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Social media reacts to the MasterChef 13 finale

  In an eagerly-awaited finale last night, Perth's Justin Narayan has emerged the winner of the 13th season of MasterChef Australia. He beat frontrunner Pete...
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Stepping up to help students in Wollongong

  Having arrived in Australia as an international student himself, Dr Rohan Choudhari is no stranger to the struggles of the community. Now, as NSW...

COVID Connect: Australia-based medicos step up for India

  Ever since COVID first struck in 2019-2020, responses to the pandemic have differed according to resources available and the speed in which governments took...
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DD’s Kitchen: when social work runs in the family

  For many chefs, their passion for the culinary arts goes back to their childhood, watching their mothers cook in the kitchen and provide for...
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South west Sydney: COVID-policing the streets

  As new restrictions are announced in Sydney to combat the concerning rise in cases, over a hundred police officers are currently patrolling the city’s...

WATCH: Kid asks people to wear masks in crowded Dharamshala market

  Wondering how people in India are taking the pandemic after the second wave? This video on Reddit shows a young boy in the middle of...
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COVID relief funding for vulnerable multicultural communities in NSW

  Organisations providing support to vulnerable migrant and refugee communities in the current COVID-19 restrictions can now access emergency relief funding.  As an immediate response to...
Chandrakanth Madireddy fights leukaemia

Help Chandrakanth Madireddy fight leukaemia

  International student Chandrakanth Madireddy knew something was wrong when he began to see clots appear on the side of his neck. For about a month...
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TikTok’s Jeremy Franco: embracing all our desi quirks

  From always seeking out a good deal to throwing a bit of turmeric into every concoction, South Asians can be a funny bunch to...
Narendra Modi (India) and Scott Morrison (Australia) at conference

The dangers in Australia’s blissful ignorance about India

  A major headline from the 2021 Lowy Institute Poll is the dramatic decline in the Australian public’s assessment of China, continuing the trend already observed in...
Mrs Kala Wati Narayan

Vale Kala Wati Narayan, champion of education

  Mrs Kala Wati Narayan, née Treveni, wife of the late Andrew Ram Narayan, (Education Officer for Fiji’s Ba District), and former resident of Varandoli,...
Pallavi Jain SBS Hindi

Former SBS Hindi journo sues network claiming unfair dismissal

  A community stalwart in the mainstream newspapers, for all the wrong reasons, is bound to cause shock. The Indian community in Sydney and Melbourne...
Australian Government: 'Stop it at the Start' campaign

Stopping family violence: Call out disrespect

  Some mistakes often start small but if left unrectified, soon become a bigger problem. Harinder Kaur, the co-founder of the Harman foundation, whose mission...
little India Harris Park

‘Little India’ precinct announced in Harris Park

  In a historic move, the motion was passed unanimously in Parramatta Council yesterday that a certain section of Harris Park will be named 'Little...
Vishal Jood supporters in India

Vishal Jood supporters in India rally to demand his release

  Vishal Jood, the 24-year-old Indian student who was arrested by NSW Police in alleged connection with violent activities in Harris Park, has amassed substantial...
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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021: Assoc Prof Ramesh Balasubramaniam, OAM

  Associate Professor Ramesh Balasubramaniam from the University of Western Australia has been recognised for his significant contributions to dentistry and the field of Oral...
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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021: Dr Selvanayagam Selvendra, OAM

  It was with characteristic humility that Dr Selvendra OAM accepted congratulations for his Queen’s Birthday honour. “I’m grateful to the Australian government for recognising my...

Dr Santosh Kumar, OAM: Seniors are a valuable community resource

  “I’m sad and happy,” Dr Santosh Kumar OAM told Indian Link about his Queen’s Birthday honour this year. He lost his wife of 57 years,...
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Are you Fortune’s first MasalaChef?

  Get those aprons out, sharpen those knives… and be in the running to win $2000! The first-ever Indian cooking competition is about to take off...
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Australian Fashion Week 2021: Meet Nitesh Pillai

  A little over a year ago, Nitesh Pillai had a big dream on his vision board. Last week, just days before his 20th birthday,...
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Priyanka Banerjee makes history at Melbourne Law School

  After three gruelling years of law school, Melbournian Priyanka Banerjee gets to walk away with a smile: she has become the first Indian Australian...

Faith leaders in NSW receive COVID-19 vaccine

More than 30 NSW religious and community leaders have come together to encourage all eligible individuals from diverse faith and cultural communities to get...

‘Regret choosing Australia’: Intl students give up on Oz universities

  When international student Tarang Hirani came across a viral Instagram post of his university library lit up in the Indian tricolor, a show of...
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Malayalam speaker? Want to become an interpreter?

  Are you a Malayalam speaker? Would you like to become an interpreter? The NSW Government has just announced a scholarship that might interest you. Applications...
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Man seriously injured in Harris Park traffic incident

  NSW Police are searching for the driver of a red Mazda who failed to stop after crashing into a man in Harris Park last...
PM Scott Morrison at the Melbourne Shiva vishnu Temple

PM Scott Morrison reaches out to Indian community at Shiva Vishnu Temple

  It was on a visit to the Shiva Vishnu Temple at Carrum Downs in Melbourne on 19 May that the Prime Minister Scott Morrison...

No requirement for kirpans in school: Senior Sikh leader

  RHEA L NATH and RAJNI ANAND LUTHRA report on community sentiment following today’s announcement of a ban on the Sikh symbol, one of the...
When kirthi wed anita, two women dressed in indian bridal wear hold hands and smile at each other. Same sex Hindu wedding

When Kirthi wed Anita

  Kirthi Shekar always knew she wanted a traditional Indian wedding. Even though she was brought up here (she arrived in Melbourne on her second birthday),...

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on karma, the pandemic, and politics in India

  Meredith Lake in conversation with Sadhguru, for the ABC Radio National program Soul Search. Today on Soul Search, an exclusive interview with Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev....
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Solidarity Vigil in Melb to support Indian healthcare workers

  As devastating images of COVID-affected India fill our television screens, many have an increased appreciation for the country's medical personnel, who are working tirelessly...


Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

  Growing up in Indian culture, most of us know that love has never been as popular as marriage. Even in the movies, the main...

Ep 8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s...

  To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic death...
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Vaccine selfies show people doing civic duty and encouraging the community

  Have you been vaccinated yet? And if you have, are you one of a growing number of people who posted a selfie on social...

Back to WFH: Funny tweets about working from home (again)

  Let's face it: for many of us, WFH always sound great... in theory. Whether it's the kids, construction noises outside, or the temptation of...
Men's doubles badminton pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.Source: IANS

Olympics: winning medals the only mark of success for Indian athletes?

  Is winning a medal the only yardstick for success at the Olympic Games? This debate is set to rear its head again as Indian...