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Sri Lankans in Melbourne on the political disenchantment

On 21 April 2019, in what is now infamously known as the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, Monash University’s Mathematics Lecturer Dr Ranjith...

On Mother’s Day, reflection on an invisible mother

Mother’s Day these days comes with so much of resonance. I wake up with my social media feeds swarmed by photos of mums with...

Federal elections: What does the community want?

The Indian Sun speaks to some members of the community on what they want from this federal election. Read on. ELVIS MARTIN, Expert Advisory Panel...

Mira D’Silva: Aiming to make a positive difference

Mira D’Silva is one of the many political aspirants this federal elections for whom the pandemic did prove to be a turning point. She...

A different ardor for this Melbourne Bengali theatre group

In 2019, five Bengali families in Victoria got together to create Actomania, a theatre group. Quite a silver lining to the pandemic that followed...

Melbourne’s spectacular granite temple hosts chariot festival

As Melbourne’s Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple in The Basin enters its milestone 30th anniversary this year and having set its own history of housing...

Jaya Manchikanti: Making her mark

It was in the 1970s that Jaya Manchikanti came to Australia along with her parents as an eight-year-old from India. The family settled in...

How Melbourne’s Rajasthan Kutumb has evolved over time

In 2001, a group of seven families formed the Rajasthan Kutumb in Victoria. It would represent a microcosm of the northern Indian desert state...

How Saleha Singh is making connections & building bridges

There is something very refreshing about Chai Chat & Community, a webcast that tackles various South Asian issues. Founded and presented by Saleha Singh,...

Melbourne writer Nishant Kaushik on his books & a coveted deal

Melbourne-based author Nishant Kaushik is a prolific writer. You would wonder how writing literary fiction fits into his life being a busy father of...