Ramakrishna Mission invites donations for Medical Centre in Fiji

Ramakrishna Mission invites donations for Medical Centre in Fiji

Funds sought for new Medical Bus and other Projects Venkat Raman Ramakrishna Mission based in Nadi, Fiji, is seeking public funds to finance its free medical bus facility as well as meet the ever-increasing needs of its Sarada Medical Centre (SMC). Established in 2012, SMC provides medical services including medicines free of cost to the poor people of Fiji. Ramakrishna…

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Fijians in Delhi bring together the family spirit

Fijians in Delhi bring together the family spirit

Venkat Raman Mutual respect, goodwill, understanding and the spirit of unity – characteristic features of Fijians – were demonstrated at a get-together held at the country’s High Commission in the Indian Capital in New Delhi last week. High Commissioner Yogesh Punja hosted the ‘Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’ that also highlighted the cultural and social values of Fiji on December…

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An opportunity lost for Scott Morrison in India

An opportunity lost for Scott Morrison in India

Australia PM cancels visit amidst burning problem at home Venkat Raman With bushfires continuing to rage across Australia and with growing criticism over the way he has been handling the crisis, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday (January 4, 2020) that he was cancelling his visit to India and Japan. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, following a telephone…

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Facebook, Twitter define online advertising for Elections 2020

Facebook, Twitter define online advertising for Elections 2020

Marc Daalder Political advertising policies at Facebook and Twitter have been reviewed  – and here is how they will apply to this year’s general election. Facebook started in 2004 as a way for Harvard students to rank girls by “hotness.” Just over a decade later, it was being blamed for altering the course of a United States presidential election. After Brexit,…

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Modi asks young Indians to revolutionise innovation

Modi asks young Indians to revolutionise innovation

Venkat Raman Younger members of country should revolutionise the landscape of Indian Science, Technology and Innovation, Prime Minister Narender Modi said in the South Indian city of Bengaluru on Friday, January 3, 2020. The growth story of India depends on its achievements in the Science & Technology sector, he said. “My motto for the young scientists bourgeoning in this country…

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TINZ wants businesses included in Algorithm Charter

TINZ wants businesses included in Algorithm Charter

Wellington based Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) has expressed its support to the work of Statistics New Zealand to create an Algorithm Charter. The Charter aims at a more consistent approach by Government agencies in their use of algorithms in “a fair, ethical and transparent way. TINZ provided a submission on this Charter. Chief Executive Julie Haggie said that TINZ…

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