Sydney: News

24 May 2024

China

8 killed, 1 injured in knife attack in central China

A knife attack in central China has resulted in eight fatalities and one injury, as reported by state media on Friday.

08 May 2024

Australia

Sydney council removes same-sex parenting books from libraries

The Cumberland City Council in Western Sydney, Australia has voted to remove books discussing same-sex parenting from local libraries.

02 May 2024

Australia

Head over to Sydney's natural weekend escapes

Sydney, a bustling metropolis renowned for its iconic landmarks and vibrant city life, also serves as a gateway to tranquil nature retreats.

24 Apr 2024

Australia

Australia: 7 teen extremists linked to Sydney church stabbing held 

Seven teenagers aged between 15 and 17 were detained on Wednesday by Australian law enforcement on suspicion of adhering to a violent extremist ideology.

19 Apr 2024

Australia

Sydney: Teenager charged with terrorism in church stabbing

A 16-year-old boy, who was arrested last week, for his alleged involvement in the knife attack at a church in Sydney, Australia has been charged with terrorism.

16 Apr 2024

Australia

Sydney church stabbing 'religiously motivated terror attack', says police

The knife attack at a church in Sydney, was a "religiously motivated terror attack," police in Australia said on Tuesday.

15 Apr 2024

Australia

Sydney church stabbing: Several injured, 2nd incident in 3 days 

In a disturbing sequence of events, a church in the Walkley suburb of Sydney, Australia became the scene of a stabbing incident, leaving several people injured on Monday.

15 Apr 2024

Australia

Sydney knife attack: Who are 6 victims of mass stabbing

Following the tragic mass stabbing at the Westfield shopping center in Sydney's Bondi Junction, Australia on Saturday, the identities of the six victims have been revealed.

14 Apr 2024

Australia

Sydney mall knife attacker had mental health issues, say police 

The Australian Police have identified the assailant who stabbed six people to death at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Sydney before being shot dead by a police officer on Saturday.

13 Apr 2024

Australia

6 killed, several injured after knife attack in Sydney mall 

At least six people have been killed and several others injured after a man used a knife to attack people at the Westfield Bondi Junction retail complex in Sydney on Saturday.

25 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Explore Sydney's hidden coastal gems with these recommendations

Uncover Sydney's serene side with a weekend journey to its most secluded beaches.

19 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Sydney's most stunning coastal trails for a memorable adventure

Sydney, a city celebrated for its dynamic harbor and iconic sights, also boasts tranquil coastal walks.

18 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Explore Sydney's coastal beach wonders with this guide

Sydney, a vibrant city famed for its iconic Opera House, also boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

04 Oct 2023

Film Festival

SXSW 2023: Sajal-Wahaj's 'The Pink Shirt' to represent South Asia

Applause Entertainment and Zee's Zindagi are gearing up to present their streaming drama series, The Pink Shirt, at South by Southwest (SXSW) Sydney on October 16.

01 Aug 2023

Australia

Australia: Former childcare worker booked for sexually abusing 91 children

A former childcare worker in Australia has been booked for more than 1,600 child abuse offenses against 91 minor girls, AFP reported.

07 Jun 2023

Bollywood

Manoj Bajpayee's 'Joram' to compete in Durban International Film Festival

Manoj Bajpayee is a generation-defining actor, who is known for his raw portrayal and working on hard-hitting films. Recently, the actor is having an amazing run and his upcoming film Joram is just another addition to it.

23 May 2023

Narendra Modi

'Masterchef,' cricket, democracy: Modi lists things that unite India, Australia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese addressed a gathering of more than 20,000 members of the Indian diaspora at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday.

23 May 2023

Narendra Modi

'Modi is the boss': Australian PM Anthony Albanese in Sydney

Australian PM Anthony Albanese on Tuesday called his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi a "boss" during a grand event for the Indian diaspora in Sydney.

23 May 2023

Australia

In a first, Indian-origin Sameer Pandey becomes Sydney's Lord Mayor

Indian-origin councilor Sameer Pandey has been elected as the new Lord Mayor by the City of Parramatta Council in Sydney, Australia, on Monday (local time).

17 May 2023

Air India

Turbulence on Delhi-Sydney Air India flight leaves 7 passengers injured

At least seven passengers sustained injuries after an Air India flight from Delhi to Sydney encountered severe turbulence mid-air, PTI reported, quoting a senior official at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

Quad discussions on Hiroshima's G7 sidelines likely after Sydney cancellation

Australia has reportedly canceled the Quad summit in Sydney after United States President Joe Biden withdrew his visit to Papua New Guinea and Sydney over Washington's debt ceiling crisis.

Australia to host its maiden Malabar naval exercise this year

Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese announced that his country will host its maiden Malabar multilateral naval exercise off the coast of Sydney this year. The exercise is scheduled to take place in Perth in August, though details are still being finalized.

01 Mar 2023

Australia

Australia: Indian national shot dead after allegedly stabbing a cleaner

An Indian national was shot dead on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a cleaner at a railway station in Sydney, Australia, and threatened police personnel with a knife, reports said.

12 Nov 2022

Australia

800 test COVID-19 positive on Australian cruise ship in Sydney

As several hundred people on board a cruise ship in Australia tested positive, Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil on Saturday tried to reassure the public that "COVID-19 protocols were adequate" to deal with the situation.

24 Aug 2022

Australia

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.

22 Jul 2022

Australia

You can score an accommodation for Rs. 3,000/night in Sydney

One of the largest cities in Australia and the capital of New South Wales, Sydney offers some stunning harbor views.

16 May 2020

Australia

Coronavirus: Aussies rush to book restaurants, bars as lockdown eases

After around two months, restaurants, bars, and pubs reopened in Australia's New South Wales and Northern Territory on Friday as the government eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

17 Dec 2019

Dubai

Top five best places to spend New Year's Eve 2020

It's never too early to plan your New Year celebrations.

14 Sep 2019

Australia

Study finds dead bodies continue to move months after death

For the longest time, humans have believed that after a person dies, their corpses remain still, especially after rigor mortis sets in. However, Australian scientists have recently made a startling discovery.

15 Aug 2019

Munich

Here are five Olympic moments which shocked the world

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

Here's why ex-cricketer Michael Slater was kicked off an airplane

On Tuesday, former Australian cricketer and TV presenter Michael Slater was kicked off an airplane.

06 Apr 2019

Prakash Jha

Priyanka Chopra gets her fourth wax statue in Madame Tussauds

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra has got carved again.

06 Mar 2019

Australia

Indian-origin dentist murdered in Australia, body found in suitcase

A 32-year-old Indian-origin woman dentist's body has been found dead with stab wounds in Australia, days after she went missing from Sydney's busiest area under mysterious circumstances.

04 Dec 2018

Usman Khawaja

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja's brother arrested over fake terror plot

Arsalan Khawaja, the brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja, has been arrested in Sydney by counter-terrorism forces over a fake terror plot.

22 Nov 2018

Australia

President Kovind unveils bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Australia

President Ram Nath Kovind today unveiled a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Sydney (Australia) and said his powerful message of non-violence and peaceful coexistence is relevant in these times of strife.

21 Nov 2018

Australia

President Kovind arrives in Australia to discuss bilateral talks

President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Australia today on a three-day visit, becoming the first-ever Indian head of state to visit the country.

01 Sep 2018

Qatar Airways

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

18 Aug 2018

Olympics

Saving a life more important than a gold medal: Phelps

Renowned Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has opened up again about his ongoing battle with depression, hoping he can help others who struggle with the disease.

15 Apr 2018

Australia

Violent bushfire burns through Southwest Sydney

A volatile bushfire has burnt 2,500 hectares and damaged properties in Southwest Sydney, reported Australia's Rural Fire Service (RFS).

Were Warner and Smith involved in ball-tampering in 2016?

A shocking report in the Sydney Morning Herald claims that a match referee had warned about Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner being involved in ball-tampering in domestic cricket during the Sheffield Shield in 2016.

22 Mar 2018

ISSF Junior World Cup

Elavenil wins 10m Air Rifle gold at Junior World Cup

Indian Shooter Elavenil Valarivan won the gold medal in 10m Women's Air Rifle at the first ISSF Junior World Cup of the season in Sydney.

20 Feb 2018

Hollywood

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush accused of touching actress's genitals

Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has sued The Daily Telegraph for defamation over publishing two stories accusing him of sexually assaulting a fellow actress.

22 Jan 2018

Train Derails

16 injured as passengers "went flying" in Sydney railway crash

About 16 people were rushed to hospital with injuries when a train failed to brake at the Richmond Station and hit a barrier.

05 Aug 2017

Australia

Australian police thwart ISIS-sponsored plot to bomb commercial airplane

Australian police said a terror suspect attempted to smuggle a bomb on an airplane by planting it into the luggage of his unsuspecting brother.

30 Jul 2017

Australia

Australian police thwart terror plot to bring down plane

In a major joint-counter terrorism operation, the Australian police stopped a suspected plot to bring down a plane.

02 May 2017

Australia

Sydney to soon have second international airport

Sydney is soon going to have a second international airport. It will be located at Badgerys Creek, about 50 km west of the city's heart.

04 Dec 2016

Australia

Australian school kids develop expensive HIV drug for pennies

School children at a Sydney school in Australia, have recreated an exorbitantly priced HIV drug, Daraprim, on a shoe string budget.

14 Oct 2016

New South Wales

Australian teens arrested in attempted 'IS inspired' attack

Two 16-year old boys were arrested by a counter-terrorism team in Sydney, Australia just before they were about to commit an Islamic-State-inspired attack.