ANZ marks Chinese New Year with elegance

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz “A commercial bank should be the financial heart of the community, working closely with people to ensure that they are progressive and prosperous. Nothing gives a financial institution a larger meaning than ensuring the success of wealth creators.” Those words ring true not only at business and trade events but also at social and community celebrations…

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Model of the Fortnight

You can resist everything except temptation Contrary to the popular belief that temptation is the hardest to resist and that it often makes things worse, “We gain the strength of the temptation that we resist,’ says Priti Angel Kumar, our Model of the Fortnight. Again, contrary to popular belief that words of wisdom are products of years of experience and…

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Donations to repay loans of God and His people

Malathi Vasudevan –  mvat2000@gmail.com Hamilton has truly been blessed by the Divine presence of Lord Venkateswara (Balaji) since March 9, 2015. Since then the Sri Balaji Temple (located at 2 Kent Street, Frankton, Hamilton) has become a hub for many activities. Several local groups have shifted their weekly and monthly prayer evenings to the Temple. They include the Ramayan Mandali…

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Actions speak better than words in posterity

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Deeds are more important that speeches and those with a sense of purpose become legends and gurus for the succeeding generations, a spiritual leader has said. According to Vishvasant Brahmrishi Gurvanand, respectfully referred as ‘Gurvanand Swami Ji,’ people have the right and responsibility to imbibe the serenity of the spirit and the depth of the meaning…

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Model of the Fortnight

Passion for India goes beyond cuisine and costume “Visiting India and experiencing the pious and busy atmosphere of the Golden Temple in Chandigarh are among the finest facets of my life,” says Shantelle Anderson, our Model of the Fortnight. “I learnt much more about India, its traditions and culture and since then I have come to respect the Indian community…

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Talent of the Fortnight

Excellence follows quality upbringing It happens all the time – children grow up in the image of their parents with quality breeding quality and the young ones trying to surpass the old chips and the latter willingly let them do so. There is no dearth of talent among the younger members of our community; we have dancers, singers, thespians, artists…

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