Category: Breaking News

Queen’s Baton Relay start on Oct. 29

By our correspondent NEW DELHI, October 23, 2009: The Queen’s Baton Relay 2010, curtain-raiser to the XIX Commonwealth Games to be held here from October 3 next year, will be launched by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II when she hands over the baton to the Hon’ble President of India, Smt. […]

Oz to train Indian hockey players

From Our Correspondent New Delhi: Australia has decided to help revive Indian hockey. Visiting Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith announced that starting next year, two players — a male and female — and a coach will get free training at the Institute of Sports and Hockey Facility in Perth. The […]

Lucky escape for cabbie, passengers

Melbourne: A student taxi driver (Jaswinder Singh, 22, from Faridkot, Punjab) and two passengers are shaken but unhurt after fleeing from their car seconds before a train slammed into it in Melbourne’s north . Police say the taxi got stuck on an Oak Park level crossing in Devon Road, just […]

New Oz immigration advisory council announced

By News Bureau Melbourne: Australia is to have a new Council to advice the government on immigration issues. The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, today announced the establishment of the Council for Immigration Services and Status Resolution. The council will provide independent advice on the implementation of […]

Melb. brawal after racist remarks outside ‘Kabbadi’ tournament

By our reporter Melbourne: A skateboarder got hospital treatment after he is alleged to have vandalised a car and racially abused its Indian occupants, who were returning from a ‘Kabbadi’ (Indian field sport) in Epping. Police have confirmed the altercation in a carpark outside Meadowglen International Athletics Stadium in Epping […]