Category: Community

Wyndham virtual Diwali festival 2020 spread cultural cohesion & tolerance

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE: The Festival of Lights known as Diwali or Deepavali is an important festival celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. The festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. During the festival, those celebrating illuminate their […]

Monash becomes first foreign university to have a physical campus in Indonesia

By SAT Newsdesk MELBOURNE, 30 November 2020: Monash University’s Indonesia campus is an official legal entity in Indonesia and has been granted a licence to operate by the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, a significant milestone in establishing the country’s first-ever international, foreign-owned university. Yayasan Monash University Indonesia, known […]

Rao family & Trust’s $ 400,000 boost to Australia India Institute

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 25 November 2020: The Australia India Institute (AII) affiliated with the University of Melbourne, has been received a funding boost of $ 400,000 over the next four years from the Australia India Social and Charitable Ventures Limited, through Mr. T. Janardhana Rao OAM and his family. […]

Melbourne Indian Consul takes up La Trobe Hindi issue

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 24 November 2020: The Indian Consul General here has assured all support and assistance to help the community retain the Hindi program at the La Trobe University. Consul General Mr. Raj Kumar was talking to a delegation of community members who met him today at […]

Minister Jason Wood assures support to stop La Trobe scrapping Hindi program

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 23 November 2020: Federal Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs today assured the ‘Hindi Action Group’ during a telephonic conference that he will help the community stop the La Trobe University from scrapping it’s Hindi language program. The university has decided to scrap the Hindi program saying […]