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Australia has a lot to learn from India

Australia has a lot to learn from India

Lee White, CEO of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand recently spent some time in India and wrote this opinion piece below for Indian Herald. Lee White, CEO of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand One of the joys of my role with Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand is the opportunity to witness first hand […]

Graduate Nurses and Midwives Start Work in NSW Hospitals

Graduate Nurses and Midwives Start Work in NSW Hospitals

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell   Nurses and midwives are at the very heart of our health system and, as a society, we rely on them to deliver the highest standards of care with skill and compassion. From this month, we welcome more than 1,800 new graduate nurses and midwives who are starting their careers […]

Satya Nadella’s story to inspire youngsters with humble backgrounds

Satya Nadella’s story to inspire youngsters with humble backgrounds

Hyderabad, Feb 5  Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella’s elevation as the CEO of Microsoft has not only made Indians, especially Telugus, proud but it will definitely inspire many youngsters with humble backgrounds, industry leaders feel. An average student of Hyderabad Public School (HPS) here Nadella did not study at IITs or any top management school, which is […]

‘Satya Nadella’s elevation will inspire Indian professionals’

‘Satya Nadella’s elevation will inspire Indian professionals’

New Delhi, Feb 5  Elevation of Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella as chief executive officer of technology giant Microsoft is a reflection of rising India’s talent globally and it would inspire professionals across the world, business leaders and experts said. “It’s pretty inspiring. An Indian becoming CEO of Microsoft is an exceptional achievement. We are really proud […]

Violence against women a global phenomenon: Indo-Canadian author

Violence against women a global phenomenon: Indo-Canadian author

Toronto, Feb 4  Violence against women is not an India-specific phenomenon but a global one, according to an Indo-Canadian journalist who has come out with a hard-hitting book on the issue. Brought out by Toronto-based Elspeth Heyworth Centre for Women, “Violence against Women – All Pervading” by Ajit Jain, features views of top academicians, social […]

A New Generation of Doctors Start Training in NSW Hospitals

A New Generation of Doctors Start Training in NSW Hospitals

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell I recently met with a group of medical graduates at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital during their orientation day. They were some of the record number of graduates to commence year-long internships in our State’s public hospitals in 2014. Interns from Auburn Hospital were also on hand on the day, and interns […]

Modi-led stable government doesn’t assure new bull market

Modi-led stable government doesn’t assure new bull market

Indian equities have witnessed a few choppy trading sessions following the US Federal Reserve’s announcement to further taper its monthly bond buying program by $10 billion to $65 billion a month. The emerging market currency sell-off has also added to short term bearishness. But the stabilization of the Turkish lira and the South African rand […]

1984 and 2002: Comparison is galling

1984 and 2002: Comparison is galling

Ten years is a long time in the life of a nation. More so, when the nation itself is only a little older than six and a half decades. It is long enough for voters to make considered assessments on performance, in terms of both what was promised and what was delivered. Equally, an hour […]

Enough is Enough: Senseless Alcohol and Drug-Fuelled Violence

Enough is Enough: Senseless Alcohol and Drug-Fuelled Violence

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell I have been horrified by the continued drug and alcohol-fuelled attacks on city streets and the increase in violence used in these attacks. As a father of two teenage sons, I share the community’s outrage about these senseless and cowardly crimes. I recently announced a package of tough new measures, […]

Social franchising in health ensures better services for all

Social franchising in health ensures better services for all

Agra, Dec 9  Arati Yadav is pregnant with her first child and although she is aware that her husband’s meagre salary won’t be able to afford her medical services at a private hospital, she is nevertheless adamant about good quality care for this phase of her life. Her neighbour suggested a newly-opened hospital in their […]

Writing new chapters in a Kutch village’s history

Writing new chapters in a Kutch village’s history

Bhuj (Gujarat), Dec 8  Three years ago, Fatimahbehn had to travel a minimum of 10 km to buy groceries from her village situated in the far western arid land of Gujarat’s Kutch district. Today, she has opened her own shop – thanks to a CSR initiative by food and agriculture major Cargill to improve the […]

Johnnie Walker – The Journey: Inspiration for many

The first edition of Johnnie Walker – The Journey turned out to be an enthralling event for many. It left many inspired when artistes from the world of music, cinema and theatre presented enriching performances and stories in front of the audience here Saturday. From live music performances by The Alan Parsons Live Project, consisting […]

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