August 2003

* A reception luncheon for Hon. Anil Patel, Minister for Industry, Mines, and Tourism, Government of Gujarat, India was organized by Indo-Overseas Management Group and Merchant & Associates on Thursday, August 14, 2003. This was perhaps the last event in our community before the blackout. The Minister and delegates made an informative presentation and invited everyone to participate in Global Investors' Summit 2003 to be held from September 28-30, 2003. For more information, please call Kishor Patel at 416-241-7678 or Rajen Merchant at 416-725-0909.

* Due to the blackout, the flag hoisting ceremony in the morning and the reception in the evening of Friday, August 15, 2003 organized by the Consulate General of India were cancelled. For details, please call the Consulate General of India at 416-960-0760.

* Due to the blackout, Panorama India postponed its cultural show on the occasion of Independence Day of India to Saturday, August 23, 2003. For more information, please call Sharada Bhat at 416-737-9040 or Manmohan Singh at 905-677-0303.

* Visit the Indian Pavilion at the Canadian National Exhibition (International Hall B). For details, please call the Consulate General of India at 416-960-0760.

* Dr. Joseph Kurian, host of the RED HOT GRITS BARBEQUE 2003, invites you, your family, and friends to attend the annual barbeque to be held on Saturday, August 23, 2003. For reservations and more information, please call 416-961-3800 Ext. 302 or click here.

* Jain Society of Toronto will be celebrating Paryushan Parva from Sunday, August 24 through Monday, September 1, 2003, Daslakshan Parva from Monday, September 1, 2003 through Wednesday, September 10, 2003, and Annual JAL-YATRA on Sunday, September 14, 2003. For more information please call Arhant Jain at 905-827-7494.

* Walk or run during the "Leaps & Bounds" event to show your support for the United Way of Greater Toronto. Join the South Asian Community in "Chalo Dil Walo" on Sunday, September 7, 2003.. For more information please call 416-777-1444 ext. 280 or click here.

Our deepest sympathies to the members of Vedanta Society for the loss of Swami Pramathananda who left his physical body on August 12, 2003.

A reception luncheon for Hon. Anil Patel, Minister for Industry, Mines, and Tourism, Government of Gujarat, India was organized by Indo-Overseas Management Group and Merchant & Associates on Thursday, August 14, 2003. The Minister and delegates made an informative presentation and invited everyone to participate in Global Investors' Summit 2003 to be held from September 28-30, 2003. 

This event was organized in co-operation with the Consulate General of India, Toronto and was sponsored by Indo Overseas Management Group, Toronto.

The following presentations were video taped in presence of a live audience of about 70 persons present at the reception held at the Moghul Banquet Hall in Markham, Ontario. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT VIEWS EXPRESSED HERE ARE THOSE OF THE INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANTS AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF MERCHANT & ASSOCIATES OR WWW.NRI-LINK.COM

a) For presentations by Asha Luthra (Vice President, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Toronto) and Romesh Sharma (with long nails), please click here.

b) For presentations by Basil Daniel (Manager, Human Resources, Indo Overseas Management Group) and two Magicians, please click here.

c) For presentations by two Magicians and Niloufer Mama (President, Tradewind Associates, Toronto), please click here.

d) For presentation by Shaukat Darsot (President, Best Travel & Tours, Toronto), please click here.

e) For presentation (Part 1) by Kishor Patel (President & CEO, Indo-Overseas Management Group, Toronto), please click here.

f) For presentation (Part 2) by Kishor Patel (President & CEO, Indo-Overseas Management Group, Toronto), please click here.

g) For presentation (Part 3) by Kishor Patel (President & CEO, Indo-Overseas Management Group, Toronto), please click here.

h) For presentation by Hon. Anilbhai Patel (Minister for Industry, Mines and Tourism, Government of Gujarat), please click here.

i) For presentation by MP Jim Karygiannis (Member of Parliament, Scarborough-Agincourt, Government of Canada), please click here.

j) For presentation on "VIBRANT GUJARAT" by S. A. Dula (Chief General Manager, International Business, Industrial Extension Bureau, A Government of Gujarat Organisation), please click here.