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The clock on the wall

There is a clock on the wall in my bedroom.  I see it as the first thing as soon as I open my eyes.  The message, I dicern fromit, is reflected in the following poem.   Early in the morning when I open my eyes     The clock on the wall catches my sight Non stop…
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ISCA Bridge on Tue 30 July

Dear all   This is to confirm that we will have our Bridge Comp on Tue 30 July.   Where: Southern Cross Club, Tuggeranong (cnr Scollay and Pitman Streets) When:    30 July  2013 Time:     6.50 pm for 7.00 pm.   Pl confirm your participation by Tue 23 July.   Happy Bridging.    Subhash Jalota Phone…
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Poem by Punam

Dear all   Punam is a very talented young lady.  Some of you must have seen her on the stage when Udit Narayan performed.    Please find a sample of her talent on Page 1 and Page 2.   We wish her all the best.   Thanks Subhash Jalota

Film on Swami Vivekananda

Dear Friends, To commemorate the 150th Birthday Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the Vedanta Centre of Sydney – Canberra Chapter is screening  a film titled “  Swami Vivekananda’s life in his own words” for the interested general public. The full length movie produced by the Ramakrishna Mission Chennai, depicts the life of Swami Vivekananda and his…
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है कैसा क्रिकेट अनोखा खेल?

Dear  Friends,    Here are few lines written by me with reference to the VICTORY of ” MUMBAI INDIANS” against ” ROYAL CHALLENGE BANGALORE ” on 27th April 2013 at MUMBAI.   है कैसा क्रिकेट अनोखा खेल? जो रेस में है अगुआ, पर हो गए फेल . सिरमौर बने हैं इस सीजन  में जो, क्रिश…
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On this ANZAC Day let us think of the many Indians, those who gave their life protecting the Australia and New Zealand Contingent, fighting in Turkey.  We saw the graves of three Indians who gave their lives at ANZAC Cove.  We told them there that Indians do not bury their dead  and that is why only three…
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ISCA Activity on Sat 9 March

Dear all   This is just to remind you that we will meet at Belconnen Library at 11 am on Saturday.   We are pleased to advise you that our website is ready to be launched soon.  Your input is most welcome.   People interested in going for a walk at 10 am should…
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Shri Shibu Dutta

I was born at Fyzabad, the twin capital of the Nawab of Awadh.  Fyzabad is close to Ayodhya, the city of Rama.  Fyzabad was the capital till the English tempted the Nawab to shift the capital to Lucknow, where the East India Company had their residency; and promised to give him the title of the…
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ISCA Sri Ganesha (2)

Shri Ganesh

ISCA Report 2012

ISCA Report 2012