New Zealand announces new initiatives for India

Prime Minister John Key scored a number of major diplomatic points with India in New Delhi on Tuesday (June 28), when he announced fresh initiatives that would bring the two countries together on a higher political and economic plane. He charmed the political and business leaders of the world’s largest democracy with his hands-on and pragmatic approach during official and…

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Lecture aims at Good Corporate Citizens

Good people make good companies and good corporate citizens, embracing Accountability, Transparency, Integrity and Good Governance. These are qualities that have governed the personal and professional life of Sir Anand Satyanand, who will complete his five-year term as the Governor General of New Zealand next month. The Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture is a tribute to such a man,…

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Indo-Kiwi Joint Venture to boost higher education

The Indian and New Zealand Governments will establish an Education Council to tap the huge potential in research and skills development to achieve mutually rewarding results, Prime Minister John Key announced in the Indian capital on June 28. He said an Agreement signed with the Indian Government, provided for a joint-funding programme to foster higher education, research and training. The…

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Mumbai immigration commences work

The recently opened Immigration New Zealand branch office in Mumbai has commenced operations, with the first lot of applications for various types of visas under consideration. Head of Immigration Nigel Bickle said the establishment of the Branch testified the importance that New Zealand attaches to India and the growing bilateral relations between the two countries. He said an additional branch…

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Shonky hotelier assaults female tourist in India

A dishonest tour operator, poor quality hotels with faulty electrical connections and a seemingly corrupt police officials successfully destroyed the happiness of a couple on their honeymoon in India earlier this year. Sneha Paul Gray, a Communications Executive at KPMG New Zealand also suffered physical assault, verbal abuse and insinuation, while her husband Lance Gray, a Control System Engineer at…

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