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Deepavali 2013 Celebrations PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA

Deepavali 2013 Celebrations PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA

Can I too add my welcome to country. Can I acknowledge: Mr Surinder Datta, Deputy High Commissioner of India; Professor Nihal Agar; His Excellency Mr Rudra Kumar, Nepal, Ambassador, Embassy of Nepal; Mrs Cheryl Brown-Irava; Members of the Diplomatic Corp; Executive Members of the Hindu Council of Australia; to my many Federal Parliamentary colleagues here […]

Premier O’Farrell heads to India again

Premier O’Farrell heads to India again

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has left for India to promote trade and investment opportunities in NSW. During the one-week visit, Mr O’Farrell will meet senior government representatives and business leaders in Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai for talks focusing on the infrastructure, education, financial services and tourism sectors. India is NSW’s second largest source of international […]

OFBJP Australia Launched in Sydney and Melbouarne amidst much fanfare

OFBJP Australia Launched in Sydney and Melbouarne amidst much fanfare

The Overseas Friends of BJP Australia was launched in Sydney and Melbourne on the weekend of 23 & 24 November amidst much fanfare today and with people joining with full enthusiasm. Termed as a ‘Soft Launch’ the response generated was anything but soft. It created just the atmosphere of excitement among friends, participants and founding members that is […]

Australian PM to visit India in 2014

Australian PM to visit India in 2014

New Delhi, Nov 18  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is likely to visit India in early 2014. This was announced here Monday by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid during a joint press conference. “We are looking forward to the Australian prime minister’s visit to India. We are looking at […]

Anti-Smoking Campaign wins top prize at National Multicultural Marketing Awards

Anti-Smoking Campaign wins top prize at National Multicultural Marketing Awards

Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello announced the winners of the 24th National Multicultural Marketing Awards in Sydney at a gala event hosted by the Community Relations Commission of NSW. A highly successful campaign by the multinational advertising company, Universal McCann (UM), to tackle the dangerous rates of smoking amongst Chinese men, won the […]

Sydney hosts Australia’s first Overseas Indian Conference Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013

Sydney hosts Australia’s first Overseas Indian Conference Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013

12 November 2013 – Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs, Mr Vayalar Ravi and Premier of NSW, Mr. Barry O’Farrell inaugurated the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 (Overseas Indian Day) at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on 10-12 November, 2013. The three day event started on a highly successful note celebrating the achievements of the […]

Parliament House Lights up to Celebrate Deepavali

Parliament House Lights up to Celebrate Deepavali

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello joined the Australian-Hindu community to celebrate the Indian Festival of Lights, Deepavali. NSW State Parliament was colourfully lit to mark the occasion, and the celebrations were led by Mr O’Farrell and Mr Dominello. Mr O’Farrell said he wished everyone a happy and peaceful […]

MAYURA ACADEMY ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATIONS – “Inspiring and soulful”

MAYURA ACADEMY ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATIONS – “Inspiring and soulful”

‘A magnificent show that brought out the soul of India on Sydney soil’ – this could well be described as the summary of the Annual Day celebrations of Mayura Academy at the Sydney Bahai Centre on the 19th of October, 2013. Mayura Academy, a School of Performing Arts, focusses on keeping ancient art forms alive […]

SYDNEY KINGS score top lifestyle at Ryde

SYDNEY KINGS score top lifestyle at Ryde

 Crown Group is set to welcome the Sydney Kings as new residents at the award-winning Top Ryde City Living ahead of the 2013 – 2014 basketball season. Sydney’s favourite basketball team the Sydney Kings will enter its 25th season in luxury as Sydney-based property developer Crown Group announced a corporate partnership with the team for […]

Mankind’s attention needs to be drawn to serving humanity, says Khalifa of Islam

Mankind’s attention needs to be drawn to serving humanity, says Khalifa of Islam

By Rohit Revo Khalifa of Islam, His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Hazrat Khalifat-ul-Masih V, Head of Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was invited to Australia by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association of Australia recently where he delivered a key note address to over 600 invited guests which included people from all walks of professions and different religions. Mirza […]

Conmen selling suspect goods in Newcastle Area

Conmen selling suspect goods in Newcastle Area

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning residents in the Newcastle and Hunter area to be on the look out for travelling conmen selling electronic goods from a white van. The white Kia Pregio van has the Victorian number plates YIO 327 and is being driven by two men aged in their early to […]

Pacnet delivers a secure and flexible enterprise-grade environment to global BPO services provider

Pacnet delivers a secure and flexible enterprise-grade environment to global BPO services provider

  Pacnet today announced that Sundaram Business Services LTD. (“SBS”), a global business process outsourcing (“BPO”) services provider in India, has chosen Pacnet to support its growth in Australia.  SBS is integrating Pacnet services as part of a solution offering to provide back-office support systems to the financial services industry and enterprises in Australia. SBS needed […]

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