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Bronze for Gagan Narang

India’s first medal at London 2012India’s rifle shooter Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event of the 2012 London Olympics to give India its first medal.The gold...

A solution to domestic violence

If men unite against domestic violence, those who practice it will be compelled to change their behaviour for the better By DR MANJULA O’CONNOR Modern neuro understanding of the way the brain works is...

Anish Kapoor’s ‘Orbit’ becomes symbol of London Games

Indian-origin sculptor creates world’s biggest public art installation When the 2012 Olympics unveils July 27, a reality that will transcend the historic fortnight is a creation of art with an Indian touch. Iconic sculptor...

Queen’s Birthday honour for distinguished academic

Monash University’s Prof Sridhar is an Officer (AO) in the general division of the Order of Australia , reports SUJITH KRISHNANIt’s not every day that we come across an inspirational luminary such as Prof...

Aiming sky high

Komal Sangha’s dream is realised as she soars to new heights in an exciting career in aviation. USHA ARVIND reports

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...