Fiji on alert as first case of coronavirus reaches its shores

Fiji on alert as first case of coronavirus reaches its shores

Venkat Raman Auckland, March 19, 2020 The Fijian government placed the country on high alert after announcing the first case of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) within its borders today- Thursday, March 19, 2020. “We had expected this for sometime now and have prepared accordingly,” Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama said in a statement from Suva. He announced that effective midnight, border…

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New Zealand seals borders for all visitors, students

New Zealand seals borders for all visitors, students

Doors open only for returning citizens and residents Venkat Raman Auckland, March 19, 2020 (655 pm) In about four hours from now- at 1159 pm New Zealand Time, the country’s borders will be closed for all visitors including those on temporary visas and international students. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just announced that while New Zealand citizens and residents will…

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National MP marks 550th Anniversary of Guru Nanak in Parliament

National MP marks 550th Anniversary of Guru Nanak in Parliament

Rahul Chopra Wellington, March 19, 2020 The life and teachings of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism were the theme of a documentary film shown in Parliament on March 11, 2020. National Party Member of Parliament Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi facilitated the event which was attended by Head of Chancery and Second Secretary at Indian High Commission in Wellington Doss Jayakumar,…

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