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Excellence award for economics educator

By SUJITH KRISHNAN The achievements of Ms Sonu Sarda in her distinguished teaching career epitomize the success of an ambitious educator who has successfully managed to strike a balance between work and family obligations. She...

Punjabi Lohri with multicultural flavour

Attendees enjoy the festivities of home while celebrating lohri, reports JASMINDER KAUR The Sikh Welfare Council of Victoria (SWCV) recently initiated an entertaining event to celebrate the Punjabi festival of Lohri in Melbourne. The...

First-ever Hindi program in Government school

Introduction of Hindi into the school curriculum makes teachers upbeat For the first time in Victoria, a government school in Cranbourne will teach Hindi to the students for LOTE. The Rangebank Primary School recently embarked...

Hindi Niketan picnic is fun and games

Adults and children alike enjoyed traditional games at the Hindi Niketan picnic Pardes lage apna apna sa. This catch phrase for a TV ad for Haldiram’s Minute Khaana could well be applicable to all the...

Golf anyone? Join GOA !

The Goan Overseas Association has a long-running golf tournament Carl D’Silva moved to Australia from Kenya nearly three years ago. As someone who had played competitive sport for years, one of the significant aspects of...

Traditional marriage ceremony upholds Indian heritage

USHA ARVIND on Gauri and Chaitanya’s unusual wedding ceremony

First Sikh to receive Aust honour

Bawa Jagdev is awarded the OAM for service to the Sikh community. RITAM MITRA reports Sikh Australians around the country celebrated a moment in history on January 26, as the Secretary of the Sikh Council...

The geography of mental health

Dr. G Murugesan is awarded the OAM for service to psychiatry. RAJNI ANAND LUTHRA reports While the mentally ill in general are considered to be vulnerable as a group, those who are mentally ill and...