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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Melbourne

Srividya Iyer Ovarian Cancer Melbourne Australia

“Never thought I’d hear that C word”: Srividya battles ovarian cancer

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  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

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  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...
Bihu Dance by Barnali Sarma.

Rongali Bihu in Melbourne

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  As COVID slowly loosens its grip on Melburnians, Australian people of Assamese origin, living in and around Melbourne gathered to ring in the Assamese...
SonyaKkilkenny MP at Shiva Vishnu Temple in carrums down

Vic Govt provides $500K for upgrades at Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple

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  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...
Australian Indian Community Centre inauguration

Melbourne’s new Indian community centre

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  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...
dr vyom sharma sitting

Dr Vyom Sharma: the magic of medicine

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  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,...
ian woolford teaching

The future of Hindi is safe at La Trobe

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  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

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  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...
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...

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...
MELB indian DANCE

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...

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...
rosy loomba with husband

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...
trainer Julius Sandhu

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...

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...

Saving Hindi at La Trobe

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  A video message prepared by Dr Ian Woolford of La Trobe University, to save Hindi studies from being terminated due to COVID-caused financial hardships,...
australia india business council women

Australia India Women in Business chapter launched in Victoria

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Motivating speeches from a panel of women change-makers marked the launch of AIBC’s Australia India Women in Business Victoria chapter, recently. With a blend of...

Why pauses are important in migrant women’s lives

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Migration brings a drastic change in the social lives of women, whether it is rural-urban migration within a country, or a move across countries....

Designer Srishti Kaur creates beard-friendly COVID masks

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If many of us find wearing ordinary masks uncomfortable - tugging at the ears, fogging up our glasses, and riding up the nose -...

Melb students create inclusive masks for turbans and hijabs

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  Like it or not, masks are here to stay. If you wear a turban or a hijab though, that poses a problem: how do...

Dev, every Indian mother’s delight on Junior MasterChef

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Imagine cooking a lamb Mughlai curry with saffron rice, cucumber raita, coriander chutney, and smoked chicken kebab in 3 hours. Now imagine cooking it...

Indian links in Victoria’s local council elections 2020

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Victoria's 2020 local council elections, during the state's strict coronavirus restrictions, will be conducted by postal vote and will be the largest ever undertaken...

A Melbourne educator’s experiments with Gandhi

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As a teacher of history, Margaret Hepworth would often ask her middle school students in Melbourne if they had heard of Gandhi. About a...

RMIT’s Sumeet Walia shortlisted as emerging leader at Eureka Prizes 2020

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From arriving in Melbourne as an international student at the age of 17 to now being recognised by Australia’s leading science awards, Sumeet Walia...

Jyot se Jyot: Jyoti Kamthe’s community initiative

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Life lessons learnt during childhood and an increased sense of social responsibility laid the foundation for Jyot se Jyot, Jyoti Kamthe's community initiative in...

‘Diwali will look different this year’ says Vic Multicultural Minister

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According to Victorian Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence, Diwali celebrations will not be the same this year. There will be no massive crowds...

How chef Nabil Ansari popularised Indian cuisine during the lockdown

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Not everyone’s pandemic story is all doom and gloom. Undeterred by strict lockdowns and a flailing hospitality industry, chef Nabil Ansari’s gastronomic exploits are...

Actress Ria Patel: Getting out of the box

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Growing up in Australia, actress Ria Patel watched a lot of movies with her mother, though starring in them had never struck her mind. After...

‘Slow and steady’ exit from lockdown as Victorian government sets sights on ‘COVID-normal’ Christmas

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The Victorian government today announced the eagerly anticipated roadmap out of COVID-19 lockdown. It features several steps that reflect a much slower relaxing of...

Subtle Curry Traits, connecting desis through humour

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To many young desis around the world, it's a good laugh to poke a little bit of fun at ourselves. After all, from parents...

Podcasts

Ep 9: What do young Indians want from love?

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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...

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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...
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Latest News

Goa's Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Indian states declare journalists as frontline workers

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  Journalists working in Goa will be designated as frontline workers and will be vaccinated against Covid-19 soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said today. "We have...
#bringthemback #strandedaussies Pawan Luthra on ABC The Drum

‘Bring them back’: Pawan Luthra discusses #StrandedAussies on The Drum

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  As the harsh second wave of COVID-19 sweeps through India, its drastic effects on the Indian healthcare system and the sharp rise in infections...
australia dispatches medical supplies to India

Australia dispatches medical supplies to India

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  Australia will deliver essential medical supplies to India today as part of the initial package of support to the Indian government for combatting the...