Accident victim marries after recovery

Suman Kapoor –  Manvendra Sharma, a former student of the Manukau Institute of Technology married Deepa Chaturvedi in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India on January 29, 2016. Manvendra’s friend Manpreet Singh Brar was also present at the wedding. I was extremely pleased to attend the wedding along with my husband Pradeep Kapoor. Serious injuries Almost seven years ago, I wrote in…

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Parade highlights a unique tradition

Staff Reporter –  The Punjabi community in many parts of the country will get together next week to begin the annual Vaisakhi Festival with piety, grandeur and unity, highlighting one of the most fascinating traditions that date back hundreds of years. Street processions including floats, parade by members of the community will form a part of the festivities. Nagar Kirtans…

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Children embrace Sikh Heritage with honour

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Education constitutes one of the most important activities of the Sikh community and the Sikh Heritage School (earlier known as the Khalsa School) in the South Auckland suburb of Takanini is an example of such commitment. The School marked its Silver Jubilee in 2015, bringing pride and joy to Principal Jasvir Kaur, Chairperson Dr Kiran Pal…

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Car Park enhances Takanini Gurdwara Complex

Venkat Raman – venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz The new car park facility at the sprawling Sri Kalgidhar Sahib Gurdwara complex in Takanini (70 Takanini Road) providing for 250 additional cars opened on March 5, 2016 in the presence of a number of prominent people from various communities. Funded by the Akarana Community Trust, the Project, estimated to cost more than $1.5 million, will…

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