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Lillete Dubey: I want to continue to do meaningful films

By Neeru Saluja She defies the Indian woman stereotype created by Bollywood. At an age when actresses hang their boots, she began her career in Hindi commercial cinema. Veteran actor Lillete Dubey needs no introduction as she is known worldwide for her films ‘Monsoon Wedding’, ‘Best Marigold Hotel’, ‘The Second Best Marigold Hotel’ and over […]

Sydney university student Sahil Arora and his team win Global CFA Research Challenge

Left to right: Jeffrey Brown, Jassis Chen, Jessica Wu, Sahil Arora and Tom Luo, a win was written on this talented team’s enthusiasm much before the Covid-19 as they prepared for the challenge   By Neena Badhwar It is a difficult time as Covid-19 has brought everything to a standstill, every activity, exams, competitions, education […]

Coronavirus tips you won’t get from the government

By Melvin Durai Just a week ago, most of us did not know how to spell “coronavirus.” But we’ve now seen the word hundreds of times, mostly in headlines such as “Coronavirus Infects Thousands in Europe,” “Coronavirus Prompts Governors to Close Schools,” and “Coronavirus Expert Reassures Americans: It’s Safe to Keep Drinking Corona Beer.” It’s […]

Ram Kamal’s ‘Season’s Greetings’ says it all, but silently

By Manju Mittal ‘Season’s Greeting’s’ is a movie by Ram Kamal Mukherjee which has been released recently and is streaming on Zee5 channel. It is a comeback for actress Celina Jaitley after her hiatus of over a decade her having settled in Europe, married with kids. The movie stars Lilette Dubey (Suchitra) in the role […]

NSW government to support stranded international students

The NSW Government will fund temporary crisis accommodation for stranded international students as part of a $20 million package protecting the vulnerable and maintaining the State’s track record as a leading global study destination. Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee said helping international education meant helping the whole State of NSW. “International students […]

Greetings to Ram Kamal Mukherjee for his film ‘Season’s Greetings’

By Manju Mittal Ram Kamal Mukherjee, a well known film maker, writer, Journalist & critic of Bollywood who has established himself as a director through his two films multiple award winning short film ‘Cakewalk’ which saw the comeback of Indian actress Esha Deol and his recently released ‘Season’s Greetings’ on Zee5. Ram hails from Kolkata […]

Final year medical students to work in non-Covid hospital wards

Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Final year medical students will take on new, supervised roles in NSW hospitals under a $12.7 million initiative to boost the medical workforce if needed during the pandemic. Minister for Health Brad Hazzard said the NSW Government is working with NSW universities to identify around 200 final year medical students […]

300 stranded people from India fly back home to Sydney

By Neena Badhwar While there are many stranded still in India, Aussie travellers including Indians settled here who had gone to see their families in India, one flight that recently landed in Sydney repatriated 300 of them, desperate to come back to Australia. The rescue flight was organised by Sai Sharman Pty with travel arrangements […]

हम दोस्तों की ज़ूम मुलाक़ात

कोरोनावायरस लॉकडाउन..(वीक 6) संतराम बजाज “यार, तुम अभी कच्छे-बनयान में ही घूम रहे हो?” मीटिंग के शुरू होते ही मैं ने दर्शन सिंह को देखते ही कहा| “जब कहीं जाना ही नहीं तो सूट पहनने की क्या ज़रुरत है|” “वह तो ठीक है, लेकिन ढंग के कपड़े तो पहनने चाहियें| यह देखो मुत्तुस्वामी को, क्या […]

Dinaaz’s bizarre medical journey

A BOOK REVIEW By Kersi Meher-Homji Battle Scars by Dinaaz Lentin, published in Sydney in 2020. Foreword by Dr Patrick Weinrauch. Pages: 243. Price: A$35 including postage and delivery. The book can be ordered from the author by visiting her website In her first book, Dinaaz Lentin takes us to a journey of many failures […]

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