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Aussie Lingo: Expressions that work differently on a FOB

When you step out of your country, regardless of your background, it’s quite natural to feel a bit lonely. Yes, there are fellow-Indians all around you. Dabur Amla hair oil is available....

Auntyji: 2 cents on Indian-Oz migrants & slamming desi saas being a tyrant!

Indian migrant, 34 Dear Auntyji So you just have read Pawan's note to the 34-year-old Indian immigrant. How interesting is it that we now have so many Indians in Australia and the average age is 34. It seems...

It’s all in the head

Seldom has the world seen a crop of so many powerful figures ruling different parts of the globe at the same time as now. When someone in authority behaves in an autocratic manner it...
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Ask Auntyji: Talks about dadagiri in Cricket & shaadi in social media age

Empire and (post) colonialism in English cricket Dear Auntyji As you know, England recently won the Cricket World Cup on account of a metric that no one had even heard of. And now, in the Ashes,...
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Ask Auntyji: Men’s right to candle-lit baths | Auntyji plays cupid saath saath!

METROSEXUAL HUSBAND DEAR AUNTYJI I’m a medical professional in my early 50s and my husband works in finance. On Thursdays, I work shifts, so I come home late while my husband catches up with his friends. Last Thursday,...
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The many ways in which modern life can be oh-so-annoying

A man raised by wolves in a forest says he misses his old life. Living as a wolf cub in a Spanish wilderness was much less stressful than modern life, Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja told...

From sharaab to shiraz: A study on the evolution of the desi drinker

In the hallowed columns of your favourite Indian newspaper, I am now going to reveal the results of some very serious research I have been conducting for years. While I have submitted the scientific...

Auntyji: Mothers and Sons

MOTHERS AND SONS I have had some recent issues that I was hoping you could advise me on. I have two sons, 32 and 35: they are married and doing well. I needed surgery recently,...

Auntyji: moustaches and deep thoughts

Our resident agony aunt answers your dilemmas!

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