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IIT Alumni organize seminar on Low Carbon Future

IIT Alumni organize seminar on Low Carbon Future

On 27 June 2011, the IITians Association of Australia (IITAA) organized a successful business seminar on “Opportunities for Engineers & Entrepreneurs in Low Carbon Future – Australia & India”. Professor Veena Sahajwalla FTSE FIEAust – Director of Center for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT), University of New South Wales was the key speaker at […]

Corruption in India

Corruption in India

Nothing can improve unless the operational system is made transparent and accountable, says Kishore Dudani. In tune with the spirit of Democratic India, the common folks keep their hopes alive for a bright future of the country while waging a war against the never-ending spectrum of corruption and corrupt practices in different areas of governance. […]

Bollywood Singer KK speaks out his mind in a rare interview

Bollywood Singer KK speaks out his mind in a rare interview

Bollywood Singer KK is a modern day singing sensation who has been belting out hit songs at a phenomenal pace. He gets it right most of the time and all his songs make it to the super hit list. KK has amazing vocal chord power and is also an extremely down to earth person. He […]

Dr Abdul Kalam International Scholarships’ scheme now available for students

Dr Abdul Kalam International Scholarships’ scheme now available for students

International students re being encouraged to study engineering and IT through new ‘Dr Abdul Kalam International Scholarships’ scheme at University of Sydney. Dr APJ Kalam, former president of India and distinguished scientist and technologist, has demonstrated his support for international students wishing to study engineering and IT at the University of Sydney with the establishment […]

BAL UTSAV celebrates Indian Culture and Heritage

BAL UTSAV celebrates  Indian Culture and Heritage

Bal Utsav, Hindu cultural workshop was held at Toongabbie Public School, Sydney, NSW on 16 July 2011. Once again the Hindu community successfully united to learn and impart Hindu values in an organisational way. Pooja to Lord Vinayaka marked the beginning of the program. Priest Ravi Gurukkal performed the pooja; Smt. Akila Ramarathinam briefly explained […]

10-minute plays bring the best of talent in the Indian community!

10-minute plays bring the best of talent in the Indian community!

Abhinay School of Performing Arts conducted an intensive play-writing workshop with Short+ Sweet Theatre Festival’s artistic director Alex Broun on July 8-10 at Shopfront theatre in Carlton, Sydney. Seven participants who took part ranged from as young as 15-year old Karuna Darwesh to 70-year old Kamal Kakwani. The ideas they came up with were varied […]

SBS Punjabi program speaks to ‘Turbaned Tornado’ – the World’s oldest marathon runner!

SBS Punjabi program speaks to ‘Turbaned Tornado’ – the World’s oldest marathon runner!

SBS’s Punjabi program Executive Producer Manpreet Singh recently spoke to Fauja Singh – a centenarian and the world’s oldest marathon runner. Known as the ‘Turbaned Tornado’ Fauja is a British Sikh of Indian descent, born on April 1, 1911. An incredible athlete, age regardless, he holds the world record for a marathon in his age […]

AIBC recognises individuals for their contribution to India and Australia

AIBC recognises individuals for their contribution to India and Australia

Australia India Business Council (AIBC) at a function inside NSW State Parliament honoured 3 individuals for their outstanding achievement to promote trade and bilateral relationship between India and Australia. NSW Premier Barry O’ Farrell was present on the occasion and gave away the awards to Arun Jagatramka, CEO of Gujarat NRE, cricketer Brett Lee and […]

Anupam Sharma in Power List 50 of Australian Film Industry

Anupam Sharma in Power List 50 of Australian Film Industry

Sydney based film maker Anupam Sharma is the latest inclusion in  the Power 50 List of the 50 Most powerful and influential professionals in the Australian film industry. Australia’s most prestigious film industry publication ENCORE  released its annual list of film professionals “who have achieved new heights in 2010/11, whose decisions influence and shape Australia […]

Brett Lee’s Foundation launches a Community Music Centre for Indian children

Brett Lee’s Foundation launches a Community Music Centre for Indian children

The children who live alongside the Deonar Dumping Ground in the slum community of Govandi will now experience the joy of learning music, thanks to the launch of a Community Music Centre, courtesy of Australian pace bowler, Brett Lee’s new Foundation, ‘Mewsic.’ Working with local partners, Pratham and Furtado’s Music, the centre was inaugurated today […]

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