The recent incident of Afghan Sikhs rescued from a shipping container from a UK port has again brought to the limelight the plight of the Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan. Both the minority communities have been facing discrimination at the hands of the majority Muslim community.
A man and a woman have been charged with the murder of a person of Indian origin, Davender Singh, in New Zealand's Auckland city. He was found dead in a car on Thursday evening.
Victorian Premier Denis Napthine on Friday paid his first-ever visit to a gurdwara here and acknowledged the growing role and contributions made by the Punjabi community in the key Australian state.
A family of a 27-year-old Indian man who has been missing since May this year has appealed for help in tracing him. Shiva Chauhan, who worked in Melbourne as a delivery man went missing on the night of May 1 after concerns were raised on his welfare when he failed to make his deliveries and did not turn up to an arranged meeting on the same day.
The Australian Football League (AFL) has truly embraced India this season, and it would seem that Indians are also embracing AFL like never before! Sunday, July 20, provided ample proof of this — the Round 18 match between Essendon Bombers and Western Bulldogs had plenty of Indian ‘tadka’ and created history of sorts.
A new report has found Indians comprise over one per cent of the total population of Australia while Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi and Sindhi have emerged as some of the fastest growing languages other than English in the country.
An Indian businessman in Australia has alleged that his family was racially abused and spat on by two men. Raj Sharma, owner of restaurant Indian Mehfil, along with his wife and two children, was targeted by two men outside his restaurant in Ipswich locality in the Australian state of Queensland.
An Indian-origin woman in Australia has been honoured with an international radio award for her documentary exploring family and domestic violence.
A couple from Chandigarh, who had migrated to Sydney in Australia last year and opened an Indian grocery outlet ‘Desi Hatti’ there, has been conferred with ‘New Business Award 2014’ by the Sydney administration, which has also ensured them all support in their new venture.
The Australian women's wrestling team for this year's Commonwealth has an Indian connect to it with the Punjab-born Rupinder Kaur making the cut in the three-strong squad for the July 23 to August 3 event at Glasgow.
An Australian court has ordered the deportation of a Punjabi taxi driver after convicting him for indecently assaulting a woman passenger four years ago, a media report said.
Vibrant Punjabi culture and spicy Indian curries will be the highlight of an annual festival at a small sea-side village in Australia that has been an early centre of Sikh migration.
Migrants, including Indians, face 'high levels' of discrimination in Australia on the basis of 'skin colour, ethnic origin or religion' but at the same time they are positive about life in the country, a recent study has suggested.
A Sikh man in New Zealand has been found guilty of domestic violence and rape by a court. The man, from Hastings in the Hawke's Bay region of New Zealand's north Island, was held guilty by a jury at the Napier district court.
An Indian-origin truck driver, charged with the murder of four members of a family in a road accident, was on Thursday granted bail by an Australian court even as police argued that he is a flight risk. Jobandeep Gill, a 27-year-old sub-contractor for a trucking company here, has been accused of killing four persons, two of them children, when the truck he was driving crashed into their car last week.