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Dr Gondane takes his leave

A special event was hosted by the Indian Consulate in Melbourne recently, to bid farewell to Indian High Commissioner Dr. Ajay M. Gondane. During his tenure HC Gondane energetically pursued the interests...

Pink saris for bowel cancer screening

Through innovative community events and social media campaigns, Pink Sari Inc. has fired the imagination of the South Asian population in NSW. In doing so, it has successfully raised awareness of breast...

Young Indians bag $50,000pa scholarship

Nineteen young students from India have started at the University of Sydney this semester as recipients of a prestigious new scholarship program specially designed for Indian students. These include Madhullikaa Singh from...

Chulha delicacies, right here in Sydney

“Those who haven’t tasted food cooked on a chulha, cannot imagine its flavour and health benefits,” says Dr Madhvi Mohindra who is known as the ‘desi girl’ in her social circle, and...

40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians 2019: Indian links

The inaugural 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians list was announced this month.  Aiming to recognize the contributions of next generation Australian leaders from Asian backgrounds, it featured a number of Indian-origin Australians.

All-Indian cast in ABC’s “Unlisted”

An Australian show with an all-Indian cast targeted at an international market, Mithila Gupta muses, would have been impossible to pitch only a few years ago. Today as one of the writers of ABC ME series The...
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Stolen Shiva returns home to dance on at remote temple

Friday the 13th, a date dreaded in the West, turned out to be a very auspicious day for over 25,000 people in the southern Indian village of Kallidaikurichi. Several of them traveled 600 km...
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Lawson Tanner: How a love for Hindi films led to a love for Hindi

When Lawson Tanner sings Galliyan teri galliyan (the Ankit Tiwari number from the film Ek Villain), you might as well believe he means it as a tribute to Hindi, and to India. Mujhko bhaavein teri galliyan… Lawson first...

Dutton’s duplicity laid bare

The dichotomy that is Peter Dutton is perhaps best revealed by the stark contrast between his treatment of a European au pair who was due to be deported from the country in 2018, and a...

Dr Jagnoor Jagnoor

With a background in dental surgery from India, Dr Jagnoor Jagnoor presently works as a Senior Lecturer at UNSW’s Faculty of Medicine. Dr Jagnoor is an honorary Senior Lecturer at School of...