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Sydney, Australia

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Welcome to the SBS Punjabi podcast, featuring homeland news and music.

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Punjabi

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SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia 02-8333 2821


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SBS radio services changing to reflect Australia's changing needs

9/22/2017
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Seven new languages, including Rohingya, Tibetan and Telugu, (TEL-uh-goo) will receive their own SBS language programs while others are being discontinued after a review of the services. As Preeti K McCarthy reports, the changes are aimed at reflecting the evolving needs of communities in Australia today ()

Duration: 00:07:20


Having a say in Australia is part of the democratic process

9/21/2017
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All Australians have the right to participate as active citizens in shaping the society we live in. However, due to past traumatic experiences some new migrants maybe fearful of speaking up in public and do not know how our democratic processes work. Preeti k McCarthy has the story. ()

Duration: 00:07:39


Indian considers Rohingya migrants a danger to country

9/21/2017
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Parmjeet Sona brings us latest updates from India and Punjab covering issues like Rhohingyas, Dera Sacha Sauda, Air Marshal Arjan Singh and much much more. ()

Duration: 00:06:53


Parneet's determination, dedication and shear hard work has won her a place in NSW cricket team

9/21/2017
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Trained by West Indies pace bowler Corey Collymore, Parneet is sticking to his advice i.e. 'bowl all the six bowls until you get it right'. ()

Duration: 00:11:03


Federal Government rejects renews calls for sugar tax to curb obesity

9/21/2017
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The Prime Minister has rejected renewed calls for a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks - as more than 30 leading health groups join forces to combat obesity. The alliance also called for a national obesity action plan, saying the issue now poses a greater health-risk to Australians than smoking. Preeti McCarthy reports ()

Duration: 00:03:23


Bollywood Gupshup

9/21/2017
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Ranjit Tiwaris Lukhnow Central and Hansal Mehtas Simran were released this week. While the viewers praised the movie Lukhnow Central and acting skills of Farhan Akhtar, they only seemed to like Kangna Ranauts acting in Simran, classing the movie as simple. House of Commons in British Parliament awarded Bollywood actor Salman Khan the Global Diversity Award. This and lot more, in this weeks Bollywood news. Hear the full report here. ()

Duration: 00:04:55


The pain of Long Partition: Story of India and Pakistan

9/21/2017
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Indias Partition in 1947 caused a million deaths and displaced well over 10 million people. ()

Duration: 00:26:02


Gagan Cheema explains Working Carer's Project - Dealing With It Myself

9/20/2017
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Do you help to look after an elderly or sick family member? Are you also working part time, full time or casual outside of this responsibility? Or do you expect to be in this "Carer's" role in future? Gagan Cheema explains some of the answers... ()

Duration: 00:10:23


Events that shaped North Korea today: A brief history

9/19/2017
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at an undisclosed location in North Korea (AAP) Two weeks ago North Korea announced it had successfully detonated a nuclear device. It was the event the international community had feared for a decade. The response was swift. Tough sanctions were imposed by the UN Security Council, and the condemnation of even North Korea's staunchest allies, China, Russia and South Korea. Today, we're going to look at how the Korean Peninsula was reshaped at the end of World War II, and the way both North...

Duration: 00:07:10


Melbourne school turban discrimination: Interview with Sagardeep Singh Arora

9/19/2017
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Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal has ruled that Melton Christian School has breached the Equal Opportunity Act by discriminating against a five-year-old turban wearing boy, Sidhak Singh Arora. Preetinder Singh Grewal reports... ()

Duration: 00:03:45


Important changes on the way for Licences of young drivers

9/18/2017
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Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey has announced major improvements to the states highly successful Graduated Licensing Scheme to ensure new drivers are safe drivers on our roads. ()

Duration: 00:05:05


Profile of IAF Marshal Arjan Singh: State funeral for India’s finest warrior

9/18/2017
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The legendary warrior of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh who died on Saturday following a cardiac arrest at the age of 98 was laid to rest with full state honours. Preetinder Singh Grewal reports... ()

Duration: 00:04:31


Punjabi youth dies in car crash, another critically injured

9/18/2017
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A Punjabi youngster travelling in a high speed performance sports car was killed when it split in two after crashing into a pole in Sydneys north west last night. Preetinder Grewal reports.... ()

Duration: 00:01:13


Community mourns the death of an Indian man in Melbourne

9/15/2017
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An Indian-Australian family has had its world torn apart by the tragic death of a young man who looked after the family for last so many years. Preetinder Singh Grewal reports.... ()

Duration: 00:02:31


Evolution of Bhangra: Then and Now

9/15/2017
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Bhangra is commonly understood as the hybrid music produced in Britain by British Asian music producers through mixing Panjabi folk melodies with western pop and black dance rhythms. In this interview Prof Anjali Ghera Roy looks at Bhangra's global flows from one of its originary sites, the Indian subcontinent, to contribute to the understanding of emerging South Asian cultural practices such as Bhangra or Bollywood in multi-ethnic societies. ()

Duration: 00:19:16


Sanghni Chaan lovely book of proses by Abdul Qadoos Kaifi

9/15/2017
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Abdul Kadir Kaifi has penned down his feelings in his poems composed in the book 'Sanghni Chaan'. ()

Duration: 00:11:43


Did you know you can access interpreter services for free?

9/15/2017
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Qualified translators and interpreters can be a big help when you're new to Australia. They can do a range of things from translating official documents to accompany you to a doctor appointment to make sure you understand what's going on, in your language. You might already have paid for their services, but did you know they can be available for free? Preeti McCarthy reports. ()

Duration: 00:07:44


Breakthrough in Eye treament by Indian doctor

9/15/2017
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A Sydney ophthalmologist is eyeing off new ways to save our sight. ()

Duration: 00:05:30


Meet your council candidate: Garry Sandhu for City of Gosnells, Perth

9/14/2017
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As a professional civil engineer and working for the local government, Garry Sandhu decides to contest council elections in City of Gosnells in Perth. Preetinder Singh Grewal reports... ()

Duration: 00:13:19


Gurwinder Singh's research whill help reduce CO2 in the environment

9/14/2017
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Gurwinder Singh's research is looking at innovative ways of reducing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere. ()

Duration: 00:11:27

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