Meet India’s Gold Medal winning stars of the Commonwealth Games 2018

Meet India’s Gold Medal winning stars of the Commonwealth Games 2018

A brief history of Commonwealth Games With its humble beginning in 1930 with just 11 nations and 400 Athletes and after three name changes, today Commonwealth Games has grown into a sporting spectacular of 71 nations and territories and over 6,600 athletes and team officials. From 1930 -1950, the Games were known as British Empire […]

When Manvir’s shoe brings in a Sick attitude in Australia

When Manvir’s shoe brings in a Sick attitude in Australia

Australia is a country that runs on mutual respect and ethos of fairness. But India, with its deep rooted class system projects a different picture. The downtrodden, that suffered abuse for many generations from the cream layer of the society, may have to break the rules to break away from the past, at times in […]

Victoria police appealing for public assistance to locate missing Arjun Jasra

Victoria police appealing for public assistance to locate missing Arjun Jasra

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing person Arjun Jasra. The 27-year-old was last seen leaving an address on Vasey Avenue in Lalor last night at 7.40pm. Arjun may be driving a Red Madza 3 with Queensland registration 745 KNX. Police have also released an image of Arjun in the hope someone […]

Police seek public assistance to find Harsimranpreet Singh

Police seek public assistance to find Harsimranpreet Singh

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing from Blacktown. Harsimranpreet Singh, 21, was last seen at a home on Allay Street about 9.30pm on Sunday 18 March 2018. Police from Blacktown Police Area Command were alerted when he couldn’t be located and failed to attend his work. Concerns are held for […]

Syringes found near Indian team’s accommodation at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletes village

Syringes found near Indian team’s accommodation at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletes village

An investigation is being launched after needles were discovered near the Indian team’s accommodation at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Athletes Village. Commonwealth Games chief executive David Grevemberg said that needles were found by a cleaner and the matter is under investigation. The Daily Mail reported that India’s team manager Ajay Narang said a bottle […]

The Indian National Charged with indecent assault of a 12-year-old girl denied bail

The Indian National Charged with indecent assault of a 12-year-old girl denied bail

33-year-old Indian National, Devanesan Devadakayam, accused of indecently assaulting a 12-year-old girl, aboard a busy Sydney train was denied bail at the Parramatta Court on 25th March 2018. The Magistrate dubbed him as a flight risk. He was arrested in Perth on 22nd March 2018 and was flown to NSW accompanied by officers from the […]

Alencherry culture grips Syro – Malabar in Australia – There are no good men

Alencherry culture grips Syro – Malabar in Australia – There are no good men

Almost everything changed considerably for the Christian Church and the clergy over the years. Now church is a big business and the clergy runs a criminal empire that can demand immunity from the laws of the land. When Nuns became sex slaves, those who resist, gets murdered and the financial clout and unholy alliance with […]

Indian MP trolled as Eunuch over wife’s MeToo memoir

Indian MP trolled as Eunuch over wife’s MeToo memoir

Jose K Mani Jose K Mani, a Member of Indian Parliament representing the Kottayam constituency of Kerala is trolled as a eunuch 0ver his wife’s book detailing her experience during a train journey.  Nisha Jose, wife of Kerala Congress MP Jose K Mani and daughter in law of former Finance Minister of Kerala, K.M. Mani […]

This is how Indian Origin candidates fared in South Australian State Elections 2018

This is how Indian Origin candidates fared in South Australian State Elections 2018

South Australia went to the polls on 17th March 2018. With seven Indian origin candidates contesting the elections, we have extensively reported it in our webpage. With nearly 60% of the votes counted, clear results have emerged in most constituencies. Below are the electorate by electorate results where Indian origin candidates contested Enfield With 60% […]

Alex Bhathal set to lose Batman

Alex Bhathal set to lose Batman

Early trends in Batman shows a possible victory for Ged Kearney and labor. The controversial Greens Candidate Alex Bhathal was hunching upon hipster votes to win Batman on issues irrelevant to the electorate. Adani mine and refugees were non relevant to the struggling working class areas of Batman but the Northcote area, which now houses […]

Indian Origin Candidates for South Australian State Elections 2018

Indian Origin Candidates for South Australian State Elections 2018

South Australians are heading for Polling Booth today (17th March 2018) to cast their votes. This election is special for Indian Community in SA as seven Indian Origin candidates are vying for an opportunity to serve the people of SA. They are   Deepa Mathew LIB          Enfield Gagan Sharma   LIB          Florey Sarika […]

Now Google Maps voice navigation is available in 7 Indian languages

Now Google Maps voice navigation is available in 7 Indian languages

Besides Hindi, Google Maps added support for six more Indian languages. These languages are Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. Hindi voice navigation for the application was launched three years ago which takes the total to seven. These languages are available in both desktop and mobile version of the application. When you navigate to […]

Dinesh Palipana becomes Queensland’s first quadriplegic doctor

Dinesh Palipana becomes Queensland’s first quadriplegic doctor

Dinesh Palipana has become the second person with quadriplegia to graduate as a doctor in Australia and the first with spinal cord injury. He is also a law graduate from the University of Technology.  He completed his Doctor of Medicine from Griffith University. On January 31, 2010., a car accident at the Brisbane’s Gateway Motorway […]

Anti-India speech, Alex Bhathal may not get Indian Community support in Batman

Anti-India speech, Alex Bhathal may not get Indian Community support in Batman

Publicly supporting Referendum2020, an initiative by US based radical group” Sikh for Justice “in favour of a Separate State of Khalistan may cause Greens candidate in Batman, Alex Bhathal, the much needed backing of Indian Community. The speech she made at Sikh Genocide Remembrance  March 2015 in Melbourne is causing ripples in the Community, many […]

Last minute reprieve for Sri Lankan asylum seeker family

Last minute reprieve for Sri Lankan asylum seeker family

The Sri Lankan asylum seeker family taken from Queensland were pulled from plane just minutes before due to be deported. Sri Lankan Tamils, Nadesalingam, Priya and their two Australian born daughters, aged two years and nine months were taken into custody and was moved to Melbourne detention centre last week. On Tuesday they were taken […]

Australian farmers to feel the pinch as India increases Chickpea tariffs to 60%

Australian farmers to feel the pinch as India increases Chickpea tariffs to 60%

Australian Chickpea farmers are bracing for a hit as India increases import tariff on chickpeas from 40 percentages to 60 percentages. India is dealing with an oversupply in the market and low prices for its own farmers. In December 2017 India had increased the Tariff to 30 percentages, which put Australia in a precarious position […]

Public Breast feeding debate erupts in Kerala over a magazine cover

Public Breast feeding debate erupts in Kerala over a magazine cover

A magazine cover which shows a woman breastfeeding her baby has divided Kerala, with people debating against and in support of it. A simple magazine cover in the March issue of Grihalakshmi, published from Kerala, the southern state of India with a headline “Mums tell Kerala: don’t stare – we need to breastfeed” has caused […]

Police looking for Turbaned man for indecent act on Melbourne Tram

Police looking for Turbaned man for indecent act on Melbourne Tram

Police are appealing for public assistance following an incident on a tram in North Melbourne on 16 February. A 20-year-old woman boarded the 57 tram outside the Queen Victoria Market about 10.30pm headed toward West Maribyrnong. As the tram was travelling an unknown man approached her and indecently assaulted her. A female passenger came to […]

Usha Rayudu to sue Greensborough’s WaterMarc Aquatic Centre for her son’s death

Usha Rayudu to sue Greensborough’s WaterMarc Aquatic Centre for her son’s death

    The family of Indian International student Paul Rayadu who drowned at a Greensborough swimming pool is suing the Banyule Council and Belgravia Leisure, which runs the aquatic centre, claiming the pool was not supervised appropriately. Paul Rayudu, an IT student at La Trobe University in Melbourne was swimming with his girlfriend, Virajitha Kelangi […]

Sam Abraham Murder – Guilty verdict for Cyanide killers

Sam Abraham Murder – Guilty verdict for Cyanide killers

The jury delivered a guilty verdict for Sofia and Kamalasanan for killing Sam Abraham after nearly six days of deliberations. They are each facing a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The pair will return to court for a pre-sentence plea hearing on 21st March 2018. Justice Paul Coghlan will sentence the pair at a later […]

Alex Bhathel to run for Greens in Batman

Alex Bhathel to run for Greens in Batman

Greens Party leader Richard Di Natale launched the candidacy of Alex Bhathal in Canberra today (5th February 2018) for the by-election at the Victorian Federal seat of Batman. The elections could be held as early as 7th March following the resignation of current member David Freeney. The Greens will campaign on issues such as climate […]

Sam Abraham – Cyanide Murder – Week 1 – Court Trial Update

Sam Abraham – Cyanide Murder – Week 1 –  Court Trial Update

Sofia Sam, 33, and Arun Kamalasanan, 35, are on trial for murdering Sofia Sam’s husband Sam Abraham at his Epping home in October 2015. They have both pleaded not guilty. We are bringing you a coverage of what happened in the Melbourne Supreme Court during the 1st week of trials. 29th January The trial of […]

Sam Abraham – Cyanide murder Case Trial begins in Melbourne

Sam Abraham – Cyanide murder Case Trial begins in Melbourne

The trial of Sofia Sam and her lover Arun Kamalasanan has begun before Justice Paul Coghlan,  in the Supreme Court in Melbourne on 29th January 2018. Arun Kamalasanan and Sofia Sam are accused of killing Sofia’s husband Sam Abraham by pouring cyanide-laced orange juice down his throat while he slept at his Epping home in […]

People of Indian Origin recognised in Australia Day Honours 2018

People of Indian Origin recognised in Australia Day Honours 2018

A total of 895 Australians have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List for 2018. Below is a list of Australians of Indian origin who have received this recognition. But except for Mr Sharad Kumar, the rest are born and brought up in countries other than India. Companion of the Order (AC) Mukesh […]

Indian man charged with wife’s murder in Sydney found dead

Indian man charged with wife’s murder in Sydney found dead

Murder accused Jagdish Singh was found dead on Monday 15 January 2018. He was under remand, charged with the murder of his wife. Whereabouts of  his death are still not revealed. He is believed to have taken his own life.  Jagdish Singh has been charged with the murder of his wife Harjit Kaur last year. […]

Domino’s worker Anand Singh shot in chest and hand during robbery in NSW

Domino’s worker Anand Singh shot in chest and hand during robbery in NSW

A pizza restaurant employee, 21-year-old Anand Singh was shot in the early hours of Sunday (7th January 2018) morning when he was confronted by an armed man. The incident happened at Dominos Shop on Dunmore Street at Wentworthville in NSW around 1:40 am on Sunday. The armed man made demands for money before shooting Anand […]

How the Indian Community fared in 2017 in Australia – A Snapshot

How the Indian Community fared in 2017 in Australia – A Snapshot

  Australian Bureau of Statistics released 2016 Census data in 2017, which showed a marked increase in the population of people of Indian origin in Australia. There are 468 800 people of Indian origin in Australia.  Victoria had the largest number of Indians with 169,802 followed by New South Wales at 143,459. Queensland and Western […]

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