Tag: Dave Passi

Indian Seniors Group — Hornsby celebrates 10 years of community service

By A Correspondent Ten years ago, instead of looking for help and assistance, Ms. Mira Raheja founded a ‘home’ for herself and other seniors in Hornsby in Sydney. The body thus formed was named as Indian Seniors Group — Hornsby.  She was rightly asked to cut the ribbon and offer the pooja for the mini-bus and cut the […]

May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments More

With friends like this, community associations don’t need enemies

By A  Correspondent A new phenomenon has emerged in the community associations which are going to make them less effective if not checked in time. When the United Indian Associations (UIA) was holding it‘s Fair on 17th August 2014 in Blacktown, a group from the UIA itself was organising a day-long movie show on the […]

December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Successful Kavi Sammelan another milestone for ILASA

By Paul Mckenzie Hindi Diwas is celebrated on 14th September each year in India and overseas as Hindi was passed as an Official Language by the Constituent Assembly on 14 September 1949. Indian Literary and Art Society of Australia Inc (ILASA) celebrated Hindi Diwas in Sydney on September 2014. They held their annual 2014 Kavi […]

September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Self before service new mantra of CIAA

By Ashok Kumar: Several years ago the then Consul General of India in Sydney expressed the desire that the small splinter groups of associations should unite and serve the community better. At his call the United Indian Associations and Federation of Indian Associations of Australia (FAIA) held a meeting in the presence of the Indian […]

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Remembering Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan in Sydney

An admirer fulfilled his desire to celebrate the birth anniversary of his idol along with a full house of followers must be a dream come true for him. Neeraj Verma, the admirer wished to celebrate the birth anniversary of the noted poet and father of super star Amitabh Bachchan, the late Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan for the […]

December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments More