Local talents await Miss India Worldwide 2014

Connoisseur of beauty and fashion show enthusiasts can look forward to exclusive and exciting rounds of music, dance and talent display of beautiful people from all over the globe next year. Reshab D Parikh Productions, which has branded itself as the organiser of the best and most popular beauty contest (Indianz) is bringing ‘Miss India Worldwide’ to Auckland in April…

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Declined visa applications being reassessed

Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will review hundreds of applications which were recently rejected, following a ruling by Ombudsman. The Department has apologised to the affected applicants. Readers may recall that Indian Newslink has been reporting about allegations of discrimination against many applicants in India by INZ officials based in Delhi and Mumbai. It appears that an Ombudsman who independently investigated…

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Banks lauds Indian entrepreneurial spirit

Indian businesses are among the strongest partners in the growth and development of the economy and many of them have been a source of inspiration for the country, Small Business Minister John Banks has said. “Entrepreneurial efforts must be accompanied by commitment, the competence to set targets and reach them and the capacity and willingness to serve customers with quality…

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Sydney invites Indian Diaspora for dialogue

The ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’ initiative, now 10 years in operation, has seen thousands of people of Indian origin connect with their roots in a programme supported by the Indian Government. A Report commissioned shortly after 2000 revealed that there were 25 million people who themselves had migrated from India or whose parents and grandparents may have done so. It was…

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