Category archives: Oranganisation

Festival of South Asia Hits it out of the BIA Park

    Toronto, July 28, 2016: The longest running outdoor South Asian festival in North America, the 14th Annual TD Festival of South Asia, took place at the Gerrard India Bazaar on Gerrard Street in Toronto on July 16 and 17th, 2016 from noon until 11pm, with free admission for all with over 200,000 in attendance. Clamorworld chief  correspondent Samuel Yerraguntla in conversation with Tushar Unadkat, the producer and director of FSA. […]

Celebrating The Spirit Of South Asia: Home Away From Home

The three things you think when one mentions India or South Asia. Samosa, Taj Mahal and Bollywood. Not necessarily in any given order, but these were the favorites that once again stole the show at  the Festival of South Asia, held at Gerrard Bazaar, Toronto.  Held on  July 16th and 17th, most of Torontonians and visitors from across the globe once again went to their favorite Indian street. Apart from […]

International and Bollywood celebrities attend 14th Annual TD Festival of South Asia

  Toronto, July 24, 2016: Gerrard India Bazaar BIA proudly presented the 14th Annual TD Festival of South Asia with an estimated crowd of 200,000 in rotation over the weekend of July 16-17, between Greenwood and Coxwell. For the first time, TD Festival of South Asia showcased a truly multi-disciplinary line-up of artists and including Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Live Arts installation on-site alongside the Performing Arts. The BIA Chairman, […]

ClamorWorld Exclusive: Come Join The Festival Of South Asia In Canada

South Asia is a complex mix of myriad cultures, food traditions and a melting pot of many million emotional and social beliefs. If you are anywhere around the Western Hemisphere and sometimes feel the pangs of separation from your motherland, there is no place that’s as beautiful as the Festival Of South Asia in Toronto to connect to your roots. One of the longest running outdoor South Asian Festival in […]

Youth Heart Throb RAGHAV to Headline 14th Annual TD Festival of South Asia

Toronto, ON (July 5, 2016) – Popular Canadian singer and songwriter Raghav, who rose to fame with his hit-single Angel Eyes will be the headline performer at the 14th Annual TD Festival of South Asia.  Also performing at the festival are Mumbai based singer Ali Quli Mirza and popular Canadian rock band – Sirens of Shanti. “We are proud of GIBBIA efforts for consistently celebrating the Festival of South Asia […]

BCCI appoints Anil Kumble as head coach of Indian cricket team for 1 year

The Board of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) announced on Thursday that former India skipper Anil Kumble will be the head coach of the Indian cricket team for a period of one year. The other big names in contention for the job were Ravi Shastri, Tom Moody, Stuart Law, Lalchand Rajput, Pravin Amre and Andy Moles.   Kumble has no coaching experience but has mentored Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and […]

Shiv Sena at 50: From militant chauvinism to mid-life blues

It was a cool rainy day on June 19, 1966, that a frail, young political cartoonist with fiery eyes assembled a loose ‘Army of Shivaji’ and launched the Shiv Sena for espousing the case and cause of ‘sons of the soil’. After many ups and down, mostly the latter, the saffron, ultra-right party is now celebrating the golden jubilee of its founding. A mega-bash is planned on Sunday to mark […]

8 Things You Didn't Know About All India Radio - That Completes 80 Years Today

All India Radio, India’s national public radio broadcaster is celebrating its 80th anniversary today. Also known as Akashvani. which means ‘Voice from the Sky’, AIR is one of the leading and oldest radio networks in the world. It’s a division of Prasar Bharti and is headquartered at Akashvani Bhavan in New Delhi.Let’s look at some lesser known facts about India’s most loved radio station The radio station was launched on […]

On World Cartoonist Day, visit India’s only cartoonists’ institute in Bengaluru

Indian Institute of Cartoonists is the only organisation in India working towards promoting the art of cartooning. It is easy to miss the Indian Institute of Cartoonists in the hustle and bustle of Bengaluru’s busy Trinity Circle. Situated just a few meters from the circle in the basement of a building, spread across 5000 square feet, this institute is one of its kind in India. The Institute, established in 2001, […]

Saudi Binladin Group terminates 50,000 jobs: Report

JEDDAH: Construction company Saudi Binladin Group has laid off 50,000 staff, Saudi newspaper Al-Watan reported. The total workforce at Binladin, one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest firms and among the Middle East’s largest builders, is around 200,000, according to its LinkedIn page. Al-Watan, citing unnamed sources, reported that the group has terminated the contracts of 50,000 workers — apparently all foreigners — and given them permanent exit visa to leave the […]