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PM and the leaders are getting paid leave if they volunteer for firefighters in NSW

Commonwealth public servants who volunteer will be given extra leaves to fight bushfires.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison addressing the Press, (Pic Source: Internet) The Prime Minister and all the Commonwealth public service leaders are permanently offering their at least 20 working...
Reissuance of OCI Cardholders

Relaxation on the re-issuance of OCI card

Some Relaxation on the re-issuance of OCI card The holders of the Overseas Citizens of India or OCI cards, who are either below 20 years or...

OzAsia 2019: Indian Selection

At the OzAsia Festival this year, there are some excellent artistes of Indian origin, it seems at least one, if not more, in each of the spheres – dance, music, theatre, art,...

Diwali in children’s literature: An engaging book by James Roy

We should all read a kid’s storybook now and then, it has been claimed. Children’s literature is filled with wisdom. It teaches important life lessons - empathy, for instance; the importance of...

A joyous, festive mandala

Ten-year-old Akhash Karthikeyan of Pennant Hills NSW has won this year’s Indian Link Diwali Art Contest in the 8-12 years category. Akhash Karthikeyan: winner of...

A car rally with multi-faith pitstops: Brisbane tribute to Gandhi

In a unique tribute to Gandhi on his sesquicentenary, a car rally titled Bapu Peace Drive has made its way through Sikh, Muslim and Christian places of...

Gandhi at 150: A photographic tribute, and lessons in relevance:

Indians the world over have marked a special Gandhi Jayanti this year, his 150th Sesquicentennial celebrations have taken the form of talks, discussions, film screenings, stage productions, exhibitions and commemorations.

Saare jahan se achcha: Marking India’s Independence Day in Brisbane

A few months ago, social media circulated a viral forward about TIME magazine’s pre-elections article on Narendra Modi, and faced a barrage of criticism over the headline which interestingly labelled him the Divider-in-Chief. It talked about how...
Sinnathamby.Indian Link

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Mahalingam Sinnathamby, AM

In the early nineties, an enterprising property developer purchased 2860 hectares of bushland near Brisbane that had been beset by planning problems. He set about transforming it into Australia’s largest fully master-planned city, the...
Sharma.Indian Link

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Professor Arun Kumar Sharma, AM

A look at the career highlights of Prof. Arun Kumar Sharma makes one wonder why his Australian Government honour did not come sooner. The Queensland University of Technology’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) has...