‘Enslaved in Paradise’ released in Wellington

Sir Anand Satyanand Wellington, September 27, 2018 The Wellington launch of Rajendra Prasad’s latest book, ‘Enslaved in Paradise’ was a well-attended community occasion on Saturday, September 22, 2018, jointly promoted by community organisation Ekta, and the Wellington Hindi School. The author led off explaining that a sequel to ‘Tears in Paradise’ was necessary because, having focused in his first book…

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PM-FM meet paves way for stronger Indo-Fiji ties

Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, September 27, 2018 Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama with India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at their meeting in New York on September 25, 2018 (Picture Supplied) Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has exalted his country’s relationship with India, saying that the world’s largest democracy has always been a friend and supporter. Following a…

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More transparent but stringent Customs regime from October 1

Photo for Newsroom by Lynn Grieveson Supplied Content Wellington, September 27, 2018 New Customs legislation to support border compliance and the country’s economy will come into force on October 1, 2018. The Customs and Excise Act 2018 will replace the current but outdated and much-amended 1996 Act and uses modern language that is easier to understand and interpret. Cooperative effort…

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Indian women chart their course for larger involvement

One-Day Conference discusses challenges and problems Supplied Content Auckland, September 26, 2018 125 years post New Zealand women gaining the voting right under the able leadership of Kate Sheppard, New Zealand Indian Central Association (NZICA) Women’s Forum dedicated their yearly conference to celebration of Women’s Suffrage. Held against the backdrop of Bucklands Beach, the Conference was attended by 106 delegates…

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