Leaders emphasise importance of Inclusion citing INL Awards

Leaders emphasise importance of Inclusion citing INL Awards

Venkat Raman Auckland, July 1, 2019 Ethnic communities contribute substantially to various sectors of the New Zealand economy and it is necessary to acknowledge them, a Minister of the Crown has said. Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa said that the South Asian and South East Asian communities in general and the Indian community in particular have been great achievers in…

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The challenge of balancing Indo-US interests remains on top

The challenge of balancing Indo-US interests remains on top

Manoj Joshi New Delhi, June 28, 2019 Has all the carefully articulated and sensibly structured outcome of the Pompeo-Jaishankar meeting gone up in smoke after a Donald Trump tweet demanding that India withdraw the tariffs it has recently imposed on US goods? Difficult to say. It is quite possible that President Trump and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are playing “good…

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Twyford, main victim of PM’s ministerial ‘reset’

Twyford, main victim of PM’s ministerial ‘reset’

Sam Sachdeva Wellington, June 28, 2019 Jacinda Ardern’s first ministerial reshuffle has seen Phil Twyford pay the price for his KiwiBuild failures, while Kris Faafoi was perhaps the biggest winner in rising to Cabinet. Can you really have a KiwiBuild “reset” without resetting the Minister behind it? It is that fundamental question, and the obvious answer, which perhaps best explains…

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Wellington Phoenix honoured for Inclusion Programme

Wellington Phoenix honoured for Inclusion Programme

Courtney Marsden Wellington, June 28, 2019 Wellington Phoenix have won a special recognition award for their Football Diversity and Inclusion Programme. The Sixth Annual Indian Newslink Sports, Community, Arts & Culture Awards took place on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Ellerslie Events Centre, Auckland and celebrated the growing importance of contributing to various aspects within society. The Football Diversity and Inclusion…

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All those theories of detachment get you more involved

All those theories of detachment get you more involved

Sadhguru, Isha Foundation Many so-called spiritual teachings are given that essentially say, attachment is bad, so do not get attached to anything. These kinds of teachings and misunderstandings have come because of the pain people go through with attachment. Teachings of detachment and being desire-less come because of the fear of entanglement. Entanglement always creates pain and suffering within a…

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The rage of ‘Kannagi’ puts Christchurch audience in a trance

The rage of ‘Kannagi’ puts Christchurch audience in a trance

Shirish Paranjape Christchurch, June 27, 2019 Pavithra Maduram Ravi, an acclaimed classical dancer and singer, who runs Zealandia Academy of Indian Arts (ZAIA) at Christchurch and Timaru, gave a captivating dance performance titled “Kannagi,’ an episode from ‘Silapathikaram,’ a Tamil Literature epic, written by Ilango Adigal. The performance was held at the Heaton Normal Intermediate School Hall in Christchurch recently.…

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