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Peace in our homes

A new project is launched to educate women about domestic violence, ASHA CHAND reports‘Peace in our Homes’ became the resonating mantra at the recent launch of a domestic violence community project aimed at...

Sydney to get its own Vedic centre soon

Sydney Vedic Centre promoting learning of Sanskrit through Vedic chanting, writes USHA ARMIND

Gori ke nakhre….

… definitely sone lagde! Yummy mummies gather again at Sakhi Sangam 2012. By DOLLY SINGH MIRANDAThe razz-matazz, the frazzle-dazzle, the jingle jangle.The dazzling colours, the over-size bindis, the bangles, the sequins.The...

Shattering stereotypes – or endorsing them?

The TV show Dumb, drunk and racist reveals some surprisingly honest home truths about the many facets of 'real' Australia, writes PAWAN LUTHRAIt’s been pretty quiet in the past eighteen months or so ...

When TV leads the charge

A radical new TV format is creating phenomenal waves of change in India. TIM BLIGHT reportsSomething strange is happening in India. Every Sunday morning, millions of Indians haul themselves out of bed to be...

Kannada Sangha marks anniversary with folk theatre

Yakshagana performance has spectators glued to their seats, writes SYDNEY SRINIVASThey go round on the stage, they revolve, jump, make great hand and eye gestures; they dance, talk, shout. these actors in rich costumes....

Rafi’s dreamy numbers… and a bit of dance too

SUNNY CHERIAN on Soorya Australia’s Pranamam 2 showWatch on old recording of Mohammed Rafi singing, and you will be blown away by how effortless he makes it all seem. Suhaani raat dhal chuki… An...

AIC reiterates priority strategies at 20th anniversary celebration

By ARVEEN SHARMAOn May 31, invited guests and dignitaries gathered at the office of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Australia India Council...

Plenty of Indian links but…

…the supporting national audience was sadly lacking at the Sydney Film Fest, writes DARSHAK MEHTAThe 59th Sydney Film Festival, for a welcome change, had some representation this year from the world’s largest film...

A Melbourne kahani for Shahid and Priyanka

Stars bring their new film Teri Meri Kahani to the Indian Film Festival of Melb. PREETI JABBAL reports