Two IBA Workshops this month

Two more free workshops for potential entrants to the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards will be held this month in Auckland, as per the following details. Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 6 pm: BNZ Partners Board Room, 373 Great North Road, Henderson, West Auckland To register, please email: editor@indiannewslink.co.nz Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 6 pm: Unitec Institute of Technology,…

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Benevolent corporate leadership spells public trust

Good corporate governance is imperative not only for commercial success but also for earning public trust and confidence that are important in a commercial and democratic environment, a prominent thinker and politician has said. Dr Rajen Prasad, who has held several positions in the Government (Race Relations Conciliator and Chief Families Commissioner; currently Member of Parliament on Labour List), which…

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Judging Panel fosters Awards value

One of the outstanding attributes of the Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards (IBA) Programme is its distinguished judging panel. The Panel, totally independent of this newspaper, its management and staff, comprises people of eminence, dignity, high calibre, expertise and experience. All of them are also well known in their respective professions. The fact that neither the organisers nor the sponsors…

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Ambitious Rest Home project needs funding

A Rest Home for South Asian communities would set a healthy trend, possibly gaining government support, a Report of the University of Auckland said. The Report, prepared by Karan Bangera, Yonas Yoseph, Cameron Brooks and Shanmugam Kangatheran for Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust, said that the proposed project would set a precedent in New Zealand. “The Rest Home would hopefully provide…

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Judge gets prestigious Award

An Indian organisation with international presence recently honoured Manukau District Court Judge Dr Ajit Swaran Singh with the ‘Bharat Gaurav (Pride of India) Award’. ‘Sanskriti Yuva Sanstha,’ which aims to create a healthy, clean and green environment in India, organised the ceremony at Hilton Hotel New York City on June 9, 2012. This was the first international award given by…

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Measurable targets for public undertakings

Delivering better public services to New Zealanders during tough financial times is one of the National-led Government’s key priorities for this term. The Indian community has a longstanding presence in New Zealand and we are the fastest growing Asian population here. That is why our ‘Better Public Services’ targets, announced last week, are an important part of our plan to…

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