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Are Smart Media Tokens (SMTs) the Future of Content Creation? A major touchstone within the media space has been the exploration of new business models.

Are Smart Media Tokens (SMTs) the Future of Content Creation?

At current, the ad-based mechanism for making money has fallen short in many respects. It can incentivise sensationalised content to generate clicks, for instance. From a marketing perspective, current models also promote the buying of “likes” or “upvotes” rather than authentic market interest. Crypto does offer some alternatives to this. At UFOstart, we have written broadly about a number of these alternatives too.

More importantly, it aligns with our vision of a more equitable media landscape, from marketing to journalism and everything in between. Adopting Crypto for Publishers and Content Creators Several major news organisations have reported layoffs across the board. This means that traditional news services are low on funds, and readers are turning to alternatives to learn about the world. Understanding the true meaning of Diwali. What is the spiritual significance behind Diwali?

Understanding the true meaning of Diwali

Diwali comes from the word Dipavali which has two words—Dipa meaning Light and Avali means Rows of Light/Carrier of Light. Therefore Dipa signifies ‘coming to light’. In Vedic culture, a lamp is lit to drive away inauspiciousness. Yatra goes "back in time" to raise funds. Yatra Foundation Australia held its much anticipated annual gala fundraiser on Saturday, 12 October, at the St Kilda town hall.

Yatra goes "back in time" to raise funds

Back to school was the new theme in addition to the standard “Bollywood”, and the 270 people who attended embraced this theme with great imagination. With the guests in school uniforms, the hall was adorned with blackboards, pens and pencils, and other school paraphernalia, highlighting Yatra’s mission: to provide access to a quality education for the poorest children in India. The night was a great success with wonderful silent and live auction offerings, the very popular mehndi stall, great food from Gaylords, DJ Aji mixing it up, and the Ignite dancers giving everyone a taste of Bollywood dancing.

Auctioneer Mark Verocchi was brilliant as ever ensuring great prices for all the live auction items. RuPay ends Visa and Mastercard duopoly in India, says GlobalData. Indian domestic card scheme RuPay registered exponential growth both in terms of cards in circulation and transaction value between 2015 and 2019, and in the process has ended the dominance of American payment giants Mastercard and Visa, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

RuPay ends Visa and Mastercard duopoly in India, says GlobalData

An analysis of GlobalData reveals that the number of RuPay debit cards more than doubled from 263 million in 2015 to 605.3 million in 2019. Woman-run Melbourne Company Dominates Australian Independent Film Industry. Her Company, Mind Blowing Films wins the Highest Grossing Foreign Film Award at AIMC for the 4th time for the movie ‘Sanju’ Mitu Bhowmick Lange and Mind Blowing Films has won the Highest Grossing Foreign Film Award for ‘Sanju’ at the Australian International Movie Convention (AIMC) this year.

Woman-run Melbourne Company Dominates Australian Independent Film Industry

This is the fourth time that this team has got this award, the previous ones were for the films Dhoom 3, PK and Dangal. Qube Cinemas is associated with her. The blockbuster titles that are currently running to packed theaters are Housefull 4 and Saand ki Aankh. Saffron Day: Remembering Deyaan. It is a heart-breaking moment for any parent to witness their seven-year-old son die in their presence.

Saffron Day: Remembering Deyaan

This tragedy occurred to the Udani family, living in Australia, when they were on a holiday trip to India in 2016. Deyaan, their 7-year old bubbly son, succumbed to unexpected brain haemorrhage and passed away. Just a couple of months before, Deyaan had learnt about organ donation in his school. He had come home excited and expressed his intention to becoming an organ donor. It was as if there had been a divine intervention in the matter. Australia resettles people most in need as part of the 2018-19 Humanitarian Program. Australia continues to resettle people most in need, with more than 18,750 refugee and humanitarian visas granted in 2018-19.

Australia resettles people most in need as part of the 2018-19 Humanitarian Program

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs David Coleman said a total 18,762 places were delivered in the 2018-19 program year. 17,112 visas were granted under the offshore component of the Humanitarian Program, with a continued focus on resettling vulnerable people from protracted and emerging refugee situations. The onshore component of the Humanitarian Program delivered 1,650 grants. “Australia has a long history of assisting refugees and is one of the world’s top contributors to refugee resettlement efforts.

Why build a new home? From choosing your own design to energy and cost savings, the reasons are plenty You’re finally ready to invest your hard-earned dollars into something a little more permanent… good for you!

Why build a new home?

Now it’s time to start thinking about your wishlist for your new home, and comparing your options on one of the biggest investments you will probably make in your life. One of the major questions many first home buyers have is: build new, or buy established? Well, Homebuyers Centre have some great reasons why you should build new. Coalition of Peaks to hold consultation meetings on Closing the Gap in Victoria this week.

Bendigo will host three face-to-face consultation meetings in Victoria this week on the development of a new National Agreement on Closing the Gap.

Coalition of Peaks to hold consultation meetings on Closing the Gap in Victoria this week

The meetings provide an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to tell the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peaks (Coalition of Peaks) and governments what changes are needed to improve their lives. Aboriginal Executive Council Chair, Esme Bamblett said it was important that both metropolitan and regional communities are engaged in the development of a new agreement on Closing the Gap. Why do some children have difficulty falling asleep? Sleeping difficulties in children and what to do about them Sleeping difficulties in children are common.

Why do some children have difficulty falling asleep?

A child’s poor sleep quantity and quality is often caused by a number of factors, including developmental, social, behavioural, cognitive, academic, and health difficulties. In some cases, sleep problems can also negatively impact a family. A season of lights and literary fests. The Indian diaspora in Australia has been making waves in several fields. Rashesh Bhavsar, CEO & co-founder of Fortune Wealth Creation Group, is one of them.

For a few years now, he has been working to make a difference in people’s lives. And a mark he has made. Bringing people together… in an instant. Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit, speaks of how tough years as a student struggling to support his refugee family financially, inspired him to start his company The money transfer business is personal for Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit. It was cash wired by his family that allowed him to make the final leg of his journey from escaping fighting in his native Somaliland to London in 1988, to take up a university scholarship. Today, WorldRemit is one of a handful of fintech firms that is upending the remittances business that has long been dominated by three US firms—Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria—as well as banks.

Piggybacking on the development of mobile money systems in Africa, Asia and other developing countries, these fintech firms offer migrant labourers a more convenient way to send money home at a lower cost. First ever Junior Cricket World Cup held in Adelaide. Taking part in sports is essential for children as it reduces stress and enhances their mood, builds healthy bones and muscles, increases fitness, improves sleep, helps them socialise, develops cooperation skills, boosts self-confidence, fosters sportsmanship, disciplines the child, gets the child outdoors, and is critical for personality development. With these objectives in mind, the Multicultural Communities of Australia (MCA), in association with South Australia Cricket Association (SACA) and Fitzroy Community Club (FCC) organised the Junior Cricket World Cup 2019, on Sunday, 22 September at the Fitzroy Community Club, Renown Park (Adelaide), South Australia.

The day commenced with an Opening Ceremony, in which all participating teams Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka were present, holding their National Flags. This Junior World Cup couldn’t be written as a “Success Story” without listing the contributions from individuals and their hard work. Hindi learning a success in Darcy Road School; Tamil up next. Hindi is not only a language for children of Indian origin but it helps them have an identity, says Kulwinder Kaur, a teacher of Hindi at Darcy Road Public School, in Wentworthville, where Hindi is being taught. “Culture and language are not separate from each other,” she says. The SBS Hindi team recently visited Darcy Road Public School to find out more about their Hindi classes and importance of learning languages. HOTA Forum Victoria celebrates Raksha Bandhan. The Victorian Hindu community celebrated Raksha Bandhan event on Saturday, 14 September 2019 at the HSV Cultural Centre in Carrum Downs, Melbourne.

This annual gathering of community leaders is an important social and cultural event in the Victorian Hindu community calendar. This was the fourth edition of the celebrations by the Hindu Organisations Temples and Associations (HOTA) Forum. This year, the event was hosted by Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS) Melbourne, along with HOTA Forum custodians—Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc (VHPAU)—Victorian Chapter. In an evening packed with informative and cultural segments, it was attended by representatives of various community organisations including eminent guests from the government. Curtin Univ, IIT Bombay agreement to help PhD students study in Australia. Curtin University and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay have collaborated on a new doctoral degree program, which will allow some of India’s brightest postgraduate students to study in Australia. 8,000 new citizens celebrate Australian Citizenship Day. More than 8,000 people from almost 130 nations became Australians on 17 September As we mark Australian Citizenship Day, 150 citizenship ceremonies are taking place across the country.

La Trobe, IIT and BITS launch AUD 13.5 mn research initiative. La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia) is spearheading a major research initiative valued at around AUD $13.5 million (over Rs 65 crore), along with two leading universities in India, to address the growing challenges of urbanisation. The Asian Smart Cities Research and Innovation Network (ASCRIN), developed by La Trobe along with partners—the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) and the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani)—was announced during a visit to India by La Trobe’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar.

Watch ZEE5 shows in Australia. ZEE5 partners with Lebara Australia to bring the largest library of content for South Asians to its subscribers ZEE5, the digital entertainment platform from ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., has announced a new partnership with Lebara Australia to bring the largest library of entertainment content for South Asians to Lebara customers down under. Say Good Morning with Nutella in your own way. Nutella releases limited edition jars, celebrity chef Miguel Maestre creates bespoke Nutella breakfast recipes to celebrate the launch. Enter the wonderful world of Possum Magic right here in Wyndham. A voice seeks inner peace; a report highlights social inclusion. A few years ago, Menaka Thomas almost lost her eyesight.

But it was that episode in her life that gave her new vision. Anil Kapoor to attend Indo-Israel cultural fest in Tel Aviv. Aqua Tap Plumbing is Wyndham Business of the Year. Wyndham City Council has given the top business award to Point Cook plumbing company Aqua Tap Plumbing, at the 25th Wyndham Business Awards gala, held on 25 August. The Executive Club News: Indian Business Directory Australia. Univ of Melbourne launches five-year India strategy.

EID of Respect And Love. Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra may not launch in India. Conquering the Big C. I, Nooyi. The dawn of Modi 2.0. Snake removal a phone call away. Udaipur Prince collects 300 K plus clothing items, breaks world record. Write In Private: Free Online Diary And Personal Journal. A trip to Pakistan. The Gender Pay Gap and How to Fix it. Renewables can lift world’s poorest out of poverty. Will the fire ever burn out for P3T Daily ROI game? Sun Tokens: Stay informed, stay rewarded. The Growth Faculty presents An Evening with Indra Nooyi. Movie limelights love in the time of social media. India and its new obsession to win away from home. Focus on the positive. Indian Summer Festival set to entertain Melbourne. Pink Sari Inc to attend Domain Sydney Pink Test. Plastics are forever, sadly our oceans aren’t. ‘Tis the season to buy. ‘Hop, skip and jump’ to India, Indian President tells Aussie businesses.

AYUSH’s Ayurveda Day celebrated in Melbourne. Delhiites in Sydney celebrate pre-Diwali event. ‘Liberal Party depict the true multicultural picture of Australia’ Howzat! Telstra offers more entertainment choices to customers. Daniel Andrews announces funding for community centre on Diwali day - The Indian Sun. New dreams and hopes - The Indian Sun. Kenny comes knocking - The Indian Sun. Kuchipudi with a modern touch - The Indian Sun. IACC to host Diwali at Gumbuya World.

It's lights, fireworks, and dance at Melton this Diwali. Meet the Indian Executive Club finalists… This Karwa Chauth, orange is the shade for love, says Point Cook henna artist. Pure, simple and just a little different. On the cutting edge of veg. 'There is no failure, so never give up' Celebrate Diwali with instant money transfers.

Building a better future. New Study Melbourne Student Centre opens in Hardware Lane - The Indian Sun. Mahatma Gandhi’s life in colour, now at Perth airport - The Indian Sun. This October, it’s Bollywood and blockchain - The Indian Sun. Indian community comes together to ‘Rise and Restore’ Kerala, Coorg - The Indian Sun. It's lights, fireworks, and dance at Melton this Diwali - The Indian Sun. It's lights, fireworks, and dance at Melton this Diwali - The Indian Sun. Family time for Australia's blockchain guru Jamie Skella - The Indian Sun. Are you ready to sing for Diwali? - The Indian Sun. For the love of Bollywood - The Indian Sun. WorldRemit presents Maya da Dhaba: Serving authentic North Indian cuisine for nearly 20 years - The Indian Sun.

On the write track - The Indian Sun. Evernote Viewer. Indian Mumpreneur wins 7 Eleven’s “Fairness Award” - The Indian Sun. Vaccinate before flu season kicks off! – Indian Sun. Eid and be merry. Dairy route. One of a kind – Indian Sun. This Friday, celebrate refugee contributions in Western Sydney: #WithRefugees. Pharmacist to fashionista – Indian Sun. ‘Confidence and extra-ordinary service’ – Indian Sun. Life-saving vaccine program extended for Year 10 students - The Indian Sun. Happy healthy holidays – Indian Sun. Four things you need to know about the nbn – Indian Sun.

‘India is the poster child of the emerging market’ – Indian Sun. Tumblr. Point Cook Community Centre upgrade nears completion. Commonwealth Bank CFO to lead Block.one as Group President and COO. Best Indian Food At Indian Restaurants In Australia, Melbourne, Sydney - The Indian Sun. Upcoming Indian Events In Australia, Melbourne, Sydney. This July, join the Festival of Chariots in Sydney – Indian Sun.

The Indian Sun Magazine: Record uptake of Active Kid vouchers. On the cutting edge of veg – Indian Sun. Sikh community to build temple at Officer Road – Indian Sun. Oz Comic-Con back in town - The Indian Sun.