic of the day: ‘Dharmic traditions inspiring peace to  the world’. […]

A glittering Bollywood night with a red carpet for Sydney ladies !

Organisers Sarika Sahgal and Dolly Arora and MC’s Sakshi Kapoor, Sahil Sood. Photo credit: Jindeep Photography and Hemu Negi By Manju Mittal As rain played hide and seek in the evening of autumn month May, I walked into Parravilla’s function lounge on Saturday 6, 2017 and was surprised to see the place packed to capacity. […]

Artisans’ House collaboration a great success

Artisan’s House – an initiative by Indian mumpreneurs turned out to be a great success. The response was tremendous as much as all the hard these ladies had put up in displaying their wares to the public at Castle Hill RSL club. People turned up the whole day with some stalls elicited roaring trade as well […]

Indian mums turn entrepreneurs to showcase their creations through Artisan’s House on April 29 at Castle Hill RSL

Savitha, Suchitra and Suma, Handmade Collections Indian Mumpreneurs, started as a meeting place for businesswomen from the Indian subcontinent to network, motivate and learn from each other’s experience, have a laugh or two, even vent their frustrations, What motivates these mums turned entrepreneurs? In a big city like Sydney, a lot of demands are placed […]

Alternative Facts – something we all could use

By Melvin Durai Donald Trump wasn’t happy when the media showed photographic evidence that his presidential inauguration attracted far fewer people than Barack Obama’s inauguration eight years ago. Trump is all about size – it’s important for him to be bigger than other people, whether it’s bigger bank account, bigger hands, and, of course, bigger […]

‘Hope for Kush’ raises funds to find cure for FoxG1, a rare genetic condition

By Manju Mittal A Fundraising event titled ‘Asha for Kush’ aimed at supporting Kush, a 4-year old boy diagnosed with rare genetic condition, was held on Saturday November 5, 2016 at Glenwood High School, Glenwood. Kush, at the age of 18 months, was diagnosed with the condition and had to go through more than 75 […]

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