"It took the Indian Prime Minister 28 years to come to Australia. But I assure all Indians living in Australia that you will not have to wait for 28 years again," Modi said to a loud cheer from the Indian community at the Allphones Arena in Sydney.
The Indian community here came in for praise from PM Manmohan Singh who said they have earned a reputation for entrepreneurial spirit, perseverance and hard work making remarkable contributions to the development of Tanzania.
President Pratibha Patil met members of the Indian community here and hailed
their contribution to the centuries-old ties between India and
Mauritius making it not only a bond of friendship, but a
relationship of "kinship".
The Indian Embassy in quake-
hit Japan on Wednesday met representatives of the 25,000-strong
Indian community there to ascertain their views about their
plans and assistance needed by them in the wake of last
The Indian community in
Australia today welcomed the country`s first woman Prime
Minister Julia Gillard, describing her a "true friend of
India," and said they looked forward to working with her on