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A Magical Journey with Krishna

A Magical Journey with Krishna

A sea of sequins and saris is set to descend upon Parramatta’s Riverside Theatre with A Magical Journey with Krishna – a sequin-studded Bollywood stage spectacular, which will be performed for one night only on August 27.  Produced by Swastik Institute of Dance, the play will feature sweeping dance performances, foot-tapping music, dazzling costumes, and a […]

Sydney celebrates Tamil New Year in Grand Style

Sydney celebrates Tamil New Year in Grand Style

The leading Tamil Association in Sydney, the Tamil Arts and Culture Association (TACA) presented its “Sydniyil Chithiraith Thiruvizha” annual Sydney Chithirai festival to mark the Tamil New Year Day in a grand manner. Around two thousand people enthusiastically participated in the gala Chithrai festival day long programs on Sunday 13 April at the Rose hill […]

Indian community’s role in Kuwait lauded

Indian community’s role in Kuwait lauded

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The contribution of the 700,000 strong Indian commmunity in Kuwait was extolled by the prime ministers of both the countries at their banquet speeches Friday night at the Hyderabad House here. Speaking first, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while talking about Kuwait’s linkages “from time immemorial”, with commerce, culture and religion […]

Pumpkin in Halloween

Indian Herald has got this poem on Halloween, written by one of our readers, S. D. Tiwari Pumpkin in Halloween   Vines of pumpkin, leaves of pumpkin, fruits of pumpkin, seeds of pumpkin;  in Halloween, in Halloween. Sweets of pumpkin, treats of pumpkin, pie of pumpkin, recipes of pumpkin; in Halloween, in Halloween. At door pumpkin, at window […]

‘Dry Fruits Katri’ for Diwali Festival

‘Dry Fruits Katri’ for Diwali Festival

Everything around will have a special shine! Everything around will have a cheerful glow! Yes, a lovely festival of lights is just round the corner. We all know it’s a festival that brings lots of love and blessings to fill our life with hope for the best thing to come! Hindu Festival Diwali is on […]

Indian culinary tours beckon foreign foodies

Indian culinary tours beckon foreign foodies

Kolkata, Sep 18  Want to combine wanderlust with a desire to sample authentic Indian dishes in traditional kitchens or scenic spots across the country? As a personal touch, you could also shop for the ingredients in some of the vibrant and bustling open-air marketplaces that India offers. All this and more could be yours for […]

Changing the Australian Constitution

Changing the Australian Constitution

The Australian Constitution sets out the basic rules for the government of Australia, including how the state and federal governments share their powers. It provides the underlying framework, in terms of national government, for the ‘way things are done’ in Australia on a day to day basis. The Constitution itself establishes the rule of law, […]

Rock Veda: Let the fusion play!

Rock Veda: Let the fusion play!

New Delhi, June 29  That music knows no boundaries has been amply proved by fusion band Rock Veda, which has used instruments like the sitar, the guitar, the tabla and keyboards while fusing hard rock with Sufi strains to create perfect blends like “Naina”, “Jania hania” and “Dama dum”. Rock Veda comprises seven Delhi-based musicians […]

President to commemorate Vivekananda’s historic 1883 voyage

President to commemorate Vivekananda’s historic 1883 voyage

Panaji, June 3 Some signals may be sent regarding the prime ministerial candidature during the BJP national executive meet later this month June, a Goa minister said Monday. Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, a member of the national executive and a former state president, said that while the meet would discuss “national strategies” ahead of the […]

Mother’s failing eyesight prompted son to design 6-ft diameter clock

Mother’s failing eyesight prompted son to design 6-ft diameter clock

Shikohabad (Uttar Pradesh) May 30  Concerned over his mother’s failing eyesight a state government employee here designed a wall clock with a diameter of 54 inches. Now he’s gone a step further and designed a six-foot diameter clock that is three inches taller than he is. “I was pained to see my ageing mother straining […]

Kin of Indian girl with rare cancer in UAE needs money

Kin of Indian girl with rare cancer in UAE needs money

Dubai, May 27  An 11-year-old Indian girl in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has a rare cancer and her family is racing against time to collect funds for her treatment. Martina Thomas, who will turn 12 June 4, started taking chemotharapy in Abu Dhabi a year ago after she was diagnosed with lymphoblastic leukemia, a […]

Community Service Award for Ms.Lucky Singh

Community Service Award for Ms.Lucky Singh

On 22nd of April, The HUMAN ACHIEVERS FOUNDATION honoured 15 people at the Le Meridian Hotel in New Delhi. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was the Union Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Hon. Vayalar Ravi who awarded all the recipients. Ms. Lucky Singh from Sydney was awarded for her “Community Services” and was amongst the […]

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