Goa Day celebrations help raise funds in Melbourne

Goan Overseas Association, Victoria event features music and food, plus fund-raising for the needy.

Nepal strives to convert Everest trash into treasure

In a bid to save Mount Everest from trash, Nepal just concluded a month-long cleaning campaign where over 10,000 kg of rubbish was collected from the region. The mega clean-up campaign coordinated by government and...
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Are you an autism parent? Arm yourself with knowledge

I met Veena at an autism workshop for parents from Sydney’s Indian community. It was conducted by Positive Partnerships, a national project funded by the Australian Government to support school-aged children on the autism...
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Queensland University study: Medical ‘selfies’ help patients feel satisfied

Taking medical 'selfies' and sharing them with a doctor empowers and reassures patients and can improve their relationship with the medical practitioner, a research has found. "Healthcare consumers feel this data is valuable, it helps...
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Indian artists demand Internet giants to change stance on nudity

As artists across the world take to streets against the Facebook and Instagram's unfair policies towards art-based nudity, the Indian community of artists has come out in their support, detailing their own experiences and...
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An Australian foundation working for the needy in Dehradun

Two World War II veterans, one foundation with the sole aim of providing relief to those suffering, 60 years and counting. Nestled in the cosy outskirts of Dehradun in India, is a safe haven...
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Indian-origin scientist on how land clearance is stressing out koalas

For Dr Edward Narayan, Senior Lecturer of Animal Science at Western Sydney University, the seed of interest had been sowed when he was young. But not even the 35-year-old could have predicted the trajectory...
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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...
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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...
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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...