West Punjab Diary 22 July 201407/23/14
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 ji on July 22, 2014.
UN resolution passed for MH 17 investigation - but will Russia's...
International pressure on Russia to give unfettered access to the downed Malaysian airline plane in the Ukraine appears to have had an immediate and positive result. The United Nations Security Council - including Russia - has unanimously endor...
Two more suicide deaths have shocked Australian Punjabi community
After the Perth incident, two more suicide deaths have shocked Australian Punjabi community. A Punjabi boy from Melbourne and a girl from Brisbane have committed suicide in the last three days. Here is SBS Punjabi's Preetinder Grewal in conversati...
Aman Guraya: A Rising Star in Kickboxing
Here we have an interesting conversation with Melbourne based Aman Guraya who is an upcoming star in the field of Kickboxing. In this interview, Aman talks about the violent side of this game, which according to him comes with a sharp discipline. ...
AIDS workers hope for the future despite MH 17 tragedy
A world forum on AIDS has begun in Melbourne with tributes to the six campaigners killed on Flight MH-17. Around 12,000 researchers, policymakers, workers and activists are attending the event, held over six days. Former High Court Judge...
Gaza death toll rises alarmingly
The death toll in Gaza has reached 500 as Israel continues its biggest offensive on the region in five years. More than three-thousand people have been injured since the fighting began - most of them civilians. Doctors called it 'Blood...
Offshore gas and oil sector condemns Australian Senate's visa decision
The 200-billion-dollar offshore gas and oil sector is in limbo following the Senate disallowance vote. A national resource employer group is warning thousands of Australian jobs are at risk after the Senate voted to block easing offshore foreign w...
Mystery shrouds the MH 17 tragedy
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has joined world leaders in calling for a swift and comprehensive investigation into the deadly Malaysia Airlines plane crash that's killed nearly 300 people, including at least 28 Australians. The Malaysian airliner...
NSW Treasurer Andrew Constance on budget for Multicultural communities
SBS Punjabi has interviewed the NSW Treasurer about the Baird governments first budget - the only one before the NSW elections next year. Mr Constance has told MP that this budget has a lot of initiatives for multicultural communities.
Jaswant Zafar on 'Sambhav's aim to plant 1 lakh trees in 1 hour in a...
In this conversation, we talked to Mr Jaswant Zafar who explained the idea behind this Guinness Book of World Records attempt. Ludhiana the world's most polluted city according to the World Health Organization (WHO) - will now attempt to break...
Ramadan: The holiest month in the Muslim calendar
Each year, Muslims spend the ninth month of the Islamic calendar observing a community-wide fast called Roza. The annual fast of Ramadan is considered one of the five "pillars" of Islam. Muslims who are physically able are required to fast each da...
‘Not just a library but a mission’ Daljit Ami talks about Panjab...
Here we have a conversation with Mr Daljit Ami who is helping Panjab Digital Library reach its goals. As per the information provided by Panjab Digital Library (PDL), it was established to locate, digitize, preserve, collect and make accessible th...
The plight of Afghan Hindus & Sikhs
In this special report, we have covered the ever worsening plight of Afghan Hindus and Sikhs. Although, their number have dropped significantly, but Afghan Sikhs & HIndus have been living their for generations but unfortunately, they are facing di...
Indian Australians should feel at home during AFL Multicultural Round...
Will the Indian community turn out in huge numbers, during this year's AFL Multicultural Round? Well, the AFL has done everything it can, to make Indian Australians "feel at home", especially at the match on Sunday July 20, between Essendon and We...
Indian and Punjabi tarrka AFL Multicultural Round 2014
The AFL Multicultural Round 2014 has a bigger and stronger focus on the Indian Australian community, much more than ever before....what's more, many Punjabi Australians will be featured in the newspaper and television ads during this week - July 1...
More artefacts at Sikh Heritage Museum of Canada
This is the continuation of our conversation with Pardeep Singh Nagra, the Executive Director of Toronto based SHMC. He tells us more about their collection of Sikhs in Gallipoli, letters relating to the Anglo Sikh wars and transcripts of letters ...
The missing piece of Paradise- Woolgoolga
In this very special interview, we are talking about the town of Woolgoolga, also known as Woopi or Missing piece of Paradise, and is highly regarded for it's fine beaches, good surfing, varied fishing, and bush walks. Another important aspect of ...
Ammy Virk at Australia's National Network - SBS
Here we have an interview with a famous Punjabi singer - young sensation Ammy Virk. As you may already know, Ammy along with a few other big names is here in Australia to deliver a scintillating performance (concert name Punjabi Fusion). In this c...
Punjabi Virsa - Bhadon da Mahina
Parminder Singh Tiwana, our team correspondent from Punjab, India, presents this regular feature Punjabi Virsa. In this episode, he is telling us about "Bhadon da Mahina".
West Punjab Diary 08-07-2014
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 ji on July 8, 2014.
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