Saturday, October 16, 2021


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Ask Auntyji: On craving more Facetime with the grandkids

  Dear Auntyji I am the dadi of the most beautiful 2-year-old nanhi pari, but I have a situation with her that I need your guidance...
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WATCH: Neeraj Chopra steals the show in hilarious new ad

  After Rahul Dravid earlier this year, it's now Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra's turn to show off his acting chops. In a new ad for credit...

Ask Auntyji: To be or not to be Insta-worthy

  Dear Auntyji I am looking forward to going to India in December to get married to my best friend Ravi. We are both studying here...

Our hibiscus rights are under attack!

  Disclaimer: No white women were harmed in the making of this piece. However, the characters are not fictional. They are living, breathing, interrupting you,...

Ask Auntyji: Cross border love match

  Border closures…. of a South-Asian kind Dear Auntyji In 2015 I wrote to you with my sad story about meeting the most beautiful girl while at...

WATCH: Monkey helping in the kitchen

  In a new viral video, a little monkey is seen assisting a woman with kitchen chores by prepping the veggies. It appears the she...
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WATCH: Indian grandpa’s uncontrollable snacking habit wins hearts online

  Bangalore-based vlogger Nihal Ranjit has been documenting his "diabetic grandfather raid the entire house for snacks he's not supposed to eat" on Instagram and...
Work from Home- Zoom meetings

Ask Auntyji: On sinning and on fake compliments

  Dear Auntyji I need your advice post haste, please. I work in corporate Australia, and because of the nature of work and COVID, we have...
Aussie reactions to 'Om Shanti Om'

Watch: Aussies reacting to Om Shanti Om

  'Om Shanti Om' the classic Bollywood movie renowned for its two hour long plot with numerous dance numbers topped with spicy drama. Check out two...
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Ask Auntyji: Prayers or service- what’s useful?

Dear Auntyji Last week I was having meatballs and spaghetti for lunch while sitting in the garden with Kaali Billi and Sher Raja (my pet...
The Gucci kaftan.

Gucci kaftan for $3,500 has Indian Twitter trolling

  An ensemble now on sale by the global fashion house Gucci described as a "floral embroidery organic linen kaftan" labelled at $3,500 USD (Rupees...
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WATCH: Using a ‘jugad’ bot to book a CoWin vaccination slot

  In India, vaccination slots are filling up faster than people can book them. The Indian government created a 'lottery' of sorts where people would...

Ask Auntyji: Should I turn vegetarian after all?

  Dear Auntyji I am a 45-year-old man who has been a meat eater for 20 years, except for that one time in 2006 when I...

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***...

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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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...
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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...
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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...
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LISTEN: Will you be the one to correctly guess this tune?

  Are you good with guessing tunes? Keen ear for rhythm and beats? RJ Ekta might've been able to stump you with this one. She recently...
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WATCH: An Indian and an Aussie swap morning routines

  It might not be fair to compare the lifestyle of an Aussie with the lifestyle of an Indian... but it sure can bring out...
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WATCH: Toddler copies TV dance moves

  Watch as this little kid copies the dance moves of a girl she's watching on the telly! What could go wrong with an excited...
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WATCH: Yashraj Mukhate’s catchy remix of ‘Pawri Hori Hai’

  In the last week, there's one desi meme that has stood out more than everything else on the Internet: Pakistani content creator Dananeer Mobeen...
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Auntyji is back: A 2020 briefing and choosing to have kids

Every breath is a blessing Dear Auntyji It’s been 12 months of COVID and we have not heard a peep out of you. Where have you...
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WATCH: Lilly Singh reports live from the family WhatsApp group

  Late-night talk show host Lilly Singh strikes again! This time the comedian 'reports live' from a family WhatsApp group chat. This is probably the one...
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WATCH: Comedian hilariously recreates how desi parents take pictures

  Ever gone back to your parents' old photo albums, from their childhood to their early days of marriage, and been left wondering: why doesn't...
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WATCH: Comedian Danish Sait learns Aussie slang from Brett Lee

  After previous chats with cricket icons David Warner and Harsha Bhogle, 'Ramamurthy Avre' (one of comedian Danish Sait's many quirky characters) now sits down...
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WATCH: An Indian and Aussie swap diets for a day

  Do you think an Indian can go 24 hours without eating spicy khana? Or even food without tadka masalas? Moreover, how do you think an...
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WATCH: Lilly Singh as Sima Taparia in “Indian Matchbreaking”

  Whether we liked it or not, most of us gave into the Sima Taparia craze during lockdown. Within days, we'd all binged on Netflix's...


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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