Minister emphasises stronger relations with India

Michael Henstock Wellington, June 30, 2018 Fulfilling potential relationships and leveraging opportunities between New Zealand and Indian markets was the key theme of the recent ‘Reimagining India New Zealand Relationship’ nationwide series of talks. In Wellington on Wednesday, June 26, 2018, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker addressed an audience of business people, exporters, senior economic advisors, academia, and…

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The Curry cooks up a ruckus and some tasty dishes worldwide

Mridula Nath Chakraborty Clayton, Victoria, Australia June 30, 2018 This is not a Report but a Friday Essay. Opening Night, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2018. Dilruk Jayasinha’s introductory salvo: This is so exciting. I honestly… Sorry, it’s unbelievable — that I get to do stand-up comedy here at the Palais in Melbourne. Because I… I’m from Sri Lanka! And I used…

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Migrant Workers calls for justice to deported students

Anu Kaloti Auckland, June 30, 2018 A small but strong group of international Indian students was unfairly deported last year after months of protests against the National Party government. The students came to New Zealand on legitimate visas issued by INZ. The unscrupulous agents that students trusted had attached fraudulent financial documents to visa applications without students’ knowledge. Church support…

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