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2017 – Biography



Visiting eminent Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Rinpoche’s insight into the resting of the mind, which he says is the path to happiness. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Dzogchen Rinpoche is one of the highest Lamas and an authentic holder of the Dzogchen lineage — part of the Nyingma school of Buddhism. Trained in one of the


Stars, movies, Q&As, masterclasses and more…

Melbourne: Karan Johar will be among the bevy of Bollywood stars that will throng Melbourne once again this August at the much awaited Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2017. Running from August 10 to 22th, the festival will be packed with Bollywood blockbusters, powerful Indie films and documentaries from India and the subcontinent, master


I was quite a dreamer as a child: Katrina Kaif

Geared up for the release of her new film “Jagga Jasoos”, a musical directed by Anurag Basu, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif says she was a dreamer as a child, and preferred watching children’s cinema rather than reading comic books when she was younger. The actress’ character in the film has a child-like quality. Reminiscing her


Here’s good news for coffee lovers: They live longer

Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life, according to a new study reported by US researchers at the University Of Southern California (USC). In a study of more than 180,000 participants, the researchers found that people who drank regular or decaffeinated coffee experienced health benefits, such as increased longevity. The researchers report in the


NGV’s Van Gogh hits record 420,000 visitors

Melbourne: The National Gallery of Victoria’s Van Gogh and the Seasons has welcomed more than 420,000 visitors, making it the most popular ticketed exhibition in the gallery’s 156 year history. Van Gogh and the Seasons tops the previous record holder, the NGV’s 2015/16 summer exhibition, Andy Warhol/Ai Weiwei which attracted 399,127 visitors, an official press


JNU Row: Kanhaiya ‘beaten up’ in court complex; sent to judicial custody

New Delhi, Feb 17: Student leader of India’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested for sedition, was on Wednesday (Feb 17) sent to judicial custody till March 2 while the Supreme Court made Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi personally responsible for his safety after being told that he was “badly beaten up” while being


Indian restaurants in Britain call for short-term work visas

London, Aug 23: Indian restaurant owners in Britain have called on the government to introduce short-term work visas in order to plug the shortage of curry chefs across the country, a media report said on Sunday. The owners are preparing a submission to Prime Minister David Cameron and cabinet members, which warns that 90 percent