‘Meera’ transcends boundaries beyond social norm

A mammoth production to enthral New Zealanders Supplied Content An Indian-Australian woman is on a mission to prove that there is more to Indian performing arts than Bollywood. Aarti Bajaj is the Owner and Artistic Director of Wild Dreamer Productions, a ground-breaking Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) based production house committed to pushing boundaries beyond the social norm. ‘Meera,’ the brainchild…

Read More

Model of the Fortnight – Self-discovery guides along the path of success

Modelling is a profession that allow personal refinement and rediscovery of the self, guiding along a pathway to recognition and success, says Shelaila Singh, our Model of the Fortnight. She is a finalist at the ‘Ms Elite Global Earth International 2019’ in Las Vegas, USA this year. It would be a proud moment for Shelaila, who will represent Fiji, the…

Read More

Entity to promote sports among communities

Supplied Content A new organisation to provide meaningful opportunities to people of diverse, ethnic backgrounds in various sports activities has recently been launched in Auckland. Called, ‘New Zealand Ethnic Community & Sports Incorporated’ (NZECSI) aims to create meaningful opportunities in Sports for people of diverse and Ethnic backgrounds. Committee Member Maneel Kumar said that the new entity aims to encourage…

Read More

False memories often lead to confession of the innocent

False memories often lead to confession of the innocent

Psychological approach essential to solve crime Pranoti Gupta Reading an article in Reader’s Digest recently on false memories created in an innocent teenager who confessed to a crime that he did not commit, made me wonder and question as to whether we really trust our memory or the eyewitnesses to judge in serious criminal cases? We need a more serene…

Read More

Telanganites celebrate birthday of KC Rao

Vijay Kosna Editor’s Standfirst: On Sunday, February 17, 2019, millions of Telanganites celebrated the 65th Birthday of their Leader and Telangana Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao better known and abbreviated as KCR, all over the world. He is one of the most popular leaders of South India and is fast emerging as a powerful influence in national politics. The following…

Read More

Vedic Scholar to present discourses on Epics, Verses

Vedic Scholar to present discourses on Epics, Verses

Venkat Raman The meaning and purpose of popular Sanskrit Mantras and prayers and episodes from the Indian Epic Ramayana will be among the subjects of a series of discourses by a visiting Vedic Scholar and Mystic. Dr Samavedam Shanmukha Sharma will have a hectic schedule of meetings and discourses in Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton, evincing the interest of Telugu-speaking people.…

Read More