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(News)
Inauguration of New SAIIER

In today's news you can listen to Sanjeev on the new building of SAIIER. Founded in 1983, SAIIER has, ever since, been located in Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture (International Zone). Sanjeev also invites the community to participate in tomorrow's inauguration. It will take place at 9.30am at Town Hall, next to the Auroville Foundation, where the new building is located. Further, Dr. Karan Singh, Chairman of the Governing Board, with Prof. Manoj Das from the Ashram as chief guest, invites us to a talk: 'Vedanta Today'. That takes place today at 6.30pm at Bharat Nivas. Read more

Thursday, 07 November 2013
(City Life)
Repos Sandbag Party
On Sunday under the supervision of Satprem and Lara from the Earth Institute, around 50 people answered the emergency call made by Repos’community last residents: Please hurry to come to our beach sandbag party and help us save our last houses. They joined efforts with the Indian working team also present. The assignment was tough, but we all could feel the great joy of achieving something together. Satprem ensure that, yes there is still a chance to save this great location, if our common will is set to it. Read more

Tuesday, 17 September 2013
(News)
Cosmic Fusion, Cyclone. Repos
Sri Aurobindo Centre for Studies.. India and the World today and tomorrow is hosting Dr. Bahman Shirazi, Professor at California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco who will held workshop on Integral Consciousness at White Hall at Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of Indian Culture in International Zone. For the end of the cycle of recycling events Phoenix project for CCC(Community Cultural Colors) invites us to Kalabhumi on Saturday 29th at 7pm to a Cosmic Fusion. AVCRT is organizing a gathering on Saturday at 10am at Town Hall. Read more

Thursday, 27 December 2012
(Environment)
Keep the Faith
For almost a decade, but surely with acceleration in last year or two, Auroville beach community Repos has been "eaten" away by the severe beach erosion. Bhaga shares with us some thoughts on it... Until recently no speciific action was taken from the official Auroville regarding the problem. Cyclone Relief Team instructed by Working Committee has started to help the community with clean up. This morning along with Satprem and volunteers they have continued with reinforcing the foundations of the house. Read more

Tuesday, 06 November 2012
(News)
Post Cyclone Nilam
In today's news we feature interview with Ponnuswami on current situation with electrical supply, which in so far looks pretty optimistic. Another interview with Gaew Anongnart Suwanmajo, visiting actor and dancer from Thailand, who is offering workshop on Thai dance by Andi. Community is invited by RAS on Monday 5th of November at Unity Pavilion in International Zone to a Collective Priorities & Values Action 2 - Success Team Meeting .Any members of the community can join the action teams as they regroup to report on their progress. Read more

Thursday, 01 November 2012
(News)
Alerts, Tamil New Year, Piano
Yesterday earthquake that struck Indonesia at 2.08 pm, with the magnitude of 8.9 on the Richter scale spurred warnings of a possible tsunami. The quake was later downgraded to 8.6 magnitude. In the evening India has withdrawn the tsunami warning. Andrea talks with Daniel, member of Working Committee about yesterday alert, and how we are prepared for the situation like this. Udavi School invites us to a small musical program of 12 students on Tuesday 17th of April at 1.30 pm at Deepanam School, and we feature interview with piano teacher Rima. Read more

Thursday, 12 April 2012
(Environment)
Fence or No Fence
Walk trough Quiet Healing Centre was in a way relief after disastrous areas in communities in Auroville because beside few fallen trees Quiet looks almost as it was. Luckily they got mostly palm trees, which are known for their flexibility and endurance in strong tropical winds. In interview with Guy we found out that the major problem after tropical cyclone Thane is if they would be allowed to fix and erect their fence or not. Quiet hopes that they will find optimal solution for both parties trough ongoing negotiations with local fishermen. Read more

Wednesday, 04 January 2012
(Environment)
Realistic but Hopeful
Recently built zen house of Sabine and Philippe, residents of Repos community is now roofless, water tank broken, what used to be beautiful blooming fence by buganvilla, is now piece of uprooted shrubs...For Sabine and Philippe Repos is home for more than decade, and both actively participate in community life in Repos, as well in community in whole. Since they were well aware, and realistic of present treat of cyclone Thane on Thursday night, they evacuated themselves overnight, and also informed others and guests about situation. What now? Read more

Tuesday, 03 January 2012
(Environment)
Thane and Erosion
No doubt that last week cyclone Thane raging trough our town and neighboring villages caused lots of damages, and no doubt the worst it was for the beach communities - Repos, Waves, Samarpanam, Gokulam, Symplicity, Quiet, Sri Ma, Eternity. The hardest it was for them not only because they are situated on the beach, where huge waves were crushing the whole coastline in those 12 hours of cyclone, but because beach erosion already affected them seriously last few years. We spoke with Bagha and Vasu about cyclone, and about issues around erosion. Read more

Tuesday, 03 January 2012
(News)
Beach Community or Sea?
That beach erosion is happening for some might be a vague idea but for Repos community is a harsh reality. Fence is gone, guest huts are collapsing...Urgent plea from Sam in the name of community asking us for help with financial means and engineering skills to dome up with an IMMEDIATE solution to the beach erosion. Pavilion of Tibetan Culture in International Zone is celebrating the 6th Tibet Festival in Auroville, and for tomorrow at 7.45 pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas tibetan students will give culture dance performance. Read more

Thursday, 01 December 2011
(News)
Starting the Green News
Today we are starting a new project at AurovilleRadio: The Green News. Every Friday we will bring you information connected to the environment, projects, issues and initiatives related to our Planet, happening in Auroville and all over the globe. In our first program we have an interview with Jonah regarding beach erosion that are affecting not only Auroville but the whole Bay of Bengal. Also we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Green Peace India and we share valuable information on plastic bags and how can you be part of the change. Read more

Saturday, 22 October 2011
(News)
Tsunami Alarm Service and Diwali
On Tuesday, 25th of October 2011we’re all invited to celebrate Diwali at Bharat Nivas., after delicious common dinner at Solar Kitchen . Program starts at 7.00 pm with fireworks with all our children at the entrance of the Auditorium. Between and 7.30pm to 8.45pm we will see an Indian classical dance. Rapahel from Sri Ma is happy to announce that from next week onwards there will be a new free service for the resident of Auroville's beach communities: Auroville Tsunami Alarm Service (AVTAS). Giorgio will celebrate his 75th birthday. Read more

Thursday, 20 October 2011