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One Small Step, A Wink at the Moon and He is Gone

One Small Step, A Wink at the Moon and He is Gone

By K.Raman Iyer One last step for a man, One giant loss for mankind. Before writing on man’s conquest of the moon, let us ponder what NASA achieved 42 years ago with less developed technology and other technical knowhow. Man’s dream to walk on the moon became a reality on July 21, 1969 at 12.55 p.m., […]

Yesudas at the Temple of Music

Yesudas at the Temple of Music

For fifty years he was Ganagandharvan, and Swarga gayakan of Malayalam film music arena. Still Yesudas is gracing the music throne. He landed at the footsteps of Sydney’s Opera House to be part of the half-century of musical glory. He was brought to the Australian tour by music entrepreneur Kathir Sittampalam whose music shows are […]

Aisha Amjad for Hills Shire Council

Aisha Amjad for Hills Shire Council

The sub-continent community is proud to support Aisha Amjad who has been endorsed by the Labor Party as a candidate for the Local Government Elections on September 8 2012. She has been announced as a candidate in the Hills Shire Council (North Ward). Aisha’s parents moved from Pakistan 40 years ago, and she was born […]

MIA to host Migration Conference

MIA to host Migration Conference

The Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) is the peak body for migration advice professionals, representing more than 2200 Registered Migration Agents (RMAs) and education agents across Australia and overseas. The MIA recognises India as a significant and growing country of origin of migrants to Australia. The MIA has established an Indian Subcontinent Special Interest Group […]

Gurdeep Singh aims for Hornsby Council Elections

Gurdeep Singh aims for Hornsby Council Elections

Mr Gurdeep Singh, Convenor and Secretary of the North Shore Sikh Association of Sydney has been endorsed as a Liberal Party candidate for election as a Councillor from Ward ‘B’ of the Hornsby Shire Council. The Local Government elections for all NSW Council areas, also called the Local Government Areas, are to be held by […]

Prabir Maitra launches Re-election bid for Parramatta

Prabir Maitra launches Re-election bid for Parramatta

Prabir Maitra works as an IT specialist for Health Support Services (HSS), NSW Health and based at the Westmead Children’s Hospital and is the first person of Indian sub-continent origin elected as a Councillor at Parramatta City Council in 2008. Since migration to Australia in 1997 – Prabir has always lived in Westmead with his […]

International Students are Cash Cows?

International Students are Cash Cows?

Sakshi Kapoor, writes about her experiences. Six years ago, when I came from India to a small town of Newcastle. I never knew how different or similar this new life was going to be. There was a slight difference between me and any other fresher- I was a permanent resident, and soon turned a citizen. […]

Intensely Soul – Transformational Odissi 2012 Australian Premiere

Intensely Soul – Transformational Odissi 2012 Australian Premiere

Sydney based Nirmal Jena and his Delhi based sister, Pratibha Jena Singh, present powerful and poignant Odissi dance and music in their first Australian tour together. Audiences in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will be mesmerized with soul stirring and energetic dance and music. Representing fourteen generations of performing arts, this brother and sister duo […]

Racial Vilification Laws Rollback Opposed

Opposition Leader John Robertson has slammed Tony Abbott’s plan to scrap racial vilification laws that prohibit derogatory comments being made about someone’s race or ethnicity. Mr Robertson also called on Premier Barry O’Farrell to come clean on whether he supports his federal leader’s plan. In a speech to the Institute of Public Affairs, Federal Liberal […]

Australian company to design outfit for Afganistan Cricket Team

Australian company to design outfit for Afganistan Cricket Team

Alanic Group, a 100 per cent Australian owned sports apparel company, has signed a merchandise agreement with the Afghanistan cricket team which is to compete in the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup to be played in Sri Lanka in September. The Australian company, which has as its slogan: ‘Dress the Universe’, designed and manufactured the […]

Crowne Plaza Norwest gets Hotel Award

Crowne Plaza Norwest gets Hotel Award

Baulkham Hills MP David Elliott has congratulated the team at Crowne Plaza Norwest on their terrific win at recently held Tourism Accommodation Australia awards held at Sydney’s Westin Hotel. Mr Elliott, a former hotel industry executive, said he knows how difficult these awards are to obtain and believes the local community has every right to feel […]

Inside NSW Police

Inside NSW Police

Indian Herald Editor, Rohit Revo participated in the Community Awareness for Policing Program (CAPP), held by NSW Police and as part of this got rare insight into policing and unprecedented access to various police facilities. He shares his experiences. CAPP is the brainchild of Commissioner Andrew Scipione, who saw the need for people from different […]

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