Home delivery promotes customer convenience

Staff Reporter info@indiannewslink.co.nz A new Indian initiative that aims to foster ‘responsible drinking’ has recently been launched in Auckland. People in Greater Auckland can order a wide range of Wines, Spirits, Beers and other beverages along with popular fast-food items, with a promise of delivery within one hour from the time of the placement of order online. There are however…

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New Dating App creates fresh connections

Staff Reporter info@indiannewslink.co.nz Dating websites may be dime-a-dozen in today’s increasingly open and multicultural society but the need to ensure dignity, safety and security has always been underscored by our communities. Parents and caregivers in the Indian community are often worried if their children are exercising care and caution while accessing dating sites online. Meri Jaan An Indian entrepreneur has…

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Musical Journey moves towards fifth landmark

Venkat Raman venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz An evening of melody awaits music buffs as the talented Nanthakumar family and other artistes present their annual concert on March 11, 2017 at Auckland Normal Intermediate School Hall. Organised by Nadesan Nanthakumar in aid of the New Zealand Thirumurugan Temple Trust which owns and operates the Thirumurugan Temple at 145 Church Street, in Otahuhu, Auckland, the…

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Salil Bhatt to get talented company in Auckland

Ratna Venkat –  ratna@indiannewslink.co.nz Indian music lovers and enthusiasts will be looking forward to booking their next weekend as Auckland-based ‘Sargam School of Music’ presents its annual two-day programme devoted to the beauty and intricacies of North Indian Hindustani music. The programme is being held in collaboration with Pandit Salil Bhatt, a world-renowned ‘Satvik Veena’ player from India. Titled ‘Music…

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Tourism Ambassador attracts globetrotters

Guests at the Ninth Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards held last week in Auckland would have been pleasantly surprised to see the winners of ‘Five Crowns New Zealand’ in their presence. Among them were Lauren Watkins (Regional Winner from Christchurch), Brooke Teura (Regional Winner from Auckland South), Johannah Prasad (Miss Five Crowns New Zealand 2016 Supreme Winner from Masterton),…

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Ramayan leaves some lasting impressions

Ratna Venkat –  Most of us are aware that ‘Great power comes with great responsibility,’ attributed to individuals who possess some form of hold or influence over others. Whether used responsibly or corruptly, is what separates those individuals as superheroes or supervillains. Having the power to re-enact a legendary story to the audience too takes great responsibility, one of which…

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Artistic combination creates a unique spectacle

Ratna Venkat –  ratna@indiannewslink.co.nz So far, Indian Newslink readers have had opportunities to read and know about various arts – be it performance-related such as theatre or visual-related such as painting. But what about a combination of theatre and painting? Most New Zealanders may not have heard of this relatively new concept – of another art form called ‘performance art.’…

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