Shaineal Shah's chocolates served at US Dept of State Luncheon for Indian PM The lunch hosted for Indian PM Narendra Modi by US Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry in the presence of President Obama was particularly memorable for Shaineal Shah, as the young chocolatier's Friendship Parfait was on the India-based menu for dessert.

Kirtilalbhai Doshi felicitated at GII function Veteran Kirtibhai K. Doshi, one of the senior-most members of the diamond industry, was felicitated at a grand function organised by the Gemmological Institute of India (GII) on his retirement from the post of Chairman GII which he has held since the founding of the organisation.

Hirani Mehta community holds Sneh Sammelan The Hirani Mata Sthanak Trust recently organised a Sneh Sammelan of the Hirani Mehta parivar at Birla Krida Kendra (Chowpatty, Mumbai) on September 14 to bring together families from the community, particularly the younger generation.

Rashi Shah leads team to 2nd place at Maharashtra state TT tournament Rashi Vipul Shah led the HR College table tennis team to the Runner's Up position at the Maharashtra State Table Tennis championship held at Buldana recently.

Artezvous successfully hosts art show for children A group art show entitled 'Colours of India' that featured artworks by talented children artists was a grand success according to Artezvous, the organisers.

Three students of Mamta Mandir, Palanpur win medals at National Games for the Deaf Three girl students of the Shree Maa Shravanvani School for the Hearing Impaired, Mamta Mandir won medals at the 19th National Games for the Deaf held at Gandhinagar recently.

Rosy Blue Foundation invites new proposals for impact projects Rosy Blue Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Rosy Blue Alliance has appealed to community members to share suggestions and ideas related to new projects that seek to tackle social problems within India.

Anoop Mehta Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at HK event Anoop Mehta, president of the Bharat Diamond Bourse and a leading diamantaire was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the JNA awards gala event held in Hong Kong on September 16.

Anshul Kothari to represent India in swimming at Asian Games Anshul Ketan Kothari has been selected to represent India in swimming at the forthcoming Asian Games 2014 that will be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4, 2014.

PST holds entertainment programme for senior citizens Palanpur Samaj Trust (PST) organized a Musical Programme for senior citizens at Indian Merchants' Chamber, Mumbai on August 15, 2014. The programme, held under the banner of the Trust's Senior Citizen's Forum, was sponsored by the Nirav Modi Foundation.

Shri Anilbhai Shantilalbhai Mehta (age 73) passed away Surat on 24 Sep 2014

Smt Chandraben Sureshbhai Parikh (age 82) passed away Mumbai on 18 Sep 2014

Smt Ruxmani Dahyalalbhai Bhandari (age 96) passed away New Jersey on 13 Sep 2014

Shri Rasiklalbhai Chimanlalbhai Chodhari passed away Mumbai on 02 Sep 2014

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