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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Perth

women of sister project in perth

Sister Project, empowering women of diverse backgrounds

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Ellenbrook local Tracey Cave had always wanted to do something community-oriented. But it wasn’t until she saw a fellow Mum, who was a migrant...

2020 Snake boat races suspended in Kerala, come alive in Perth

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Hundreds of spectators on the lake front erupted with joy as the boats sliced through the waters, the oarsmen throwing their oars in unison...

Nilesh Makwana wins at 40Under40 awards

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Perth-based Nilesh Makwana runs Illuminance Solutions, a tech company that wants to use their expertise to make social impact. Last week, the Indian-origin businessman's...
Amit Chakma

Amit Chakma joins UWA as new Vice-Chancellor

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Starting this week, Professor Amit Chakma commences his new role at the University of Western Australia as its 19th Vice-Chancellor. It follows an outstanding...

Indian spiritualist Sri Chinmoy inspires art for peace at Ellenbrook WA

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Ellenbrook is being inundated with peace with art displays at Ellenbrook Central and Ellenbrook Arts.  The art consists of abstract works by Indian artist Sri...

My lockdown life: Yaz Mubarakai

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Shahyaz Yezdi "Yaz" Mubarakai is a Labor member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly representing Jandakot.   Born and raised in Mumbai, he moved to...
To mark anniversary, members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre present devotional music

When Sri Chinmoy spoke at Perth’s St Georges Cathedral in 1976

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It was a celebration of anniversaries in Perth recently for the Sri Chinmoy Centre. On 1 March they attended St Georges Cathedral in the...

What's On in Perth

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All the upcoming events happening in Perth’s Indian community
New parent, new baby, new bundle of joy

New Year with a bundle of joy

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Adelaide's newest parents Nisha Wadhwa and Deepak Bajaj started the New Year with a bundle of joy in their hands, newborn baby Analiya. Born...
Scott Morrison cancel his trip to India

Scott Morrison's planned trip to India has been cancelled.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appeared to confirm Scott Morrison's planned trip to India has been cancelled. In a statement issued hours after the...
Smoke in the air and sky turned orange

Victoria's bushfires: Scores of fires are burning out of control across Australia

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Amidst all the celebration of Christmas and New Year, the most dangerous fires on Monday were in the state of Victoria. People in the...
PM and the leaders are getting paid leave if they volunteer for firefighters in NSW

Commonwealth public servants who volunteer will be given extra leaves to fight bushfires.

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The Prime Minister and all the Commonwealth public service leaders are permanently offering their at least 20 working days paid leave, or 28 calendar...
Reissuance of OCI Cardholders

Relaxation on the re-issuance of OCI card

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Some Relaxation on the re-issuance of OCI card The holders of the Overseas Citizens of India or OCI cards, who are either below 20 years or above...

Music for the inner journey: Sri Chinmoy's music comes down under

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Indian spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy’s music uplifted and enchanted Perth audiences recently. A number of international musicians were in town as part of the...

Perth-based IT professional uses technology to create a better society

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Nilesh Makwana, founder of Perth-based ICT consultancy Illuminance Solutions, has been named a Gold Disruptor in the Australian Computer Society’s CXO Disruptor of the...

OzAsia 2019: Indian Selection

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At the OzAsia Festival this year, there are some excellent artistes of Indian origin, it seems at least one, if not more, in each...

Diwali in children’s literature: An engaging book by James Roy

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We should all read a kid’s storybook now and then, it has been claimed. Children’s literature is filled with wisdom. It teaches important life...

A joyous, festive mandala

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Ten-year-old Akhash Karthikeyan of Pennant Hills NSW has won this year’s Indian Link Diwali Art Contest in the 8-12 years category. Maanvi Dayal, 7,...

A deep love for Tamil and Sanskrit: University of Chicago’s Whitney Cox

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He's a master of Sanskrit and Tamil and is currently translating two of their ancient texts. He has also conducted extensive research on Shaivism...

Gandhi at 150: A photographic tribute, and lessons in relevance:

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Indians the world over have marked a special Gandhi Jayanti this year, his 150th Sesquicentennial celebrations have taken the form of talks, discussions, film...
Bengali1.Indian Link

WA celebrates the Bengali New Year with a multicultural extravaganza

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Earlier this month, Probashi Bengali of WA celebrated Bangla Naboborsho - the Bengali New Year, which symbolizes the first day of the Bengali calendar...

The spiritual side to marathons

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Sri Chinmoy devotees continue a decades-old tradition that began in California

Meditation as a lifestyle

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Inner peace, happiness and energy: Lessons from a life guided by meditation

Indians in Oz

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The FAQs that make us love our Facebook community groups

The nose stud: Tradition or rebellion?

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It’s very status as a symbol of tradition, is being touted as the reason for non-conformit

Australia Day Honours: Dr Maharaj Kishore Tandon, OAM

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Perth’s Dr MAHARAJ KISHORE TANDON is awarded OAM for service to the community through a range of roles

IndvsAus Test: Bowlers spell success for India Down Under

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Superb bowling and Cheteshwar Pujara's innings sealed India's win against Australia, writes VETURI SRIVATSA

Swan Festival of Lights 2018

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The southern state of Tamil Nadu was the focus at this year’s Swan Festival in Perth, writes NV KUMAR
iswa diwali 2018.Indian Link

ISWA Diwali 2018

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Stage performances are a highlight this time round, WRITES GRAHAK CUNNINGHAM.

ISWA Diwali 2018

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Stage performances are a highlight this time round

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

Emotional Intelligence: 10 ways to improve self awareness

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  Emotional intelligence tends to fuel your performance on the personal front as well as professionally. Right from your self-assurance, empathy and positivity to your...
gitanjali rao time magazine kid of the year

US teen Gitanjali Rao is TIME’s first ever ‘Kid of the...

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  TIME magazine has put an Indian American teen scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao on its first ever 'Kid of the Year' cover. The fifteen-year-old was...
CONCORDIA-UNIVERSITY

Guru Nanak Chair set up at Canada’s Concordia University

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To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, the Concordia University in Montreal has set up a...