India’s rising role as First Responder gratifies

Constantino Xavier cxavier@ceip.org The emerging concept of India as a ‘First Responder’ reflects the country’s growing capability and increasing willingness to assume the role of a leading power. By contributing its resources to prevent or mitigate regional and international crises, India is demonstrating its commitment as a responsible country in the international order. Beyond narrow self-interest, such contributions help project…

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Silver Bells ring at Wellington Hindi School with a resolve

Sunita Narayan With 73 enrolled students from a diverse range of linguistic and cultural backgrounds (Cantonese, English, Fiji Hindi, Gujarati, Panjabi, Mandarin, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi, to name a few) and eight teachers, the three branches of the Wellington Hindi School are a buzzing place on Saturdays and Sundays. This has been the practice for the past 25 years.…

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