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Temple.Indian Link

Victoria announces $600,000 grant for Rockbank’s Sri Durga temple

Victoria’s Minister for Suburban Development Marlene Kairouz has announced a $600,000 grant for the Sri Durga Temple in Rockbank. “Recognising our community’s proud diversity (we are) investing in upgrading infrastructure for our multicultural communities to...
Consul General.Indian Link

Community members and leaders bid adieu to Consul General

The Indian community in Melbourne got together recently to offer a warm farewell to Rakesh Malhotra, the Consul General of India in Melbourne. He has now been appointed as the High Commissioner of India...
Archibald2.Indian Link

Restaurateur Anant Kaur Sandhu becomes Mrs Singh in Archibald portrait

At the Archibald Exhibit, as she sits, regally, in her beautiful blue green costume with gold motifs, her AM honour proudly pinned to her shawl, Anant Kaur Sandhu is a picture of grace and...
Trade.Indian Link

India to respond to Australia’s White paper on trade

The Indian economic strategy released last year by the Australian government - put together over eleven months by former diplomat Peter Varghese - has been hailed as a way forward to Australia doing business...
Anh Do1.Indian Link

Lessons from the story of Anh Do, the ‘happiest refugee’ in Australia

It was 700 of us in the Adelaide Convention Centre, and we were all laughing and crying at the same time, thanks to Anh Do. Who would have thought listening to a keynote address...
Young Archie2.Indian Link

Budding Indian-origin artists in the Young Archie 2019 competition

Two young artists of Indian origin have made it to the shortlist at this year’s Young Archie competition at the Art Gallery of NSW, held concurrently with the Archibald Prize exhibition. Sydney’s Lakshman Nitish Ramesh...
Motorbike2.Indian Link

Karma in real life: Motorbike accident survivor to honour Red Cross donors

At around 4.30 pm on 27 January 2017, Krishan Lal was returning from a breast cancer-related fundraiser in Newcastle when he collided head-on with an oncoming truck. What followed was the stuff of nightmares,...
turban.Indian Link

New York bar turns away turban-wearing Sikh youth

A Sikh youth has claimed that a bar in New York's Long Island didn't let him enter because he was wearing a turban. Gurvinder Grewal, a recent graduate from the Stony Brook University, went out...
Indian3.Indian Link

Federal Elections 2019: Election promises for the Indian community

Libs announce funding for Indian cultural centre in Melbourne As this weekend’s Federal Election approaches, the Morrison Liberal Government has promised an allocation of $2.5 million for an Indian cultural centre in South East Melbourne. According...

The pull of studying abroad for Indian students: Australia preferred choice

The growth in India's middle class and the strong aspiration among India's young to be part of a global workforce have emerged as key drivers for Indian students seeking to study abroad. This will...