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‘Afghan’ cameleers: “The unsung pioneers of Australia’s inland”

  Many Indigenous people today continue to have Sikh or Afghan names. This message at the end of the film The Furnace brings home the...

Nilesh Makwana wins at 40Under40 awards

Perth-based Nilesh Makwana runs Illuminance Solutions, a tech company that wants to use their expertise to make social impact. Last week, the Indian-origin businessman's...

Amit Chakma joins UWA as new Vice-Chancellor

Starting this week, Professor Amit Chakma commences his new role at the University of Western Australia as its 19th Vice-Chancellor. It follows an outstanding...

When Sri Chinmoy spoke at Perth’s St Georges Cathedral in 1976

It was a celebration of anniversaries in Perth recently for the Sri Chinmoy Centre. On 1 March they attended St Georges Cathedral in the...

Music for the inner journey: Sri Chinmoy's music comes down under

Indian spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy’s music uplifted and enchanted Perth audiences recently. A number of international musicians were in town as part of the...

Adam Gilchrist loves this small Indian cricketing venue

Former Australia cricketer Adam Gilchrist says his favourite cricket ground overseas is in Dharamshala and it’s a unique experience playing there. “It is just so...

WA celebrates the Bengali New Year with a multicultural extravaganza

Earlier this month, Probashi Bengali of WA celebrated Bangla Naboborsho - the Bengali New Year, which symbolizes the first day of the Bengali calendar...

Perth community pips Sydney and Melbourne in race for Indian Centre

If all goes well, Perth’s Indian community will be celebrating India’s Independence Day this August at their own premises, the Indian Community Centre. This will...

Reopening after being a COVID exposure site

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Udaya wentworthville
  "We did not have a clue, because the customer was asymtopmatic." Since the news of popular spots Saravanaa Bhavan and Udaya supermarket being COVID exposure...

Indo-Oz Calendar 2021

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Indian calendar 2021
  JANUARY 1 - New Years Day 13 - Lohri 14 - Makar Sankranti 20 - Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday 26 - Republic Day 26...

All-women crew pilot India’s longest commercial flight

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  National carrier Air India operated its first flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru on Saturday and according to a statement the flight was operated...

Unacceptable slurs hurled at Indian cricketers at SCG Test

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The touring Indian cricket team lodged a complaint after pace duo Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj faced racial abuse from some spectators on days...

‘Stories of Kannagi’: a Tamil classic in the Blake Art Prize

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A still Stories of Kannagi: Tamil CLassic
  "Kannagi begins as an ordinary woman; well not that ordinary, and then transforms into a goddess of justice!" So says Bulli-based artist filmmaker Zanny Begg,...
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