Category: Community

Indian Student Fighting for Life in Melbourne

By our Community reporter Melbourne (16 February) : Nitin Nanda, 28 year old Indian overseas student (Australian Institute of Technology & Education) studying in Melbourne is fighting for his life in Alferd Hospital. While watching the India – Australia one day match at MCG on 10th February, 2008 fell down […]


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)