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Shreyas continues his run spree as India thrash Sri Lanka 3-0

By Kersi Meher-Homji India under new captain Rohit Sharma is unstoppable, whitewashing West Indies 3-0 in both One Day Internationals and in T20 Internationals (T20Is) recently and now Sri Lanka 3-0 in T20Is. It seems no one can stop India’s triumphant march. Having beaten SL by 62 runs in the first T20I at Lucknow and […]

New Collaborative creative work grants, for artists, apply by April 1

Would you like to create new artwork, explore creative collaborations or pursue professional development opportunities? Achieve your artistic goals with funding assistance through the Blacktown City Council 2022 Creative Arts Fund. Artists and community organisations are invited to activate new ideas and initiatives, and take advantage of partnership opportunities with other organisations, artists and community groups. The […]

Dual victories for India’s women’s and men’s cricket teams

By Kersi Meher-Homji Queenstown in New Zealand and Lucknow are thousands of kilometers apart but both were scenes of celebration for Indian cricket teams. At Queenstown the Indian women’s team defeated the New Zealand women’s team by 6 wickets in the 5th One Day International (ODI). With Amelia Kerr top scoring with 66 runs, the […]

न काहू से दोस्ती न काहू से बैर …संतराम बजाज

एपिसोड 4 (चुनाव स्पेशल) हमारी कोशिश रही है कि इस शीर्षिक के नाम से इधर उधर की ख़बरों पर या बीत गये कुछ हालात पर टिप्पणी की जाए| हमारा इरादा किसी का मज़ाक उडाना या किसी की बुराई करना बिलकुल नहीं है| “कबीरा खड़ा बाज़ार में, मांगे सब की खैर न काहू से दोस्ती, न […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu: Facing Googly on a Tottering Pitch

By Sudhir Kumar             As a batsman, he had shown streaks of aggressiveness that earned him the sobriquet ‘Sixer Sidhu’ as he clobbered bowlers from opposition teams with mighty hits over the fence. It was this impetuosity that that helped him score centuries and ciphers alike. Navjot Singh Sidhu, president […]

Neeru Saluja interviews actress Alia Bhatt for Gangubai Kathiawadi

Neeru Saluja zooms into the Berlin International Film Festival to talk to actress Alia Bhatt for her film ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ as it premiered at the festival. In an engaging conversation, Alia tells us how she got into the ‘Gangubai’ character, working with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and how the story will appeal to an international […]

Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta to present enthralling dark comedy ‘Guards At Taj’

Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta (NTofP) is proud to present Guards at the Taj, a heartbreakingly funny work from Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Rajiv Joseph (Broadway’s Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo), at Riverside Theatres from 24 February to 5 March, 2022.Winner of the 2016 Obie Award for Best Play and the 2016 Lucille Lortel Winner […]

$50 accommodation vouchers go live with the Stay NSW program

A $50 accommodation voucher will be available from today as part of the NSW Government’s $250 million Stay NSW program. Applications for the vouchers will be made available by Local Government Area in a staggered approach. Every community will have access to them by 3 March. Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government Victor Dominello […]

Suryakumar smacks sixes and India whitewashes Windies again

By Kersi Meher-Homji What talented youngsters India has! I was shocked to read the Indian team for the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) against the West Indies at Kolkata last night. No Virat Kohli, no Rishabh Pant, no Bhuvneshwar Kumar, no Yuzvendra Chahal, no Jasprit Bumrah… And yet young India under captain Rohit Sharma […]

Visa extensions available to certain temporary visa holders

Temporary graduate and skilled regional provisional visas holders impacted by COVID-19 related international travel restrictions in Australia between 1 February 2020 and 14 December 2021 may be eligible for visa extensions to provide additional time in Australia. That time will assist visa holders to complete periods of residence that may assist in pathways to further […]

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