Man in Burqa?

Call it a publicity stunt or genuine mistake but some people can go to any extent to promote their films. And if the publicity from television commercials and bill boards were not enough, the celebs come up with innovative ways to get that “extra” media space, even if you have […]

Melbourne court denies bail to Tiger supporters

Two alleged Tamil Tiger rebel supporters have been denied bail by a Melbourne court, reports ABC. The men Aruran Vinayagamoorthy, 32, from Mount Waverley and 36-year-old Sivarajah Yathavan were nabbed by the police last month. Charges against the accused relate to activities including supporting the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, […]

Indian Textile Minister to visit Melbourne, Sydney

From Rajiv Sharma in New Delhi India’s Union Minister for Textiles, Mr. Shankarsinh Vaghela will be in in Melbourne and Sydney in the first week of July. On second July, Mr Vaghela will attend a grand dinner in Melbourne organised in his honour by the Gujarati Association of Victoria (GAV). […]

Prathiba’s election is definite, BJP- third front in shatters

By Neeraj Nanda The events of the last few days have made one thing sure – the definite victory of UPA- Left- BSP candidate Prathiba Patil becoming India’s next President. This became clear after much confusion Kalam backed out, as he would not become a candidate unless assured of a […]

Great myths of Indian history

- Who introduced the ‘purdah’ in India? – Who introduced Islam into India? When UPA presidential nominee Pratibha Patil mentioned that the purdah had been in existence since Mughal times, she was being historically inaccurate, but voicing a commonly held misconception. In fact, according to N R Farooqi, professor of […]