“Integration is important wherever we go” – Sonal Choksi - Sonal Choksi, who was the first Indian to enter active politics in Antwerp, fought the local elections on an Open VLD party ticket and performed very creditably moving up from 14th position she had formerly achieved to 3rd.

Nearly 30,000 Operations at Bhansali Trust’s Bodh Gaya Eye Camp - The first two phases of the annual eye camp organised by the Bhansali Trust at Bodhgaya in Bihar concluded with nearly 27,350 operations carried out for needy people in the area. The third phase of the eye camp will be held in March 2013.

Dr Jaytry Mehta completes PhD in Biogenetics from Antwerp University - Dr Jaytry Shahil Mehta has obtained her PhD degree in the field of Biotechnology and Ecotoxicology from the University of Antwerp on November 5, 2012 for her thesis on 'Potential Biorecognition Elements for Food and Environmental Studies

PSK Annual Sports Prize Distribution Function - The Palanpur Samaj Kendra's Sports Committee conducted its Annual Sports Felicitation Function for the year 2010-11 and 2011-12 on October 21, 2012 at PDP Park Yoga Hall in Mumbai.

Shashank S. Mehta / Samir S. Kothari’s Company Wins International Aid Innovation Award - India Impex, a company in which two community members – Shashank Sureshchandra Mehta and Samir Suresh Kothari – are partners, has won the prestigious Aid Innovation Challenge Award at AidEx 2012 held in late October in Brussels.

Smt. Shantaben Shantilalbhai Kothari (age 94) passed away

Smt Anilaben Mahendrabhai Shah (age 73) passed away

Smt. Kanakben Kishorebhai Mehta (age 75) passed away

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