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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...

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...

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...

Stirring a spicy Indian menu in quiet Kenmore

In the leafy suburb of Kenmore in Brisbane, two Indian chefs Reagan Nongkhlaw and Urvik Bhalani are beating the pandemic creating a spicy Indian...

From Iraq War to the pandemic, one chef’s philanthropic journey

The coronavirus pandemic has meant different things to different chefs. While some are reinventing themselves, some others are on a philanthropic journey. Take Daman...

A Melburnian Indian model’s exotic dance with fame

Chennai-born Sangeetha Singh’s chic is striking, and her beauty is classically ‘exotic’. She admits the epithet ‘exotic beauty’ is how, most often, people from...

Finding sweet deals amid coronavirus

Cranbourne-based real estate consultant Alap Patel on how to keep moving in the current crisis. Joining the Qoin movement, he says, was one of...

A young girl’s social enterprise in Melbourne lockdown

Anika Herath-Redmond has created her own social enterprise to help raise funds for the education of girls in Sierra Leone At just 12 years of...

‘Social cohesion is always under threat’

Racism has reared its ugly head during this coronavirus pandemic throughout the world. Victoria too did not lag behind with the Human Rights Commission...

‘India and China can’t be seen to be weak, so they have to stand...

Sydney-based professor Jingdong Yuan says the countries need to stop thinking about military operations Tensions escalating on the disputed Himalayan border between members of Indian...