Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020: Honorees from Australia’s Indian community

Congratulating the Indian-origin recipients of the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) awards at the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours.Brisbane’s...

A parent’s request for online learning

Yesterday two private schools in Sydney’s eastern suburbs had to evacuate, after one student in each school tested positive to COVID-19. One is a Year 5 student...

Looking ahead at India-Aus engagement post COVID

Dipen Rughani is CEO of Newland Global Group (NGG), a corporate advisory firm based in Sydney, which aims at simplifying and strengthening trade and investment between Australia and India.

Isolating at sea

It is said that the danger of adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort. It’s a philosophy that has long driven Divya Gordon, a...
Entrepreneur Sheba Nandkeolyar on how she is making the best of COVID-related changes in daily life

My lockdown life: Sheba Nandkeolyar

Sheba Nandkeolyar is one of the founders and CEO of MultiConnexions Group, a multicultural marketing and advertising agency. A director on various government and industry boards, Sheba...

Building a water smart street garden

The recent level 2 water restrictions in NSW got Gauri Maini thinking about her own carbon footprint. She found it increasingly difficult to maintain the young plants in her...

BAPS: ‘There is no spirituality without social service’

When stage-1 restrictions were announced by the Australian government a few weeks back, the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir was already prepared. They had decided to continue their weekly...

COVID-19: Hindu Council of Australia reaches out to the needy

The Karma Kitchen of the Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) has been serving freshly cooked vegetarian lunches to needy people in Sydney’s west since 2015. In recent days it...

COVID-19: Little India reaches out to the needy

On any regular day, the Little India precinct in Harris Park is a beehive of activity as large crowds of Indians and Indophiles gather from across the city. They’re put...

COVID-19: Guru Nanak Free Kitchenette reaches out to the needy

It was Guru Nanak Free Kitchenette’s designated weekend to operate (it is active twice a month). Lucky Singh and her husband Balbir were up early, organising the...