Tuesday, April 13, 2021


In 2021, Gautam Adani made more money thanElon Musk and Jeff Bezos

Adani made more money than Bezos and Musk in 2021

  Forbes' released its 35th Annual World's Billionaires List and Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani has been listed as India's richest billionaire with a net...
kerala medical students dance

WATCH: Medical students dance to ‘Rasputin’ after class

  Completing five years of medical school is no easy task, so if there was going to be anyone who mastered how to blow off...
These teachers and school kids gave the Hyderabad lake a new lease on life.

How two teachers helped their students revive a dying Hyderabad lake

  AT A GLANCE On a school trip to Meedi Kunta lake in Hyderabad, students of Fountainhead Global School dicscovered it was in its dying...
Chhavi Rajawat at the World Economic Forum.

MBA-turned-sarpanch brings winds of change in Rajasthan village

  Chhavi Rajawat, the youngest sarpanch in India, has been scripting a success story by bringing winds of change in her ancestral village of Soda...
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WATCH: In conversation with Youtube star Yashraj Mukhate

  If you haven't been living under a rock for the last few months you have probably heard of Yashraj Mukhate --the music producer who...

WATCH: Indian cop stops motorcyclist for the nicest reason

  Most folks tend to shrivel up inside when they see cops signalling them to stop on the road, and understandably so. But this video...
An aerial view of old Delhi.

Delhi most polluted capital in the world for three years straight: Report

  Delhi has been ranked as the most polluted capital city globally, according to a report released on Tuesday. The 'World Air Quality Report, 2020', prepared...
The free dialysis centre in Delhi's Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Source: @mssirsa/Twitter

Free-of-charge dialysis hospital at Delhi’s Bangla Sahib Gurudwara

  A 101-bedded dedicated free-of-charge kidney dialysis centre is up and running at the premises of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib in New Delhi. The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara...
women in business, indian

Women in Business 2021 report: India ahead of global average  

India ranks third in the world for women working in senior management positions, according to the Women in Business 2021 report by global accounting...
the infosys pyramid in Bengaluru

Infosys, Accenture to pay for vaccination of their staff

  Global software majors Infosys and Accenture have announced that they will pay for the vaccination of their employees. "We will cover the vaccination cost for...
farmer protest india

Farmers’ protests aren’t new in India

  Hundreds of thousands of farmers have been protesting in India since September last year in what has become the largest farmers protest in India’s...
Chandra Shekhar Aazad of the Bhim Army

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad in TIME’s emerging leaders list

  Five Indian-origin personalities, including Chandra Shekhar Aazad of the Bhim Army, are part of the TIME magazines annual list of 100 "emerging leaders". The 2021...

YouTube blocks music videos related to farmer protests

  Google-owned YouTube has blocked a music video by famous Punjabi singer Kanwar Grewal titled 'Ailaan' that was related to the farmer protests and raked...

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Over 150 missing, 10 bodies recovered

  Nearly 150 people are missing or "feared dead" as a sudden flood inundated a power project at Reni village in Joshimath area of Uttarakhand's...

India farmers’ protests: internet shutdown highlights Modi’s record of stifling digital dissent

  The storming of the Red Fort in Delhi on January 26 marked an escalation of tensions between the Indian government – led by Prime...
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Rihanna, Greta Thunberg, and Meena Harris tweet about farmers’ protest

  An international spotlight has been shone on the farmers' movement in India after celebrity singer Rihanna, climate activist Greta Thunberg, and Meena Harris, who...
finance minister nirmala sitharaman

Union budget: Aggressive push to revive Indian economy

  In her third budget presentation in the Parliament on 1 Feb, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to unleash massive fiscal expansion in 2021-22...
tractor rally delhi

Republic Day riots: Deceased farmer had returned home from Australia

  Following the farmers protests that turned violent on Republic Day in New Delhi, it has emerged that over 300 police officers were injured and...
Activist protest against ‘love jihad’ laws being proposed in India.

The problem with India’s ‘love jihad’ laws

  Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, the Bharatiya Janata Party government has put forward several anti-Muslim policies. The latest is a clampdown on what it...
Sheikh Hasina thanks India for 2 million vaccine doses

Vaccine diplomacy: India helps its neighbours in ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative

  In what is being called 'vaccine diplomacy' India has pledged to help seven of its neighbours in the fight against COVID-19. The gift, a...
wagah border ceremony

WATCH: Attari-Wagah Border Ceremony on India’s 72nd Republic Day

  It's always a sight to behold - watching the daily military practice between Indian and Pakistani forces at the Attari-Wagah border, made special on...
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Farmers rage in Delhi on Republic Day

  On the morning of Republic Day, farmers were warmly welcomed in Delhi. As pictured below, tractors and cars carrying groups of protesters were showered...

President hails farmers, scientists and soldiers in Republic Day speech

  On the eve of Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind said justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity, outlined in the Preamble of the Constitution, are...
karl rock

From New Zealand to New Delhi: Meet YouTube’s Karl Rock

  When Karl Rock picks up the phone (with a cheerful ‘Namaste!’ no less), his New Zealand accent is apparent. That is, until he bursts...
Buddhist Kung Fu nuns kicking hard at centuries-old taboos

India’s Buddhist Kung Fu nuns

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

Strawberries to write a new chapter of development in Jhansi

  Jhansi which is well-known as the land of valour is all set to write a new chapter and strawberry cultivation would play a pivotal...

India’s COVID vaccination drive begins in Delhi

  With the world's biggest vaccination drive slated to roll out across India from January 16, the Delhi government has announced that it has made...

All-women crew pilot India’s longest commercial flight

  National carrier Air India operated its first flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru on Saturday and according to a statement the flight was operated...
women at protest

Women take lead roles in India’s farmers’ protest

  As temperatures plummet, hundreds of thousands of men, women and children continue to spend bone-chilling days and nights in makeshift shelters across multiple protest sites encircling...
Harpreet Singh Mattu inside his container truck. Punjab farmer turns truck into makeshift home.

Punjab farmer turns truck into home at Singhu border

  As the face-off between the farmers and government over new farm laws await a breakthrough, the onslaught of biting cold wave accompanied by thunderstorms...


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...
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Khooni Vaisakhi: Poem from the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, 1919

  In a moving piece of Punjabi literature, this is Khooni Vaisakhi, a narrative poem by prominent Punjabi writer Nanak Singh. It’s an account of...