Traditional art faces extinction in India

‘Tomorrow We Disappear’ captures a sad tale Venkat Raman –  Governments the world over are being chastised for not allowing the ‘requisite freedom’ for the private sector to grow and become a true partner in economic progress but what happens if an administration falls short of its duty will be evident at the forthcoming International Documentary Edge Film Festival. The…

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Vegetarian ‘Gokul’ offers more for less

Venkat Raman –  Diners in and around Auckland have been experiencing exquisite Indian cuisine with the opening of Gokul Restaurant within the premises of well-established Sangeet Restaurant at 736 Great South Road, Manukau City. Surprising Prices With a ‘Mini Meal’ comprising rice and curry costing $3.90, a ‘Handy Meal’ comprising at least five items priced at $5.90 and a ‘Super…

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Bengalis usher in New Year with gaiety

Staff Reporter –  Piety, fun, laughter and solidarity, the typical characteristics of the Bengali community were present as its members ushered in the Bengali New Year recently. Organised by Sarmistha- Tapas Mandal and managed by ‘@Ur Service Event Management,’ the programme was held at Western Spring Community Centre on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Mr Mandal said that the event ushered…

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