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Education, Tourism Drivers Of India-Australia Ties, Says Oz Envoy

Ahead of the second India-Australia 2+2 dialogue, the Australian envoy to India says relationship between the two countries has been at the strongest point than it has been in recent years. In an exclusive interview with SNI’s Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale, Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder

08 Oct 18 1 min read
Sports

My Favorite All-time Top 10 Spin Bowlers in Cricket

Generally in cricket the fast bowlers take all the spotlight. But the real craft of thinking bowling is practised by the spinners. Bowling at slower speeds, spinners have their fingers and wrists to do the talking. They need to use the flight, the pitching and the spin of the bowl

21 Jul 15 3 min read
Love

Anushka, for love’s sake, don’t back off!

Manoj Sebastian was livid on twitter because of Anushka Sharma!  Why?  Because she happened to be in Sydney watching her boy friend Virat’s semi final game against Australia.  A game where India lost and Virat – the star Indian batsman – scored just 1 run.  As per this guy Manoj [https:

26 Mar 15 5 min read
Spirituality

Scientific Studies and Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has many benefits to health.  Many scientific studies have been done in these areas.  Here is a good infographic showing the benefits (along with the links from where the information has been taken).  You can click on the infographic for a larger view. Image courtesy: Alison Hinks Yoga [http:

29 Dec 12 2 min read
Australia

Cricket India’s Financial impact on the Cricket World

The importance of India in world cricket is underscored by how presence of India helps the financial state of other countries’ cricket boards.  One line at the end of an article [http://www.smh.com.au/sport/cricket/tv-deal-to-lift-ca-into-billionaire-league-20121025-2889s.html] in Sydney Morning Herald on Cricket Australia’s operating results

26 Oct 12 2 min read
India

Why Greg Chappell is horribly wrong about Indian Culture!

Greg ChappellGreg Chappell, the former Australian cricket captain and the ex-Indian coach made some stinging remarks against Indian culture and Indians.  As per him, Indians just cannot be leaders. > “The (Indian) culture is very different, it’s not a team culture. They lack leaders in the team because they are

12 Mar 12 5 min read
Australia

Why does a New Zealand school teach Sanskrit?

These days in India, if we have any schools making it important to learn Sanskrit, it would raise a huge hue and cry, specially amongst the Seculars.  But it takes a school in New Zealands Auckland to come up with a curriculum to learn Sanskrit.  And they have laid it

02 Feb 12 1 min read
Australia

Australia, Racism, and "Routine" City Burnings

In the last few weeks at least four Indians have been attacked, couple of them fatally in Australia.  Such attacks have been going on for over an year now. Indians in Australia have been specific targets by criminals and killers.  Protests from the Indian Government have been there for a

09 Jan 10 2 min read
Australia

Australia, Racism, and "Routine" City Burnings

In the last few weeks at least four Indians have been attacked, couple of them fatally in Australia.  Such attacks have been going on for over an year now. Indians in Australia have been specific targets by criminals and killers.  Protests from the Indian Government have been there for a

09 Jan 10 2 min read
Australia

Aussie Intolerance of Indian Migrants

Yet another Indian immigrant – Nitin Garg – had been murdered in Melbourne, Australia.  He had emigrated from Punjab and had a Permanent Residence card.  He worked at Hungry Jack restaurant and somehow stumbled into it, after being stabbed just 300 meters away from it. Now, this is yet another killing of

03 Jan 10 1 min read

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