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Avijit presents Sadiq and Dilip in a Kishore Kumar gig on February 22

Avijit’s Sarkar and his Natraj Academy Jazba Band is all busy practicing for a Kishore Kumar gig for Sydney lovers of the legendary singer. Two of the finest singers in Sydney, Sadiq Rehmani and Dilip Bhave, are back with their tribute to the Bollywood legend Kishore Kumar. The concert “Once More Kishore” will be held […]

Victories for Indian Women and Men’s cricket teams

By Kersi Meher-Homji Indian cricket is at its all-time high; be it in Tests, One-Day Internationals or Twenty20 Internationals (T20I). India’s women’s team under Harmanpreet Kaur is following the winning ways of men’s team under Virat Kohli. This week Kohli’s Invincibles are converting certain defeats into miracle victories. Just like in Hamilton against New Zealand […]

A thrilling super-over as six-king Rohit brings India an electrifying victory

By Kersi Meher-Homji What a week of exciting tennis at the Australian Open in Melbourne and an exhilarating tied T20 cricket International at Hamilton! This was the third T20 match between India and New Zealand, India winning by six wickets in the first match at Auckland and by seven wickets in the second also at […]

Indian community in Sydney celebrates Republic Day

By Vijay Badhwar There was marked enthusiasm among the large Indian Diaspora who attended the 2020 Republic Day flag-hoisting ceremony at the Indian Consulate in Sydney with frequent slogans: Jai Hind, Bharat Mata ki Jai. The formal part of the ceremony included unfurling of the Tricolur by the Consul General Manish Gupta followed by National […]

CSIRO to support nation’s bushfire rebuilding measures

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has welcomed its role in delivering practical resilience measures in relation to bushfires and climate change, as the country faces continued extreme fire weather in the future. Announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison today, CSIRO, in collaboration with other agencies and partners, will bring plans and recommendations to Australian Governments […]

Scott Morrison: This Australia Day we celebrate Australians who have fought bushfires

MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER AUSTRALIA DAY 2020 As Australians, we belong to an ancient land with a story that spans 60,000 years. Our national story begins with the oldest continuing culture in the world. Our most modern chapter has been written by millions of ordinary citizens driven by hard work, hope and courage, who, […]

PM Scott Morrison on India’s Republic Day: Ours is gehri dosti — deep friendship.

Today marks the historic moment when India completed its journey of nationhood and became a free and independent republic. For the Indian nation and people, it is an occasion to celebrate the remarkable success India has enjoyed since 1950. It is a co-incidence of history that January 26 also marks Australia’s national day: Australia Day. […]

All invited to celebrate India’s Republic Day at the Sydney Consulate General of India

Consulate General of India, Sydney cordially invites all to attend the flag hoisting ceremony to mark the 71st Republic Day of India on Sunday, 26th January 2020 between 0900-1030 hrs at the Consulate General of India, Level 2, 265 Castlereagh Street Sydney, NSW 2000. The flier for the Republic Day Celebration function: To confirm your participation, please click here

Prime Minister’s literary awards open for entries

The 2020 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards are now open for entries until 28 February 2020.  Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the Awards recognise the outstanding work by Australian authors and acknowledge the importance of literature in the cultural life of the nation.  “I am pleased to announce entries are now open for the 2020 Prime […]

Government announces immediate support to small business affected by bushfire

In response to the devastating bushfires, the Morrison Government has today announced a comprehensive suite of measures to immediately support impacted small businesses.  This initial package responds to the needs expressed by small businesses on the ground and at the small business roundtable last week which saw chambers of commerce from fire affected regions, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and […]

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