Obama stirs the world in Delhi

Balaji Chandramohan The three-day state visit of American President Barack Obama to India last month inaugurated a new chapter in the Indo-US relationship with global ramifications. Obama scored a first on two counts- the first US President to attend the Republic Day Celebrations (January 26) and visit India twice while in office. Obama’s presence in Delhi was a personal triumph…

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The Warehouse looks for quality products from India

Venkat Raman The Warehouse Group is keen to import products from India to cater to its growing diversity of customers, its Group Chief Executive Mark Powell said. Speaking at the first Business Summit of the India New Zealand Friendship Association (INZFA) at Hyatt Regency in Chennai on January 12, 2015, he said that The Warehouse Group was ‘looking beyond China,’…

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Teenager faces murder charges

Staff Reporter The Canterbury Police have charged a young Fijian-Indian woman with murder following an investigation into the death of baby Aaliyah Ashlyn Chand on January 7, 2015. The 18-year-old woman was caring for Aaliyah at a Worcester Street address on January 6, 2015, before taking her to the Christchurch Hospital with the assistance of a neighbour. Baby Aaliyah passed…

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The changing face of our business leaders

Mai Chen Top Indian New Zealand leaders now have an organisation led by Asians to profile their talents and to help them contribute to ‘NZ Inc’ and ‘New Zealand Asian Leaders’ (NZAL).  Many including Vino Ramayah (Executive Chairman, Medtech Global Limited), Dr Sohail Choudhry (Executive General Manager, the NZ Post Group), Shamubeel Eaqub (Principal Economist at the New Zealand Institute…

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More join Community Schools

Paul Goldsmith and Dr Parmjeet Parmar From Term One this year, local students at Auckland Grammar School, Auckland Normal Intermediate, Cornwall Park District School, Epsom Grammar School, Kohia Terrace School and Newmarket School will be part of a community of schools. Similarly, local students at Maungawhau School and schools in Epsom and Mt Roskill will join the Auckland Central community…

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Septuagenarian personifies continuous education

Hundreds of qualifications in seven decades First of Two Parts Staff Reporter In a world that witnesses increasing number of youngsters dropping out of school and struggling with poor literacy and numeracy skills, parents and caregivers should seek inspiration from Indian Newslink Health Columnist Thilliar Varnakulasingham. Despite fragility that is common to septuagenarians, he has been pursuing education at various…

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