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For God’s sake stop protecting Australian Car industry

For God’s sake stop protecting Australian Car industry

State Governments running car companies is a recipe for disaster. What is worse is that politicians with limited vision think they can manipulate market forces. Federal Minister for Manufacturing, Kim Carr is in one of them. After bailouts for the car industry in the US, there is populist pressure in Australia to do the same […]

New citizens welcomed on Australia Day

New citizens welcomed on Australia Day

Twenty-one proud individuals were welcomed as new Australian citizens as part of Australia Day celebrations on Bellerive’s Boardwalk in Tasmania. The Member for Lyons, Rebecca White, met Vishal and Shwepa Srivastava, and their son Revant, 5, and daughter, Jhanvi, 1, who were a part of the citizenship ceremony conducted by Mayor Doug Chipman at Clarence […]

New Push To Further SA Ties with India

New Push To Further SA Ties with India

South Australian businesses, industry and trade organisations will be asked for their ideas to help develop a new State Government strategy to capture opportunities presented by the growing Indian economy. South Australian, Premier Jay Weatherill has launched a South Australia-India Economic Development directions paper – ahead of a visit this week by a delegation of […]

Young Australian of the Year Working for India

Young Australian of the Year Working for India

Jennifer Star (nee Purcell) has recently been named the NSW Young Australian of the Year for her efforts in creating and running an international NGO, called Tara.Ed (www.taraed.org) at the age of 20. Now in its fifth year, Tara.Ed reaches out to over 1500 underprivileged children in rural and remote areas of India. By focusing […]

Gandhi Oration to be held at UNSW Sydney

Gandhi Oration to be held at UNSW Sydney

Professor Frederick Hilmer, AO Vice Chancellor of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the Consul General of India to Australia and Neville Roach, AO Patron of the Australia India Institute at UNSW, are organizing the inaugural Gandhi Oration at UNSW and have extended an invitation to the community to attend this unique event. The […]

“I believe in the institution of marriage” – Vidhya Balan Interview

“I believe in the institution of marriage” – Vidhya Balan Interview

While Vidya Balan is still basking in the success of The Dirty Picture, the actor is ready with her next release Kahaani, where she plays a seven-month pregnant woman who comes to Kolkata from London in search of her husband. TWF correspondent Sreya Basu catches up with the actor after the launch of the First […]

The Art of Bespoke Tailoring

The Art of Bespoke Tailoring

Baljeet Singh aka Bally’s mission is to make his brand Montagio, the number one choice for bespoke clothing in Australia. Montagio is on the way to become a leading custom clothier, offering high quality, but surprisingly affordable men’s apparel, specialising in men’s suits and shirts. Commenting on his business, Bally says, “We provide our customers […]

Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebrated

Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebrated

World celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Hindu spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda as several cultural activities and special prayers were arranged across the country on the occasion. Born in 1863, Swami Vivekananda played an important role in introducing Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world. He also played a key role in […]

After Kohli, now Ishant shows middle finger

After Kohli, now Ishant shows middle finger

After Virat Kohli it was time for Indian pacer Ishant Sharma to draw criticism for allegedly showing his middle finger to the fans on Monday. The incident took place at a local club where Ishant along with his teammates had gone for go-karting. Ishant made the gesture after receiving taunts from the public over India’s […]

KK and Hard Kaur set to Rock Sydney

KK and Hard Kaur set to Rock Sydney

Krishnakumar Kunnath also known as KK, is an Indian playback singer and a prolific singer who has sang in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films. KK possesses a breezy, stylish voice and he can hit those straight notes with an unforced ease. KK is on a high note in his singing career. KK has […]

No kissing scene in Agneepath

No kissing scene in Agneepath

Hrithik Roshan will be seen playing the Gen Y Vijay Dinanath Chauhan while Priyanka Chopra plays a prostitute in Karan Johar’s Agneepath. TWF correspondent Sreya Basu in conversation with the actors in Mumbai With this new Agneepath the most obvious question that rises is whether it is a risk worth taking?   Hrithik: Films are […]

Indian PM’s Address at the tenth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Indian PM’s Address at the tenth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, spoke at the tenth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in Jaipur on 8th January 2012.  Following is the text of the Prime Minister’s address: “I am very happy to welcome you all in this beautiful and historic city of Jaipur for this year’s Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. Rajasthan represents Indian hospitality at […]

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