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#NoRegrets: Three maxims of moving on, ’cause YOLO

Tip: If you ever need to cheer yourself up, just go to Google and type: " is the koolist guy on urth". Google, the biggest computer brain on the planet, will instantly...

Diwali traditions, old and new: the evolution of celebrations

Diwali is a time of tradition, and not just those that have been passed down through the ages. Look some Diwali practises you've created for your family.

‘G’day Modi’ to follow ‘Howdy, Modi’?

What a coup for all concerned, to have a double act of Indian PM Modi and US President Trump on the main stage at an upcoming function in Texas. PM Narendra Modi is known for his rock-star status...

The 34-year-old migrant

The experiment of multiculturalism, it can be said, has largely worked well for Australia. The European migrants who came Down Under after the Second World War have built safe and happy lives for themselves...
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India, Kashmir, Article 370, China, Pakistan and the Lessons Learned

By Lindsay Hughes, Senior Research Analyst, Indo-Pacific Research Program Background India recently passed legislation abrogating Article 370 of its Constitution, which provided Kashmir with a status different from other Indian states. Some of the characteristics that...
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Diaspora and Dissent

As Hong Kong becomes a city fighting for its rights from China, the squabble has spilled on to the streets and universities around Australia. In recent days, pro-Hong Kong protesters were taunted with expletive-laden chants from...
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Independence Day countdown: Time to push for freedom

India became an independent nation 72 years ago. In some ways though, it is still struggling to become a free country. While independence for a country means sovereignty and self-governance, freedom at its simplest can...
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All eyes on Kashmir

There is more than an element of jingoism on social media in India and amongst the Indian diaspora, following the revoking of Article 370 by the Indian government. There has been intense debate for...
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Our tryst with destiny: A Kashmiri Pandit perspective

5th August 2019 will be permanently etched in the minds of Kashmiri Pandits as a historic day when mainstream India finally found the resolve to do the right thing and correct a blunder of...

Johnson’s ‘desi’ cabinet shows Indian diaspora impact in UK

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'desi' cabinet, with three Indian-origin leaders in his top ministerial team, is a profound testament of the impact of the Indian diaspora in the UK, British High Commissioner to...