Category: Community

Australia India Institute’s ‘India Week 2020′ online bonanza

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 16 October 2020: This year’s ‘India Week 2020′, Australia India Institute’s annual event will be online with many events. A celebration of all things India, the five days event from October 26 – 30 will have many events. One has to register to join. On Monday, […]

Little India’s ‘Dulhan’ makes & distributes free pandemic masks amidst the lockdown

Hitesh Shah at Dulhan. Photo-Supplied. By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 13 October: The one and only ‘Little India’ in Greater Dandenong’s Foster Street has almost been shut because of the pandemic for months now. The once-bustling enclave of sub-continent culture, food, and garments has a deserted look. Business is down and […]

2 million babies stillborn worldwide: joint UN estimates

Aruna Patel (28) giving KMC to the new born child. Mothers of newborns are trained and educated on the benefits of KMC by hospital staff. Location: Baria District Hospital, Baria, Gujarat, July 2020. Photo- Vinay Panjwani, UNICEF. One stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds, according to first-ever joint UN estimates. COVID-19-related […]

English test essential as it unites the country & enables social-economic connectivity: PM

File photo. By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 7 October 2020: The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison today had an interactive post-budget virtual press conference here with the multicultural media. He gave the opening remarks on the pandemic, it’s consequences, new economic steps for employment and infrastructure development and the government […]

Ravneet Pawha & Vasan Srinivasan join new AIBC-Victoria leadearship

Ravneet Pawha & Vasan Srinivasan By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 3 October 2020: A new leadership has taken office in the Australia India Business Council (AIBC) chapter in Victoria. For the first time, a new team at the AIBC-Victoria has been elected ‘through a unanimous election.” Leading the new AIBC Victoria […]