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  • Australians savour Manjit’s food at Shangri-La’s A Week in India food festival

    By Ashok Kumar When I landed in Sydney 16 years ago, I organised my first event at Manjit’s function centre in Concord. Since then, I became a fan of Manjit’s food and enjoyed dinner on several occasions. No wonder when I received an invite to savour Manjit’s food at ‘A week of India’ at Café […]

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  • Skeletons in Sydney Consulate cupboard reveal wrongdoings

    By Ashok Kumar Sydney 18 October Many skeletons have surfaced from the cupboard of the Consulate General of India, Sydney. Close on the heels of penalty by the Workers Commission Court regarding the case of unfair dismissal of an employee, The Indian Sub-continent Times, has in its possession, documents that reveal some wrong doings in […]

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    October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More
  • Why insolvent Kushagra Bhatnagar can’t hold OFBJP position

    Sydney, 14 October, 2016 By Ashok Kumar After I was subjected to a relentless and organised attack by OFBJP Australia with active, motivated and shameless, encouragement by OFBJP global head, Vijay Chauthaiwale over the last 2 days, I have received a lot of support from people in Australia who are strong supporters of BJP and […]

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    October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments More
  • Indian musicians win Toyota ‘feeling the streets’ competition

    Every single day, all over the world, street musicians make the roads, alleyways and street corners a better place to be. Toyota recently announced the winners of the ‘Feeling the Streets’ competition – a global initiative designed to unearth the world’s greatest unknown talent – which will see six of the best street performers join […]

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  • Uri attack—another intelligence failure?

    By Raj Dixit Edited by Ashok Kumar The terrorist attack on Army camp in Uri Sector of Kashmir which had resulted in the death of 18 Soldiers, from 10 Dogra regiment and 6 Bihar regiment of Indian army has sent shock waves all around the country and everyone from political masters to the armchair journalists, […]

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Telstra hosts global launch of Pixel, phone by Google

Smartphone fans descended on Telstra stores across the nation today as Australia became the first country in the world to launch the brand new Pixel and Pixel XL.   Andrew Volard, Director of Devices said Telstra’s exclusive telco partnership with Google in Australia meant Telstra customers were the first in the world to get hands […]

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Telstra launches iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with great value offers

16 September 2016 – The brand new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus went on sale at Telstra stores across the country on Friday with more than one hundred stores opening early at 8.00am to provide customers access to the popular new phones, says a Telstra media release. Vicki Brady, Group Managing Director, Telstra Consumer, […]

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PayPal reaches deal with MasterCard for store payments

By Shelly Palmer quoting Reuters MasterCard Inc said on Tuesday it had expanded its deal with payment processor PayPal Holdings Inc, which would allow customers to use PayPal’s payment services in stores. PayPal’s partnership follows a similar deal with MasterCard’s larger rival Visa Inc in July as the company looks to expand its payments network. […]

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AASHA stresses the need for proactive awareness about dementia

The IST Newsdesk Ageing is a way of life but comes with a bundle of associated problems. Families need to understand and not shy away from this process. AASHA at its event ‘Eight to Eighties—Uniting Generations organized at Pennat Hills Community Centre on 5 Nov, 2016, stressed upon the need to create proactive awareness about […]

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Grand farewell to High Commissioner Navdeep Suri and Mani Suri

By Ashok Kumar In short tenure, he covered a long journey and made his stay in Australia a memorable one. His Excellency, High Commissioner of India to Australia, Mr. Navdeep Suri  admitted in his farewell speech before a select gathering, including businessmen and community leaders at the EY building in Sydney CBD on 18 November that […]

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Sardar Patel’s 141st birth anniversary celebrated at Indian Consulate in Sydney

By Ashok Kumar Sydney, November 1: The  141st Birth anniversary of India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was celebrated at the Indian Cultural Centre, also celebrated as National Unity Day. Patel was born on October 31, 1875 and died on 15 December 1950. Consulate General of India, Sydney yesterday evening with Consul General of India, […]

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Four top classic Bollywood films that depict Class struggle

By Nikhil Gajendragadkar Majority films of Mainstream Hindi Cinema are known as escapist fare. But a few films do try to go beyond mere entertainment. Four classic films have dealt with the theme of ‘Class Struggle’. Each of these films has a scene which is central to the story and theme. It started with ‘Mughal-E-Azam’, […]

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Self-taught drummer Maneswita Jaiswal prefers busking to auditorium

By Ashok Kumar The Toyota organised “Feeling the Street” competition of the musicians who make streets their stage and six emerged winners in this competition.. Chosen from a pool of 370 artists across 29 countries, the winners were Robson Peres (violinist, Brazil), Thomas Cheval (pianist, Italy), Héctor Matías (bass player, Brisbane via Chile), Albert Peres (drummer, Colombia), Maneswita Jaiswal (drummer,Lucknow, India) and Chelei Solo from Nagaland, […]

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October 21, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Mixed reaction to ‘ban on Pak artists’ decision on the twitter

IST NEWSDESK: Reports received by The Indian Sub-continent Times clearly point out that there is a petition doing rounds in the US asking the US govt to declare Pakistan a terrorist country. The petitions has been signed by over 100,000 people and if this is circulated in India at least a crore people will sign […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why High Commission of India and Consulates in Australia should refain from being selective when inviting operatives linked with Indian political parties

Editorial:   Sydney, NSW, 16 November, 2016 The IS Times has been contacted by many Indians living in Australia with their concerns in regards to high profile invitations which High Commission of India (HCI) and Consulates seem to be extending to operatives linked with some political parties of India.  It also appears that this favour is limited to […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Australians savour Manjit’s food at Shangri-La’s A Week in India food festival

By Ashok Kumar When I landed in Sydney 16 years ago, I organised my first event at Manjit’s function centre in Concord. Since then, I became a fan of Manjit’s food and enjoyed dinner on several occasions. No wonder when I received an invite to savour Manjit’s food at ‘A week of India’ at Café […]

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Bursting the Myth: India –least ruled in world by Foreign Powers.

By Davender Jain Up until 16th century there were no Mughals and no British in India. Rule of these “foreigners” was only for about 300 to 350 years. Some historical facts below:   – Spain was ruled by Moroccans and Ottomans for over 1000 years and then by Napoleon for 300 years. The then joined forces in WW1 […]

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Why High Commission of India and Consulates in Australia should refain from being selective when inviting operatives linked with Indian political parties

Editorial:   Sydney, NSW, 16 November, 2016 The IS Times has been contacted by many Indians living in Australia with their concerns in regards to high profile invitations which High Commission of India (HCI) and Consulates seem to be extending to operatives linked with some political parties of India.  It also appears that this favour is limited to […]

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Guinness World Record in biggest cricket training at SCG

What do you get when you combine more than 500 school kids, some of Australia’s best cricketers, and Bupa support team Head Coach Darren Lehmann all taking part in a giant MILO in2CRICKET lesson on the Sydney Cricket Ground? A Guinness World Records title! says a Cricket Australia media release Ahead of the first Victoria […]

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Glenn Maxwell set sights on India tour in Feb-March

By The IST News desk with inputs from ESPN Though he’s back in the side that plays Chappell-Hadlee series against New Zealand, the first match starting on Sunday 4th December in Sydney but Glenn Maxwell has set his sights on the India Test series in February-March as he feels  he could be a viable candidate if […]

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Religion and feminism: India’s fight for religious desegregation

By Nishtha Sharma Feminism and religion are often perceived to be at odds with each other. But in India, where spirituality plays a major role in the lives of many Indians, feminism and religion are being used as tools for women empowerment and growing calls for religious equality.  What initially began as a movement demanding […]

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