Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Australia Day Honours 2019: The Indian-origin AM and OAM recipients

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Indian Link in conversation with the Indian-origin recipients of the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) awards at the 2019 Australia Day Honours.
Sydney’s PEEYUSH GUPTA is awarded AM for significant service to business, and to the community, through governance and philanthropic roles
Sydney’s Dr JASWINDER SINGH SAMRA is awarded OAM for service to medicine as a pancreatic specialist
Sydney’s Dr SUJON KUMAR PURKAYASTHA is awarded OAM for service to medicine as an obstetrician and gynaecologist
Sydney’s CYRUS MEHER-HOMJI is awarded OAM for service to the performing arts, particularly through music
Adelaide’s VIKRAM MADAN is awarded OAM for service to multicultural affairs
Shepparton’s Dr MENON PARAMESWARAN is awarded OAM for service to primary industry
Sydney’s Dr SUNDAR SUNDARAM is awarded OAM for service to the community through a range of roles
Melbourne’s MANDAR MADHUSUDAN VAIDYA is awarded OAM for service to the performing arts
Perth’s Dr MAHARAJ KISHORE TANDON is awarded OAM for service to the community through a range of roles
Adelaide’s VIVEK PADMANABHAN is awarded OAM for service to aged welfare

Related Articles

Biden vows to address Indian-American concerns on H1B visas

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has vowed to address the Indian-American community's concerns related to the H-1B work visa, which President Donald Trump's administration...

Trump paid $145K in taxes to India: Report

US President Donald Trump or his company paid $145,400 in taxes to India and received $2.3 million from projects there, according to The New...

Pakistan’s Sikhs want rare scripture to be placed in Lahore shrine

The Sikh community in Pakistan wants a handwritten copy of Guru Granth Sahib, currently on display at a museum in Lahore and estimated to...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Podcasts

Ep8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s life

0
To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

0
  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic...

Ep 6: The Indian LGBTQ+ community in 2020

0
  It’s been two years since the world’s largest democracy repealed the draconian Section 377 which used to allow discrimination against homosexual people. Only this...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

tiger cub

India’s Pilibhit Reserve gets global award for doubling tiger population

0
  The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) and the Uttar Pradesh Forest department have bagged the first-ever international award, TX2, for doubling the number of tigers...
chitra divakaruni the last queen

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on ‘The Last Queen’ and women empowerment

0
  Reading about the Kohinoor diamond and how it was taken by the British from Maharaja Dalip Singh and given to Queen Victoria, writer Chitra...
mehul choksi, vijay mallya, lalit modi, nirav modi

India has caught only 2 of 72 fugitive scamsters in 5...

0
  In a candid admission, the Centre has stated that of the 72 absconding economic offenders, the government has managed to bring in only two...
India Tour of Australia dates

Ind V Aus fixtures: Matches begin this weekend

0
The upcoming months promise an exciting season for cricket with three series – the Vodafone Test series, Dettol ODI series, and Dettol Twenty20 International...
delhi crime netflix wins international emmy

‘Delhi Crime’ becomes first Indian show to win International Emmy

0
  Web series Delhi Crime has won the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards, held virtually this year owing to the...