Sounds of Silence hum with melody and soul

Ratna Venkat –  ratna@indiannewslink.co.nz Auckland based Hindustani Classical musician and Director of Aarohi Academy of Music Vidya Teke and her team are gearing up for their forthcoming concert titled ‘Khamoshiyaan Gun Gunane Lagi’ on Saturday, September 24 at Dorothy Winstone Centre, Auckland Girls’ Grammar School. Third in a Live-in-Concert series dedicated to Hindi Cinema’s ‘Queen of Melody’ Lata Mangeshkar (known…

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Let those little photographers come to light

Staff Reporter –  info@indiannewslink.co.nz Following our announcement in our July 1, 2016 issue, expression of interest to ‘My World,’ a programme for children between 9 and 12 years of age is now open. This is a Project conceived, regulated and administered by internationally renowned photographer Ashok Kochhar, whose creative works appear regularly in Indian Newslink. A few selected children, resident…

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Shine Forever with Ronita Sharma

Nailing the importance of manicure and pedicure Ronita Sharma –  Good grooming includes well maintained nails on hands and feet but it is not enough just to apply polish. A qualified professional will help you maintain good health through manicure and pedicure treatment. This includes cleaning and shaping nails and treating cuticles without hurting the skin. During manicure and pedicure…

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Like good friends, Trees shed love and pleasantness

Ashok Kochhar –  There are various kinds of creative heads and everyone thinks as per their own wisdom. Few are responsible towards existence and the balance between one’s being and Nature (or Purush & Prakriti). When I am with Nature and taking pictures, I try to understand the deep relationship of every living organism with the ultimate called ‘Prakriti’ (Nature).…

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Every drop and every garden holds a flower

Ashok Kochhar –  “Somewhere beyond right and wrong, there is a garden. I will meet you there” Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, Persian Poet (1207-1273)  There are stories and legends made around enchanted gardens across all cultures. They talk of plants with healing and magical qualities. But when you look closely, aren’t all gardens enchanted? They touch a part of your…

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The pasture is not always green the other side

Ratna Venkat –  New Zealanders are regularly treated to quality shows presented by local and international artistes and Auckland continues to attract visitors and inspire its residents alike. ‘Love N Stuff’ was one such show presented by Prayas Theatre Company that could be seen as an example to highlight the city’s growing population and changing demography. A play written by…

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Auckland woman gets set in Tamil film industry

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz An eager newcomer to the Kollywood industry, Sabby Jey will be making her debut in Director G. Kalaimamani’s next film after being scouted from her Instagram [sabbyjeyxx]. Sabby states that “After a year of planning, the director sent me a contract as the lead female character for his film ‘Vanarpadai’.” She was contacted a year ago…

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