Tag: Navdeep Suri

Why High Commission of India and Consulates in Australia should refain from being selective when inviting operatives linked with Indian political parties

Editorial:   Sydney, NSW, 16 November, 2016 The IS Times has been contacted by many Indians living in Australia with their concerns in regards to high profile invitations which High Commission of India (HCI) and Consulates seem to be extending to operatives linked with some political parties of India.  It also appears that this favour is limited to […]

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Skeletons in Sydney Consulate cupboard reveal wrongdoings

By Ashok Kumar Sydney 18 October Many skeletons have surfaced from the cupboard of the Consulate General of India, Sydney. Close on the heels of penalty by the Workers Commission Court regarding the case of unfair dismissal of an employee, The Indian Sub-continent Times, has in its possession, documents that reveal some wrong doings in […]

October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Confluence: Musician Raghu Dixit steals the show

By Ashok Kumar Sydney, 19 Sept: Confluence, meaning the meeting point, had in true sense became the meeting point of two cultures of Australia and India. Two nations, seven cities and one festival came alive at Sydney’s Opera House on 18 September, 2016. Though the festivities started in August and will go through till November […]

September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Confluence: Festival of India to enthrall Australians

  By The IST Newsdesk Sydney, 26 July: The High Commissioner of India to Australia H.E. Mr. Navdeep Suri led the team of Indian and Australian officials and diplomats in launching the biggest ever Festival of India in Australia on July 26, 2016 at Australian Maritime Museum in Sydney. Confluence, meaning Sangam is the most […]

July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Dr. Ambedkar’s bust unveiled at Western Sydney University

The High Commissioner of India to Australia, H.E. Mr. Navdeep Suri unveiled the bust of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, an eminent Indian jurist, economist, politician, social reformer, and the architect of the Indian Constitution at the School of Law’s Moot Court, Western Sydney University on July 14, 2016. He was accompanied by Deputy Vice Chancellor of Western Sydney […]

July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments More

DFAT travel advisory language ‘unfortunate’: India

B y IST NEWSDESK India is upset over the wording of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) travel advisory for people travelling to India. The reasons cited include, “high threat of terrorist activity, safety of women and likelihood of women being harassed or assaulted while visiting India for religious purposes,” says a SBS Punjabi […]

June 17, 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

Sub-Continent Friends of Labor needs friends

By: IST news Desk Sydney, 21st April, 2016 On 17th April, 2016, Sikh Council of Australia organised Vaisakhi celebration at Austral Gurudwara, which was attended by Indian High Commissioner, Navdeep Suri, Liverpool Council Mayor, Ned Mannoun, Laurie Ferguson MP, Michelle Rowland MP, Geoff Lee MP, Daniel Mukhi MLC, Sophie Cotsis MLC, many Councillors and community […]

April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More