Tag: Australia

Vibrant Gujarat: Doing trade with tradition

By Ashok Kumar Sydney, Aug.10 : Last week, a delegation of CEOs, businessmen led by Mr Pankaj Kumar, IAS, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation visited Sydney and held a Roadshow (seminar) at the Indian Consulate, Sydney to give an insight into the progress made by Gujarat. “There is a  famous […]

August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Samantha Gash to traverse from Jaisalmer to Shillong for World Vision

By Ashok Kumar Following the footsteps of Pat Farmer, it is now the turn of Samantha Gash, another Australian ultra-marathon runner from Melbourne to undertake an arduous challenge of running through difficult terrains of Rajasthan through to Shillong but with a cause.  She will be raising funds for the World Vision engaged in helping the […]

July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Engaging With India: Bringing people together

By Ashok Kumar Australia India Business Council (AIBC) in partnership with Australian Financial  Review (AFR) organised a conference on 16th and 17th May 2016. In opening the conference,Mr. Dipen Rughani, National Chairman, AIBC welcomed the delegates and remarked that ‘the conference is being held at a very crucial time.’ The High Commissioner Of India to Australia, HE […]

May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Mr. Modi, it’s time to give us our Dual Citizenship

YADU SINGH  An Op.Ed piece as appeared in The Economic Times There are an estimated 25 million non-resident Indians (NRIs), people of Indian origin (PIOs) and overseas citizens of India (OCIs) spread across more than 200 countries. Cumulatively, they contributed about $70 billion in remittances to India in 2013-14.The recent changes in the PIO and OCI cards […]

November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

We’ll do everything to make sure you stay safe

In recent weeks, the murderous rage in the Middle East threatened to erupt in the heart of Australia. ISIL reaches out with deadly purpose from Iraq and Syria to the other states of the Middle East. And it reaches out to us as well. On Tuesday last, our intelligence services intercepted a senior ISIL operative instructing […]

October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Abhinay honoured with St.George “community group of the year” award for 2014

  The Abhinay School of Performing Arts Inc., a very well known theatre group in Sydney and Australia, specially belonging to the Hurstville area since 2009 was selected, out of 200 nominations, as the St. George Community Of the year Award for 2014. At the awards nite on the 2nd October, 2014 held at the […]

October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Abbott likely to sign N- deal on 5 Sept., to meet Sachin in Mumbai

 From Rajeev Sharma New Delhi, 4 September: The suspense over the Indo-Australian nuclear safety deal continues as the Australian Prime Minister is reaching here in a few hours. On 5th September a signing ceremony is likely in the Hyderabad House. The Ministry of External Affairs, Joint Secretary (South) Mr. Sanjay Bhattacharya during a press briefing […]

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Economic diplomacy aims to unlock trade opportunities

Opinion by Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs MP Australia’s prosperity is – more than ever – tied to the fortunes of the highly competitive global economy.  Sustaining our strong economic record, 23 years of uninterrupted growth, requires active international engagement. Today we will launch the Government’s economic diplomacy agenda that will underpin that engagement […]

August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Abbott, Shorten, NSW leaders send Independence Day wishes

  I send best wishes to everyone celebrating Indian Independence Day. As the world’s largest democracy, this is an occasion to honour the contribution of India to the world. On the eve of independence in 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru said that “India will awake to life and freedom” and would “step from the old to the […]

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Mangoes –The new diabetes and cancer buster

By: Jonathan Benson (NaturalNews) The most popular fresh fruit in the world, mangoes are a whole lot more than just a delicious, refreshing treat produced by nature. As evidenced by copious scientific research, mangoes are also a powerful medicinal food, as they contain nutrients that can help clear up skin, promote eye health, stave off […]

May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More