World’s longest flight lands in Auckland

Auckland International Airport, Monday, February 6, 2017 The inaugural flight of Qatar Airways, the world’s longest air service, landed at Auckland International Airport at 715 am, 17 hours and 30 minutes after it took off from Doha, covering 14,539 kms, crossing 10 time zones, creating a record for commercial flight. The plane received a ‘shower,’ from water cannons on its…

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Students facing deportation to protest tomorrow

Supplied Content (Unedited) Press Release Auckland, Sunday, February 5, 2017 (945 pm) Indian students facing unfair deportations, due to fraudulent financial documents submitted to Immigration New Zealand on their behalf and without their knowledge have in the last few days been told by Immigration officials to leave New Zealand voluntarily or face deportation by force. The officials have also said…

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I was forced into a deal with India, Jayewardene told U.S. envoy

Former Sri Lanka President claimed his troops refused to take Jaffna, reveal declassified papers Sri Lanka was forced into making a deal with India as its own armed forces had twice refused to “take Jaffna”, then President J R Jayewardene has been quoted as saying in a declassified document, nearly 30 years after the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) was…

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