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    How a Sydney-based family is raising awareness about organ donation

    How a Sydney-based family is raising awareness about organ donation

    07-11-2019  Gday India
    When your seven-year-old comes home from school and suddenly asks you if you have registered to become an organ donor in the eventuality of death, you brush aside the topic thinking he is too young to even know anything about organ donation, reflects Rupesh Udani.
    Noble Efforts to Pave the Divine Path For Others

    Noble Efforts to Pave the Divine Path For Others

    07-11-2019  Gday India
    As the world celebrates the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus this month, a look at one man’s mission to spread the message of Guru Nanak Dev in his own small ways
    Mitu Bhowmick Lange’s Mind Blowing Films dominates Australian independent film industry

    Mitu Bhowmick Lange’s Mind Blowing Films dominates Australian independent film industry

    02-11-2019  Gday India
    With Bollywood film Sanju winning the Highest Grossing Foreign Film Award at Australian International Movie Convention (AIMC) for the fourth time, Mind Blowing Films has sealed its place as one of the top companies dominating the Australian independent film industry.
    Sunanda Sachatrakul on being openly gay and her debut at Melbourne Fringe Festival

    Sunanda Sachatrakul on being openly gay and her debut at Melbourne Fringe Festival

    10-09-2019  Gday India
    By her own telling, Sunanda Sachatrakul admits she has a peculiar last name. A third generation Punjabi Thai, her great, great grandfather moved to Thailand from India before Partition. “My father adopted a Thai first and last name because at the time, that was the Law for all
    Ravi Chand attempts to create awareness about culture & identity

    Ravi Chand attempts to create awareness about culture & identity

    10-09-2019  Gday India
    For more than 20 years of his life, Ravi Chand struggled with his identity. Was he Australian? Was he Fijian? Was he Indian? These conflicting thoughts presented themselves to him more starkly when he tried to enter the screen industry.
    Sanchita Abrol brings her Kathak presence to Australia

    Sanchita Abrol brings her Kathak presence to Australia

    10-09-2019  Gday India
    Sanchita Abrol did not foray into dancing by chance but she admits ‘Kathak found her and she found Kathak’ one afternoon when she was very young. There has been no looking back since.
    Meet Shashi Singh, perhaps the first India-born female winemaker in Australia

    Meet Shashi Singh, perhaps the first India-born female winemaker in Australia

    02-08-2019  Gday India
    When Red Hill Estate winemaker Shashi Singh started her extraordinary career more than two decades ago, it was a field that was totally new. Starting her first vintage brought an adrenalin rush. “I never wanted this vintage to end. I loved what I was doing.” She found her calling.
    New CGI Raj Kumar seeks to interact more with community

    New CGI Raj Kumar seeks to interact more with community

    02-08-2019  Gday India
    It has been a little over a week since Raj Kumar, the new Consul General of India (CGI) to Melbourne assumed office. The chill of the winters here is a sharp contrast to India’s hot summers but Kumar is on an adjustment mode. “Two months before or two months after would have been perfect,” he laughs, as he sits down with G’day India to share some of his thoughts on his new assignment.
    A Community Man

    A Community Man

    09-07-2019  Gday India
    Sitting at the Dandenong Indian Museum, Vasan Srinivasan is in a reflective mood. For Srinivasan, who has made Melbourne his home ever since he arrived in 1987, watching the Indian community grow and being a part of its growth story has been special. He feels the pulse of the community and his motives are altruistic. This year he is buzzing with excitement and hope as a long-time dream is about to
    SRK'S DATE WITH MELBOURNE

    SRK'S DATE WITH MELBOURNE

    18-06-2019  Gday India
    Melbourne: This August as the city’s much loved Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) gets underway, one couldn’t have asked for a much better gift than Shah Rukh Khan, the Baadshah of Bollywood, as the chief guest. So yes, the Indian Bollywood superstar is coming to town!
    FUTURE SOLUTION

    FUTURE SOLUTION

    18-06-2019  Gday India
    During his accounting career of over 25 years, Fiji-born Praful Patel veered from routine. He always wanted to expand, corporatise and diversify his business with the need of the times.
    IN A SWEET SPOT

    IN A SWEET SPOT

    18-06-2019  Gday India
    Selection Day has come and gone but Karanvir Malhotra is here to stay. This young Melbourne-based boy, who bagged the role of Javed Ansari in the Indian Netflix Original Sports web television series based on Aravind Adiga’s award-winning book, says everything that has happened in his life till now is the result of a series of accidents (more on that later). But with a few projects in his kitty, Ka
    INSPIRED FOR CHANGE

    INSPIRED FOR CHANGE

    18-06-2019  Gday India
    A lot of what Lucia Hou is today is inspired by her background and heritage. The youngest of 11 children, she was born in Laos, came to Australia when she was one-year old.
    Book Release: Toilet Warrior by Mark Balla

    Book Release: Toilet Warrior by Mark Balla

    14-05-2019  Gday India
    Did you know that there is such a thing as a school without toilets? Hard to imagine, but it turns out that in some parts of the world this is almost as common as a school with toilets.
    THE MAKING OF A YOUTH LEADER

    THE MAKING OF A YOUTH LEADER

    19-04-2019  Gday India
    Born in Hyderabad and growing up in a middle-class family, Elvis Martin, 23, nursed dreams of becoming a cardiologist. Although that dream quite didn’t materialise, he came to Australia in 2013 to study IT. Soon, he realised that living in Australia had its fair share of challenges. He was lonely, depressed, suicidal and experienced a great deal of hardship.
    This young founder of dance academy believes in dancing for betterment of society

    This young founder of dance academy believes in dancing for betterment of society

    19-04-2019  Gday India
    At just 16, Arundhati Banerjee is an artreprenuer and founder member of AIDA- Bharatanatyaved, a dance academy in South Australia-Seacliff, imparting training in Indian classical, contemporary and folk forms.
    Instrumental Change

    Instrumental Change

    19-04-2019  Gday India
    Sam Evans’ love for the tabla is one that grew out of exploration. He began playing the drum kit as a six-year old and by the time he finished school was playing it professionally. But he was nagged by an urge to discover a musical instrument that had a bit more history, complexity, and a bit more emotional depth. So, he went travelling. It was the late 1990s.
Gaura Mar24 WD