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Singapore world’s most expensive city for expats

Singapore has retained the position of the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second successive year, according to a survey conducted the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The bi-annual survey released stated that Zurich and Geneva would actually top Singapore at current exchange rates if its Worldwide Cost of Living Survey took into account

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Sydney siege hostage killed by police bullet ricochet

One of the two hostages who died during the siege of a cafe in Sydney Dec 15 fell to police bullets that ricocheted from hard surfaces into her body, one of the investigators of the incident said. Katrina Dawson, a 38-year-old lawyer and mother of three, and cafe manager Tori Johnson, 34, lost their lives

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Australia among top 3 choices for Indian students

Reversing the earlier trend of migration to Australia by majority of Indians, the country now continued to be one of the top three destinations of choice for Indian students due to its academic quality and education system, a senior Australian diplomat said. Though many Indian students preferred to study in Australia for migration and have

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US stresses important and growing relationship with India

As India replaced its top diplomat with the nation’s ambassador in the US, a day after President Barack Obama’s visit to India, Washington stressed its “important and growing relationship with India.” “I think, clearly, that’s up to the Government of India,” State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said when asked to comment on Indian foreign secretary

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Sydney Australia’s fastest growing property market

Sydney, Feb 3: Sydney became Australia’s strongest property market with the median dwelling price reaching 723,000 Australian dollars at the end of January, representing an annual growth of 13 percent, revealed a survey. The CoreLogic RP Data report said the median price for homes in Melbourne rose seven percent to 561,000 Australian dollars, with houses

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US stresses important and growing relationship with India

As India replaced its top diplomat with the nation’s ambassador in the US, a day after President Barack Obama’s visit to India, Washington stressed its “important and growing relationship with India.” “I think, clearly, that’s up to the Government of India,” State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said when asked to comment on Indian foreign secretary

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Singapore world’s most expensive city for expats

Singapore has retained the position of the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second successive year, according to a survey conducted the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The bi-annual survey released stated that Zurich and Geneva would actually top Singapore at current exchange rates if its Worldwide Cost of Living Survey took into account

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RISKY PROPOSAL?

Once a celebrated custom, the concept of ‘arranged marriage’ seems to have devolved and attached itself to a stigma of pity and compromise. By Rahat Kapur Two weeks ago, in the name of research for my Dating Blog, I turned on my television and waited with baited breath for Nine’s new show, ‘Married at First

Gold falls, other precious metals rise

GOLD futures have extended their losses in electronic trading after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s May policy-setting meeting showed board members considered an early end to the central bank’s bond-buying program. A number of Fed officials could be willing to reduce the pace of bond purchases as early as their next meeting if the economy

Rituals, revelry on second day of Durga Puja

Kolkata: People from all walks of life and age groups Sunday thronged colourful pandals (marquees) to soak in the festivities and celebrate Mahasaptami – the second day of Durga Puja in West Bengal. The day started with the ‘pran pratistha’ ritual, where the deity is symbolically endowed with life. The ‘kola bou’, a tender banana

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RISKY PROPOSAL?

Once a celebrated custom, the concept of ‘arranged marriage’ seems to have devolved and attached itself to a stigma of pity and compromise. By Rahat Kapur Two weeks ago, in the name of research for my Dating Blog, I turned on my television and waited with baited breath for Nine’s new show, ‘Married at First

We’ll take Badals to the cleaners: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: Former chief minister Amarinder Singh says the ruling Akali Dal is a “17th century” outfit that has done little for Punjab and that his Congress party will take the Badals, the state’s first family, to the cleaners in the assembly polls next year. “We will certainly show the people what this (Badal) government has

Bollywood

With 'Sense 8', Tina Desi 'couldn't ask for more'

With ‘Sense 8′, Tina Desi ‘couldn’t ask for more’

Indian actress Tina Desai, who debuted in American TV with “Sense 8”, says she has received an “overwhelming” response for her role as a strong character. For the show, which premiered on online streaming service Netflix on June 5, Tina has slipped into the role of woman who goes against the society’s barriers. “I’ve been

Never a dull moment in ‘Vicky Donor’

“Vicky Donor” is an original and thoroughly engaging Bollywood comedy. The director of this movie has picked up a pertinent issue and converted it into a perky precocious and endearing romantic comedy. Indeed “Vicky Donor” is suffused with delectable plus points, not the least of them being debutant Ayushmann Khurana who seems to be born

With 'Sense 8', Tina Desi 'couldn't ask for more'

With ‘Sense 8′, Tina Desi ‘couldn’t ask for more’

Indian actress Tina Desai, who debuted in American TV with “Sense 8”, says she has received an “overwhelming” response for her role as a strong character. For the show, which premiered on online streaming service Netflix on June 5, Tina has slipped into the role of woman who goes against the society’s barriers. “I’ve been

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Leave me alone

Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat is not pleased with her link-up with Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas. After being held responsible for his split from wife Melanie Griffith, she says don’t pry into her personal life. Mallika, who entered the Indian film industry in 2003 with “Khwahish”, was recorded on video dancing with the “Desperado” star during

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Pallavi Sharda eyes Madhubala biopic

If actress Pallavi Sharda had a chance to feature in a biopic, she’d like it to be on the life of late Indian cine icon Madhubala. “I would like to do a biopic on Madhubala. I like her story, her life was interesting and there is romanticism in her life. I think it would be

I'm not a comedian: Rajpal Yadav

I’m not a comedian: Rajpal Yadav

Actor Rajpal Yadav has always been considered a comedian despite playing serious roles in films like “Darna Mana Hai”, “Darna Zaroori Hai” and “Main Madhuri Dixit BannaChahti Hoon”. And he isn’t too pleased with the tag. At the trailer launch of his upcoming film “Thoda lutf thoda ishq”, Rajpal said: “This fight about a comedian

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Alia to sing ‘Samjhawan Unplugged’ live

Young actress Alia Bhatt, whose singing talent was first showcased through “Highway”, has now used her vocal skills for a new song, “Samjhawan Unplugged”. She will sing it live. “Samjhawan Unplugged” is a melodious rendition of Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal’s “Samjhawan” from Alia and Varun Dhawan’s forthcoming movie “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania”. Filmmaker Karan

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Few Melburnians Make Short Film on Dowry

The 20-minute long film is about how dowry affects women even before they get married as parents face the stress of arranging it. The film will be screened in ACMI on August 31. Gurmeet Sran, an IT professional from Punjab migrated to New Zealand about 10 years back. But he always carried with him his

Food

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Aangan at Derrimut, quite an epitome of India

Sometimes, a restaurant is a classic product of a country. Take Aangan at Derrimut where chef-cum-proprietor Sumit Malhotra has pulled every stop to highlight India through the cuisines, décor, taste, sights and sounds. Founded largely on the premise of “highlighting the best of India to Australia,” Sumit’s second venture has created quite a buzz. His

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Chef Vikas Khanna approached for Hollywood biopic

Award-winning Michelin-starred Indian chef Vikas Khanna has been approached by a Hollywood studio to make a biopic on his inspiring journey from Amritsar to the US. Officials of the studio are said to have already paid a visit to Amritsar to do a recce of where Khanna grew up. “Yes, it’s true. A Hollywood studio

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KFC gets hotter with Assam hot chillies in India

KFC is now hotter and spicier! After playing with various chillies, the quick service restaurant has now introduced an option with one of the hottest naturally grown chillies called Bhut Jolokia from Assam. The new Flaming Crunch Chicken is the signature KFC crispy, juicy chicken with a unique new recipe prepared with Bhut Jolokia. “We

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The ‘Bhut Jolokia’ – recognised as the hottest of spices

‘Bhut Jolokia’ also known as naga jolokia, bih jolokia, ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, red naga chilli, and ghost chilli is cultivated in the Indian states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. The name “Bhut Jolokiya” comes from the Bhutia tribe who used to originally bring it down to the valleys of Assam for trade. It’s

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Aangan at Derrimut, quite an epitome of India

Sometimes, a restaurant is a classic product of a country. Take Aangan at Derrimut where chef-cum-proprietor Sumit Malhotra has pulled every stop to highlight India through the cuisines, décor, taste, sights and sounds. Founded largely on the premise of “highlighting the best of India to Australia,” Sumit’s second venture has created quite a buzz. His

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Samundri Stew

This healthy, delicious Seafood Stew is one pot casserole. Quick and easy to make, ideal for cold winter nights. The herbs and spices used in this recipe aren’t overpowering and allow you to appreciate the natural flavours and textures of the flaky fish and meaty prawns. If preferred, add a dash or two of Tabasco

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Have an authentic Indian experience at Indii of Brighton

When Sabby Soodan and Prakash Mahtolia opened Indii of Clare at the Clare Valley in South Australia more than a year ago, they knew the buck would not stop there. They shared a common dream: to open a restaurant. Together with another friend and business partner Jag Khairajai in the fray, the trio has made

Health

Viagra doesn't cause skin cancer

Viagra doesn’t cause skin cancer

Lifestyle factors, not Viagra, put users of erectile dysfunction drugs at higher risk of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, says a study. The study that involved analysis of medical records of over 20,235 men concluded that use of erectile dysfunction drugs does not cause melanoma and that the likely source of the observed

Battling cancer with Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a holistic system of medicine that considers the mind, body and spirit when diagnosing and treating patients. It is the traditional system of medicine in India and has been practiced for 5,000 years. Ayurveda means “wisdom of life” and the system of medicine maintains that all illnesses affect both the mind and the

Viagra doesn't cause skin cancer

Viagra doesn’t cause skin cancer

Lifestyle factors, not Viagra, put users of erectile dysfunction drugs at higher risk of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, says a study. The study that involved analysis of medical records of over 20,235 men concluded that use of erectile dysfunction drugs does not cause melanoma and that the likely source of the observed

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Your chance to meet Baba Ramdev in Melbourne

For the first time, Melburnians will get to attend yoga sessions from none other than yoga guru Swami Ramdev or Baba Ramdev as he is popularly known. In Australia from April 2-13, Ramdev will hold yoga camps across three cities – Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. His Melbourne camps are scheduled for April 10-12. As one

Mouth Ulcers

Question: Mr.B: Dear Raj, I have been reading your articles regularly and thought if Homeopathy can help my 10 yrs old son with mouth ulcers. He has been getting them frequently since last few months. Typically they are on the inner side of his lower lip and each time it may last for approximately 10

Lifestyle

Restless in bed? Try natural sleep inducers

Restless in bed? Try natural sleep inducers

If you feel restless and end up lying awake in bed, try natural tips like inhaling through your left nostril and rolling your eyes to get instant sleep. A survey by Crampex tablet makers has found that 86 percent of the population suffer from sleep disturbance. But one can trick oneself to sleep by trying

Travel

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Singapore world’s most expensive city for expats

Singapore has retained the position of the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second successive year, according to a survey conducted the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The bi-annual survey released stated that Zurich and Geneva would actually top Singapore at current exchange rates if its Worldwide Cost of Living Survey took into account

Sport

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I thought of quitting cricket in 2007: Tendulkar

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar revealed he was so heartbroken by India’s first round exit in 2007 World Cup that he thought of retiring from cricket. India, including Tendulkar, fared miserably against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the group stage of the One-Day International (ODI) World Cup, held in the West Indies. They managed only

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