No response from Indian govt to Magsaysay awardee...08/25/15
An email from SBS radio to the union minister for health and family welfare of India elicited no response, except an acknowledgment. A national secretary of the Bhartiya Janata Party, the party that leads the government in India, said that the ent...()
Community divided over Indian cultural precinct in...
The creation of a so-called Indian precinct, where South Asian culture can be showcased and celebrated, is sowing seeds of disharmony in Melbourne. The Victorian Government fulfilled its election promise by committing $500,000 tow...()
Your quick guide to what's happening with the Chinese...
Prof Charan Singh, Reserve Bank of India Chair Professor at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, explains the Chinese stock market crash and the volatility in the financial markets across the globe()
Sukhwinder Amrit speaks to SBS about her passion for...
Here is SBS Punjabi's Preetinder Grewal in conversation with eminent poet Sukhwinder Amrit who was our studio guest at Melbourne. ()
Raula Gurdwara committees daa - ‘Well love them or hate...
In this segment, we talk about the existing issues of Gurdwara committees. 'Well love them or hate them, they exist to serve the sangat' says one online blog. What happens when things dont work out as they should? And how to address the biggest pr...()
More than half of Aussie students chasing jobs that won't...
A study from The Foundation of Young Australians has found many Australians are training or studying for jobs that soon won't exist. ()
‘Khabarsaar Lenhde Punjab Dee’ – Pakistan Diary
Here is a summary of major news events in West Punjab, over the past few days - as presented by our Lahore based correspondent, Janab Masood Mallhi on Aug 25, 2015.()
Please get a mammogram done, says a breast cancer survivor
Sydney based Jagjit Kaur was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 45 years old. She had double mastectomy done, and 13 years on, is in great health and spirits. In this interview, Jagjit shares her personal story and implores women (especiall...()
Sant Harchnd Singh Longowal remembered, BJP supports demand for a special financial package for Punjab, Punjab Congress likely to get a new chief, SC upholds death sentence for killers of Abhi Verma.. all this and more, in this week's Punjabi Diar...()
India-Pak talks called off following echange of barbs
India insisted Pak NSA must no meet hurriyat leaders and Pak must not talk Kashmir. Pakistan called off talks two hour before the deadline set by India()
'Time to take fight to Islamic State'
The chairman of federal parliament's intelligence and security committee says it is time for coalition forces to take the fight to the self-proclaimed Islamic State()
Jaswant Zafar talks about 'Vivek Daa Jaana Tae Vivek Daa...
14 ਅਗਸਤ 2015 ਨੂੰ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਭਵਨ ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ ਵਿਖੇ ਆਯੋਜਿਤ ਕੀਤੀ 'ਵਿਵੇਕ ਮਿਲਣੀ' ਵਿਚ ਕੀਤੀ ਗਈ ਵਾਰਤਾ - The remembrance event organised...()
Punjabi community mourns the death of Punjabi youngster in...
Australian Punjabi community is mourning the death of a youngster Hasanpreet Singh Cheema (Pind Mehal Kala'n). In this segment, we talk to one his family member Baldev Singh who provides us more information on the events that lead to the death of ...()
'Nagar Kahani - Mintgum'ari - Sahiwal'
Masood Mallhi presents.. 'Nagar Kahani - Mintgum'ari - Sahiwal'()
Researcher Dr Varinder Jeet talks about health scientists...
National Science Week (15 - 23 Aug 2015) is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals - from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians - get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events ac...()
"Fatima Tainu Slaa’m Hai": The Power of Social Media - The...
Before this fundraiser, Fatima had exhausted her financial resources in the struggle against bonded labor to the point where she feared that she'd be unable to pay her own medical bills. Thanks to everyone who donated over the past 72 hours, she n...()
What is "One Rank, One Pension"?
"One Rank, One Pension" (OROP), is a demand by military veterans that has been debated a lot, accepted widely in principle, but is yet to be implemented. Here are a few facts about the scheme. OROP is the demand for the same pension for the same r...()
Indian Anzac Private Desanda Singh's great grandson shares...
This year during the Gallipoli centenary celebrations, Melbourne resident Nehchal Singh "accidentally discovered" that he's the great grandson of Private Dessanda, one of the handful few Indian Anzacs, who participated in World War 1 as part of th...()
India Diary - as presented on Aug 20, 2015
Here is our weekly India Diary - covering the news and recent events in India... In this report, our Kapurthala based correspondent Paramjit Sona talks about PM Modis trip to UAE, the Gurdaspur terror attack; news related to Punjab politics; and m...()
Raula Carmichael Coalmine Daa - Arguments continue over...
The Federal Government has challenged Labor to support its repeal of a section of environmental law which allows activists to delay major projects. Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his decision comes after the Federal Court overturned approval of ...()
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