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Cairns Update: Police identify the Manoora child victims

Police in Qld have formally identified the eight children killed in a home in the Cairns suburb of Manoora.



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  • Upload20 Dec 2014

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ਕੇਰਨਸ ਵਿੱਚ 8 ਮਾਸੂਮਾਂ ਦਾ ਕਤਲ - Cairns community mourns death of eight children

ਇਹ ਕੇਹੀ ਰੁੱਤ ਆਈ ਨੀ ਮਾਂ, ਰੁੱਖਾਂ ਦੇ ਪੱਤਿਆਂ ਦੀ ਥਾਂਵੇਂ ਪੁੱਤਰਾਂ ਪੱਤਝੜ ਲਾਈ ਨੀ ਮਾਂ......


A far north Queensland community has been left shocked by the deaths of eight children at a Cairns home.


Relatives have been gathering outside the property in Murray St, Manoora where police found the bodies this morning


Queensland Police stated that police found the bodies of eight children, all aged between 18 months and 15 years.


"The woman, believed to be aged in her 30s, is receiving treatment for her injuries and is currently assisting police with their investigations," a statement read.


Cairns Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar said police can now confirm that the 34-year-old injured woman in hospital is the mother of the children who died. He said police cannot confirm the identity of the children, nor can they confirm how the children died until after the postmortems are complete.



Preetinder Grewal reports........

  • Uploaded19 Dec 2014

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Vic Premier Daniel Andrews speaks to SBS Punjabi about the Sydney siege and the Indian cultural precinct

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews spoke to SBS Punjabi last night about the Sydney siege and the precautionary measures taken after this shocking incident. Additionally, he talked about social cohesion, gun laws, and his commitment to complete the Indian cultural precinct.


Talking about the Sydney siege, Mr Andrews stated that it appears to be an isolated incident, and community shouldn't panic and should report any suspicious activity to police.


Preetinder Grewal from SBS Punjabi conducted this interview and asked Mr Andrews specifically about the increased police presence in Victoria, his party's stand on gun laws, stronger bills against the hate crimes, and the potential time taken for Indian cultural precinct as declared by him earlier on the eve of Diwali at Fed Square, Melbourne


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Advocate Santokh Lal Virdi talks about the Dalit history and widespread discrimination in India

In this interview, we talk to Advocate Santokh Lal Virdi who has done an outstanding work to showpiece Dalit pride in his numerous books. According to Mr Virdi, Dalits who are at the bottom of the Hindu caste system and despite laws to protect them, still face widespread discrimination in India.

Dalits represent a community of 170 million in India, constituting 17% of the population. One out of every six Indians is Dalit, yet due to their caste identity Dalits regularly face discrimination and violence which prevent them from enjoying the basic human rights and dignity promised to all citizens of India.

Preetinder Grewal reports……


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  • Duration25 Minutes

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Role of religion in building a better society

In this interview, Manpreet K Singh has talked to Dr Harinder S Sikhri on the role of religion in building a better society.

Dr Sikhri is a co-founder and the Chief Programming Officer of the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) of USA.He addresses Sikh, Punjabi and South Asian issues throughout the world through articles, workshops and presentations.His activism spans the context of contemporary realities as expressed in art, linguistics, development, theology,and politics. He provides inspirational consultancy for films, curriculum, conferences and exhibitions.

  • Uploaded18 Dec 2014

  • Duration29 Minutes

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