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  • India, China Diaspora to chart Australia’s path to strong economy

    India, China Diaspora to chart Australia’s path to strong economy

    By IST NEWS DESK Close on the heels of “Engaging with India” conference in Sydney on May 16 and 17, the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) released a report that stresses Australian economic growth focus will be on two big Asian nations, India and China as both are the fastest growing economies and one […]

    May 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More
  • AIBC completes 30 years; honours trade, investment leaders

    AIBC completes 30 years; honours trade, investment leaders

    By IST Newsdesk The inaugural Australia India Business Council Trade and Investment Awards were held at a glittering gala ceremony in Sydney on 16 May 2016, says AIBC media release. More than 300 people gathered to celebrate 30 years of the Australia India Business Council and recognise the achievements of businesses and individuals that have […]

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  • Engaging With India: Bringing people together

    Engaging With India: Bringing people together

    By Ashok Kumar Australia India Business Council (AIBC) in partnership with Australian Financial  Review (AFR) organised a conference on 16th and 17th May 2016. In opening the conference,Mr. Dipen Rughani, National Chairman, AIBC welcomed the delegates and remarked that ‘the conference is being held at a very crucial time.’ The High Commissioner Of India to Australia, HE […]

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  • OFBJP Australia Convenor Rahul Jethi sacked

    OFBJP Australia Convenor Rahul Jethi sacked

    Sydney, 7th May, 2016 Following a report in The Indian Sub-continent Times regarding OFBJP Top official attending a welcome dinner in honour of Pakistan ISI Ex-chief, OFBJP has sacked its Australian branch’s convenor Rahul Jethi on 6th May, 2016.  In its press release (see below), it said that Jethi was instructed to resign from OFBJP […]

    May 8, 2016 | 1 Comment More
  • Understanding The Art of Non-violence

    Understanding The Art of Non-violence

      By Sanghmitra Kumar “No one can save us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” Gautam Buddha Many of us suffer from a low self-confidence and low self-esteem without even knowing it. You may dress up meticulously, speak eloquently, hit the gym regularly; however, it does […]

    May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Business

Even Windows 10 is unable to check PC sales decline

Even Windows 10 is unable to check PC sales decline

By Shelly Palmer Worldwide PC shipments totaled 71.9 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015 (4Q15), a year-on-year decline of -10.6%, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC ) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker . Although total shipments were in line with already conservative expectations, the news nonetheless ended 2015 as the first year below […]

January 16, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Cut business cost to revive investment: Jaitley

Cut business cost to revive investment: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who took stock of the macroeconomic parameters at a meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) recently, highlighted the need to improve business climate and reduce the cost of doing business to revive the investment cycle.The FSDC meeting, the first since Jaitley took charge as finance minister in the […]

July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Ambanis co-investors in Yatra.com

Ambanis co-investors in Yatra.com

When Yatra was launched in August 2006, original investors included Anil Ambani’s Reliance Capital, TV18 — a Network 18 group company — and Norwest Venture Partners. Network 18 was recently taken over by Reliance Industries, which means that the senior Ambani has also become an investor in the travel portal, report agencies. Telecommunications is another […]

June 9, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Community Events

A touch of "Shayari" with local poets and Mega Indian "Shayars"

A touch of “Shayari” with local poets and Mega Indian “Shayars”

By Ashok Kumar Sydney is replete with Bollywood movies, more at present time than five years ago, but poetry comes stronger and more popular in this city. If there is one name to be associated with poetry that is Rekha Rajvanshi who has made poetry more popular not only in Sydney but also all over […]

May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Resurgence of Plagiarism as crime; student loses visa

Resurgence of Plagiarism as crime; student loses visa

By ASHOK KUMAR Plagiarism has resurged as a crime in modern day literature, fiction and poetry, writing thesis and reports etc. The dictionary meaning of Plagiarism is taking credit for someone’s work or a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work. Shall we blame […]

April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More
India Club appeal to Govt for Opera House illumination on Diwali

India Club appeal to Govt for Opera House illumination on Diwali

Diwali, the biggest festival of India in Australia, has its own history. It started with a small group organising Diwali Fair soon after the India Australia Friendship fair. Soon the word spread about the importance of Diwali among the political circles in New South Wales. The popularity brought Diwali to NSW and then Federal Parliaments. Though no community association […]

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Entertainment

'The Hidden Truth' tackles growing domestic violence in community

‘The Hidden Truth’ tackles growing domestic violence in community

By Ashok Kumar Can entertainment be educative? Our teachers tried hard to make education entertaining but didn’t work, really. But, away from the glitz of Bollywood, some filmmakers from Melbourne dealt with  some serious problems being faced by people in the community through a film: The Hidden Truth. The Hidden Truth, directed by Gurmeet Sran, […]

May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Brett Lee, Tannishtha to star in UnIndian

Brett Lee, Tannishtha to star in UnIndian

THURSDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2014 – UNINDIAN, the first feature of the recently established Australia India Film Fund (AIFF) will go into production in October in Sydney, it has been announced by the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP in India today. The first of its kind in the world, the Australia India Film […]

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Music comes from the heart, said Kishore

Music comes from the heart, said Kishore

By Pradyot Lal: Being the youngest brother of Ashok Kumar, who was a super star even before Saigal came on the scene, Kishore was offered more jobs as an actor than as a singer. But his heart was set on singing. He would tell Ashok Kumar: “Acting is not real. Music comes from the heart. […]

June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Health

How  we can overcome Adrenal Fatigue.

How  we can overcome Adrenal Fatigue.

By Darshana Shiva The adrenal glands are like little hats that sit on top of the Kidneys they are vital to our well being and play a major role in secreting hormones, especially those needed at a time of stress, is the aha already starting to come up? In very basic terms when we are […]

May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Addressing Health Risks of the South Indian Population

Addressing Health Risks of the South Indian Population

Contributed by a reader Emma Flixton Insulin resistance has featured prominently in research focusing on the prevention of chronic illness, since this condition causes the onset of diabetes, heart disease and obesity. A fascinating new book by Dr. Ronesh Sinha, MD, entitled The South Asian Health Solution, focuses on the fact that South Asians are one […]

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More
New Study Shows that Yoga Boosts Brain Function in Older Adults

New Study Shows that Yoga Boosts Brain Function in Older Adults

Contributed By a Reader, Emma Flixton  As more of us struggle to balance the demands of work and family life and aim to achieve a state of physical and mental health and wellbeing, yoga is becoming an increasingly popular practice in Australia and, indeed, the world over. Far from being a mere aid in strengthening the body […]

August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NRIS

3 Indian teenagers in Google Fair

3 Indian teenagers in Google Fair

Three Indian teenagers have reached the final fifteen in the global competition, Google Science Fair 2012, which challenges young minds to innovate and conduct experiments to change the world we live in. Rohit Fenn, 16, from Bethany High School, Raghavendra Ramachanderan, 17, from St John’s International Residential School (both from Bangalore) and Sumit Singh Yadav, […]

June 14, 2012 | 1 Comment More
3 NRI medical scientists honoured in UK

3 NRI medical scientists honoured in UK

Three Indian-origin scientists, based in London and Oxford and noted for their excellence in medical science, are among 46 experts elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, reports PTI. The three scientists are Professor Anant Parekh, Professor of Physiology, University of Oxford; Professor Jaspal Singh Kooner, Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Imperial College London; and […]

May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments More
First Hindu prayer in Stockton City in 162 years

First Hindu prayer in Stockton City in 162 years

Stockton City Council in California (USA) will reportedly have its first Hindu invocation on July 10, which is nearly 162 years since the city was incorporated. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the City Council. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English translation of the prayer. […]

May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Australi News

India, China Diaspora to chart Australia’s path to strong economy

India, China Diaspora to chart Australia’s path to strong economy

By IST NEWS DESK Close on the heels of “Engaging with India” conference in Sydney on May 16 and 17, the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) released a report that stresses Australian economic growth focus will be on two big Asian nations, India and China as both are the fastest growing economies and one […]

May 29, 2016 | 0 Comments More
AIBC completes 30 years; honours trade, investment leaders

AIBC completes 30 years; honours trade, investment leaders

By IST Newsdesk The inaugural Australia India Business Council Trade and Investment Awards were held at a glittering gala ceremony in Sydney on 16 May 2016, says AIBC media release. More than 300 people gathered to celebrate 30 years of the Australia India Business Council and recognise the achievements of businesses and individuals that have […]

May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Engaging With India: Bringing people together

Engaging With India: Bringing people together

By Ashok Kumar Australia India Business Council (AIBC) in partnership with Australian Financial  Review (AFR) organised a conference on 16th and 17th May 2016. In opening the conference,Mr. Dipen Rughani, National Chairman, AIBC welcomed the delegates and remarked that ‘the conference is being held at a very crucial time.’ The High Commissioner Of India to Australia, HE […]

May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Other Recent Posts

Discovering 'koomcha' trail at Zaaffran

Discovering ‘koomcha’ trail at Zaaffran

By Ashok Kumar When we were kids there used to be a regular ‘koomcha’ hawker making rounds of our street. With time, the ‘koomcha hawkers’ set up permanent shops or small eateries at the corner of streets to continue to feed their clientele. We became adults and settled down in life and moved to Australia, […]

May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More
A dream creation

A dream creation

By Lalitha Vishwanathan A  camera for vision with auto click incredible network sealed on top non-stop exchange of air in and out a canal to pass on communications a grinder n spatula in, below the breather paste n post passed down by the churner spinning swinging action- spilled finger tools a sprinter taking us forward in  life OH! no not […]

May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Indian Seniors Group -- Hornsby celebrates 10 years of community service

Indian Seniors Group — Hornsby celebrates 10 years of community service

By A Correspondent Ten years ago, instead of looking for help and assistance, Ms. Mira Raheja founded a ‘home’ for herself and other seniors in Hornsby in Sydney. The body thus formed was named as Indian Seniors Group — Hornsby.  She was rightly asked to cut the ribbon and offer the pooja for the mini-bus and cut the […]

May 6, 2016 | 5 Comments More