An Australian teenager, charged with brutally attacking and robbing a 20-year-old Indian student here, was part of a gang that targeted people of Indian appearance, a court heard today.
Recently recruited New South Wales spin bowler Manjot Singh, a car salesman who was coached by Sydney sixers wicketkeeper Daniel Smith, has described his representing the Blues as proof cricket was a game that embraced all.
The population of Indian ethnic group in New Zealand has risen by 48 per cent to 155,000, latest census statistics show. The Chinese population rose by 16 per cent to 171,000 while the number of Filipinos more than doubled to 40,000, reports Xinhua.
Cricket Australia posted a photograph of four men dressed as England spinner Monty Panesar lookalikes on its official twitter account on Thursday, then deleted it after widespread accusations of racism.
Jurors remain deadlocked in the case of a Sikh leader in New Zealand who has been charged with having forged election documents in a bid to win a local body poll three years ago.
The ground announcer at the tour game between England and Cricket Australia's (CA) Chairman XI in Alice Springs on Saturday has been reportedly sacked after making alleged racist comments towards tourists' batsman Monty Panesar over the Public Announcement (PA) system.
BC search and rescue crew has been called upon to help find an Ontario man who went missing six months ago while hiking an Australian mountain. Search manager of Vancouver-based SAR Technology, Martin Colwell, would leave for New South Wales with the rest of his 18-member search and rescue crew to search for 25-year-old Brampton man, Prabhdeep Srawn.
Aiming to link the vast Indian diaspora and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region with India, the Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas was officially launched today in Sydney by New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell and Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi.
The 25-year-old Indian man, Tarun Asthana, who died a few days after he was fatally punched in Auckland, was remembered as a guardian, angel and protector, who lived life to the full.
Indian-origin Australian cricketer Gurinder Sandhu has said that he is planning to put in good performances and keep his spot in the team and has dismissed talk of the so-called second-year syndrome as a concern.
Hundreds of Indian children are secretly employed to make balls for Australian children of the same age, pressed into harmful, backbreaking labour for a little more than one dollar a day, according to a report in the Australian media.
An Australian woman charged for killing her 37-year-old Indian boyfriend by pumping 10 bullets in his head was today denied bail by the Supreme Court saying that she could flee the country.
With Air India launching its direct flights between Melbourne and Delhi, premier of Victoria Denis Napthine said today the province is set to get benefit from the air service as it would facilitate trade, attract investment and tourists from India.
A number of Indian-origin candidates will be in the fray in the coming elections in Australia, in which over 50 political parties are preparing to contest, signalling a coming-of-age of the diaspora community in the country.
Four Indian doctoral students studying in Australia today presented their research to key industry stakeholders in the fields of chemistry, physics, biotechnology and bioinformatics under a scholarship programme to attract India's best and brightest students.