Modi government presents its first full-year Union...03/02/15
India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented a $290 billion budget on Feb 28, with announcements about reduction of corporate tax, introduction of universal social security scheme, greater spending on roads, rail and infrastructure, and also an...()
A treasure trove of Punjabi books in the State Library of NSW
Did you know that the State Library on NSW has a collection of thousands of books in Punjabi language, including books from acclaimed authors like Amrita Pritam, Nanak Singh, Dhani Ram Chatrik, Saadat Hassan Manto and many many more? ...()
The current standings of ICC World Cup 2015 - Who is in your semi-final...
While cricket lovers are busy asking question who will win the ICC World Cup 2015, we decided to provide an update on the current standings of this tournament. New Zealand has golden generation of cricketers and this is probably their best chance...()
Taranjeet Singh Bhatia - The Man with the Mars Mission
In this conversation, we talk to Taranjeet Singh Bhatia who is one of 100 applicants who will move on to the next round of an ambitious private mission that aims to send four people every two years on a one-way trip to Mars starting 2024. Out of t...()
Sir Ganga Ram - A versatile personality, a great engineer, and a...
Sir Ganga Ram was a versatile personality and great engineer who designed majestic buildings of Lahore and Patiala. An amazing engineer raised from the humble background to one of the top engineers, served in top positions in India. But his influe...()
Tony Abbott - will he remain PM or go?
Less than three weeks after Prime Minister Tony Abbott survived a party room vote, leadership tensions at the top of the federal government have emerged yet again. There are reports that Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has...()
India Diary as presented on February 26, 2015
This week's India Diary focussed on the NDA's push for the passage of the Land Acquisition Act, and shared opinions presented by Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal in this context. The report also talks about new developments in the formation of a ...()
Do you favour the proposals to revive British Sikh Regiment?
Here we provide some insight to an ongoing debate in Britain. The head of the British Army is looking at proposals to recreate a Sikh regiment. Reviving a Sikh unit has been suggested several times in the past. One recent attempt was abandoned in ...()
A conversation with acclaimed Punjabi Writer Jaswant Zafar
Jaswant Singh Zafar is a famous Punjabi poet, photographer, and a painter. He writes for the social causes; his poem 'Assi Nanak De Ke Lagdde Haa'n' got him much commendation. Here is Preetinder Grewal with this conversation titled "Jaswant Zafar ...()
ਸੰਸਦ ਦਾ ਬਜਟ ਇਜਲਾਸ – Are Indians getting enough from Parliament sessions...
ਸੋਮਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਸ਼ੁਰੂ ਹੋਇਆ ਸੰਸਦ ਦਾ ਬਜਟ ਇਜਲਾਸ ਐੱਨਡੀਏ ਸਰਕਾਰ ਲਈ ਕਈ ਪੱਖਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਚੁਣੌਤੀਆਂ ਭਰਪੂਰ ਰਹਿਣ ਦੀ ਸੰਭ�...()
Khabarsar Lenhnde Punjab Dee - 24 Feb 2015
In this week's Khabarsar Lenhnde Punjab Dee, our Pakistan based correspondent Janab Masood Mallhi provided us an update on the daily stories that made it to headlines in West Punjab this week. Have a listen… ()
Leaked email sign of continuing upheaval for Abbott Government
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is facing another damaging leak. Emails from Liberal Party federal treasurer Philip Higginson, foreshadowing his resignation, have been made public and point to a major rift in the Liberal Party executive. He says in th...()
New Zealand and South Africa are front runners to win ICC World Cup...
Much loved cricket expert, ex Zimbabwean player and now well-known commentator Pommie Mbangwa took some time out from the India - South Africa match at the MCG, to speak to us about ICC World Cup 2015. Interestingly he thought t...()
Indian fans were confident of victory over South Africa at the MCG
On February 22, you could be forgiven if you thought that the MCG was Eden Gardens in Kolkata or Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.... cricket-crazed Indian fans had electrified the atmosphere at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and completely outnumbered t...()
A young Punjabi Australian woman tells how she was blackmailed after...
It's one of the worst violations that a person could experience -- rape. But for some Australian women the crime has become even more sinister -- with police reporting a small but growing number of cases of sexual assault victims...()
7000 ਦੇ ਕਰੀਬ ਕੌਮਾਂਤਰੀ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਵੀਜ਼ੇ ਰੱਦ - Could there be a...
International students contribute almost $15 billion to the Australian economy on an annual basis. Although, the student visas are growing in number but now there are more cancellations than one would expect. More than 7000 student visas were canc...()
An interview with eminent Pakistani writer Mushtaq Sufi
To mark the International Mother Language Day (21st Feb), we talked to an eminent Pakistani Poet Mushtaq Sufi. The International Mother Language Day is an observance held annually on 21 February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cul...()
India Diary - 19 Feb 2015
Our team correspondent Paramjit Sona from Kapurthala presents India Diary comprising of latest news and views from India. Here is an audio if you missed it in our earlier program. ()
An insight into an Interpretor's life- Sumeetpal kaur
In this interview, we have talked to Brisbane based Sumeetpal kaur. Sumeet kaur is an Interpretor and helps Australian organizations in the interpreting services from English to Punjabi or vice-versa. In conversation with Reet Virk, she tells u...()
Modi Government’s amendments in the Land Acquisition Act - ਭੂਮੀ ਗ੍ਰਹਿਣ...
In December last year, the Modi government had recommended promulgation of an ordinance making significant changes in the Land Acquisition Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land for five areas of industrial corridors, PPP proje...()
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