The Right to Kill is strangling

Editorial One Issue 412, April 15, 2019 More than 90% of the record number of submissions oppose End of Life Choice Bill. Analysis of 38,707 submissions to the Justice Select Committee shows that 34,932 (90.2%) opposed David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill, while just 3141 (8.1%) were in support. The remaining 634 (1.7%) were either neutral or their position was unclear. Peter Thirkell, Secretary of the…

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The myriad world of Indian politics and elections

The myriad world of Indian politics and elections

Inderjit Roy Indians are about to start voting in the world’s largest democratic exercise. The country’s 900 million registered voters will vote in national elections between April 11 and May 19 across 1 million polling stations in 543 constituencies. India has a Westminster-style parliamentary democracy with voters electing their representatives to India’s Lower House of Parliament, the Lok Sabha. Voting…

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Buddha’s Day dedicated to world peace, racial harmony

Multicultural Festival underscores Interfaith at Fo Guang Shan Temple Venkat Raman Thousands of people attended a Multicultural Festival organised at the sprawling Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple Complex in Flatbush, East Auckland today to commemorate the Birthday of Gautama Buddha and celebrate the diversity of New Zealand. Several stalls displaying and selling a range of food, handicrafts and other items…

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Call to help Dunedin family in distress

https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/help-for-mrchinnasamy-hospital-and-repatriation Supplied Content The officials and members of the Dunedin Tamil Society, the Waikato Tamil Society and the Tamil Association of New Zealand have appealed to all New Zealanders and good-hearted people all over the world to help a family coping with the death of its elder recently. Ramalingam Chinnaswamy underwent an emergency Open Heart Surgery at the Dunedin Hospital…

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An unknown Bull masterminds terrorist attack in the Taj

An unknown Bull masterminds terrorist attack in the Taj

‘Hotel Mumbai’ recounts gruesome days of November 2008 Nevil Gibson Mass shootings of innocent people have been on everyone’s minds over the past few weeks. Social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, have been heavily criticised for their role in spreading various video material. On the other hand, they have also enabled communities throughout the world to share in…

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