Legalising euthanasia has deadly effects      

Jane Silloway-Smith –  Professor Theo Boer, an ethicist at Utrecht University, thought that legalisation of assisted -suicide and euthanasia in his home country of the Netherlands was a reasonable compromise. He believed that doctors should primarily be concerned with healing their patients, but he could see that there may be times when a patient’s condition would be so unbearable to…

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Tamil Sangam elects new office-bearers

Staff Reporter –  Member of the Auckland Muthamil Sangam elected Premkumar Kandasamy as their President at the Annual General Meeting held on June 13, 2015. Sridhar Nagappan was elected to the post of Vice-President, while the Sangam’s senior leader Sheba Soundararajan was chosen as the Secretary. Among the other office-bearers for the year are Vijaykumar Gurusamy (Treasurer), Anbarasi  Mohanaselvam, Arun…

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Sound experience under the siren

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi –  I had an opportunity recently to accompany Inspector Alan Shearer of the Counties Manukau Police District in his Police Car. This experience enabled me to witness first-hand the fantastic service that the New Zealand Police, New Zealand Fire Service, and other emergency services provide to New Zealanders every day. Under our National-led Government, crime rates are…

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