fbpx

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Voice of the Commonwealth - The Global Influencer

Sri Lankan charity founder wins Commonwealth Points of Light award

KANDY, Sri Lanka (CU)_The Points of Light awards are aimed at recognising outstanding volunteers whose service is making a difference in their communities. It was first established by US President George H. W. Bush in 1990, while the UK Points of Light was developed in 2014, in partnership with the US programme. The awards are an expression of gratitude by Her Majesty the Queen, towards volunteers across the 54 Commonwealth nations, recognising one volunteer from each Commonwealth member state every week.

The 211th Commonwealth Point of Light award was won by…

Latest news

Calls to import coal through aggregating agency

KOLKATA (CU)_Over the recent months, there has been an increase power generated through coal in India, both domestic and imported. As of Friday, power...

Related news

13-year-old autistic girl swims across the Palk Strait!

DHANUSHKODI, Tamil Nadu (CU)_At 4.15.am. on Sunday (20 March), a 13-year-old autistic girl set out to swim across the Palk Strait. On any given...

India’s female Para-athletes swimming against the tide

JALANDHAR, Punjab (CU)_Being a sportswoman in India comes with societal opposition and gender discrimination, while poverty and the lack of facilities also come as...

May you continue to shine like a diamond…

BRIDGETOWN (CU)_Fireworks filled the sky, as a 21-gun salute was fired and the national anthem of Barbados was played over the Heroes Square in...

The woman set to lead Caribbean island in the midst of historical change

(CU)_In September 2020, Barbados announced its intention to become a Republic, a process which involves the removal of Queen Elizabeth as the country’s head...

Elaine Thompson-Herah’s journey to becoming the fastest woman alive

(CU)_Born in the Parish of Manchester in west-central Jamaica, during her early days Elaine Thompson-Herah was a good athlete, but not an outstanding one....

‘Shuffler of the year’ inspiring thousands from her hospital bed

MONTREAL (CU)_Nadia Chaudhri is a neuroscientist born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan. At the age of 17 she moved to the United States and...

Best of female leadership demonstrated during the pandemic

(CU)_Over the recent years, Bangladesh has reported a striking progress across its economic, social and political spheres. To highlight a few of the many...

‘From rags to riches’: The Queen of Dancehall calls on young women to pray hard and work hard

SPANISH TOWN, Jamaica (CU)_Grace Hamilton, known professionally as Spice, was born in Spanish Town, in southeast-central Jamaica to a family living in abject poverty....

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Calls to import coal through aggregating agency

KOLKATA (CU)_Over the recent months, there has been an increase power generated through coal in India, both domestic and imported. As of Friday, power...

Over 6000 employees required for Singapore Changi Airport!

            Singapore (CU)_ Changi Airport Group (CAG) has announced the launch of one of the largest recruiting campaigns in Singapore's aviation sector, with more...

One of Australia’s most anticipated mineral exploration targets is about to be drilled

PERTH (CU)_Chalice Mining has finally received long-awaited approvals to work inside a state forest in Western Australia, which would mean one of Australia’s most...

President Hichilema’s vision for Zambia’s vital mining sector

CAPE TOWN (CU)_Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema recently participated in the annual African Mining Indaba that was held in Cape Town, South Africa. The Zambian...

A clear signal of intent after breaking the trust of Aboriginal Australians

PERTH (CU)_Back in May 2020, Rio Tinto destroyed a 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site in the expansion of… an iron ore mine in Western Australia. Although the...

A marathon trip designed to signal Beijing’s broader ambitions in the Pacific

HONIARA (CU)_Over the recent weeks, China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific has come under the spotlight following a controversial security agreement that was signed...

Queen to perform at Platinum Jubilee concert alongside Sir Elton John and Alicia Keys

LONDON (CU)_In less than two weeks, Queen Elizabeth will be celebrating her 70th anniversary of taking the throne. A series of events are scheduled...

Popular Indian Americans are investing in the US T20 cricket league!

California, USA (CU)_ According to recent media reports, popular Indian American business executives including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen are...

Suhana Khan’s 22nd birthday bash was with the Archies squad!

Mumbai, India (CU)_ Suhana Khan turned 22 this year. The popular star kid celebrated her 22nd birthday with ‘The Archies’ team filled with enjoyment....

Singapore envoy lauds Bangladesh’s electricity and energy sectors

Dhaka, Bangladesh (CU)_ The energy industry of Bangladesh is booming. Recently, Bangladesh began building the 2.4-gigawatt (GW) Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, which is anticipated...

25 years after the murder, Metropolitan Police still has ‘much to do’

LONDON (CU)_Back in April 1993, Stephen Lawrence, a black British teenager from Plumstead, southeast London, was waiting for a bus in Well Hall Road,...

The transgender community welcomes Pakistan’s Transgender Endowment Fund Bill 2022

Islamabad, Pakistan (CU)_ The transgender community and civil society have lauded the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for passing Pakistan's Transgender Endowment Fund Bill 2022....