December 2002

* Shri Digvijay Singh, Honourable Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt. of India visited Toronto from November 13th to 16th. During his visit, he held several meetings and discussions. He invited all nris to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Delhi. Her Excellency, Shashi Tripathi, High Commissioner of India also visited Toronto for the first time. For more details, please call Consulate General of India at 416-960-0760.

* Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce - Montreal Council has organized a private screening of "India Kingdom of the Tiger" on Thursday, December 5, 2002. For details, please call their office at 416-224-0090. 

* Zoroastrian Society of Ontario presents “Uchki Tuchki” (a little bit of this & a little bit that - masti, majah & laughter) on Saturday, Decemebr 7, 2002. "Uchki Tuchki" features : 1) A Garbar Ghotala Parsi Gujarati Natak "Vari Banno Paachal Thi?" and 2) A musical extravaganza - "Matida Baira ni Takkar!" For details, please call Bapsy Surti at 416-620-9284 or Roshan Rabadi at 905-846-6177 or click here.

* Vanik Samaj of Toronto has organized Christmas party for children on Saturday, December 14, 2002. For details, please call Rajesh Shah at 905-799-9382.

* Vedanta Society of Toronto has organized a talk "Spirit of Christmas" by Mr. Jacob Thomas, Associate Pastor, Logos Christian Family Church, Mississauga on December 22, 2002. For details, please call Swami Pramathananda at 416-240-7262.


* The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas has been organized from 9th to 11th January 2003. For details, please click here or call the Consulate General of India at 416-960-0760.  

* Five Star Auto Service has moved to a larger facility at 99 Select Avenue, Unit 2, Scarborough. For a free estimate, please call Imam Khan at  416-609-9474

* Trade Wind Associates offers SOTC Winter Tours for NRIs. For details, please call Rukshana Sarkari at  416-920-7682 or click here

* Listen to “Dharkan-The Heartbeat” radio program every Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at CIAO AM 530. For details, please call Subhash or Rashmi Anand at 416-930-5044.

* Congratulations to Moda Optical (our new advertiser) on the occasion of opening of their new location at Piazza Villagio Plaza, 9200 Weston Road at Rutherford, Woodbridge, Ontario, Telephone number – 905-417-8222.

* Yoga Time offers yoga classes daily between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. For details, please call Meena Bhandari at 416-508-4624.

* Pushtimargiya Vaishnava Samaj of Canada organizes every month Ekadashi Satsang in Mississauga. For more information, please call Jayanti Shah at 905-455-2206, P. K. Shah at 416-286-8556, or Raju Shah at 905-479-0507 or click "Community News" on the left panel.  .  

Congratulations to Akaash Maharaj for receiving The Queen’s Jubilee Medal.