Tag: Mike Baird

India Club appeal to Govt for Opera House illumination on Diwali

Diwali, the biggest festival of India in Australia, has its own history. It started with a small group organising Diwali Fair soon after the India Australia Friendship fair. Soon the word spread about the importance of Diwali among the political circles in New South Wales. The popularity brought Diwali to NSW and then Federal Parliaments. Though no community association […]

October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

In her murder, Prabha unites community in Sydney

It needs one incident to unite the community.  And, the news of brutal murder of Indian Techie Prabha  Arun Kumar on 7 March 2015 spread like wild fire engulfing the entire Sydney, Melbourne, other Australian cities and the heat was also felt in India. Prabha was walking up the Parramatta Park towards her home and […]

March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Potential to take trade ties with India to new level, says Andrew Robb

Like so many Australians over the summer, I got to spend a day at the cricket. In my case it was during the Fourth Test between Australia and India at the SCG. This was just before leading a most productive 450-strong Australian business mission to India, our largest ever to the sub-continent. Australia Business Week […]

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Mike Baird, Victor Dominello send best wishes on R-Day

 Premier Mike Baird:  I am pleased to send my best wishes to the Indian-Australian community of NSW on the occasion of India Republic Day. On 26 January 1950, India’s National Constitution came into force, marking the birth of the Indian Republic. Given the historic bonds between the people of our two nations, it is apt […]

January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments More

NSW, Gujarat sign agreement to strengthen relations

  NSW Premier Mike Baird today signed a new agreement with the Indian state of Gujarat that will strengthen cultural, trade and diplomatic relations between NSW and India. A new Memorandum of Understanding between NSW and Gujarat has come into effect after Mr Baird and the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mrs Anandiben Patel, attended an […]

January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More

NSW Planning experts to assist India in building Smart Cities

The NSW Government will send a delegation of urban planning experts to India to provide assistance to local urban planners as the nation embarks on a major development drive. NSW Premier Mike Baird made the announcement while visiting the state of Gujarat during his first official visit to India. Mr Baird toured the site of […]

January 11, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Mike Baird to lead NSW trade delegation to India from 10 Jan

NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced his first official visit to India will take place this month to progress trade opportunities between the two countries. Mr Baird will visit the Indian cities of Ahmedabad, New Delhi and Mumbai as part of the visit to take place from Saturday 10 January to Tuesday 13 January. “We […]

January 2, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Martin Place, The Day After

By Ashok Kumar Tens of Thousands of shocked Australians gathered at Martin Place, the spot where the hostage crisis had taken place a day before and laid floral wreaths as a tribute  to the departed souls. Some women could be seen wiping their tears while some were distributing facial tissues. Posse of media personnel had been […]

December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes,25, dies after injury

Australia Test batsman Phillip Hughes has died aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a ball during a domestic match IN SYDNEY. Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said he passed away in HOSPITAL, never regaining consciousness. Hughes, who also PLAYED FOR Hampshire, Middlesex and Worcestershire, was hit by a delivery from bowler […]

November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Sydney Opera House lights up for Deepawali

The sails of the Sydney Opera House have turned a vibrant orange and yellow during an event hosted by NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello in celebration of the Hindu festival of lights, Deepavali. Mr Baird and Mr Dominello were joined by Multicultural NSW Chair and prominent member of […]

October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More