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Work-from-home, or WFH culture, gains popularity in India

Work-from-home, or WFH culture, gains popularity in India

New Delhi, March 6  Mondeep Dutta is a full-time employee in a well-known IT company in Bangalore. It’s a weekday, and he is sitting in the comfort of his beanbag and typing away on the laptop. No, it’s not his day off. He’s working from home (WFH) – an option increasingly being offered by companies […]

A compendium on rural India

A compendium on rural India

New Delhi, Feb 27  It’s a labour of love that’s taken 10 years and resulted in a 27-volume encyclopaedia on the demography, economy and social structure of rural India to aid the development process. It complements a similar work on the country’s towns and cities. “Tens of thousands of crores (of rupees) are spent on […]

Indian American helps end slavery in US – officially!

Indian American helps end slavery in US – officially!

Washington, Feb 20 Slavery has been finally abolished officially from the whole of United States – 148 years after Abraham Lincoln’s emancipation declaration – thanks to an eagle eyed Indian-American professor. The state of Mississippi finally ratified the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery only earlier this month, due in some measure to Dr. Ranjan Batra, associate […]

Indian Americans Conduct First-Ever Inaugural Ball to Celebrate Obama’s 2nd Term

Indian Americans Conduct First-Ever Inaugural Ball to Celebrate Obama’s 2nd Term

USA: Indian-Americans on Saturday held the first-ever inaugural ball to celebrate President Obama’s second term in office, signalling the coming of age of the three million-plus influential community that voted overwhelmingly for him. “Indian-Americans are tremendously important and we hope they would be increasingly visible not only in the government, but also in all parts […]

5 Tips to Transfer Money Abroad

5 Tips to Transfer Money Abroad

Bangalore: Are you looking for various options to transfer money to India or abroad? There are vast options available, but choosing the right one is not an easy job, that’s why we are here to help you. If you want transfer money within India/or to or from abroad, in a safer and faster ways, then […]

Year End Review of Ministry of Women and Child Development

Year End Review of Ministry of Women and Child Development

The Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, came into existence as a separate Ministry with effect from 30 January, 2006. It is the nodal Ministry for all matters relating to women and children. The prime functions of the Ministry include promoting the survival, protection, development and participation of women and children in […]

SBS ANNOUNCES NEW RADIO SCHEDULE FOR 2013

SBS ANNOUNCES NEW RADIO SCHEDULE FOR 2013

SBS has released a new Radio Schedule to be launched on-air in April 2103.The new Radio Schedule will bring the languages broadcast on SBS’s analogue radio service into line with today’s Australia. The last major review of the SBS Radio Schedule was more than 18 years ago in 1994, and during that time Australia’s demographics […]

Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Message for Christmas

Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Message for Christmas

 MESSAGE FROM PRIME MINISTER JULIA GILLARD  THE INDIAN HERALD  CHRISTMAS 2012  To all members of Australia’s Indian communities I send my best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a safe, happy and prosperous New Year. Christmas can mean many things in this wonderfully diverse country of ours – for many it is a day […]

Diwali 2012 Messages for Australian Indians

Diwali 2012 Messages for Australian Indians

     

Wanted Australian Hindus 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela

Wanted Australian Hindus 2013 Maha Kumbh Mela

Australian independent documentary film-maker Mark Gould is searching for Hindu Australians who intend to go to the upcoming Maha Kumbh Mela at Allahabad (Prayag) in Feb 2013. ABC TV’s religious program, COMPASS (6.30pm Sundays) is keen to tell the story of this Sacred Journey and what it means to the devotees. The subjects of the film […]

Sydney celebrates 150 years of Rabindranath Tagore Anniversary

Sydney celebrates 150 years of Rabindranath Tagore Anniversary

Australian Indian and Bangladeshi community held a special function in Riverside Theatre at Parramatta and Tom Mann Theatre in Surry Hills to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of the great poet and philosopher, Rabindranath Tagore. A play Bisarjan directed by famous Kolkata artist Joyraj Bhattacharjee and produced by Syd-Kol Inc was also organized to commemorate this […]

Baisakhi in Different Cultures

Baisakhi in Different Cultures

Lets welcome the Baisakhi with the traditional song written by Nobel laureate Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore “Esho hey Baishakh esho esho” mean we welcome the New Year. There is another Indian saying “Plant a thought, harvest an act, plant an act, harvest a habit, plant a habit, harvest a character, plant a character, harvest a destiny”. […]

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