Thursday, May 6, 2021


WATCH: How a van told Goans to ‘stay the f*** at home’

  In Goa, a van drove around Calangute playing a unique jingle to promote staying at home. The jingle goes: Stay the f*** at home Stay the f***...
MasterChef Season 13 Depinder Chhiber

MasterChef Australia’s Depinder: From pharmacy to food

  “It was my biggest nightmare ever,” says Depinder, as she relives a moment from the current series of MasterChef Australia. She had just cooked a...

WATCH: Tom & Jerry video explains vaccination

  How adorably innovative and informative is this Tom & Jerry vaccination video? Kareena Kapoor used it to explain the effects of the COVID vaccine on...
Iftaar meals and buffets in Sydney and Melbourne

Ramadan: Iftaar buffets and meals in Sydney and Melbourne

  This Ramadan, we have your iftaar needs and cravings covered. Here's a special list of traditional Indian, Pakistani, and Middle Eastern restaurants in Sydney...

4 perfect spots in NSW to go fruit picking with your family

  As the weather cools down, we long for crisp autumn adventures out in the wilderness. The change in season also brings with it fresh...
Munaf Kapadia How I quite Google to Sell Samosas

The Bohri Kitchen: Munaf Kapadia’s home-dining experience in Mumbai

  "The greatest irony of all, is that the world believes that my enterprise The Bohri Kitchen TBK was born out of a son's desire...
teenage couple

5 videos that hit the mark on teaching young people about sex

  Two videos were removed this week from the Australian government’s recently released sexuality education resource for schools. The government released the Good Society resource in mid April, which consists...
anzac biscuits recipe and story behind feeding the troops (anzac day)

Celebrating Anzac Day: Feeding the troops | Anzac biscuits

The humble but delicious Anzac biscuit is baked in history, writes KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR
drinking juices increases iron absorption from food

What to drink with dinner to get the most iron from your food (and...

  A drink with your breakfast, lunch or dinner can make your meal more enjoyable. But have you considered whether your drink of choice may...
A still from the Bhima Jewellery ad

WATCH: Bhima Jewellery ad featuring a trans woman wins hearts

  Indian advertisements are famously known for capitalising on sentiments and pulling at heartstrings. Be it is Big Bazaar's ad about a Muslim doctor not...
buckwheat cutlets

Tikka talk: 3 scrumptious veg patty recipes

  We are in the midst of Chaitra Navratri (13-21 April), a Hindu festival of prayer and fast. As a cook, I relate this time...

Auntyji: On smoking and on office politics

  Dear Auntyji One of my neighbours has been irritating me for the last five years and I really need your help in addressing this problem....

WATCH: Millennial Lilly Singh and Gen-Z Maitreyi Ramakrishnan bridge the gap

  Conflicting emojis, pop culture references that nobody gets, and a curious interest in selfies... Is there anything that Gen Z and millennials can agree...
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A new mum’s thank-you note to her body

  Dear body, Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I am writing this in case I forget with the passage of time. In case I begin to...
rahul dravid advertisement

WATCH: Bengaluru traffic turns Rahul Dravid into a ‘gunda’

  Rahul Dravid may be known as a gentleman from the gentleman's game, but 'The Wall' seems to have met his match with Bengaluru's traffic. In...
man taking selfie

Selfie culture: what your choice of camera angle says about you

  Over the past decade, selfies have become a mainstay of popular culture. If the #selfie hashtag first appeared in 2004, it was the release of...

Champion chestnuts: Benefits and recipes of the superfood

The ‘old chestnut’ is new again, writes KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR
banana fibre sari

Sustainable and fabulous: Banana fibre saris

  So you like your saris made of natural fibres – cotton, silk, perhaps even bamboo. Well, you can now try saris made of banana fibres. C....
april fools day

LISTEN: Indian Link Radio’s RJ Swati gets an April Fool’s surprise

  It created a buzz in our office when India’s latest YouTube sensation Yashraj Mukhate gave us a heart-warming interview this week. What we couldn't...
easter hot cross buns

Easy Easter baking

From traditional European treats to an Aussie classic, celebrate Easter in style, writes GAURAV MASAND
children easter

7 ways to make Easter safe and inclusive for children with food allergies

  Easter can be a challenging and anxious time for children with food allergies and their families. First, there are the foods we commonly associate with...
Alain Okala

My first Holi: Non-Indians share their (colourful) stories

  The Indian festival of colours is upon us, and with it come the great memories - the peals of laughter while playing with colour,...
powder gulaal

Happy Holi: How to make your own coloured powders

  Forget chemically produced gulaal (coloured powders) this Holi; make your own instead. They’ll feel good and smell great as well. Try these simple natural...
holi drink thandai

#Holi: Bhang anyone? OK, thandai then!

  It is not quite the weather for thandai at Holi in Australia. As a summer drink of milk and cooling spices, it is popular at...

Easter breakfast: Hot cross buns and truffles

Containing sugar, spice and all things nice; try these delicious Easter recipes!
Deepika Padukone draped a cusom-made Advaya sari at her wedding reception in 2018.

Contemporising the Kanjivaram sari

  A linen kanjivaram sari? Yes, you heard that right. K.H. Radharaman, creative director of the Bangalore-based design label Advaya, came up with the idea of...
dog yoga

WATCH: When your dog won’t let you do yoga

  In our busy lives, it's a blessing to get an hour or two in the day for our personal wellness. Stretch, unwind with some...

Auntyji: On Kareena Kapoor’s baby… and the Royal Family drama

  Dear Auntyji, So everyone knows that Kareena has had her baby, and she still hasn’t told the world the name of the child. Auntyji, are...
sarah todd

Simple Indian meals by Sarah Todd

  Sarah Todd claims she is “obsessed” with papdi chaat - so much so that she would pick it over champagne and caviar. As a quick...
omkar dhamal group fitness instructor

#MyWork: Group Fitness Instructor

  Omkar Dhamal tells us about his journey and how he became a group fitness instructor. My job title My primary job is related to the IT...


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

  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...
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Australia dispatches medical supplies to India

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