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Huge school holiday program keeps kids entertained in lockdown

From family aerobics and basketball sessions to bike maintenance classes, trivia quizzes and art workshops, City of Parramatta Council’s free and affordable spring school holiday program will keep kids entertained during lockdown. Running from Friday 17 September to Friday 1 October, the popular program has something to suit all ages, abilities and interests.   “Our school […]

Meet Rehana Badat from the new DIY series ‘Making it Australia’

By Neeru Saluja Have you been finding solace in crafting during the lockdown? Do you like to sew, saw, sequin or sculpt? Then get ready to meet your makers on Channel 10’s epic new crafting and DIY series, Making It Australia. We got talking to one of the makers Rehana Badat, a graphic designer from Sydney […]

QUAD Leaders’ meeting from September 21-24

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will travel at the invitation of US President Biden to Washington D.C. from 21-24 September. He said, “This will be my first visit to the United States since President Biden took office. I look forward to reaffirming our 70-year alliance, and to discussing ways to further strengthen our security and economic […]

Australia and india elevate cyber and critical technology Cooperation

Australia and India are working together to shape a safer and more secure global environment, launching the second round of the Australia-India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership (AICCTP) grants program. The open call for applications complements discussions on cyber and critical technology with my Indian counterpart, External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar, at the inaugural […]

Adelaide Festival Centre presents, AHIMSA: Meditations on Gandhi

HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE, 58 GROTE ST  THURSDAY 28 OCTOBER  7:30PM Australia | India  Adelaide Premiere During times of social and political unrest, the great Mahatma Gandhi’s example of peaceful protest now seems more important and relevant than ever. Along with thousands of fellow Indians rallying against European rule, his great Salt March […]

Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) from November 11 to 16

ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA’S GOLD COAST WITH FULL COMPETITION IN 2021 14th APSA Awards Ceremony & 3rd Asia Pacific Screen Forum Gold Coast, Queensland: The Asia Pacific Screen Academy today announced a full competition line-up will be delivered for the 14th Asia Pacific Screen Awards, with the Awards Ceremony and 3rd Asia Pacific Screen Forum to be presented […]

The Manchester Test googly; cancelled, forfeited or postponed?

By Kersi Meher-Homji The fifth Test between England and India at Old Trafford, Manchester, has been cancelled amid COVID virus outbreak in the Indian squad. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed this news via a statement. It was a fascinating series with India leading 2-1 and the fifth and final Test due […]

Eeb Allay Ooo – Bridging gaps through cinema

By Neeru Saluja Even in the expanding landscape of alternative cinema emerging from India, Eeb Allay Ooo, written by Film and Television Institute of India alumni Prateek Vats and Shubham and directed by Vats, stands out as different. Combining social realism in contemporary Delhi, with equal dashes of satire, absurdism and a sensitive approach to […]

HSC to go ahead full steam

All HSC students will get the opportunity to complete their studies in 2021, with the full complement of HSC exams to go ahead from 9 November 2021. Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell today announced that students will be able to sit their HSC exams and receive their results in time for university offers to be […]

Celebrate the diversity of Indian cuisine with new food documentary series India Unplated

Three celebrated Indian-Australian chefs Helly Raichura, Adam D’Sylva and Sandeep Pandit will join the SBS Food family this September as they debut their enticing new food documentary series, India Unplated. From the far north to the southern tip and all the regions in-between, the 10-part series will highlight the complexity and diversity of Indian food […]

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