International friendship may spark new fusion artform, blending Indigenous and Indian culture

International friendship may spark new fusion artform, blending Indigenous and Indian culture

Posted May 13, 2018 15:15:34 Photo: Britt Guy and Raju Rathi first met in Pushkar, India in 2016. (ABC News: Emilie Gramenz) A small art space in the heart of Darwin fills with soft thudding, as enthusiastic amateurs use simple paints and carved wooden blocks to hand-print in a traditional …

Indian police arrest alleged conmen dressed in radiation suits who claimed to be with NASA

Indian police arrest alleged conmen dressed in radiation suits who claimed to be with NASA

Posted May 10, 2018 20:38:54 Photo: Indian police with a father and son who are accused of defrauding a businessman by pretending they were with NASA. (Twitter: Bhishima Singnh) Police in New Delhi have arrested a father and son dressed in radiation suits who convinced a businessman to give them …

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

The introduction of frozen Indian buffalo meat in Indonesia has halved demand for Australian cattle, according to industry representatives. Indonesia is Australia’s largest live cattle market, taking more than 700,000 head in record years. But in recent years the price of Australian cattle has skyrocketed, reaching unprecedented highs. As a …

Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Posted May 08, 2018 15:52:22 Photo: Adelaide Oval hosted the first day-night Test in 2015. (AP Photo: Rick Rycroft) Related Story: Day-night India Test still up in the air as summer schedule revealed Related Story: India set to allow DRS for Australia series India’s cricket board has a reputation for …

Indian girl burnt alive after parents file rape charges

Indian girl burnt alive after parents file rape charges

Posted May 06, 2018 04:54:24 Photo: Anger over constant reports of the rape of women and children in India has reached boiling point. (AP: Altaf Qadri) Indian police have arrested 14 people suspected of kidnapping, raping and burning to death a teenage girl, the latest in rising crimes against women …

Indian man who was missing for decades reunited with family after brother sees him in viral video

Indian man who was missing for decades reunited with family after brother sees him in viral video

Posted April 20, 2018 10:28:30 Photo: Khomdram Gambhir Singh’s (L) family had not heard from him for decades. (Twitter: Firoze Shakir) An Indian man who vanished 40 years ago has been reunited with his family after his brother recognised him in a viral YouTube video. In 1978, Khomdram Gambhir Singh …

Commonwealth Games: Two Indian athletes suspended after syringe found in room

Commonwealth Games: Two Indian athletes suspended after syringe found in room

Updated April 13, 2018 12:05:13 Photo: The syringes were found in rooms in the Commonwealth Games athletes’ village. (ABC News: Tom Forbes) Two Indian competitors have been kicked out of the Commonwealth Games athletes’ village for breaching a “no-needle” policy. Games officials said race walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi and triple …

Commonwealth Games: Two Indian athletes suspended after needles found in rooms

Commonwealth Games: Two Indian athletes suspended after needles found in rooms

Posted April 13, 2018 11:06:36 Two Indian competitors have been kicked out of the Commonwealth Games athletes’ village for breaching a “no-needles” policy. Games officials said race walker Irfan Kolothum Thodi and triple jumper Rakesh Babu were found to have syringes in their rooms in the athletes’ village. The Commonwealth …

Meet the Indian housewives studying to become Hindu priests in their ‘second innings’

Meet the Indian housewives studying to become Hindu priests in their ‘second innings’

Updated April 11, 2018 08:18:04 Photo: Sailja Joshi is studying to be a female priest, which are relatively new in India and are still vastly outnumbered by men. (Siobhan Heanue) At 72, Sailja Joshi has found her calling rather late in life. After a lifetime spent caring for others at …

Commonwealth Games: Indian boxing team doctor administered injection to athlete, court finds

Commonwealth Games: Indian boxing team doctor administered injection to athlete, court finds

Updated April 03, 2018 19:45:54 India’s boxing team doctor has been handed a “strong written reprimand” for breaching the Commonwealth Games Federation’s (CGF) no-needles policy in the athletes village at the Gold Coast. Dr Amol Patil, who is attending a Games for the first time, told the investigators he had …