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Ahmadiya Muslims host Dinner Reception to commemorate Australia Day

Melbourne, January 28: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Victoria hosted a dinner reception to commemorate Australia Day at the biggest mosque in Melbourne, The Baitul Salam mosque, situated in beautiful Langwarrin. Over 350 people including 150 guests attended the event. National President and Grand Imam of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia, Imam Inam-ul Haq Kauser was the…

David Warner, Steve Smith to get Rs 12.5 Crore

IPL 2018 auction: 15 Aussies to cash in David Warner, Steve Smith to get Rs 12.5 Crore The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction is over. With some disappointments including the Aussie James Faulkner remaining unsold, a talent which needed a chance, and some others who were only housed very late in the piece (Chris…

Morrison targets migrants – now 3 years wait before welfare access

Canberra: Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered his Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) last month and confirmed that the Budget remains on track to return to balance in 2020-21. “Despite the many challenges faced, this is the Government’s fifth consecutive budget update with a projected return to balance in 2020-21”, he proudly claimed. An underlying cash…

Australians show strong support for multiculturalism, immigration

83-86% support multiculturalism, 63% support immigration: report The Federations of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia (FECCA) said today that the Scanlon Foundation’s 2017 Mapping Social Cohesion Report, shows continuing strong support in Australia for multiculturalism, and positive attitudes toward immigration. The report shows that support for the proposition that ‘multiculturalism has been good for Australia’…

Indian Student drowns

Tweed Heads: A 22-year-old Indian man died after drowning at Duranbah Beach, Tweed Heads on the New South Wales-Queensland border in Australia on Christmas day. The man was identified as an Indian national Ravneet Singh Gill, a business student of Southern Cross University, Australia. Queensland surf lifesavers took to the waters on their Jetskis for…

Bio-degradable Plastic from Prawn Shells and Silk Worms

Sydney: Flexible and sturdy, Angelina’s bio-inspired plastic may soon be sustainable way of using seafood waste for all plastic bags. Angelina is a budding young scientist who had earlier won first prize in chemistry at the NSW Young Scientist Awards in 2016, for developing a plastic type made out of cornstarch. Although her first development…

Indian High Commissioner to Australia stopped from entering Tarneit Gurudwara in Melbourne

Tarneit, November 18: A M Gondane, Indian High Commissioner to Australia, who was on an official visit to Melbourne on Saturday; was scheduled visit the Tarneit Gurudwara among other Indian places of worship. He was however, stopped at the entrance of the Tarneit Gurudwara by pro-Khalistani protesters, who argued with him for a long time…

It’s the Same-Sex marriage – hail the ‘rainbow Australia’

The battle of the “sexes” – “same” or “opposite” is over. Australia has had its say and it is a resounding “yes” vote in favour of the same sex. ABS chief statistician David Kalisch announced the results of 12.7 million votes in a speech broadcast live around Australia on Wednesday, 15 November . “For the national result,…

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