Get to the World Prayer Convention in Jerusalem

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Undertake a Land Tour of the Holy Land next month Venkat Raman If you believe in the power of prayer and can take some time off, you had better book your space at the World Prayer Convention scheduled be in Jerusalem from May 22 to 24, 2018. The event will include speeches, prayers and ‘healing time.’ Dr Paul Dhinakaran of…

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Meditation eliminates spiritual ignorance for better life

Swami Tadananda Editor’s Note: Swami Tadananda is President of Ramakrishna Mission in Fiji. He will conduct Meditation Sessions from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Waitetuna Retreat Centre, 391, Cofswell Road, RD 1, Raglan 3295. The Centre is about 20 minutes from Hamilton and about two-and-half-hours drive from Auckland. There would be 25 reserved seats…

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Diaspora urged to represent Rising India here

A Correspondent As India takes significant strides in various sectors of its fast-developing economy, the Indian Diaspora in New Zealand, especially former residents and citizens of India, should be its ambassadors and promoters, a visiting orator has said. Ashoke Pandit, known for his inspiring oratory, was in Auckland last week to participate in the first in a series of ‘Indi…

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Project to feed hungry children impacts New Zealanders

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‘Eat for a Good Cause’ shows the way Venkat Raman When Smita Kanwar, Channel and Business Development Manager (International and Migrant Banking) at ANZ learnt from the print and social media that thousands of New Zealand children attend school either undernourished or unnourished, she decided to do something decisive. “After all,” she told herself, “I would not want my four-year…

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Telugu community celebrate its New Year

NZTA also marks its 20th Anniversary Supplied Content (Edited) More than 800 men, women and children attended Ugadi celebrations organised by the New Zealand Telugu Association at Avondale College in Auckland on March 11, 2018. The event this year acquired special significance on three counts. Significant milestone Firstly, it marked the 20th Anniversary of NZTA. From its humble beginnings, the…

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Model of the Fortnight

Listening to the inner voice fosters human endeavour Diffidence is the most formidable obstacle to human progress but those able to listen to their inner voice and gain self-assertion will become good achievers in life. That is the belief of Poonam Shashi, our Model of the Fortnight. “Strong willpower, self-confidence and ability to listen to myself have been motivating factors…

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Holi in Parliament adds to cultural plurality

Venkat Raman Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called it ‘A Vibrant Celebration that brings together so many of us,’ Indian High Commissioner Sanjeev Kohli described it as ‘A Festival that reflects India’s rich cultural heritage and colourful customs offering the best to the world,’ while more than 200 people enjoyed the speeches, music and dances. That was how it was at…

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Every Ambulance saves a life and every dollar runs an Ambulance

Kiwis become Saints with St John Annual Appeal and Indian Newslink launches first crowdfunding initiative Jennifer Porter St John is hoping to raise eyebrows as well as money this year, introducing a fun, new online fundraising campaign asking Kiwis to “Be a Saint” and donate to its annual appeal. The New Zealand ambulance service says that the move is a…

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Peace and Prosperity at your doorstep

A Vastu Shastra expert explains the technique Krish Dasgupta vastumitr@gmail.com Make your home Vastu compliant with simple remedies. Vastu Shastra is an Indian science developed thousands of years ago that prescribes rules for construction of buildings and Temples. Structures built according to Vastu Shastra principles are said to vibrate with ‘universal positive energy’ resulting in all-round health, wealth and prosperity…

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