Indian-origin Yoga teacher lost 12,000 pounds via Facebook account

Indian-origin Yoga teacher lost 12,000 pounds via Facebook account

London An Indian-origin Yoga instructor lost nearly 12,000 pounds when fraudsters broke into his Facebook account and made transactions to an online gambling website. According to a Telegraph report, Jasbir Mann who runs a Yoga studio in Warwickshire recently discovered 110 fraudulent transactions were made to a poker gambling site using his Facebook account. “Mann […]

Be at peace in the lap of Oman’s luxury resorts

Be at peace in the lap of Oman’s luxury resorts

By Sandeep Sharma Muscat Bored of the humdrum of life? Desire to visit a peaceful holiday destination? The pictorial landscapes, exotic beaches and superlative hospitality of the luxury resorts in Oman can be a perfect “check-in”. With its tourist season currently on, the country — which sees visitors from across the world and is a […]

Kolahoi’s grandeur, ‘laziz’ Wazwan at The Manor

Kolahoi’s grandeur, ‘laziz’ Wazwan at The Manor

By Kishori Sud New Delhi Piping hot and fresh galouti kebabs, crisp nadru (lotus stem) chips laid out on a simple serving plate, the main course served in beautiful taramis — intricately carved platters used to serve Kashmiri Wazwan. It was a culinary evening to remember. Old World Hospitality has come up with a series […]

Mumbai’s clock towers: Witnesses to history

Mumbai’s clock towers: Witnesses to history

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai They are not-so-mute witnesses to history, clanging away at intervals of 15 minutes, as if asking us all to grab the moment because time was slipping by. Perhaps in the daily, mad rush in Maximum City, not many Mumbaikars pay attention to the 16-odd time-keepers of the city, some of them […]

Bengal wins GI tag for ‘rosogolla’, celebrates ‘sweet news’

Bengal wins GI tag for ‘rosogolla’, celebrates ‘sweet news’

Kolkata Ending a bitter fight with neighbouring Odisha, West Bengal won the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the iconic ‘rosogolla’, signifying that the spongy, syrupy sweet originated in its territory. The announcement by the GI registry has apparently drawn the curtain over an intense two-and-a-half year battle between the two states over the origin of […]

From ‘Miss Campus Princess’ to ‘Miss World’: Manushi Chillar’s ascent within a year

From ‘Miss Campus Princess’ to ‘Miss World’: Manushi Chillar’s ascent within a year

By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh It has been a title bagging year for a doctor-in-the-making. Manushi Chillar, the Miss World 2017, has been bagging beauty titles in the past one year even while pursuing her course in medicine in an all-girls medical college in Haryana’s Sonepat district. The 21-year-old beauty was crowed Miss World 2017 at […]

Memorial for the Australians of Indian Heritage Unveiled!

Memorial for the Australians of Indian Heritage Unveiled!

The unveiling of the memorial for the Australians of Indian Heritage is historic and the first of its kind in Queensland. The Memorial Unveiling Ceremony was observed on 18th November, 2017 at RSL Sub Branch Sunnybank.  The ceremony was attended by Major General Paul McLachlan, AM, CSC the High Commissioner for India, His Excellency, Dr A.M. […]

Taking Indian Dancing across borders

Taking Indian Dancing across borders

Swina Kalwar, a trained Bharatnatyam Dancer, and an energetic Bollywood Dancer, was missing her dance since moving to Australia! She used to occasionally perform at some events, but was keen to follow her love for dancing, when she decided to open her Bollywood Dance School in Brisbane. Starting with her small class of 7 kids, […]

RR Corner: from sombre to humour!: Adani’s Carmichael coal mine – Yes or No?

RR Corner: from sombre to humour!: Adani’s Carmichael coal mine – Yes or No?

By Ritesh(R) Chugh and Ripan(R) Sethi From an Indian perspective, Adani’s coal mine proposition in Queensland’s Galilee Basin might sound like a win but Australian proponents are tugging against it as an environmental disaster. There are many opinions highlighting the harms and benefits of this venture that aims to build the world’s biggest coal mine, […]

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