Prisoners get better treatment in the Nordic

Contrary to the public belief that New Zealand prisons are among “the cosiest in the world” giving the freedom to even serious offenders to “enjoy life,” they are not all that flash, says a Wellington based researcher. Professor John Pratt of Victoria University’s Institute of Criminology said that prisons in Nordic countries including Finland, Sweden and Norway were far better…

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Punjab should tackle human trafficking

India in general and Punjab in particular, is a major source of illegal immigration. Human trafficking is a multi-million dollar business, operated by well-connected international cartels. Unscrupulous immigration agents and ‘Labour Suppliers’ prey on vulnerable people who are keen to go overseas. They submit fake documents and fictitious certificates to get visas and other permits. Applicants are equally at fault…

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MIT retains zeal to complete campus project

Although Mainzeal Property and Construction Company has gone into receivership, authorities at the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) are confident that their new Campus would be ready for use in early 2014. Work on the $95 million Campus, a partnership between MIT and Auckland Transport came to a halt last month with the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Partners Colin McCloy…

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