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Travel diary: a few days in Alaska, exploring the last frontier

“If you’d like to join us you’d be most welcome,” said Mike, a Wrangell local where I’d just spent the last few hours exploring, leaving the world heritage listed site of ancient petroglyphs until...
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Watching the Ind vs Pak Cricket World Cup match at Westpoint Blacktown

Watching the Ind V Pak cricket match of the ICC World Cup will be an experience I will remember for a long time. No, I wasn’t at Old Trafford Manchester but at Westpoint Blacktown,...
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How an early Girish Karnad encounter impacted this Adelaide writer

https://soundcloud.com/indian-link/listen-to-this-very-interesting-talk-by-writer-vinaya-rai-on-girish-karnad I remember Girish Karnad as a colossus of the theatre and film worlds, a doyen of parallel cinema of the ‘70s and ‘80s and a true intellectual. Doordarshan would, in those days, broadcast ‘art movies’...
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Twitter is now part of the ‘optics’ for India’s Cabinet Ministers

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar joined Twitter a couple of years ago, but he posted his first tweet only a day after becoming a Minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new Cabinet. "My first tweet....
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Bhupen Khakhar’s painting on homosexuality breaks auction record

'Two Men in Benares', a 1980s painting by Indian contemporary artist Bhupen Khakhar has set a new auction record for the painter by selling at a whopping $3.2 million. The sale took place at the...

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Prof Jayashri Kulkarni, AM

Professor Jayashri Kulkarni says she is ‘honoured, thrilled and excited’ to receive the Queen’s Birthday honour this year for her work in mental health. “This award is given to me personally but I see it...
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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Mahalingam Sinnathamby, AM

In the early nineties, an enterprising property developer purchased 2860 hectares of bushland near Brisbane that had been beset by planning problems. He set about transforming it into Australia’s largest fully master-planned city, the...
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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Distinguished Prof. Dharmendra Prakash Sharma, AM

A few minutes into the conversation with Distinguished Prof. Dharmendra Prakash Sharma, and you know you’re going to learn a lot. Not just about the man himself, who’s the recipient of an AM in...
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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019: Professor Arun Kumar Sharma, AM

A look at the career highlights of Prof. Arun Kumar Sharma makes one wonder why his Australian Government honour did not come sooner. The Queensland University of Technology’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation) has...
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Singer Amritha Shakti’s self-discovery as an Indian-Australian artist

Amritha Shakti’s journey is one that feels incredibly familiar. And I know why. She’s a South Asian woman who has chosen to be an artist. And that’s still a rare and brave thing to find in...