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“Stop cooking curry”: when neighbours complain about ‘smelly’ Indian food

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  When 29-year-old Vaibhav Pokhriyal moved into his new apartment in Dee Why, he never would’ve guessed what a stir (no pun intended) his cooking...
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UPDATED: Reopening after being a COVID exposure site

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  "We did not have a clue, because the customer was asymtopmatic." Since the news of popular spots Saravanaa Bhavan and Udaya supermarket being COVID exposure...
sharanya kamath, adarsh parekh, brinda murlikrishna

SACE 2020: Learning in lockdown

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  Students share their insights about surviving a stressful and unusual SACE year in 2020 with online classes, some cancelled formals, but a new way...
bhawan dhillon and arnav kalra

HSC 2020: Learning in lockdown

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  Students share their insights about surviving a stressful and unusual HSC year in 2020 with online classes, some cancelled formals, but a new way...
aryan bhatia, akul saigal, keirath singh

VCE 2020: Learning in lockdown

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  Students share their insights about surviving a stressful and unusual VCE year in 2020 with online classes, some cancelled formals, but a new way...
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Indo-Oz Calendar 2021

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  JANUARY 1 - New Years Day 13 - Lohri 14 - Makar Sankranti 20 - Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday 26 - Republic Day 26...
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Aussie cricket fan, 91, says sorry to Siraj

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  "If you ever get a chance to speak to Mohammed Siraj, tell him I said 'sorry'". In a most unusual phone call received at the...

Tabla VCE: Sankeert Kapatkar drums up perfect score

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  Sankeert Kapatkar has received a perfect score in VCE Music, playing the traditional Indian instrument tabla. “I was not expecting to get a perfect store...
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Indian international student saves 9 Australian lives with organ donation

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  Her very name speaks volumes for her last act in this world. Following a horrific accident one night as the year 2020 came to a...
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Vic Govt announces $50,000 for Hindu celebrations

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  The Victorian Government has today announced $200,000 for multicultural festivals and celebrations. $50,000 of this amount is set aside for Hindu celebrations, events and festivals. Acting...
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12 Wentworthville venues identified as possible COVID exposure sites

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  NSW Health has released a new list of venues in western Sydney that have recorded confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 12 venues in Wentworthville. If...
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Saravanaa Bhavan, Murugan Temple among possible Parramatta COVID exposure sites

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  If you recently visited Saravanaa Bhavan or Ollie Webb Cricket Ground in Parramatta, or Sydney Murugan Temple in Mays Hill, you might need to...

Keysborough gurudwara identified as possible COVID exposure site

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  If you visited Melbourne’s  Gurudwara Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji  Keysborough in Perry Road recently, you should probably be getting tested. A person with COVID-19...
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Manjits dragged into controversy over false ‘meet and greet’ with Indian cricket team

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  After tickets to a controversial ‘meet and greet’ with the Indian cricket team at Manjit’s Wharf began circulating on social media, the popular restaurant...

Maj Gen Nadkarni: looking back at the Bangladesh Liberation War

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  On this day 49 years ago, an unusual war on the Indian subcontinent ended, and a new nation was born. Maj Gen Ranjit Nadkarni...

Worth reading again from 2020

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  When your kids, 11 and 9, are stranded in locked down India Sydney mum MOHANA DHOBLÉ’s harrowing tale of how she was reunited with her...

NYE Celebrations Sydney: What you need to know

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Special arrangements have been made for this year’s COVID-safe New Year's Eve celebrations in Sydney. There are no 9PM fireworks this year The NYE...
home alone in lockdown

Lessons from 2020: the good, bad, and insightful

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  Life can be a long journey of lessons, but you never learn quite as much as you do in your youth! With the year...
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Meet Ashwell, Sydney’s budding soccer ‘starr’

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  Ashwell Starr still remembers that he scored over ten goals in the first soccer match of his life as a young boy. Ever since,...
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Indian mum plunges to death at Victoria lookout point

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  In another grim warning against jumping fences or climbing barriers to get that perfect selfie, an Indian mum from Melbourne has passed away after...

Wish upon a star

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  For seven-year-old Vishwa Solanki, who has spent more of her life in hospital than anywhere else, the Diwali just passed has been a very...
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UPDATED: Indian farmers continue protests as diaspora joins in

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  As protests against three controversial agriculture laws gain momentum in India, many questions have been raised about the impact of these reforms. There’s growing...
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Melbourne Cup 2020: Indian trainer makes $500,000 win

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  2020 will go down as a memorable year for Cranbourne horse trainer Julius Sandhu, and not only because of COVID. This year, he scored his...
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SCG marriage proposal: How Dipen Mandaliya planned it all

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  As if getting down on one knee to propose to your girlfriend isn’t daunting enough, Melbourne’s Dipen Mandaliya decided to up the ante by...

Aayushi Khillan: Youth Champion at the 2020 Melbourne Awards

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  Aayushi Khillan, 19, has won the Youth Champion Award in the prestigious 2020 Melbourne Awards. She was felicitated for her work in the health and...

Recording the histories of Indian ayahs who travelled the world

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  In tracing the relationships between Indians and their colonisers, there’s often one interesting figure who stands out – the Indian ayah. She cared for...
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Even in COVID year, Blacktown Diwali Lights Competition 2020 shines on

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  Despite a ‘distanced Diwali’, the irresistible festive spirit continued this year in NSW with Blacktown City Council’s annual Diwali Lights Competition. Blacktown, the third largest...

NSW restrictions eased in time for Christmas

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  More people will be allowed to gather both at home and in outdoor public spaces, and smaller hospitality venues can increase their capacity under...

Encouraging good sleep habits in children

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  Sleep is a big part of your child’s good health. Children who regularly get an adequate amount of sleep have improved attention, behaviour, learning,...

A floral Diwali at Cherrybrook

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  The year 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. With the COVID pandemic hitting us in different ways, it’s been a reminder to...

Podcasts

Ep8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s life

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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

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  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...

Ep 6: The Indian LGBTQ+ community in 2020

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  It’s been two years since the world’s largest democracy repealed the draconian Section 377 which used to allow discrimination against homosexual people. Only this...

Latest News

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WATCH: Lilly Singh as Sima Taparia in “Indian Matchbreaking”

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  Whether we liked it or not, most of us gave into the Sima Taparia craze during lockdown. Within days, we'd all binged on Netflix's...
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From New Zealand to New Delhi: Meet YouTube’s Karl Rock

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  When Karl Rock picks up the phone (with a cheerful ‘Namaste!’ no less), his New Zealand accent is apparent. That is, until he bursts...
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India’s Buddhist Kung Fu nuns

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  They are the Buddhist Kung Fu nuns of Drukpa lineage, known globally for trekking across the Himalayas to pick up trash, paddling through mountain...