VIGYAN BHAWAN ….session 92

IMG_0539

IMG_0548

IMG_0536Such an honor to be at Vigyan Bhawan ! a feeling of Indianess engulfs me when I sit down to be part of such prestigious sessions .Prime Minister Manmohan singh opened the session on a talk about a brighter New India followed by Shri Rajnath singh and Udhav Thackrey .

IFTAAR party

Iftaar party at Leela was a beautiful evening .Ambassadors and Indian leaders in full harmony joined in the celebration .Mr Salman Bashir was spotted enjoying the delights along with other heads of states .
Seen in the picture are Kavita Ashok with Ambassador Of Seychelles Mr Waven Williams .Also seen were Ratan Kaul,Subha Tampi,Harshit Sehgal,Aida shafinaz Allies , MR KL Malhotra ,MR Zirgham Raza and Mr Subodh kumar Jain .IMG_0557

INDIA THE TIME IS NOW …SHASHI THAROOR’S BOOK LAUNCH

IMG_0510 IMG_0508 IMG_0509Young MP’s came together for the launch of Minister of State forHuman Resource DevelopmentDr Shashi Tharoor’s book ..India the time is now .Young Parliamentarians included Hamdullah Sayeed,Jay panda,Jyotiraditya Scindhia,Milind Deora,Also spotted were French ambassador Francios Richier,alka pandey,Sadhna Srivastava,Ratan kaul,Kavita ashok,Shobit Arya,Sunit tan don,aruna vasudev and more .The book makes an interesting read .

ARTY AFFAIR

Art aficionadosrecently gathered at India Habitat to celebrate the show ..Colors of life .Naren Bhiku Jain and Ila Jain played great host to all artists an dart lovers .IMG_0453[1]

IMG_0450[1]The show was put together by Art mall.

COLORS OF LIFE 13

VIK_0363

VIK_0384

VIK_0413

VIK_0390

VIK_0394 (1)

VIK_0388The annual art exhibition of ART MALL,Indias largest art gallery was inaugurated by Indonesian ambassador .Ratan Kaul was the Guest of Honor .
Stalwarts like art critic Shri Keshav Malik and veteran artist Shri Sibbal were honored by Naren Bhiku Ram Jain ,the director of ART MALL.
150 Paintings of top artists adorned the walls at the Visual Art Gallery .The Hussain was a favorite with a lot of visitors so I too have a picture with it !
Geeta Rajan,Kavita Ashok ,DP Sibbal were enjoying the colors of life !
SPECTACULAR !

RUSSIAN NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS …a gala event

DSC04915DSC04905DSC04912DSC04913DSC04914DSC04904DSC04909The celebration of RUSSIAN National Day was regal .Beautiful lighting in the lawns,girl jazz band all the way from Moscow and 200 guests from all embassies and Indian diplomats. Few desrving Indians were fecilitated with Russian awards and titles . In the pictures are American ambassador ,Ratan Kaul,Kavita AShok,Nasir,Deepak,Promilla of Delhi diary and Dr Neeraj Sahini.Kavita Ashok soaking the magnificance of the dinner hall and the embassy lawns .

BHARAT NIRMAN AWARD…Super Achiever Award 2013

DSC_0018

DSC_0048

DSC_0051

DSC_0066

DSC_0081

DSC_0136

DSC_0168

DSC_0181

 

DSC_0190 I am honored and blessed to recieve the SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD 2013 in the field of Etiquette and Grooming .Ms Kiran Bedi did the honors and the chief guests included padamavibhushan Sonal mansingh ,Dr KK aggarwal,Astro uncle and so on .My special thanx to Barsha, Salaam Namaste 90.4 fm who came and covered the event just for me,First secretary to Pakistan embassy Saima Syed , Ratan Kaul and Aditi from my ICUNR family,Janvee sharma from Rajiv Gandhi Foundation,my father Maj R N Maharishi ,Anurag Ashok and Suhani ashok my husband and daughter !I missed my older daughter Roshni ,studying in the US on this special occassion !
Special regards to Ravinder Malhotra for this great incentive he has given me to excel more than ever by giving me this award.Also seen are in the pics Shalini Wadhwa and AAkash Aggarwal.

ART event on WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY …’JOIN”

DSC04860DSC04854Galerie Romain Rolland brought together few artists who expressed their hearts in a unique way on the theme Environment .The world environment day was celebrated in an arty way in oils,water colors,acrylic and many more mediums .
The youngest artist budding with enthusiasm and talent at the show was Suhani Ashok who brought alive birds on her canvas!Padamvibhushan Sonal Mansingh inaugrated the art event and listened with great attention to each artist !DSC04856Seen in the picture is Suhani Ashok with Sonal Mansingh .The group picture has Ratan Kaul,Suhani Ashok ,Sonal mansingh and Kavita Ashok .DSC04864

BOOK Launch ..’.Its Your Life” by Vinita Nangia

DSC04832

DSC04831Book launch of Vinita Nangia”S book titled :ITS YOUR LIFE” was well attended by guests from glamour,page 3 and intellectuals .Because her column in Times Of India is so popular and appreciated I am sure her book on relationships will be promising too .
The launch was hosted by Vani Tripathi and spotted were Rina Dhaka,Kavita Bhartia,Bhaichand Patel ,Ravi Bajaj,Kavita Ashok ,Ratan Kaul,Prof PB Sharma and Frank Christopher .
Seen in the pictures are Vinita Nangia and Kavita Ashok .
The other picture has ratan kaul,Prof PB sharma and Kavita Ashok .