Tag: Seniors

catering social, welfare and cultural needs of seniors of Indian cultural background


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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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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Timeline: India-Australia Interface

BACKGROUND   “Until quite recently,” write Thorn and Raymond “the true dimension of these [of Homo sapiens – the modern man of Asia] achievements were barely appreciated.  The domination of Western culture and technology in human affairs over the past 500 years had one insidious side effect – it lulled the Western mind into an…
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ISCA Executive Committee

 Executive Committee 2012-13   President            :  Shri Subhash JalotaVice President     :  Shri Kanti JinnaSecretary            :  Smt Jyoti JalotaTreasurer            :  Smt Malti Jain Executive Members:Shri Harish JoshiShri Inder KhianiDr Krish BoyapatiSmt Dorothy ManochaShri Suresh Bhandari  

History of Indian Ships

By Shibu Dutta   In India, I think, there is not much attention given to water transport before Indus Valley era.  And even after that not much is known about any sea-venture in early periods.  One Japanese professor, while giving a talk on present politics of India said that India was, and still is, the…
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Prologue to first hundred year of Canberra

First 100 years of Canberra is now being celebrated but that is no excuse to ignore what happened before that or try to establish foundation for establishing Canberra in this fire-prone, hostile and fragile environment.  It was in 1606 when the Dutch ship Duyfken* sailed into the unknown land which was to be known later…
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