Year: 2016

manmeet-alisher
Australia news

A PERMANENT memorial will be built to commemorate the life of slain bus driver Manmeet Sharma

A permanent memorial will be built in honour of Brisbane bus driver Manmeet Alisher following his horrific murder on Friday. Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk discussed the plans yesterday at a private meeting with the bus driver’s brother Amit Sharma who had travelled from India to retrieve his sibling’s body. Cr Quirk conveyed his support […]

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Featured Stories

The Indian Community is the most highly educated community of Australia.

As per a new research and analysis, the Indian Community is the most highly educated community of Australia. The analysis of Department of Immigration and Border Protection  reveals the fact that the 54.6 % migrants from India have a Bachelor’s or higher level of qualifications. Indian Migrants are the most highly educated among the migrant […]

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Sakhi Malik India medal Rio
India News

Wrestler Sakshi Malik wins India’s first medal – bronze in 58kg freestyle

India’s Sakshi Malik wins a bronze medal in the wrestling 58kg category after the Indian beat Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 in the bronze medal bout. In a thrilling contest, Sakshi fought back from 0-5 down to seal the bout 8-5 in her favour. With seconds left on the clock, she produced a three-point move to seal […]

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steve jobs india
Featured Stories

Steve Jobs went to India for Spiritual Enlightment and inspiration, says Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple has a unique relationship with India as its founder Steve Jobs went to India for inspiration, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said in a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in San Jose. In fact, both Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg both got inspiration from the same Ashram. Watch this video to know more […]

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duty free shops india
Immigration

Indians can take $5K in cash abroad

Indians can take $5K in cash abroad post new norms to help avoid exchange fee The Indian government increased purchase limit from duty-free stores in Indian currency from Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000, which will help you avoid paying excessive exchange fee to your credit card issuer when you return from your overseas trip. The […]

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indian student australia
Immigration

The most surprising things about Australia, according to an Indian student

Shiva Krishnan is studying a Masters in Management at the University of Sydney. Hailing from Chennai in southern India, he has studied in India, Canada for three years and has been studying in Australia for almost a year. Here’s what has surprised him most about Australia since he moved here. Australians aren’t racist, they’re friendly. […]

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Neha-Kakkar
Events

Neha Kakkar a.k.a Indian Shakira in Australia – First Aussie Tour

The Power House of Talent Neha Kakkar, created buzz all over with her performances in second season of “Indian Idol” and was known as Indian Shakira for her mesmerizing singing. Her perky singing style and exemplary performance in “Comedy Circus Ke Tansen” was highly appreciated with comedy king Kapil Sharma. Created Euphoria on YouTube when […]

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visa to indians
Immigration

1.5 Lakhs Visas Granted to Indians in 2015-16

1.5 lakh visas have been granted to Indians by the Australian High Commission in Delhi during the 2015-16 program year, displaying the rise in connections between the two countries. Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, said, “It is a landmark achievement. This is the first time ever that we have reached the 150,000-mark in […]

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Australia news

Indians living in Australia asked to stay cautious of fraudulent calls

Indians in Australia have been asked to remain cautious of fraudulent calls from un authorised sources about their Australian visa and immigration status, the Indian High Commission has said. “These are the people who impersonate themselves as officials of High Commission or consulate. They have some information about you and they will tell that there […]

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Indians in Politics
Australia news

5 Indians Among 200 Candidates In Australia Polls

Indians are playing the vital roles in every field whether it’s IT, management or even politics. Five Indian-origin people, are among the 200 candidates contesting for next month’s general elections in Australia. In the House of Representatives all 150 seats will be contested, as well as the 76 Senate seats — the first time this has […]

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India News

Security Of Indians Abroad Top Priority: Sushma Swaraj

The welfare and security of Indians abroad should be the top priority for Indian diplomats, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in New Delhi today, addressing an annual gathering of Indian Heads of Missions in New Delhi. “The welfare and security of Indians abroad must be your first priority. EAM @SushmaSwaraj tells Heads of Mission […]

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master chef in india
Australia news

Australian ‘MasterChef’ among the highest rating Eng­lish-language programs in India

MasterChef is believed to be among the highest rating Eng­lish-language programs in India and watched by millions of people. MasterChef star Gary Mehigan says in India his experience with the Indian public has been incredible. Mehigan along with Matt Preston and George Calombaris are superstars on the level of cricketers and Bolly­wood actors. They’ve been mobbed […]

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sudhir
Featured Stories

Success Story of Sudhir, once a Student now CEO of Australian Cruise Group

Sudhir Warrier, CEO of Australian Cruise Group, talks about how he sailed into the big league in Sydney. It was not smooth sailing for Sudhir Warrier when he started life in Australia as a student in the early Nineties. To finance his studies, the 26-year-old began working as a waiter in a restaurant. Soon after […]

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modi scott morrison
Featured Stories
India - Australia

Why Australia is Interested in Growing Business Relationships with India?

In the fast-moving economy of the business world, first world countries like Australia look forward to maintaining business opportunities overseas. This relationship is beneficial to both countries involved in the partnership and it helps them improve their economic status in a global aspect. India is one of the biggest countries of interest to such companies […]

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Indian Australians
Featured Stories
Immigration

Indian migration history to Australia

Today Indians top the list of immigration in Australia. So we thought of digging into the history of migration of Indians in Australia.  Dig into the Indian migration history to Australia, and you will find out that between 1800 and 1860, Indians were brought to Australia to work as labourers and domestic workers particularly in country towns […]

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Modern indian women
Featured Stories

Being a Modern Indian Women: Battling Stereotypes

She is multitasking and may not know how to cook, she doesn’t have the patience to deal with nagging in-laws, doesn’t want children within a year of marriage and her focus is on building a successful career. Meet the modern women who’s fighting the ‘matrimonial ad’ battle with her parents every day and shattering the […]

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indian aussie documentary
Featured Stories

A Short Documentary on Indian Aussies – Terms & Conditions Apply

Directed by Indian Aussie film maker Anupam Sharma, this short documentary was commissioned by Australian National Maritime Museum to mark their exhibition “East of India – The Forgotten Trade”. The first of its kind film deals, with a tongue in cheek, with various aspects of Indian Aussies from Sarees to Racism and of course Cricket. […]

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indian aussie dna
Featured Stories
Immigration

Indians migrated to Australia 4,000 years ago – centuries before the Europeans

A new study presents a theory that Indians arrived in Australia 4000 years ago and the genes had got mixed with that of Australian aboriginals. This was before the Europeans colonized Down Under. Dingo, the Australian wild dog, may have also been an Indian export besides stone tool technologies that changed the way Australian aboriginals […]

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Indians buying Real estate
Featured Stories

Are rich Indian buyers the next big thing in Australia real- estate?

With India’s economic growth this year expected to surpass China’s, and its individual wealth increasing, local agents are forecasting cashed-up Indian buyers will soon look forward to buy real estate in other countries such as Australia.But the degree of impact and influence Indian money could have on Aussie property is as much a guess as a bet on a cricket […]

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Indian couple sue ANZ
Australia news

Indian Couple Suing Australian Bank for 1.5 Billion Dollar

One of the biggest lawsuit in Australia’s history, 1.5 billion dollar lawsuit, is launched today by a high-profile Indian-origin couple against ANZ Bank. The couple is suing the bank for allegedly undervaluing shares of their fertiliser company to recoup millions in debts. The case launched by Pankaj and Radhika Oswal in the Supreme court of Victoria […]

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