Over 50 Indian origin candidates in 2016 Victorian local government elections

By far the largest numbers, these candidates come in all colours, hues, integrity and even notoriety.

Lakhwinder Singh Dhillon, campaigning hard in the seat of Whittlesea, stands out as the Taxi driver, who famously returned $110,000 that was left behind in his taxi. 

Women Empowerment is not far behind with at least 4 Indian women contesting including Geraldine Gonsalves of AIII fame, contesting for Greater Dandenong reports Ramakrishna VenuGopal    Read More...

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Karan Johar promises not to use Pakistani actors – “For me, India comes first”

Mumbai, Oct 20: Filmmaker Karan Johar on Tuesday expressed his hurt on being labelled "anti-national" ahead of the release of his directorial "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" (ADHM), which stars Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and said he would not engage with talent from Pakistan "in the circumstance". After his longstanding silence, Karan opened up in a ...
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Nearly 80 per cent of divorced Indian Muslims are Women

In India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an analysis of Census 2011 data has shown, writes Alison Saldanha Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims (79:21), followed by "other religions" (72:28), and Buddhists (70:30). Among ...
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Australia’s single largest investment in for Women’s sport and Diversity programs

Sydney, October 17: Commonwealth Bank and Cricket Australia today announced the country’s single largest investment in women's sport and diversity sports programs in the Indoor nets at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). In a landmark agreement for Australian sport, Commonwealth Bank is extending its partnership with Cricket Australia beyond 30 years by investing more than ...
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When Kim Kardashian turned Australian Jimmy Ladgrove off women

Los Angeles, Oct 16: A participant of a new TV show says that once after meeting reality TV star Kim Kardashian, he was turned off women for life. The man, who is an Australian and Melbourne native, is Jimmy Ladgrove. He had met Kim five years ago for a special date. He was a student ...
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Farm to Fashion: Merino Wool’s Grown in Australia, Made in India

New Delhi, Oct 16: Ace fashion designer Rajesh Pratap Singh, who recently collaborated with Kullu-based handloom weavers Bhuttico for a collection, says he is passionate about Merino wool and the Indian handloom industry, which is his source of inspiration. Rajesh Pratap and Bhuttico's fashionable affair was held in Kullu last week and highlighted the farm-to-fashion ...
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Newbie Australia out of Kabaddi World Cup after loss to South Korea

Ahmedabad, Oct 15: A superpower in several sports, Australia is relative newcomers to Kabaddi, but our southern hemisphere nation is finding the traditional Indian game quite exciting and different from all other disciplines. Being a nation that loves to compete in any sport, Australian captain Campbell Brown was slowly making a mark at the Kabaddi ...
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Toddler, Guns and Melton Council candidate Dilpreet Singh

Melbourne, October 13: Victoria Police is investigating Melton council candidate, Dilpreet Singh who posted photos online of his toddler son, holding firearms and ammunition. The Watts ward candidate Singh also has been a JP (justice of the peace) since 2010. He had posted the photos on his personal Facebook page about three years ago, but ...
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Blocking the plebiscite on same-sex marriage was no victory for LGBTI community

Melbourne, October 12: Anxiety within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community will be a record high today, set to continue for some more time as arguments and debate rage through for three more years. Labor MPs yesterday voted unanimously to oppose the plebiscite, effectively blocking the opportunity for Australians to have a ...
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