Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) As Mahatma Gandhi's banner fluttered in the light spring breeze, the sound of drums resonated through the Wynyard Park in the heart of Sydney, heralding the first United Nations International Day of Non-Violence celebrations Tuesday to mark the birth anniversary of the apostle of peace and non-violence.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007 6:13:41 PM
Sydney, Oct 2 (DPA) At least 30 pro-democracy protesters have been killed in Myanmar's crackdown on dissent - three times the official figure, Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007 3:20:00 PM
Sydney, Oct 2(DPA) Australia Tuesday rejected Myanmar's nomination of an army general as the Southeast Asian country's envoy to Canberra. The snub is in response to the brutal treatment of protesting Buddhist monks and their pro-democracy supporters.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007 2:19:50 PM
Sydney, Oct 2 (IANS) Intricately embroidered outfits, dazzling jewellery, decorative mandaps (wedding canopies), bouquets, a very busy astrologer and even prospective brides or grooms -- the Indian Bridal Fair and 'singles meet' held here was abuzz with activity and excitement.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007 11:37:58 AM
Wellington, Oct 2 (DPA) New Zealand and India will negotiate a film co-production agreement, it was announced in Wellington Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007 10:41:11 AM
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) In the western world people often choose their partner, but they assume that their Indian friends and colleagues will inevitably be forced into an arranged marriage. Dispelling this myth is Indian-origin Australian filmmaker Sheila Jayadev's documentary, 'Arranging Love'.
Saturday, September 29, 2007 10:07:31 AM
Wellington, Sep 28 (DPA) Air New Zealand will make the world's first test flight in a commercial airliner using bio fuel under an agreement with Boeing and Rolls Royce, chief executive Rob Fyfe announced Friday.
Friday, September 28, 2007 1:09:21 PM
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) Five Indian films - 'Gandhi My Father', 'Dharm', 'Eklavya', 'Mithiya' and 'Taal' (Bengali) - have been nominated for the inaugural Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) to be held on the Gold Coast in November.
Thursday, September 27, 2007 2:52:18 PM
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) An international human rights group, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) based here, has called for the early return of democracy in Fiji.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 11:42:10 AM
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) A giant sand sculpture of the Taj Mahal in midtown Manhattan has been attracting large crowds.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 9:04:19 AM
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