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A virtual treat in Adelaide

‘Never say never’ seems to be the spirit of Shruthi, Adelaide’s carnatic music lovers’ group. With COVID-19 restrictions on social gatherings limiting cultural events, Shruthi Adelaide decided to continue with their customary...

Melbourne lockdown and a state of disaster

Over 130K Victorians have just finished registering for a social media initiative, started by Christian Bernstein, to send Premier Daniel Andrews a virtual hug. He is, undoubtedly,...
The Indian-origin academic was conferred the Order of the Rising Sun for his extensive contributions in the field of Japan studies.

Adelaide’s Prof. Purnendra Jain wins Japan’s highest civilian order

Prof. Purnendra Jain of the University of Adelaide was recently awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon by the government of Japan on behalf of...

Onam greetings of a different kind in Sydney

“I came here to Sydney in the beginning of 2020 to start uni as part of the Feb intake,” said Adarsh Mohan, a Masters’ student in Western...
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How Richi Nayak from QUT is making Twitter safer for women

Social media can be a great place to feel connected to others and express yourself freely, but at its worst, it can become an online platform for hate and abuse. On a...
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Harmanpreet to lead India in Women’s T20 World Cup

Star India all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the 15-member India squad at the upcoming ICC Women's T20 World Cup with Bengal's rookie batswoman Richa Ghosh being the...
To mark anniversary, members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre present devotional music

When Sri Chinmoy spoke at Perth’s St Georges Cathedral in 1976

Sri ChinmoyIt was a celebration of anniversaries in Perth recently for the Sri Chinmoy Centre. On 1 March they attended St Georges Cathedral in the city and...

A history of the Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar temple

The latest COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne has caused delays in the consecration ceremony (Maha Kumbabhishegam) of the largest Hindu temple in the Southern Hemisphere. The temple comes...

‘Diwali will look different this year’ says Vic Multicultural Minister

According to Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence, Diwali celebrations will not be the same this year. There will be no massive crowds or big family gatherings allowed, as it will...

Jyot se Jyot: Jyoti Kamthe’s community initiative

Life lessons learnt during childhood and an increased sense of social responsibility laid the foundation for Jyot se Jyot, Jyoti Kamthe's community initiative in Truganina in Melbourne’s west.