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Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi held in London, in police custody

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi held in London, in police custody

London/New Delhi:  Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case and was sent to police custody till March 29 after being denied bail. The 48-year-old businessman was arrested from Holborn on Tuesday afternoon on behalf of Indian authorities and


BMW X2 sDrive20i M Sport

When the new BMW X2 first debuted in late 2017, it certainly looked the part, but it seemed to have no empty shoes to fill. Completing the BMW X-model line-up, the X2 was purpose built to fill a gap between a small car, and an even smaller car. With such a versatile array of crossovers



Lavisha Kapoor was born in Thailand, a country not far away from India, her roots. Her parents, who hail from Lucknow, moved to Thailand few decades ago following her father’s corporate career with the Aditya Birla Group. India is home for the Kapoors but Thailand is where work brought them. After completing her high school

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India introduces Bill to counter exploitation by NRI spouses

New Delhi: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has introduced a path breaking Bill on Registration of Marriage of non-Resident of India in Rajya Sabha (upper house  or Parliament). The Bill is an outcome of a joint initiative of the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Home Affairs and


Angela Skandarajah is new CEO For Development Victoria

Melbourne: The Andrews Labor Government has announced the appointment of Angela Skandarajah as the new Chief Executive Officer of Development Victoria. Development Victoria is an important partner in the Labor Government’s infrastructure program, delivering projects that create cultural and recreational facilities, and bring key urban and regional precincts to life, an official press release said on


Meet Sam Evans, Australia’s first doctor of tabla

Sam Evans’ love for the tabla is one that grew out of exploration. He began playing the drum kit as a six-year old and by the time he finished school was playing it professionally.  But he was nagged by an urge to discover a musical instrument that had a bit more history, complexity, and a


Know this young Melbourne doctor couple & their work

India-born Dr Atul Malhotra and Dr Arunaz Kumar have tapped deep into the moral, social and personally satisfying advantages of being doctors. Their approach to medical care goes beyond duty hours as they help educate people in rural India on childbirth and childcare through their charitable program ONE-Sim. The couple migrated to Australia in 2005


Gurumustuk Singh on the Sikhi way of life

With his turban and beard, Gurumustuk Singh Khalsa is not your quintessential Punjabi Sikh. He was born in America to parents who converted to Sikhism before he was born. The founder and CEO of SikhNet.com, one of the biggest online portals for Sikhs around the world, Gurumustuk shows how comfortable he is in his beliefs


Meet Nancy Loomba, Melbourne’s young, tireless leader

Nancy Loomba left her hometown of Jalandhar, Punjab, at the age of 17 after completing her schooling and in just six years of her stay in Melbourne, she has already won the Emerging Leadership in Multiculturalism Award, which recognises a newly-arrived migrant or refugee who is a leader in their community and volunteers their time



On the Facebook page of One & Half, you will see photos of quotes on life which instantly draw likes from patrons. For chef and owner Ayanav Eddie Dhar, that is a drill he likes to follow as he sets up his day. The writings on the wall convey beautiful thoughts. “Sometimes you see something