Category: Community

Melbourne couple jailed for 8 & 6 years respectively for keeping a Indian woman as slave for 8 years

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 21 July: A Melbourne Tamil couple from Mount Waverley Kumuthini Kannan, 53, and her husband, Kandasamy Kannan, 57, was today jailed by the Supreme Court of Victoria for 8 and 6 years respectively for keeping an aged woman as a slave at their home for […]

Australia India Institute to observe ‘India Week 2021′ from 9-15 August

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 17 July 2021: The Australia India Institute (AII) will observe this year its annual India Week from 9-15 August, to mark India’s 75th year of independence starting on 15 August 2021. The annual event this year will showcase contemporary Indian culture, thought, politics and society. […]

PM wants multicultural communities to “Get vaccinated” as vaccine rollout criticism rages

Photo-Supplied By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 14 July 2021: There has been widespread criticism of the Federal Government’s vaccine rollout, probably because of the lack of Pfizer vaccine supply and confusion over the side effects of Astra Zeneca. The recent advertising about the current Sydney outbreak has also come under […]

Haryana CM writes to Meenakshi Lekhi to intervene in Vishal Jood case.

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 11 July 2021: Meenakshi Lekhi, India’s new Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Culture, has been approached by the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar to intervene in the case of a 24-year-old Haryana student Vishal Jood, who is […]

Melbourne couple face maximum 25 years jail term for keeping woman as ‘slave’ for 8 years

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 6 July: A Tamil couple from Mount Waverley faces a maximum of 25 years jail when sentencing takes place in the Supreme Court on 21 July, guilty of charges of keeping a slave at their home for eight years between 2007 and 2015. The victim […]