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Nominations open for 2017 Multicultural Community Medals

By at November 27, 2016 | 7:44 pm | 0 Comment

Nominations open for 2017 Multicultural Community Medals

Members of the community who strive to maintain harmony and peace in NSW are being encouraged to nominate for the 2017 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals. NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka today announced the launch of the nomination process for the Medals and the Multicultural Honour Roll. “We are very proud of our more...

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Jordan’s Queen Rania visits Sydney school

By at November 27, 2016 | 7:17 pm | 0 Comment

Jordan’s Queen Rania visits Sydney school

NSW Premier Mike Baird’s wife, Kerryn Baird, accompanied Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan on a visit to a Sydney primary school during her official visit to Australia on November 25.   Queen Rania and Kerryn Baird were welcomed to Fort Street Public School at Millers Point by Principal Michele Peel-Yates and school captains Nadia Qureashi and Christian more...

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Caring and Sharing – ‘Dinner for a cause’

By at November 23, 2016 | 12:24 pm | 0 Comment

Caring and Sharing  –  ‘Dinner for a cause’

Sydney lately has become a city of Indian concerts, dinners and shows with many such events taking place every week.  Most of these shows are commercially driven but there are a few which are organised with a sole motive of raising funds for charity. One such event is ‘Caring and Sharing’ Event organised by the GOPIO Sydney North West Chapter wherein the team raises more...

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Sydney’s Indian community joins hands to raise awareness about breast cancer

By at November 18, 2016 | 8:45 pm | 0 Comment

Sydney’s Indian community joins hands to raise awareness about breast cancer

To increase the awareness in the community regarding breast cancer and to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer foundation of Australia, Pink Ribbon Breakfast was organized at Parravilla Function Centre on November 13, 2016. Pink Ribbon Breakfast is an event organized nationally in October. The event was organized by two women leaders of Sydney’s Indian community more...

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Pre-Chanukah celebrations held at NSW Parliament

By at November 16, 2016 | 11:38 pm | 0 Comment

Pre-Chanukah celebrations held at NSW Parliament

An event was organized on November 16, 2016 at Strangers Function Room, NSW Parliament House as a part of the pre-Chanukah Celebration.   Chanukah is the eight-day long Jewish festival of Lights, celebrating the universal triumph of light over darkness, freedom over oppression and good over evil. The   program started with a formal welcome of guests by more...

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Wadali’s weave magic with their performance

By at November 8, 2016 | 10:02 pm | 0 Comment

Wadali’s weave magic with their performance

When it comes to soulful singing and taking the singing legacy forward, no one can beat the spirits of Wadali clan, who is working tirelessly to breathe in a new life to the Sufi singing. Wadali brothers- Puranchand Wadali and Pyarelal Wadali and youngest to join them is Lakwinder Wadali - son of elder brother Puranchand Wadali are all masters in their skills. Their more...

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Hundreds attended candle light vigil to mourn Manmeet’s death

By at November 4, 2016 | 10:34 pm | 0 Comment

Hundreds attended candle light vigil to mourn Manmeet’s death

Manmeet Alisher Words can’t express the pain, tears can’t explain the sorrow and debates can’t bring him again- the loss of the family members cannot be recovered, who lost one of the exceptional and beloved member- Manmeet Alisher. It was the ill-fated day of October 28, 2016 , when Manmeet Alisher was burnt alive while he stopped his bus to pick up the more...

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Manu Singh:  From an ardent fan to the ‘Cricket Connect Exhibition Ambassador’ 

By at October 18, 2016 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment

Manu Singh:  From an ardent fan to the ‘Cricket Connect Exhibition Ambassador’ 

Cricket has always remained a most sought after game for the Indians. There has been a great fan-following among the Indians for the cricketers and the enthusiasm among the youngsters can be gauged from their passion of chasing the ball and hitting the bat in every available place in the cities, towns and the wide open fields in the rural India. The game of cricket is more...

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PM Modi dedicates PBK to NRI’s on Gandhi Jayanti

By at October 4, 2016 | 4:38 pm | 0 Comment

PM Modi dedicates PBK to NRI’s on Gandhi Jayanti

An event was organized by Consul General of India in Australia - B. Vanlalvawna, to commemorate inauguration of Parvasi Bharatiya Kendra (PBK) in India. Prime Minister of India , Narendra Modi, inaugurated the building of Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi along with EAM Sushma Swaraj, MoS Gen.(Rt) V.K.Singh and MoS MJ Akbar and dedicated it to the Indian Diaspora on more...

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UNSW pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 147th birth anniversary

By at October 4, 2016 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment

UNSW pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 147th birth anniversary

Rich tributes were paid on October 2, 2016, to Mahatma Gandhi at UNSW, Sydney on the occasion of his 147th birth anniversary. Mahatma Gandhi is remembered for his contributions towards the Indian freedom struggle. The Gandhi Jayanti function was celebrated in true spirit by all the attendees including a large number of people from Indian community. The program more...

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