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Thursday, January 21, 2021

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...

Young Indian-origin footballer in Perth scores dream goal

When Praneel Mukherjee kicked the ball from the halfway line, it bounced upward and reached its goal into the net, leaving him and everyone...

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...

Bendigo Strikers: How a community cricket club grew

Around 2010, Bendigo saw a few influx of Malayalees, or people originally from Kerala, India’s southern state. Quite a tight-knit community, and bound by...

Ria Arora’s poem makes it to Scott Morrison’s Facebook page

All of ten, Ria Arora’s poem on COVID-19 conjures the world we are living in right now with depth and beauty. Small wonder, then,...

Life’s an adventure: An Indian woman’s journey to Australia

Avanti Sinha was a professional table tennis player in India before she decided to start life anew in Australia. An immigration story from a...

Melbourne’s Ganesha temple on the cusp of creating granite history

With its six-tonne single stone dome, similar to the Brihadeeswarar Temple, the Sri Vakrathunda Vinayagar Temple in The Basin, Melbourne, has almost completed its...

The kindest cut: A kidney transplant patient shares her story

Neha Mittal is not usually brave about medical tests, but she has gone to heroic lengths to brave the trials and triumphs of being...
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