• 'Australia's foreign minister keen on fashion diplomacy with India'

    By Nivedita Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu feels that when two nations are forging a relationship they usually talk about political, diplomatic or economical tie-ups but what matters most is the link between people.Sidhu says Australian Foreign Minister Ju...

  • Naga Students' Forum, Mangaluru, holds freshers meet

    Mangaluru: The Naga Students' Forum Mangaluru (NSFM) held its freshers meet at Summer Sands Resort, Ullal.Addressing the meet, Kevin Mendonsa, education correspondent with the Times of India, urged students of North-Eastern states to dispel myths about the North-East while pursuing their education."...

  • Indian expats in UAE celebrate Independence Day

    Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian expatriates in the UAE on Tuesday celebrated India's 71st Independence Day with zeal and fervour by hoisting the national flag and organising cultural events.Hundreds of expats gathered to watch the unfurling of the national flag by Consulate General Vipul at the Indian E...

  • Prajoth D'sa mesmerizes Bengaluru audience

    Bengaluru: Konkani singer Prajoth D'sa and his team enthralled audience with their electrifying performance at the St. Joseph's Arts & Science College Auditorium, Bengaluru, on Sunday. The event "SAMBRAM-2017" was organized by Konkani Samudai Jayanagar. The event also included a socio-comedy drama ...

  • BANA 2017 in Cancun a great success

    Washington: The Washington D.C branch of the Bunts Association of North America (BANA) hosted the BANA 2017 in Cancun, Mexico from July 1st - July 4th 2017. The convention held at the Moon Palace Resort was a great success. Started in 1979-1980 in New York, the BANA event is held once every two year...

  • Dr. Anand Edward D'Souza takes over reins of FKCA

    By AM LoboBengaluru: Dr. Anand Edward D'Souza has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the Federation of Konkani Catholic Associations (FKCA) for the period 2017-2018. The election was held on Saturday, July 29th at Konkan Bhavan, Mathikere, Bengaluru. The FKCA, which is the apex body of all ...

  • A special day out for BKCS members

    By AM LoboBengaluru: Members of Bangalore Konkani Catholic Sangh (BKCS) arranged a get-together programme in Elim Resort on Sunday. The programme began with a prayer service led by BV Pinto. This was followed fun and games. Organizers made four groups comprising kids, youngsters, middle-aged and the...

  • Greet global audience with Hindu salutations, Miss T&T urged

    By Paras RamoutarPort-of-Spain: In this Caribbean nation, where 44 percent of the population is of Indian origin, the new Miss Trinidad & Tobago has been advised to greet global audiences at the Miss World 2017 pageant in China in October with Hindu salutations like "Sita Ram, Namaste".Chandini Chan...

  • CM, Speaker congratulate Ronald Colaco

    Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Council Speaker Shankermurthy on Wednesday congratulated Ronald Colaco on account of being recipient of Prestigious Global NRI of the year award in Philanthropy conferred by Times Now & Times Group. Roland is the only person from the state to have been sele...

  • Businessman Ronald Colaco named Global NRI of the Year by Times Now

    Bengaluru: NRI businessman and philanthropist Ronald Colaco was awarded the Times Now Global NRI of the Year Award 2017 in Mumbai on Tuesday. Colaco received the award in the philanthropy category.Colaco, who attended the award ceremony along with wife Jean Coloco, received the award from actor Dali...

  • Smruti Shenoy to perform in Udupi

    Dubai: The arangetram of Smruti Dayanand Shenoy, who is learning Bharatanatyam in UAE, is scheduled to be held at MGM College, Ravindra Kala Mantap, Udupi, on July 9. Smruti is the disciple of Vidushi Rohini Anant-owned Classical Rhythms, UAE. Theatre artist, actor and director Kasargod Chinna, Vidh...

  • Konkanis in Bengaluru recall forgotten traditions at two-day workshop

    Bengaluru: The importance of preserving one's traditions was emphasized at a two-day workshop on Konkani songs organised by the Kanara Catholic Association (KCA) at The Park Residency Hotel in Bengaluru.The workshop was held on Jun 18-19 and graced by musician and philanthropist Eric Ozario.In the w...