History wipes out ill-fated generations

Tribute to Girmityas  139th Anniversary Venkat Raman Journalists who cover wars, natural and man-made disasters and events that attract public attention would be stupefied to discover the atrocities suffered by generations obscured by history – generations that subsisted in Fiji, in order that their children and succeeding sons and daughters will live amidst peace and plenty. Their desire may have…

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Honour of Girmityas and their descendants restored

Tribute to Girmityas  139th Anniversary Losirene Lacanivalu, Shratika Naidu and Litia Tikomailepanon Girmityas and their descendants have found dignity, respect and equality that they were looking for in Fiji since their arrival in 1879, Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has said. Speaking at the ‘Girmit Remembrance Day for Women’ at the Fiji Museum in Suva on May 15, 2017, he said that…

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Indian Minister asks Indo-Fijians to promote Hindi and Sanskrit

Tribute to Girmityas  139th Anniversary A visiting Indian Minister has said that the descants of Girmityas have played an inte­gral part in the development of Fiji over the years and that they must preserve and promote their identity through Sanskrit and Hindi. Minister of State for Human Resource De­velopment and Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Satya…

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Bainimarama-Ardern meet thaws relations

Supplied Content Fiji and New Zealand have explored new opportunities to increase flows of bilateral trade and investment during a meeting between Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama and his New Zea­land counterpart Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in London on April 19, 2018. The Prime ministers met on the side-lines of the Commonwealth Heads of Govern­ments Meeting (CHOGM) held in the…

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