Teenager pursues excellence at Bharata Natyam debut

Padmalatha Dev The Bharata Natyam Arangetram of 13-year-old Sreenidhi held on July 22, 2018 was an evening of delight. She began with poise and composure with three initial items, ‘Pushpanjali’ composed by Balamuralikrishna in Ragam Arabhi and Thalam Aadi; ‘Virutham Malayalam,’ KKS Iyer in Ragamalika on Ayyapan; followed by ‘Allarippu’ in Ekadesha Thalam. In each of these, the young artiste…

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Hindu Leader demands withdrawal of ‘Ganesh Toe Ring’

Rajen Zed Upset Hindus are urging multinational retail corporation Walmart to immediately withdraw ‘Ganesh Toe Ring’ from Walmart.com, calling it highly inappropriate. Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to adorn one’s toe. Inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda…

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Treat awaits poets and litterateurs in Auckland

Venkat Raman Lovers of Hindi and Urdu poetry and ghazals can dwell into the world of literature next month in Auckland as a special event gets going. Urdu Hindi Cultural Association of Auckland is organising the event called ‘Mushaira, Kavi Sammelan and Sham-e-Ghazal’ on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Fickling Convention Centre, 546 Mt Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland. Promoting…

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Patriots clash for celluloid fame on Independence Day

Apurv Shukla Two big ticket Hindi films, ‘Gold’ and ‘Satyameva Jayate’ will be released the world over on August 15, 2018, marking India’s Independence Day. ‘Gold’ stars Akshay Kumar and ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is top-lined by John Abraham. Since August 15 is a Public Holiday in India, producers of both films hope for a box-office bonanza. About the Films Both these…

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Indian migrant wins another round in deportation case

Staff Reporter Proceeding rendered moot with the cancellation of deportation liability notice Mr Singh had been issued with a Deportation Lability Notice last year, and later followed by a Deportation Order. He challenged these Immigration New Zealand (INZ) decisions (out of time) by way of judicial review filed in the High Court through his lawyer Gurbrinder Aulakh, Barrister & Solicitor…

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