New-year

2021 – Year of Hope – As If on Noah’s Ark


by Ravi Batra The ever-likeable Joseph R. Biden Jr. is our Noah, starting at Noon January 20, 2021, as we Americans have only One President at a time. 2021 is a year pregnant with Hope itself, and why I call it: the Year of Hope. Meanwhile, the world is buffeted with existential tsunamis: man-made, as in...

Air India to start new services to US from Jan 2021

Post Date: January 5, 2021

New Delhi: National carrier Air India is all set to expand its services to the United States from January 2021. Accordingly, the airline will commence its first-ever non-stop services between Bengaluru and San Francisco as well as between Hyderabad and Chicago from January 9, 2021 and January 13, 2021, respectively. “Passengers from Bengaluru and Hyderabad - both...

New Year Message


Kamlesh Mehta and Parveen Chopra The South Asian Times Dear Kamlesh and Parveen, Ranju joins me in extending our best wishes to you, your family and readers of The South Asian Times for a safe, happy, light-hearted, healthy and Blessed 2021! 2020 was a year of reckoning. Our nation, and world, faced a collective tsunami – whether...

The world rings in 2021 with caution, gratitude

Post Date: January 3, 2021

Dubai Emaar, the master developer of the Burj Khalifa, celebrated New Year's Eve with spectacular fireworks, animation, laser and light to ring in 2021. The dazzling display celebrated the theme of 'togetherness', the UAE's success and achievements, and paid tribute to the frontline heroes of 2020. Auckland-New Zealand , Sydney-Australia  New Zealand and Australia had spectacular fireworks display...

How a ‘new’ India can be built, starting 2021


By Rajdeep Sardesai  After a traumatic and turbulent 2020, it’s time to ring in a New Year with hope. And since Rabindranath Tagore is being rediscovered by our netas ahead of the Bengal elections, this is a prayer for India in 2021 that draws inspiration from the great poet-laureate. Where the mind is without fear and...

New Year Message for 2021


By Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj Dear Brothers and Sisters in God, I send all of you my warmest wishes for a Happy New Year. It is my deepest prayer that the new year, 2021, is one that takes us out of darkness into the Light. The year 2020 that we have just passed through has been...