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Active Citizenship Award for a man who sees beyond himself

Gurjinder Singh’s ambitions seem quite modest. He came to Adelaide in 2009 and all he wanted to do was work hard and lead a...

Belated celebration for Manipuri expats in Melbourne

After the cancellation of two major events—Cheirouba (Lunar New Year) in April and Ningol Chakauba (a festival celebrated to strengthen the bond of love...

The culinary journey of Dinesh Kumar

The year was 1980. It was Dinesh Kumar’s first day of civil engineering class at the Pusa Polytechnic, New Delhi, when he learnt of...

Meet Jovia Prem, Melbourne’s young prolific author

Though little and just eight years of age, Jovia Prem has a lot going for her. For one, in the year of the pandemic,...

Melbourne’s oldest Heatherton Cricket Club looking for new innings

Just like there can be no winter without footy in Australia, there can be no summer without cricket. And although 2020 has been a...

How the Malayalees in Bendigo are keeping together

“If you go to any hospital in India, you are sure to find a Malayalee (native of Kerala) nurse,” says Allen Joy, who is...

Adelaide’s Bengali community celebrates Durga puja

In 1998, the Bengali community in Adelaide celebrated Durga pujas for the first time with two idols which were brought all the way from...

How one man is vitalising Bendigo’s Sikh community

Every first Sunday of the month, the burgeoning Sikh community members in Bendigo meet at the St Mary's Anglican Church in Kangaroo Flat. It...

At Bairnsdale, ‘charity man’ Kamaljit Rai navigates the pandemic

At Bairnsdale, a regional town in East Gippsland some 281 km from Melbourne, Kamaljit Rai Singh humbly acknowledges that people know him now. He...

Ajay Pasupulate has his own story to tell

Few weeks ago, Melton-based Ajay Pasupulate lost his job. He had a career as an IT professional and one that was built on incremental...