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TiE Melbourne: developing conscious entrepreneurs

  When Prakash Gupta and his wife Seema migrated to Australia in 2000 as skilled professionals, they were in search of job opportunities. They felt...
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Grants to support multicultural community infrastructure in VIC

  Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence has invited multicultural community organisations to apply for grants to upgrade, renovate or build community facilities. The available grants...
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20-yr-old Dawitra: woman missing in Victoria

  Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing woman Dawitra. The 20-year-old was last seen on Clarke Street, Wangaratta about 8 pm yesterday,...

A Gandhi statue for Melbourne (UPDATED)

  UPDATE: A day after its unveiling, the Gandhi statue in Melbourne's Australian Indian Community Centre, was vandalised. Police investigations continue after miscreants attempted to slice...
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Entrepreneur Aamir Qutub is Deakin’s Young Alumni of the Year

  Aligarh-native Aamir Qutub admits he’d never stepped onto a plane before his flight to Australia a decade ago. Now armed with an MBA and...

Amit Singh on the 40 Under 40 Asian Australians list for 2021

  Amit Singh, a Managing Director at Accenture, knows more about influence than most, having advised the likes of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard on...
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Next round of $50K for Hindu community celebrations now open

  Applications open today for Hindu community organisations in Vic to avail of $50,000 to plan their celebrations next year. This is part of the Government’s...
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Man of Indian appearance impersonates AFP, steals $38,000

  Victoria Police are investigating after an international student had her life savings fraudulently stolen by hoax callers last month. On 16 August, the 27-year-old woman...
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Calls to reclaim the Hindu Swastika

  There is concern in the Hindu community in Australia at the recent announcement regarding strengthening Victoria’s anti-vilification laws. It’s a move rightfully intended to...
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12 yo Janaki moves judges to tears on The Voice Australia

01 Performing on The Voice, Janaki Easwar has shocked judges and viewers after her outstanding cover of 'Lovely' by Billie Eilish, with some Indian links...
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New Jain temple for Melbourne

  The foundation stone laying ceremony or ‘Shilanyas’ for the first Jain Derasar (temple) in Melbourne was performed in the early hours of Wednesday 4...
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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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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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“Never thought I’d hear that C word”: Srividya battles ovarian cancer

  In a matter of four weeks, the fundraising campaign that Srividya and her husband Ravi created to pay for her ovarian cancer treatment emerged...

Truckie Mohinder Singh gets 22 years for killing Vic cops

  Truck driver Mohinder Singh, 48, will spend 22 years in prison for killing four Victorian police officers. The deadly crash occurred Eastern Freeway crash last...
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Rongali Bihu in Melbourne

  As COVID slowly loosens its grip on Melburnians, Australian people of Assamese origin, living in and around Melbourne gathered to ring in the Assamese...
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Vic Govt provides $500K for upgrades at Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple

  The Shiva Vishnu Temple at Carrum Downs will have a new multipurpose hall, thanks to funding by the Victorian Government. The redevelopment is receiving $500,000...
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Melbourne’s new Indian community centre

  When Vasan Srinivasan pottered around at Melbourne’s new Indian community centre at Rowville on the weekend, he observed compatriots stop in their cars to...
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Dr Vyom Sharma: the magic of medicine

  As we sat glued to our devices during lockdown, scrolling through a flurry of COVID numbers, memes and conspiracy theories, Dr Vyom Sharma’s informative,...
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The future of Hindi is safe at La Trobe

  It was a consolidated campaign staged over three long months, but La Trobe’s Dr Ian Woolford received news this morning that made it all...

Molina Asthana appointed Vice President of the Law Institute of Victoria

  AT A GLANCE An India-qualified lawyer, Molina Asthana arrived in Australia in 2004 Equipped with a Masters degree from Melbourne and chalking up corporate...
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VCE 2020: Learning in lockdown

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

Tabla VCE: Sankeert Kapatkar drums up perfect score

  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...

Vic Govt announces $50,000 for Hindu celebrations

  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...

Keysborough gurudwara identified as possible COVID exposure site

  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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Indian mum plunges to death at Victoria lookout point

  In another grim warning against jumping fences or climbing barriers to get that perfect selfie, an Indian mum from Melbourne has passed away after...
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Melbourne Cup 2020: Indian trainer makes $500,000 win

  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...


Let’s Talk Boosters: Indian Link podcast

  In LET'S TALK BOOSTERS, a new podcast series by Indian Link, host Ekta Sharma quizzes Dr Kritman Dhamoon of Blacktown Hospital Sydney about booster...
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‘Serving the community’: COVID testing in remote NSW

  The past two years have been a rollercoaster of COVID-19 related turmoil; from isolating lockdowns, closed borders, to trying to help Indians in the...

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...
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