An Australian sports commentator has sparked outrage on Twitter for an Indian impersonation during a news broadcast. Sandy Roberts had put on an Indian accent and made a joke about eating curry following coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) during Channel 7's news broadcast, News.com.au reports.
A 21-year-old Australian man was on Thursday sentenced to 45 years in jail with a minimum non-parole period of 30 years for the "planned and premeditated" rape and murder of Indian student Tosha Thakkar, who he strangled to death, stuffed into a suitcase and dumped in a canal.
When every country is out to invite a Chinese table tennis player with open arms, surprisingly a player of Indian origin in the New Zealand women's team here for the Commonwealth Championships has come in for praise from her highly-rated Chinese coach.
Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel would stand trial in an Australian court in September this year for causing grievous harm to a patient, a media report has said.
Queensland on Tuesday became the fourth Australian province to exempt cyclists from the Sikh community from wearing a helmet. Announcing the decision, Queensland transport minister Scott Emerson said it was a "common-sense approach" to the issue and only cyclists with "genuine religious beliefs" will be exempted.
The 20-year-old son of one of Gurgaon's reputed developer Dayanand Singh Gahlot died after he fell off his apartment building in Melbourne, Australia today. The Gahlot family owns Ambience Mall and Ambience Lagoon Apartments in Gurgaon.
Upcoming Australian pacer 19-year-old Gurinder Sandhu toppled veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin to win the prestigious Steve Waugh Medal as the best New South Wales cricketer for the year 2012-13, on Thursday.
A Sikh man, who was penalised by the Australian police for not wearing helmet while riding bike, has been absolved of the charges by a Queensland court, which also pulled up the traffic authorities for the decision.
Fauja Singh, the world's oldest marathon runner, is set to inaugurate the 26th Australian Sikh Games to be held here on March 29. The India-origin runner, who is turning 102 on April 1, had recently announced his retirement after participating in the Hong Kong marathon.
In a relief to Indian-origin surgeon and manslaughter convict Jayant Patel, an Australian court on Wednesday found him not guilty for the death of an elderly patient in 2003, after the Supreme Court ordered his retrial in the three cases of criminal negligence.
A 26-year-old man, who tried to light a fire inside a gurdwara here and then punched a man, was on Wednesday arrested by the Australian Police on the charges of damaging the complex.
Bharpur Singh, a 98-year-old survivor of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, on Friday praised UK Prime Minister David Cameron for describing the incident as "deeply shameful" in British history. "When I heard Cameron's statement I felt good and felt it as a good gesture. It shows the statesmanship of Britishers," said Singh, now a Melbourne resident.
One of the two Australian radio presenters whose royal prank call to a British hospital treating Kate Middleton went awry and created a furore when an Indian-origin nurse committed suicide, returned on air today.
An Indian-origin woman is all set to figure in the prestigious list of people who have received the Order of Australia Medal (OAM). 85-year old Krishna Arora, who has been running a community service was selected for this year's awards for her contribution to the Indian community.
An Australian radio show at the centre of a hoax call controversy, involving Britain's Prince William and his pregnant wife Catherine, has been taken off air permanently, the network said on Monday.