Asian Leadership Conference 201409/19/14
Asian Leadership Network Conference was held at Melbourne's immigration museum where almost 40 leaders from all walks of life shared their views. The Keynote Speaker at the conference was Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Parliamentary Secretary...
Rajvir Kaur Health updates - Amar Singh
Here is the interview with Amar Singh who tells us about young student Rajvir Kaur who had developed severe food poisoning after eating mushrooms bought from Woolworths in Canberra. She has almost got her second birth by undergoing massive surgeri...
Are migrants happy in Australia?
In this segment, SBS Punjabi Team member Preetinder Grewal talks about a recent AMES survey that has showed some statistics related to the migration trends in Australia. The survey tries to addresses the question if the new migrants are happy with...
Punjabi Virsa- Dhamaan
Our team correspondent Parminder S Tiwana presents this regular feature "Virse di baat", where he tells us all about Punjabi Virsa. In this episode, he is telling us about "Dhamaan"- a ceremonial function at the birth of a new baby.
Melbouren CBD can soon have Bike cabs/ Rickshaws
We have talked to Suraj varma, one of the team members behind the idea of Melbourne Bike cabs. The team has lodged an application with Melbourne City Council to operate as many as a dozen of the pedal-powered machines. It is hoped that ...
Painless Injections on the way: An interview with Dr JS Kochhar
Here we present an interview with Dr Jaspreet Kochhar who along with other researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed pain-free injections. The team was led by Principal Investigator Dr Kang Lifeng from the Department o...
Pakistan's pride Irfan Khoosat
Our team correspondent from Pakistan, Janab Masood Mallhi has talked to the famous Pakistani stage artist Irfan Khoosat, who is famous for his comic role as Hawaldar Karamdad in the TV series Andhera Ujala in which he portrayed simpleton and blabb...
A conversation with Simran Sethi- the environmental hero
Simran Preeti Sethi (born October 12, 1970 in Munich, Germany) is an Indian American journalist. Named one of the top ten eco-heroes of the planet by the UKs Independent, and lauded as the environmental messenger by Vanity Fair and an environm...
Dr Neeraj Gill talks about suicide prevention measures
After a successful launch in 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is now held every year on 10 September. On this day, numerous events, conferences, campaigns and local activities call to public attention one of the worlds largest causes of p...
The Battle of Saragarhi
The Battle of Saragarhi that was fought on 12 September 1897 between twenty-one Sikhs of the 36th Sikhs (now the 4th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment) of British India, defending an army post, and 10,000 Afghan and Orakzai tribesmen. The battle occu...
The RSL's take on Indian soldiers not allowed to participate in South...
Unlike NSW, Western Australia and Victoria, where Indian contingents march proudly during Anzac day parades every year, South Australia's "rules" for participation seem very different. It was recently reported that ex Indian servicemen were "barr...
Indians 'barred' from marching on Anzac Day in South Australia?
Recent media reports have sparked a controversy about Indians being "barred" from participating in Anzac Day parade in South Australia. In this interview, we talk to Maj Gen (Retd) Vikram Madan who will explain on what account an organization...
‘Mela Taa Chhapar Laggda’
Here we present a special feature on Mela Chhapar Da which is celebrated in the village of Chhapar in the district of Ludhiana, Punjab, India every year in September. This mela (fair), held in the memory of Gugga Pir, is one of the most popular an...
Maj Gen Vikram Madan - on Anzac Day march in SA
Major General Vikram Madan of Indian Army (Gurkhas) tells us about the history of liaisons between Indian soldiers and Australian diggers in world wars especially during Gallipoli campaign. He is trying his best to get permission from ANZAC commi...
New knowldege test for cab drivers, and other taxi industry issues
With over 2300 taxi cabs servicing in greater Melbourne, 13CABS Taxi Drivers provide services over a wide range of areas. In this interview, a representative from 13 CABS - Ravdeep Singh explains how this new test can adversely hit the taxi indust...
Lehnde Punjab di khabarsar 09 Sep, 2014
Here is a news report about the current events in Pakistan, as presented by our correspondent Masood Mallhi on Tuesday, Sept 9. Apart from political churnings within Pakistan, he tells us about flood situation in Kashmir and Nawaz Sharif's "mango ...
One year of Abbott government - a "Report Card"
With Sunday (September 7) marking the end of the Abbott Government's first year in power, it's a natural time for reflecting on how it's fared. On the domestic front, the Government's tough budget has haunted Prime Minister Tony Abbott ever s...
Musical journey to Pakistan’s Political Crisis
Our Pakistan correspondent Masood Mallhi has a special eye for stories related to politics, history, culture and music. His word selection and presentation styles are liked on one and all. In this segment, he takes us to a musical journey of Pakis...
An interview with SurjRDB
Surjit Singh aka SurjRDB is touring Australia. Reet Virk from SBS Punjabi talked to him regarding his tour, RDB legacy and his future projects.
Gurpreet K Chadha talks about Punjabi Global Foundation
Punjabi Global Foundation is founded by Gurpreet Kaur Chadha and the main aim of this organization is to promote the rich cultural heritage of Punjab on national and international horizon. The organization is dedicated to the preservation, promot...
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