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Smoking hastens cardiac problems, cancer in youngsters

Smoking hastens cardiac problems, cancer in youngsters

Abhishek Shetty led the typical life of a young employee in an IT company. A regular smoker, the 32-year-old had a hectic schedule, odd sleeping hours and irregular meals – all of which caught up with him, and he suffered a heart attack at what his doctor called a “shockingly young age”. “Five years back […]

Viswanathan Anand bids to be an all-time great

Viswanathan Anand bids to be an all-time great

India’s chess legend Viswanathan Anand can lay claim to be one of the all-time greats in the sport after he won his fifth World Championship title beating Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in the tie-breaker in Moscow. Widely considered as the greatest Indian sportsman, the 42-year-old Anand has been among the game’s elite for more than […]

India’s GVK gets clearance to invest $6.3 billion in Australia coal mine

India’s GVK gets clearance to invest $6.3 billion in Australia coal mine

GVK, one of India’s major diversified infrastructure companies, has received the Queensland Coordinator General’s Report on the environmental clearance for the Alpha Coal and Rail Project in Queensland. The milestone is a major achievement for GVK and its Alpha Project is now the only Galilee Basin proponent with an approved Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). After […]

Australian Government provides assistance to Fiji

Australian Government provides assistance to Fiji

The Australian government has announced a further contribution of close to F$4 million (A$2 million) to Fiji to assist in the relief and recovery efforts of communities devastated by the April floods. Australian High Commissioner, Glen Miles, made the announcement while on a tour in the west to see firsthand the work of Australia’s assistance. […]

Shah Rukh Khan to take centre stage in Madame Tussauds Sydney

Shah Rukh Khan to take centre stage in Madame Tussauds Sydney

Visit Madame Tussauds Sydney and meet your favourite Bollywood stars at this interactive experience from 5th August to 28th October 2012 only! Taking centre stage will be the King of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan. A highly celebrated Bollywood actor, producer and television host, Khan has starred in more than 50 films throughout his career, been named one of […]

Success more dangerous than failure:

Success more dangerous than failure:

In his almost a decade-old Bollywood career, Shahid Kapoor has gone through a lot of personal and professional ups and downs. But despite as many as six back-to-back box office disappointments behind him, he is undeterred because he feels success can do more harm than failure. “Success can be more dangerous than failure. When you […]

CeBIT will be a platform for networking, business and innovation

CeBIT will be a platform for networking, business and innovation

CeBIT is the biggest IT event in Australia and the Asia Pacific region, and during 3 days the best of the ICT industry will be showcased. NASSCOM is extremely excited that India is the official partner country in such a high-profile and prestigious event. India is Australia’s 5th largest trading partner. Bilateral trade between India […]

Peter Varghese – The Strategic Trouble-Shooter Diplomat

Peter Varghese – The Strategic Trouble-Shooter Diplomat

India and Australia have removed the twin sensitive issues of attacks on Indian students in Australia and the resumption of Uranium sales to India.  Both the countries are working for common interests. In the next Ten years, the relations would be much stronger. Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese believes there is more time for the […]

Sydney celebrates 150 years of Rabindranath Tagore Anniversary

Sydney celebrates 150 years of Rabindranath Tagore Anniversary

Australian Indian and Bangladeshi community held a special function in Riverside Theatre at Parramatta and Tom Mann Theatre in Surry Hills to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of the great poet and philosopher, Rabindranath Tagore. A play Bisarjan directed by famous Kolkata artist Joyraj Bhattacharjee and produced by Syd-Kol Inc was also organized to commemorate this […]

Beauty Contests are actually Personality Contests – Sushmita Sen

Beauty Contests are actually Personality Contests – Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen won the title of Femina Miss India in 1994, at the age of eighteen, beating Aishwarya Rai, who was the runner up. Sen represented India at the 1994 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Manila, Philippines and won there. At Miss Universe, Sushmita ranked third overall in the preliminaries, right behind preliminary winner Miss […]

Aussie family completes epic walk across India

Aussie family completes epic walk across India

The Petrucco family is an ordinary family who has just undertaken a most extraordinary adventure – walking 800km from the west coast of India to the east coast in support of ChildFund Australia. Nick Petrucco and his family did their walk across India in support of ChildFund Australia, raising over $55,000 for children living in […]

“Excited to have India as CeBIT partner country” – Jackie Taranto

“Excited to have India as CeBIT partner country” – Jackie Taranto

Jackie Taranto is the Managing Director of Hannover Fairs Australia, which is holding CeBIT Australia 2012 tradeshow and conference. She has been listed as the 50 most influential people in IT by The Australian newspaper. Jackie Taranto spoke to Rohit Revo, Editor, Indian Herald, on the eve of CeBIT Australia 2012.  Is CeBIT Australia’s premier […]

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