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Dear friends, As you all may have known that, three young Gujarati international students have perished in a massive house fire at West Footscray,(Victoria) in the early hours of Thursday the 3rd January 08. Two students are haling from Vadodara and one from Mehsana in Gujarat.A family of three (husband+wife+5year […]

BREAKING NEWS: Indian Visa, passport & OCI services privatised in Australia, service charge of $16.36 (plus GST) over regular fees

By Neeraj Nanda Melbourne: As expected now onwards (see dates) your Indian Visa, passport, OCI collection and delivery process will be handled by a private company – M/s VFS Services Australia Pty Ltd. The story was first broken by the South Asia Times print issue (Visa Privatization, December 2007, Page […]

Tragic death of three Indian students in Melbourne fire

By our community reporter Melbourne: Three Indian students have been killed in a deadly house fire in the western (Footscray) suburbs. Three others of a family escaped unhurt after escaping from a window after breaking its glass. The bodies of the overseas students were found in the house by firefighters.

Indo-Pak 20-20 Cricket Final in Melbourne

Watch India-Pakistan 20-20 Cricket final in Melbourne on Ch-9 at 10.30 pm Tonight (24-09-2007)

Melbourne Indian Cabbie gets nine years jail for manslaughter

A taxi driver was jailed today for a maximum of nine years and six months for killing a drunken passenger by driving into him on a Port Melbourne street. Rajbinder Singh Shahi, 30, who was found not guilty by a Supreme Court jury of murder but guilty of manslaughter, traded […]