Temple Diwali Causes Grass fire in Melbourne

Temple Diwali  Causes Grass fire in Melbourne

The spectators at the Shri Shiva Vishnu temple Diwali Celebrations in Melbourne had a fiery end to the festivities when a large grass fire broke out after the fireworks. Fortunately, no one was injured. Fire crews were called in and the fire was under control soon. Shiva Vishnu temple celebrates Diwali every year with  moderate […]

Melbourne Indian Prabhdeep Singh accused of keeping slave

Melbourne Indian Prabhdeep Singh accused of keeping slave

Indian Origin, Prabhdeep Singh has appeared before Melbourne Magistrates Courts on 12th October 2017 accused of keeping a woman as a slave and possessing child pornography. He is also accused of possessing nandrolone, an illegal anabolic steroid Police charge sheeted Singh for exercising ownership over a slave for seven weeks, between August 22, 2015, and […]

Kartik Singh charged for Sydney crash which killed an Indian International student

Kartik Singh charged for Sydney crash which killed an Indian International student

19-year-old Kartik Singh has been charged with dangerous driving causing death over the horrific crash at Londonderry, in Sydney on Sunday night. Kartik Singh was the driver of the Audi that crashed into power pole killing Indian International Student, Malkeet Singh. Malkeet was in the car with another friend, apart from Kartik when the accident […]

Truck Driver charged over the horrific crash that killed Indian National in Perth

Truck Driver charged over the horrific crash that killed Indian National in Perth

A truck driver has been charged over Monday’s fatal crash on Jandakot Road in South Perth, which claimed the life of an Indian National. The horrific accident happened on 18th September 2017 at 4pm. SBS Punjabi reported that the deceased man is identified as 66-year-old Gurbir Singh, a Sikh missionary from Chandigarh who was visiting […]

Diwali Festival Silver coin by Perth Mint – A perfect gift for Diwali

Diwali Festival Silver coin by Perth Mint – A perfect gift for Diwali

In conjunction with the Island of Tuvalu, Perth Mint has released 1oz Silver Coin (99.99% pure silver) honouring the Indian festival of Deepavali. This coin is a legal tender in Tuvalu but not in Australia. Perth Mint will produce only 5000 of them. One side of the coin features beautifully enamelled coloured representation of Goddess […]

Indian student gets suspended sentence for deadly crash in Perth

Indian student gets suspended sentence for deadly crash in Perth

Indian International student, Preetpal Singh, 21 who was found guilty of causing an accident which killed a father of four in Perth last year has been given a suspended sentence. Singh was jailed for 14 months, with the term suspended for 12 months. On May 2016, a Mitsubishi Lancer driven by Preetpal collided with the […]

Indian Australian woman found dead in Adelaide

Indian Australian woman found dead in Adelaide

  Lijina Harish (35), wife of Harish Natarajan was found dead at their home in Adelaide on 3rd September 2017. She hails from Kannur District in Kerala and her husband from Bangalore. They have two boys aged seven and three. Police do not suspect any foul play. The body will be taken to her homeland […]

Cine Star Aju Varghese not coming for MMF Onam in Melbourne

Cine Star Aju Varghese not coming for MMF Onam in Melbourne

Malayalam Cine Star Aju Varghese won’t be attending the Malayalee Federation Onam Celebrations in Melbourne on 26th August 2017. Aju was the Chief Guest for the function. Aju Varghese was formally charged with IPC Section 228, for mentioning the name of the actress in the abduction and assault case that rocked Malayalam Movie Industry. The […]

Indian origin taxi driver Dilijit Athwal brutally bashed in Melbourne

Indian origin taxi driver Dilijit Athwal brutally bashed in Melbourne

Indian origin taxi driver Dilijit Athwal was brutally bashed during a sickening attack in Melbourne’s west on 18th July 2017. Dilijit asked for a fare to be prepaid before the passenger lashed out. Missing four teeth and sporting two black eyes Dilijith Atwal told 7News he is lucky to be alive. The taxi driver was […]

Dowry case against Brisbane’s Harsimran Singh and Australia’s Dowry dilemma

Dowry case against Brisbane’s Harsimran Singh and Australia’s Dowry dilemma

Punjab Police registered a case against Brisbane-based Harsimran Singh, his parents and three sisters under Anti Dowry Act for criminal breach of trust based on a complaint filed by his wife. Complaint lodged by Manbir Kaur, estranged wife of Harsimran Singh, against him and his father Jaswinder Singh, mother Paramjit Kaur and three sisters Amandeep, […]

Hari Singh Stabbed at Southland Shopping Centre Carwash

Hari Singh Stabbed at Southland Shopping Centre Carwash

Star Car wash – Manager Prince Singh Indian Origin car wash attendant Hari Singh was stabbed after confronting a thief at Star Car wash in Cheltenham on Saturday, 15th July 2017 at 3:30PM.  The incident happened, when a man of Caucasian appearance tried to steal two sets of car keys from the car wash. Prince […]

Indian Student dies in Sydney Car Crash

Indian Student dies in Sydney Car Crash

27-year-old Akanksha Kadam died after the car in which she was travelling crashed into a tree at Terrey Hills in Sydney on 10th July 2017. The accident happened at 1AM. Akanksha was at the back seat of a black Honda Prelude when the driver is believed to have lost control of the car on Mona […]

Indian man identified as Melbourne crash victim

Indian man identified as Melbourne crash victim

Seeranpreet Singh is identified as the man died after a truck and car crashed on the Western Ring Road in Fawkner on 6th July 2017 Emergency services were called to the Sydney Road exit of the freeway about 2.45pm after a truck and a car collided. Seeranpreet was treated at the scene but died on […]

Australian Census 2016 – An Indian Snapshot

Australian Census 2016 – An Indian Snapshot

In One Decade Indian Population in Australia increased from .8% to 1.9% Over the last 10 years, the proportion of the Australian population who were born in the United Kingdom decreased from 5.5% in 2006 to 5.0% in 2016. Conversely, the proportions increased for people born in New Zealand (from 2.1% to 2.5%), China (from […]

Rupinder Kaur Sandhu to represent Australia at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat

Rupinder Kaur Sandhu to represent Australia at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games  in Ashgabat

Indian origin Rupinder Kaur Sandhu is selected to represent Australia at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan along with eighteen other athletes. Rupinder Sandhu will compete in 48kg category wrestling and fellow contestant Carissa-Jane Holland in 53Kg. Rupinder also won Gold Medal in 48kg wrestling division in this year’s Australian […]

Indian student Prabhjeet Sandhu assaulted in Perth

Indian student Prabhjeet Sandhu assaulted in Perth

An Indian International student was attacked by an intruder on 27th June 2017 in Perth. Prabhjeet Sandhu who works as an Uber driver while continuing with his studies here, was attacked while returning to his apartment in Mandurah. He suffered serious facial injuries including a fractured eye socket. The Channel 7 News reported the incident. […]

Sam Abraham – Alleged wife and lover Cyanide Murder Latest Update

Sam Abraham – Alleged wife and lover Cyanide Murder Latest Update

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 in his Epping home in October 2015. Melbourne Magistrates court has taken up Sam Abraham murder case for committal hearing on 26th and 27th June 2017.  A committal hearing is where […]

Jatinder Panesar Charged over the Fatal Crash in Shepparton

Jatinder Panesar Charged over the Fatal Crash in Shepparton

  37 – year old Jatinder Panesar was charged with driving in a dangerous manner causing death at the Shepparton Magistrates’ court on Wednesday, 21st June 2017. Jatinder was arrested in relation to the fatal crash at Ardmona which claimed the life of an elderly woman. Under his bail condition he must not leave Victoria […]

Malayali family in Hospital after Canberra Car accident

Malayali family in Hospital after Canberra Car accident

A Malayalee family was involved in a single car accident in Braidwood, Canberra on 11th February 2017.  Bijoy, Sini and their two children were travelling on the Kings Highway towards Batesmans Bay to attend Kallara Sangamam.  The accident happened at 12:40 pm on Saturday afternoon. Photo Courtesy: http://malayalamuk.com Bijoy was airlifted from the scene to […]

Indian woman among critically injured at the Bourke Street car rampage

Indian woman among critically injured at the Bourke Street car rampage

Indian origin woman, Nethra Krishna Murthi sustained serious injuries at the Bourke Street car rampage tragedy. This was her first week at work after returning from maternity leave, Nethra’s injuries include lacerations to her head, a punctured lung, damage to liver and kidneys, as well as broken ribs and factures to her spine in three […]

Indian Cricketer Palwinder Singh Missing in Melbourne

Indian Cricketer Palwinder Singh Missing in Melbourne

SBS Punjabi has reported that 19-year-old Indian Cricketer Palwinder Singh Dhillion is missing after the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Melbourne CBD. The SBS Punjabi report is as follows Palwinder Singh Dhillon is part of a Cricket Council of India team which arrived in Australia last month to participate in a cricket tournament, Willowfest. The […]

Malayalee Software engineer found dead in Sydney

Malayalee Software engineer found dead in Sydney

Anish Pullelil Augustine, A software engineer from India was found dead at his apartment in Sydney on 28th December 2016. He was working as an assistant consultant for Tata Consultancy Services. He was on deputation here, working for Commonwealth Bank as Senior Systems Analyst. More information is not available at this stage. NSW Police is […]

Sangeeta Guru awarded $90,000 damages after slipping on grape in Coles

Sangeeta Guru awarded $90,000 damages after slipping on grape in Coles

On 19th October 2012, beautician Sangeetha Guru was shopping at the Cambridge Gardens Coles shop near Penrith.  She was at the vegetable section when she slipped on a grape and fell on the floor and hit her leg on a trolley. While on the floor, Ms Guru looked at the bottom of her thongs and […]

More than four years later Dheeraj Malhotra turns himself to face drink driving charges

More than four years later Dheeraj Malhotra turns himself to face drink driving charges

37-year-old, Indian origin man, Dheeraj Malhotra has turned himself in, after evading law for allegedly driving more than seven times over the legal limit in 2012. Today he appeared before the Southport Magistrates Court on several charges including two of failing to appear, which he pleaded guilty.  Dheeraj crashed his Toyota Sedan in the middle […]

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