Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi - Indians mark 57 years of Karnataka  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 15/12/2013
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) Indians from Karnataka celebrated Rajyotsava Day at the Indian Consulate recently to mark the formation of their state 57 years ago.
Prabhat K. Jain, Indian consul for labor affairs, was the chief guest. Vishwanath Hegde, chief patron of the forum; Ilyas Momin, a member of the Indian International School-Jeddah management committee; and Iqbal Yousuf, founder of Jamiatul Falah, were special guests.
The program started the traditional way with the lighting of a lamp, and a song performed by Nagarathna Prasad and her group.
Krish Jangal, president of the forum, welcomed the guests. He spoke about how the state was formed and the functioning of the Karnataka Non-resident Indian Forum (KNRIF). He asked all Kannadigas to help the poor and downtrodden in the state.
Syed Nasir Khursheed, general secretary of the KNRIF, outlined the work of the organization, and how it had helped many poor people since its inception.
Jain thanked Karnataka residents here and in India for assisting various community initiatives. He advised the forum members to help other members of the Indian community. He thanked the forum for recently helping a needy Kannadiga in Jeddah.
Momin highlighted the importance of charity and praised the KNRIF. Yousuf described Karnataka as a major tourist attraction with natural beauty, flora and fauna, historical monuments and exotic beaches.
Sabu Chandra and Roshan Rodrigues choreographed programs to entertain the audience. Mohammed Kaleem, Mohammed Saif, Mohsin, Miss Rehana, Miss Nidhi and others presented favorite Kannada and Hindi songs. Niaz Ahmed, the master of ceremony, hosted a quiz show.
Manzoor Ahmed, vice president, and Sri Harsha, treasurer of the forum, said the program helped bring Kannadigas together. Yashwanth Amin, joint coordinator, and Aijaz Ahmed, the meeting coordinator, said it felt like the celebration was taking place in India.
Shaikh Saoud, Vishwanath Karkera and Mohammed Sahib praised the organizers for setting up a successful function. Alok Pattar, IT coordinator of the forum, organized games. Mohammed Mansoor, event manager of the function, delivered the vote of thanks. The program ended with the national anthem.

 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 16 2014 - Kuwait Stock Exchange Indices Close in GreenQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Main indexes of the Kuwaiti bourse were in the green zone upon closing Tuesday with the weighted, the price, and the KSX 15 up by 1.1, 28.6, and 2.64 points respectively. Number ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Diplomatic Adviser to the King of Belgium Meets Qatar's AmbassadorQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Diplomatic Adviser to the king of Belgium Pierre Cartuyvels met HE Qatar's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium, Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani. During the meeting, they discussed ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Real Estate Transactions Worth over QR684 Million Last WeekQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Real estate transactions between September 7 and 11 for the real estate sales contracts registered at the Ministry of justice are worth QR684,139,324, the real estate registration ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Qatar University to Host Workshop for Young BoffinsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Qatar University's Al Bairaq programme will engage aspiring young scientists from high schools in workshops on nanotechnology and other scientific topics, the university said ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Qatar Expresses Concern over Expansion of Nuclear Power Reactors EstablishmentQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) The State of Qatar has stressed that the obsession with safety and security of potential nuclear accidents preoccupies the international community because of the long -term and ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Four Elements of Islamic State Killed in IraqQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Baghdad Operations Command announced the killing of four elements from the Islamic State group (ISIS) northwest of Baghdad. The spokesman for the command, Brigadier Saad Maan told ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Elements of Islamic State Killed in IraqQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Baghdad Operations Command announced the killing of four elements from the Islamic State group (ISIS) northwest of Baghdad. The spokesman for the command, Brigadier Saad Maan told ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Phase one to begin Dubai USD2.7b Parks projectMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai Parks & Resorts, a Meraas Holding company announced it has made significant progress on phase one of its multi-billion dollar entertainment and leisure destination in the emirate, ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Investcorp acquire USD250m US property propertiesMENAFN
(MENAFN) Bahrain's Investcorp, an alternative investment manager, announced it had acquired a portfolio of office and industrial property assets in three cities in the United States for around USD250 ...

 Sep 16 2014 - Dubai's RTA to invest USD544m in 2 projectsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai's RTA announced it is planning to invest in the construction of two new road projects in the Creek area of the city in order to ease traffic congestion, Arabian Business reported.The ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help