In HongKong, Magalir Mattum event, 11 women in their bridal costumes of various states of India, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka.
It was indeed a great weekend for Indian music in Hong Kong. The showcase of our Indian Traditional instruments of Veena, Violin, Sitar, Mridangam, Ghatam and Tabla in the 44th Hong Kong International festival was really a feast to around 460 Hong Kong international music lovers at City Hall of Hong Kong.
On October 10th, children and adult had a rare event in Hong Kong. Kannada Sangha brought the most ancient South Indian art - Yakshagana Puppet performance to the residents in Choi Hung Civic Center.
Despite hot weather, approximately 5,000 Indian nationals participated in the 69th Independence Day celebrations at the Embassy premises. The function started with the unfurling of the tri-colour National Flag by Ambassador Sunil Jain and the singing of the National Anthem.
On 13th August, Aadi Amavasya pooja was conducted New Malden Murugan Temple in Surrey, London.
In appreciation of the immense service rendered by Mr. Abdul Raheem, the outgoing Consul General, ten Sri Lankan organizations including Lanka Lions, Sri Lanka Business Council, SAHANA, CA-SL UAE Chapter, PIMA, SLQS organized a grand farewell reception in his honour on 30th July 2015 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Deira Creek, Dubai.
The dominance of Indian children in spelling bees is set to continue with at least three Indian Australian kids making it to the top 50 of Australian popular Television “Channel Ten’s” new television program The Great Australian Spelling Bee.Indian kids have typically ruled spelling contests,
Detroit, USA Kid helped physically impaired Kids in India to have their own Library at their school! Harish Jaisankar (fifth grader in Webster Elementary school) from Livonia, MI who born in USA collected empty pop cans from his neighbors, friends and in his school to buy books and start a library in a school for hearing and speech impaired kids.
“It was a night of colorful yet patriotic performances as the “Bandar Seri Begawan Indian Association”(BSBIA) held a cultural programme in conjunction with India's Independence day celebrations in Brunei.
Independence Day was celebrated in Hong Kong with flag hoisting, followed by a cultural programme by children and adults.
Hong Kong: On June 19th, Hong Kong Yoga practitioners came together to celebrate the 2nd International Yoga Day. More than 2000 people assembled at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park. Welcome speech was given by Mr. Ravi Sinha, acting Consul General of India in Hong Kong. Keynote address was given by the 'Guest of Honour' Hon'ble Secretary of Home Affairs, Mr. Lau Kong-wah during that occasion.The event was organised by Indian Consulate ...
June 21,2016 IST
Temple History :The history of Hindu community in Nebraska dates back to the early 1970’s when engineers and their families immigrated from India to the Omaha area. These Hindu immigrants initially conducted the practices of their faith in their own homes. In the mid 1970’s, there was a second wave of immigrants from India to the Lincoln and Omaha area. A majority of these men and women were ...
October 26,2008 IST
Sri Senpaga Vinayagar TempleThe Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple at Ceylon Road, which started in the mid-19th century, was re-built and consecrated in 2003. Some interesting features include the Rajagopuram entrance tower which features the Chola style of architecture. The Cholas were the greatest temple builders in the history of India. In the main hall is the temple’s most unique feature: four granite pillars with eight ...
June 09,2008 IST
HISTORY : This temple is one of the few places of worship in the world that had withstood the vicissitudes of historical events that occurred around its location over some millennia in the past. Further, very probably, this is the most ancient of the places of worship in the whole of Sri Lanka. It was originally established some thousands of years ago by the Nagas (Serpent/Dragon race of people) who were a branch of a pre-historic, probably ...
June 06,2008 IST
History : Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam had its humble beginnings in the mid 1900 as an informal gathering of the early Tamil migrants from the Karambakkudi Taluk in Tamil Nadu, comprising of some 40 odd small villages. They called themselves, 'Karambakkudi Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam'. They assisted the early Tamil migrants to settle down and establish themselves in Singapore. They rented a premise in 103, Rowell Road and converted the 2 nd storey into a temporary boarding house. A Thirukkural book retrieved from this premise indicates that they had already set up a library prior to 1949. Apart from assisting the early Tamil migrants settle-down; they actively campaigned against alcoholism amongst its members. They ...
June 26,2012 IST
போனிக்ஸ்: அமெரிக்காவில் நடந்த கோபா கால்பந்து தொடரில் 3வது இடத்துக்கான ஆட்டத்தில் அமெரிக்க அணியும் கொலம்பியா அணியும் மோதியது. ...
June 26,2016 IST