Melbourne: News

24 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Won't accept vandalism of Hindu temples: India, Australia vow action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese in Sydney on Wednesday over a wide range of issues, including the recent incidents of Hindu temples being vandalized in Australia.

08 May 2023


Onir wraps up his segment of 'My Melbourne' anthology project

Filmmaker Onir has wrapped up the shoot of his segment of the four-part anthology under the My Melbourne project.

10 Mar 2023


Australia: Judge removes breastfeeding mother, baby from courtroom; faces criticism

A county court judge in Melbourne, Australia, is facing heat for ejecting a breastfeeding mother and her baby from the courtroom, The Guardian reported.

16 Feb 2023


Cancel bhajan event: Hindu temple in Australia receives threat call

A Hindu temple called Kali Mata Mandir in Melbourne, Australia, reportedly received a threatening phone call warning the temple priestess of dire consequences if their upcoming bhajan event was not called off.

30 Jan 2023


Australia: Pro-Khalistani supporters clash with Indians in Melbourne, 5 injured

At least five people were injured after clashes broke out between Khalistani supporters and the Indian diaspora during the pro-Khalistani referendum by the banned Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) in Melbourne, Australia, according to Australia Today.

24 Aug 2022


Planning a trip to Australia? Check out these unique hotels

Known for its striking beaches, stunning islands, fascinating flora and fauna, world-class surfing experience, and unique natural wonders, Australia is one of the world's most urbanized countries.

09 Jan 2022


Rafael Nadal wins Melbourne Summer Set, clinches 89th ATP title

Spanish maestro Rafael Nadal won the Melbourne Summer Set after defeating Maxime Cressy on Sunday.

14 Apr 2021


Australia: Indian-origin truck driver gets 22-year jail for killing cops

A 48-year-old Indian-origin drug-affected and sleep-deprived truck driver was jailed on Wednesday for 22 years for plowing his heavy vehicle into Australian police officers and killing four of them last year on Melbourne's Eastern Freeway, according to various media reports.

15 Aug 2019


Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

The Olympics is undoubtedly the greatest sporting event in the world.

13 Aug 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

SRK admits 'Zero' was a disaster, talks about "un-success"

Shah Rukh Khan, whose last two releases failed miserably at the box office, says he still has "a huge amount of capacity to do some really good cinema."

14 Apr 2019


Two critical in Australia shooting outside nightclub

Two people are fighting for their lives after a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub, police said Sunday, amid a spate of gun violence in Australia's second-largest city.

19 Jan 2019

Kumbh Mela

Meet Australian Baba, the atheist-turned-ascetic, who has become Kumbh's attraction

At Kumbh 2019, which is underway in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, a unique baba has hogged the limelight. He is not like other seers, but has plenty of Kumbh experience.

09 Nov 2018


Melbourne: Conjoined Bhutanese twins with shared liver successfully separated

In a rare operation, surgeons in Australia successfully operated two 15-month-old conjoined twins from Bhutan in a six-hour-long surgery.

09 Nov 2018


Melbourne: Man sets car on fire, stabs many; arrested

A man was arrested after he crashed a car into Bourke's street mall in Melbourne, Australia, and then attempted to stab people. The ruckus injured four people, including the attacker.

30 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Michael Moore shares footage of mail-bomb suspect at Trump's rally

Michael Moore is an American director with films like 'Fahrenheit 9/11' that explored how the Bush government exploited media to justify middle-eastern invasions.

06 Oct 2018


WWE Super Show-Down: Date, Matches, Time, Venue

WWE will broadcast its event Super Show-Down live from Australia today, and fans cannot wait for the gala to start and witness their favorite superstars in action.

01 Oct 2018


The five greatest rivals of The Undertaker

The Undertaker is a revered name in professional wrestling, with many believing that a single match with him can make or break your career.

14 Aug 2018


Global Liveability Index: Vienna goes top, replaces Melbourne

The Austrian capital of Vienna has leapfrogged Australia's Melbourne to become the world's most pleasant city to live in.

13 Aug 2018


Rajkumar Hirani's 'Sanju' wins hearts and awards at IFFM 2018

The IFFM or the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne was held on August 12. Several noteworthy films were recognized and their stars were honored.

26 Jul 2018


After date, Indian-student found dead in girl's house in Australia

A 25-year-old Indian student in Melbourne, Australia was found dead in the house of a girl he met on a dating site.

Manika Batra, six others, denied boarding on 'overbooked' Air-India flight

Commonwealth Games star, Manika Batra and six other table tennis players were denied boarding on an Air India flight, on Sunday, which left them stranded at Indira Gandhi International Airport.

02 Jul 2018

Hong Kong

Tabrez Noorani's 'Love-Sonia' to open lndian Film Festival of Melbourne

Director Tabrez Noorani's "Love Sonia" will be the opening film at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).

26 Jun 2018


Cost-of-living for expatriates more expensive in Mumbai than Melbourne, Frankfurt

Cost of living for expatriates in Mumbai is the highest in the country, and more expensive than its global peers like Melbourne and Frankfurt, said a survey.

12 Apr 2018


Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations

A 24-year-old female property manager from Melbourne, Australia, has been sentenced to three months jail for faking terminal cancer and duping her parents' friends/neighbors of $42,000 to maintain her lavish lifestyle.

11 Mar 2018


World's first rechargeable proton battery that doesn't use lithium created

In a step towards cheaper and environment-friendly energy storage, a team of scientists from the RMIT University in Melbourne has created the world's first rechargeable proton battery that uses carbon and water instead of lithium, which is a relatively rare and pricey metal.

21 Dec 2017


Melbourne: Driver arrested for ramming car into pedestrians, 14 injured

At least 14 people were injured in Melbourne after a car rammed into a crowded.

21 Sep 2017


Discrimination: Australian school didn't allow Sikh student to wear turban

An Australian tribunal has ruled that a Melbourne school discriminated against a five-year-old Sikh boy by barring him from enrolling because he wore a turban.

06 Jun 2017


Melbourne- Brighton gunman takes hostage, shot dead in gunfight

A gunman in Melbourne held hostage a woman for at least two hours before being shot dead by security officers in the evening of June 6.

24 May 2017


Tree Conservation- Delhi's special ambulance for sick trees, and more

Delhi got its 'tree ambulance' in 2010, after the previous year's monsoon left about a 100 trees uprooted in the area maintained by the New Delhi Municipal Corporation.

16 Apr 2017


Kapil Sharma Show gets good ratings but continues to nosedive

Data from the Broadcast Audience Research Council showed that the 'Kapil Sharma Show' fared better than Indian Idol Grand Finale, where Sunil Grover made a guest appearance.

12 Apr 2017


Sunil Grover to launch own show after Kapil Sharma tiff?

In what could end the Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover tiff, India Today reported that Grover had signed a deal with Sony for his own show.

02 Apr 2017


Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover fight: Will Sharma's show face the axe?

Kapil Sharma must have never imagined that things would take a turn for the worse, after his mid-air brawl with his co-star Sunil Grover.

Hate crime: Indian taxi driver assaulted in Australia

A week after an Indian priest was stabbed in Melbourne, a taxi driver in Australia hailing from Kerala, was assaulted by teenagers in Hobart who allegedly racially abused him before beating him up.

Indian priest stabbed in racist attack in Melbourne

A 72-year old man stabbed Rev Tomy Kalathoor Mathew in the neck, moments before he was about to say mass at a Melbourne church.

Melbourne blast: Pilot didn't specify emergency situation

On Tuesday, a twin-engine aircraft crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia, killing its pilot and four American tourists on board.

Melbourne's charter plane crash kills 5

A light aircraft crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne on early Tuesday morning killing all 5 people that were on board.