Nile Plast Expo 2013

  There has been an increasing demand for plastic products in Sudan. The 6th International Exhibition for Plastics Industries and Technology from 2nd to 5th December at Khartoum International Fair Grounds is a golden opportunity for cooperation and integration between exhibitors, suppliers and prospective buyers. Nile Plast Expo 2013 is the only exhibition of itsContinue reading “Nile Plast Expo 2013”

India Sudan Bilateral Relations

India Sudan relations have been traced back to almost 5000 years during Nile Valley Civilisation and Indus Valley Civilisation. The pastoral people in North East Sudan known as Bejas claim to have originated from India.The Black Funj Sultanate with its capital in Sennar traded with India in silk, silver ornaments, leather and gold through SuakinContinue reading “India Sudan Bilateral Relations”

Tennis Tournament in Khartoum

  The 2nd ONGC Nile Ganga BV Tennis Tournament was held from 28th November’13 to 30th November’13 at the excellent tennis court in the ONGC Residential Complex in Omak Street, Riyadh, Khartoum. The tournament was sponsored and hosted by ONGC the giant Oil Company of India. The tournament was organized by the active members ofContinue reading “Tennis Tournament in Khartoum”

World Congress of Echinococcosis in Khartoum

Khartoum is currently hosting an International Meet. It is the 25th World Congress of Echinococcosis. This is also the 2nd African Regional Hydatidology Congress. This Congress of International Association of Hydatidology (IAH) is in collaboration with Cystic Echinococcosis Sub-Saharan Africa Research Initiative (CESSARi) and Sudan Hydatid Society (SHS). The tops scientists and researchers of HydatidologyContinue reading “World Congress of Echinococcosis in Khartoum”

Around the World on a Bicycle, now in Khartoum

Somen Debnath comes from the largest Tiger reserve forest in India called Sunderbans, West Bengal. He is away from home for the last nine years, since 27th May 2004. He was 20 then and had just graduated with a degree in Zoology and an additional degree in Fine Arts. He left home on a bicycle.Continue reading “Around the World on a Bicycle, now in Khartoum”

14th November – World Diabetes Day, Children’s Day in India

Today is World Diabetes Day. In India, Children’s Day is celebrated on 14 November, the birthday of the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. He emphasized the importance of giving love and affection to children, whom he saw as the bright future of India. WHO states that Type 2 Diabetes accounts for around 90% of allContinue reading “14th November – World Diabetes Day, Children’s Day in India”

Reading for Meaning

If you are ‘barking at these prints’ then you are reading it aloud but this also means that you may not understand the meaning. Reading is the process of perceiving and understanding the meaning of written language. The purposes of your reading may be skimming-to get information about the text; scanning-to get information from theContinue reading “Reading for Meaning”

Afra Mall partners World Heart Day

On Thursday 7th November there were some unusual activities at the new-look Afra Mall. World Heart Day was being observed by Doctors who volunteered to offer a free health check up. Shoppers got their BP measured, their height, weight and random blood sugar measured and smokers got their breath-gas evaluated and received counselling. These receivedContinue reading “Afra Mall partners World Heart Day”

New Year’s Celebrations in Omdurman

The Indian community of Omdurman celebrated their New Years evening on 4th November at the Indian club in Omdurman. Young brothers and sisters of the community danced to their favourite Hindi film songs with enthusiasm and energy. To greet them on this auspicious day was the Vice Governor of Omdurman Yassein Ahmed Mohamed and theContinue reading “New Year’s Celebrations in Omdurman”

Flying Sikh & Paan Singh Tomar

Milkha Singh and Paan Singh Tomar. Both were Athletes in the Indian Army and donned the Indian colours at International meets including the Olympics.Both broke records and brought glory to the nation. The former in 400 metres and the latter in Steeplechase. While Milkha Singh remains a well sung hero, Paan Singh Tomar an unsungContinue reading “Flying Sikh & Paan Singh Tomar”