Tag: Delhi

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

Many folklores behind Lohri

Harmohan Singh Walia tells us about LOHRI FESTIVAL Lohri festival is celebrated to mark the end of winter and the upcoming spring. Bonfires are lit, traditional songs and dances accompany the  fire in the evening. Lohri is celebrated basically in Punjab, but can be seen in Haryana, Delhi and parts of Himachal Pradesh as well. This […]

January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Satyarthi’s childhood liberation movement paid dividends with Nobel

By Ashok Kumar The Indians the world over are basking in the glory of Mr. Kailash Satyarthi, 60, winning the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 along with Ms. Mallala Yusufzai of Pakistan. It’s really great news for the Sub-continent. Mallala should have been selected for the award for her courage to stand up against the […]

October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Half of ebay business from small cities

Growing internet and smart phone penetration, rising income levels among others are helping the small cities in India to rise on the e-commerce roadmap with online market place giant eBay experiencing 50 per cent of its business coming from the tier II and III cities. Besides, the US-based firm today unveiled a report — Commerce […]

May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments More

India-Australia direct flights a step closer

The announcement today of a strategic partnership between Sydney and Delhi Airport is a positive step for an Australian tourism industry eager to capitalise on growth in the India travel market. The Minister for Tourism, the Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP, said India is an important and growing market for Australia with over 148,000 visitors […]

April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments More

CWG opening part 2


October 4, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Grand CWG opening shuts critics


October 4, 2010 | 0 Comments More