Investing in Infrastructure: Bringing children back to school

CRY‘s campaign “Right to School” to ensure 2,71,341 children across CRY-supported projects not only go to school but also complete their education. Parents of children in Nagfena, a small village situated in the Bolangir distrisct in Odisha, India, had to pray for their children’s safety every time they attended the government primary school. The school, […]

Ladakh, where Buddhist spirituality, culture reign supreme

Ladakh, where Buddhist spirituality, culture reign supreme

By Vishal Gulati Ladakh — once the hub of the ancient Silk Route — is aptly described as a place where Buddhist spirituality and its ancient culture reign supreme amidst virgin nature. It’s a cold desert in northern India, dotted by tiny hamlets spread over the Himalayan peaks adjoining Tibet, where one can simultaneously have […]

When a ‘Gabbar Singh’ in Kharagpur came to head AAP

When a ‘Gabbar Singh’ in Kharagpur came to head AAP

By M.R. Narayan Swamy Title: Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party: An Inside Look Author: Pran Kurup Publisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 133 Two things stand out in the book. One, author Pran Kurup does not hide his adoration for Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Chief Minister and head of India’s youngest political outfit, the Aam Aadmi […]

THE FELS WAGE FAIRNESS PANEL

THE FELS WAGE FAIRNESS PANEL

Who is the Fels Wage Fairness Panel? The Fels Wage Fairness Panel (the Panel) is an independent Panel established to investigate the underpayment of wages by 7-Eleven and determine compensation for underpaid staff. The Panel is led by Professor Allan Fels AO and Professor David Cousins AM. The Panel was established by 7-Eleven however they […]

Federal MP Tim Watts: A strong supporter of the Indian Community

Federal MP Tim Watts: A strong supporter of the Indian Community

Gellibrand is the gateway to Melbourne’s thriving western suburbs. If you haven’t lived in Melbourne’s West before, you’ll find that it has a real sense of community here. Here people know their neighbours, participate in countless volunteer groups and celebrate together in an extraordinary range of cultural festivals. Gellibrand is also one of the most […]

Thailand Property Market – Bird’s Eye View

Thailand Property Market – Bird’s Eye View

By Jaydeep Yeole  Thailand a land of Smiles, a land of spectacular beaches and islands, is the most popular tourist destination and has been hitting the top charts since many years. Indeed, its wealth of history, culture, world class resorts, adventure sports, water sports, tropical forests, graceful highlands, developed infrastructure and hi-tech urban life makes […]

Indian-American teen wins Atlanta ITF tournament finals

Indian-American teen wins Atlanta ITF tournament finals

An Indian-American teen may soon feature in International Tennis Federation (ITF) top 200 rankings after she won the girls’ singles and doubles titles at the 2015 Atlanta ITF tournament. The first Indian-origin player to achieve the double feat in an international tennis tournament, 14-year-old Natasha Subhash, from Virginia, played on hard courts at the Life […]

Indian wins grant to study deadly skin cancer

Indian wins grant to study deadly skin cancer

An Indian-origin researcher in the US has won a $150,000 grant to study genes linked to the deadly melanoma skin cancer, a media report said. Anurag Singh, an assistant professor of pharmacology and medicine at Boston University, won the grant from the Melanoma Research Alliance to study as to why some forms of melanoma with […]

Two Indians among finalists for New Zealand award

Two Indians among finalists for New Zealand award

Two Indian-origin entrepreneurs in New Zealand are among the finalists for the 2015 Women of Influence Awards in the community and not-for-profit category, a media report said on Monday. Founder of East Tamaki Healthcare Group Ranjna Patel and Westpac and Massey University’s Financial Education and Research Centre director Pushpa Wood will compete with 18 other […]

Migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

Migratory birds keep tryst with Kashmir

A riot of colour and cackle has returned to the wetland reserves of Jammu and Kashmir with the first arrivals of thousands of migratory birds from far off lands this year. Migratory birds from Siberia, China, the Philippines, Eastern Europe and other areas arrive here every year to spend winter months in the Kashmir Valley […]

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