Home » 2011 » August

South Australia gets an energy boost from Indian Windpower

South Australia gets an energy boost from Indian Windpower

Indian turbine manufacturer Suzlon is planning to build and supply a A$1.3bn ($1.4bn) wind farm in South Australia. Wind power company Suzlon Energy is planning a $ 1.3 billion project in regional South Australia to power 225,000 homes a year. Suzlon Energy Australia said the $ 1.3 billion wind farm will be built 20 kilometres […]

New South Wales and India

New South Wales and India

NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Asia-Pacific Trade, Mr Paul Toole writes about how NSW is building trade links with India The NSW Government places great importance on our economic, trade and cultural ties with India. Our two countries enjoy a longstanding friendship built up over many years and shared interests. NSW is also home to a […]

City of Melbourne strengthens India ties

City of Melbourne strengthens India ties

The City of Melbourne has endorsed a draft plan that will seek to strengthen business ties with India. The International Engagement Framework Draft India Statement recommends focussing on Melbourne’s capabilities in sustainability and environment protection services, professional services, education, tourism and creative industries for business development activities with India.   The City of Melbourne already has […]

Janmashtami Celebrated with fervour in Sri Mandir, Sydney

Janmashtami Celebrated with fervour in Sri Mandir, Sydney

Janmashtami was celebrated with enormous zeal and enthusiasm in Sydney on 23rd August. Amid chants of Vedic hymns, devotees thronged Sri Mandir temple in Sydney to celebrate Janmashtami with a traditional gaiety. Devotees made a beeline for the temple in Auburn on Monday to celebrate the birthday of Lord Krishna. Despite being a working day, […]

Hindu Youth show Relevance with 2nd Australian Conference

Hindu Youth show Relevance with 2nd Australian Conference

Hindu Youth Australia held their 2nd National Conference on Sunday, 7 August 2011, in Parramatta, in western Sydney. The conference was titled “Create, Connect, Commit”, a call to action to 200 young Hindu Australians attendees, to be proactive and visible in their contribution towards the greater Australian community. The conference was endorsed by the Prime […]

People of Indian heritage are making an invaluable contribution to Australia

People of Indian heritage are making an invaluable contribution to Australia

Anthony Byrne is the Federal Member for the Holt electorate in the House of Representatives in the Australian Parliament. Anthony is also the Chair of the Statutory Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security and is also a member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade. Anthony Byrne is also a great […]

Do your bit for Janlokpal Bill of India

Do your bit for Janlokpal Bill of India

 India against Corruption (IAC) Activist and a professional Corporate Psychologist, Shweta Nagpurkar Saxena writes about the evolution of Janlokpal Bill  and how to stop Corruption in India.. On 15th August, 1947, India got independence from British. The world’s biggest democracy was born. Democracy was introduced and accepted by Indians. Democracy means for the people, by […]

The Holy Month of Fasting – Ramdan (Ramazan)

The Holy Month of Fasting – Ramdan (Ramazan)

Zaheer Husain Khan explains the importance of Ramazan, the Holy month of fasting for Muslims. There are two popular Calendars in the world. Gregorian which is based on solar system while the other one is based on lunar system. Islam has adopted lunar system and its year starts from the time which marks the migration […]

David Elliott committed to building links with India

David Elliott committed to building links with India

NSW State MP for Baulkham Hills, David Elliott is a great champion for building trade links with India and has made excellent connections within the Indian community in NSW. In this column, David Elliott writes about his vision of  NSW building links with India. “The growth of Asia as the world’s economic powerhouse is a […]

AIC report on Crimes against international students in Australia

AIC report on Crimes against international students in Australia

A report into the incidence of assault and robbery crimes against overseas students in Australia between 2005- 2009 has been released by the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC).  Crimes against international students in Australia: 2005–09  Jacqueline Joudo Larsen, Jason Payne, Adam Tomison  A key part of the Australian Institute of Criminology’s role is to provide […]

Indian Consulate Statement on Usman Khawaja’s visa

Indian Consulate Statement on Usman Khawaja’s visa

Indian Consulate Statement on Usman Khawaja’s visa in a press release dated August 10, 2011, Indian consulate in Sydney has clarified that the report in media about denial of visa to Usman Khawaja is wrong. In a report in Sydney Morning Herald, it was alleged that USMAN KHAWAJA is involved in an embarrassing bureaucratic bungle […]

Australian Alumni Excellence Awards 2011 Presented in India

Australian Alumni Excellence Awards 2011 Presented in India

The 2011 Australian Alumni Excellence Awards were presented at an awards ceremony held in Chennai. The Awards recognise and honour the alumni who have attained exemplary achievements in their field of specialisation at a national, regional or international level. As well as those who have contributed significantly to the betterment of Australian education and their […]

Page 1 of 212

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone