Friday, August 6, 2021


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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...
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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...
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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...
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‘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...
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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,...

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...
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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...

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...
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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),...
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Grants to support Australian-Indian community in NSW

  Organisations providing support to the Australian-Indian community in NSW can now apply for funding to deliver projects and events across the State. Minister for Multiculturalism...
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Funeral planned in Sydney for NSW flood victim Ayaz Younus

  A farewell prayer/ceremony has been planned in Sydney for Ayaz Younus, a recent engineering graduate who passed away during the NSW floods in March. On...
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International student Rishabh Verma killed in Sydney truck collision

  The Indian community in Sydney is rallying together to raise money for the family of Rishabh Verma, an international student killed in a truck...
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Vishal Jood faces court for alleged ‘hate crimes’ in Harris Park

  An Indian national appeared in court on Saturday 17 April after being arrested over a series of alleged gang attacks at Harris Park in...
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Manjula Rao, empowering India’s girls with self-defense classes

  Trigger warning: sexual assault The 2012 Nirbhaya rape case in Delhi shook the world with its brutality and callousness of its perpetrators. News of such...

The Aussie links to Saint Teresa

The Australian Missionaries of Charity are joyously celebrating Mother Teresa’s canonisation. KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR reports

Man convicted of trafficking wife and baby to India

The Australian Federal Police charged a 29-year-old man from Lidcombe with human exit trafficking in January this year. The man was sentenced to 21...
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Kulwinder Singh found not guilty of murdering wife Parwinder Kaur in 2013

Following his first trial in 2019 which ended in a hung jury, Sydney’s Kulwinder Singh faced a second trial where he was found not...
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NSW floods claim first victim: Ayaz Younus

  The South Asian community is devastated after the gripping news of Ayaz Younus losing his life in the Sydney floods was reported in the...

How to get Dine and Discover vouchers, NSW

  Millions of NSW residents will now be able to take advantage of the State Government’s much anticipated Dine & Discover NSW program, thanks to...
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SIPBN Inc: Sydney’s newest business networking platform

  One of the consequences of COVID-19 has been a rethink of the way we live and work. International travel may have come to a...
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A ‘Little India’ in Harris Park

  The City of Parramatta Council is currently consulting with the community on a proposal about rebranding Harris Park as 'Little India'. Many already consider the...
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Harinder Kaur is Blacktown City’s 2021 Woman of the Year

  Sydney-based Harinder Kaur was named 2021 Woman of the Year at the Blacktown City Council’s International Women’s Day breakfast on Monday, March 8. She...
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Trikone dazzles at Mardi Gras 2021

  South Asian queer support group Trikone marched in this year's Mardi Gras parade held at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), and honey, it was...
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Indian national charged after seizure of 127 kgs of cannabis

  An Indian national from Western Sydney is set to appear in local court today, after he was found driving a truck that contained 127...
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Considering culture in Sydney’s aged care services

  “During Lunar New Year, I know exactly where to go to in my electorate if I want to give away some red pockets and...
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Sydney’s Sikh community gathers to support Indian farmers

  500 people, many of them women, young children and senior citizens, braved the blazing sun and 35-degree heat to show their support for the...

Response to editorial complaint regarding article on car rally

  We at Indian Link, take complaints regarding editorial content very seriously. The following is a response to a letter we received from Yogesh Khattar,...
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Tensions rife over car rally headed towards Glenwood Gurdwara

  Tensions are strained in Sydney’s Indian community following a stand-off between a nationalist group and the Sikh community this past weekend. Citing "clear animosity"...


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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Vishnu idol made of black stone found in Bangladesh

  An idol of Vishnu weighing about 12 kg has been recovered from the Daudkandi upazila of Cumilla in Bangladesh. The black stone idol is about...
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Watch: Israeli swimmers perform to ‘Aaja Nachle’ at Tokyo Olympics

  Although they failed to qualify for the 12-team final in artistic swimming, finishing 15th among 21 teams, Israeli duet Eden Blecher and Shelly Bobritsky...

Monash Uni and Mumbai’s TISS sign strategic agreement

  Educational ties between Australia and India have been bolstered with the signing of a strategic partnership between Monash University in Melbourne and Tata Institute...