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India’s 71-year Test – The journey to triumph in Australia – book review »

Book Review by Kersi Meher-Homji India’s 71-year Test – The journey to triumph in Australia by R Kaushik. Foreword by Ravi Shastri. Churchill Press, Australia, 2020. 196 pages. Price: A$…

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Injured Indians save an excitingly electrifying Test to stay level »

By Kersi Meher-Homji One usually associates a drawn cricket match as boring. But the Sydney Test ending yesterday was far from it. I would describe it as electrifyingly exciting. I,…

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‘Vaccine confusion: Here are the facts.’ »

Professor John Shine, world-renowned biochemist and President of the Australian Academy of Science, clears some of the confusion to do…

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Overseas-trained teachers offered track to accreditation »

“It is harder to become a teacher than a doctor if you have overseas qualifications” Sydney Institute for Community Languages…

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India’s 71-year Test – The journey to triumph in Australia – book review »

Book Review by Kersi Meher-Homji India’s 71-year Test – The journey to triumph in Australia by R Kaushik. Foreword by…

Jan 15 2021 / No Comment / 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 »

‘Nailpolish’ a movie worth watching with no time to polish your nails

By Devaki Parthasarathy NAIL POLISH, a tight scripted, fascinating & thought-provoking crime-legal thriller manages to sustain its twists and turns, without losing the crux. Popular, much-liked sports coach is accused of the heinous rape-and-murder of two…

Jan 3 2021 / Read More »

‘Badki’ of Hum Log, Seema Pahwa talks about her directorial debut ‘Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi’

By Manju Mittal Do you remember ‘Badki’ of the serial ‘Hum Log’, played by Seema Bhargava Pahwa, a popular TV serial of the early 80’s. Badki or the eldest daughter of a middle-class family was a…

Jan 3 2021 / 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

हम और हमारी पहली साइकिल …संतराम बजाज

बेशक आजकल कारों में घूमते हैं, परन्तु जब बचपन के दिनों की याद आती है तो, उस पहली साइकिल को भुलाए नहीं भूल पाते| उन दिनों की साइकिल बहुत सादा होती थी, आजकल की तरह दर्जनों…

Jan 6 2021 / Read More »

“हमका माफ़ी दई दो” …      संत राम बजाज   

एक बहुत बड़े शॉपिंग माल में Santa Claus एक ऊंची जगह बैठे हुए हैं और उन के सामने एक लंबी क्यू लगी हुई है और मैं भी उस क्यू का हिस्सा हूँ| सब के हाथ में…

Dec 4 2020 / Read More »

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 »

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