Sport

A “pilgrimage” to SCG for a memorable runathon »

By Kersi Meher-Homji  As I boarded a tram (light train) from Central station yesterday to witness the first One Day International between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground,…

Nov 28 2020 / Comments Off on A “pilgrimage” to SCG for a memorable runathon / Read More »

Personal and statistical anecdotes of Indo-Aus Test series »

Kersi Meher-Homji recalls The Indian cricket team is in Sydney and I have gone all nostalgic. Below are some of my memories. Bedi, Prasanna and me I was watching the…

Nov 18 2020 / Comments Off on Personal and statistical anecdotes of Indo-Aus Test series / Read More »
Community

A “pilgrimage” to SCG for a memorable runathon »

By Kersi Meher-Homji  As I boarded a tram (light train) from Central station yesterday to witness the first One Day…

Nov 28 2020 / Comments Off on A “pilgrimage” to SCG for a memorable runathon / Read More »

Class of 2020: HSC during the Pandemic »

Meghana with mum Mittu Gopalan By S. Kumar The High School Certificate year is the most significant year in a…

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Holidays and family days are coming! »

Soon we are approaching school holidays and comes a time when families can have a together time, with excursions, picnics,…

Nov 27 2020 / Comments Off on Holidays and family days are coming! / Read More »

‘Chitta – the evil white powder’ a local short film on drug abuse »

Harjot Singh as the elder brother with Addy Singh as his druggie younger brother in ‘Chitta’ By Manju Mittal ‘Chitta’,…

Nov 24 2020 / Comments Off on ‘Chitta – the evil white powder’ a local short film on drug abuse / Read More »
Body Mind Spirit

Learning from Ravana »

Ravana lay on the ground, breathing heavily, waiting for death to come. ‘Quickly,’ said Ram to Lakshman, ‘go to him and seek out his knowledge. He knew a lot.’ So Lakshman went to Ravana and towering over him said, ‘I am Lakshman, brother of Ram,…

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The Origin of Rules »

Animals compete for mates and fight over territory. Humans do not have to. Rules ensure this. Animals do not eat more than they have to. But humans do. Rules prevent this. Long ago, there were no rules. A man called Vena plundered the earth for…

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Why you need a balcony garden specially when in isolation during Covid-19 phase »

Just because you don’t have a backyard doesn’t mean a garden is an impossibility. And with many of us spending more time at home, there has never been a better time to start one. There are plenty of benefits to gardening, aside from being a…

Apr 27 2020 / Comments Off on Why you need a balcony garden specially when in isolation during Covid-19 phase / Read More »
E-Paper

E-Paper October-November 2017 »

The Indian Down Under – E Paper October-November 2017 by indiandownunder on Scribd…

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E-Paper January-February 2017 »

E paper - January - February 2017

Indian Down Under E Paper Jan-Feb 2017 by indiandownunder on Scribd…

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E-Paper August-September 2016 »

Indian Down Under August-September 2016 E Paper by indiandownunder on Scribd…

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Opinion

Much more to do for Australians than 18C

By Vijay Badhwar It’s a sign of a dysfunctional Government which distracts public attention from main issues, matters that matter, towards completely irrelevant issues, unimportant in the context of building a nation, its future and the…

Mar 23 2017 / Read More »

Australian super funds still shy of buying Jaitley’s India story

  By Rekha Bhattacharjee As the Australian visit of India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley enters its concluding phase, a section of the media here is already lamenting the tepid reception given to him, while also doubting if he…

Apr 3 2016 / Read More »

Future of World Economy

By Vivek Wadhwa of Stanford Governments, businesses, and economists have all been caught off guard by the geopolitical shifts that happened with the crash of oil prices and the slowdown of China’s economy. Most believe that…

Jan 28 2016 / Read More »
Bollywood

‘Chitta – the evil white powder’ a local short film on drug abuse

Harjot Singh as the elder brother with Addy Singh as his druggie younger brother in ‘Chitta’ By Manju Mittal ‘Chitta’, is a sad story about a young man’s drug addiction and his elder brother’s attempt to…

Nov 24 2020 / Read More »

Thappad, Chhpaak and Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan make it to final nominations as Best Asian Films in AACTA Awards

Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar in Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan This year’s AACTA Industry Awards presented by Foxtel – previously known as the Industry Luncheon – will be broadcast for the first time exclusively via the AACTA…

Nov 23 2020 / Read More »

“I’m always on the outlook for untold stories” – actor Manoj Bajyapee

By Neeru Saluja Actor Manoj Bajyapee can play any role with conviction. Be it the underworld don, a gay professor, the honest cop, a family man or his latest comic role of a wedding detective. One…

Nov 19 2020 / Read More »
Indian News

India can double its manufacturing GDP in next few years: McKinsey

India’s natural resources and low-cost labour could spruce up manufacturing value chains if managed well. While the world economy is hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, India could be sitting on a $300 billion opportunity and…

Nov 23 2020 / Read More »

Now the gang-rape happens in Hathras, India, Manisha this time.

Nirbhayas are happening in India all the time. Nirbhaya in Delhi, Disha in Mumbai and now this 19-year old girl in Hathras who was gang raped. Priyanka Reddies, Bhanwrin Devis happen daily with 1.7 lakhs of…

Oct 1 2020 / Read More »

Indian Supreme Court Verdict: CBI to investigate Sushant Singh Rajput death case

Finally the Supreme Court of India has decided to bat CBI to investigate Sushant Singh Rajput’s case filed by his 74-year-old father K. K. Singh, him having lost his 34-year-old son, a rising Bollywood star whose…

Aug 20 2020 / Read More »
Humour

करोना के साथ साथ…

संतराम बजाज करोना है कि जाने का नाम ही नहीं लेता| यह तो बिन बुलाए मेहमान से भी बढ़कर है| मेहमान से तो फिर भी उस की तरह ढीठ बनकर कुछ उलटा सीधा बोल छुटकारा पाया…

Nov 7 2020 / Read More »

दवाईयों की लपेट में!    … संतराम बजाज   

मेरा मक़सद आपकी बीमारियाँ जानने का नहीं है और न ही आप कितनी दवाईयाँ लेते हैं, या फिर कब और क्यों| आप को ‘क़ब्ज़ी’ है और इसबगोल का छिल्का लेते हैं या कुछ और, यह आप…

Sep 30 2020 / Read More »

गोरे गाल पे काला तिल   ….. संतराम बजाज

आज कल काले-गोरे के भेदभाव पर फिर से झगड़े चल रहे हैं| ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER’, इस बात की ओर इशारा करता है| ख़ास कर अमेरिका में पुलिस के हाथों कई ‘काले’ रंग के लोग मारे गए…

Sep 2 2020 / Read More »

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