August 2000


*Dharmesh Bhavsar was chosen as a General Winner in the Moments of Intimacy, Laughter, and Kinship (MILK) International Photographic Competition ( New Zealand) in the category of Friendship. For details, please call him at 416-492-2021 or click "Arts & Talent" on the left panel.

*The William Kilbourn Award was presented to Rina Singha on July 17, 2000. For details, please call her at 416-463-1710 or click "Arts & Talent" on the left panel.

*The Swaminarayan Hindu Mission, Canada organized Shilanyas Mahotsav - July 18 to July 23. For details, please click "Community News" on the left panel. For a slide presentation on Mahotsav, please click here. For a presentation on De-addiction Program, please click here.

*National Indo-Canadian Council, Toronto Chapter organized a warm farewell to the outgoing Consul Mr. Vinod  Sachadeva and Mrs. Kiran Sachdeva on Sunday, August 13, 2000. For details, please call Kamal Driver at 416-490-1374 or click "Community News" on the left panel.

*The Alpha Charitable Foundation organized the 8th Annual Alpha Run & Walk on Sunday, August 13, 2000. For details, please call Shayam Kaushal at 416-445-4890 or click "Community News" on the left panel.

*All youth are invited to a discourse and discussion (in English) on Hinduism with the most revered Hindu religious saint, philosopher, and spiritual leader - Pujya Shri Swami Satyamitranand Giriji Maharaj on Friday, August 18, 2000. For details, please call Dr. Vipin Mithia at 905-507-0976 or click "Community News" on the left panel.

*Congratulations to Sushila Merchant who celebrated her 82nd birthday on July, 25, 2000.

*Panorama India invites you to the Commercial Exposition at Hall B at the International Pavilion in the National Trade Centre, CNE. It is open until September 4, 2000. Twenty business entities from India and four from Canada have a wide variety of items to offer you. Items such as readymade garments, pashmina & kashmiri shawls, silk carpets, silk & leather products, woolen jackets, stoles, embroidery and brocante, patchwork and zariwork from Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Kutch, designer bed spreads, beautiful quilts for homes, and handicraft items are available. Other items also include fashion accessories, cosmetics & personal care products, and herbal products. Most of these items have arrived directly from India specially for this exposition. 
Meet officials from the India Trade Promotions Organization, chat with these businesspersons, compare prices and quality with what is available in Canada, and bargain to close a deal.

Bring this announcements sheet with you. Participating booths will display the same sheet.

You can also have a free consultation with Ayurvedic doctor Medha Mehendale, director of Harshagiri Herbals Ltd. from Mumbai, or a free makeover by the makeup artists of Vasanti Cosmetics from Toronto.

Also, visit the Panorama India booth, Government of India Tourist Office booth, or cultural area, pick up a copy of the special brochure published on the occasion of the Millenium Festival and participate in free henna and rangoli demonstrations.

For details, please call Capt. H.D. Selby, I.N. (Retd.) at 905-569-3914 or click "Panorama India" on the left panel..Bhandari.jpg (15798 bytes)

Click here for a special message by Mr. C. M. Bhandari,
the Consul General of India, Toronto

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*Sarathi presents Partha Bose and Sukalyan & Entourage on August 27, 2000. For details, please call Ruby Mukherjee at 905-513-0654 or click "Arts & Talent" on the left panel.

*Our sincere condolences to Bharat Tailor and family for the loss of Hema Tailor who passed away recently due to cancer at the young age of 37 years.