New book explains Hindu rituals and customs

Magnanimity of Indo-Fijians acknowledged at launch Venkat Raman About two years ago, Yale University of Medicine introduced ‘Super Brain Yoga,’ stating that it is a scientifically validated method to help energise the human brain and enhance its sharpness and clarity. ‘Super Brain Yoga’ is today being taught and practiced as the principle of using subtle energy and ear acupuncture. Really?…

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Fijian couple win franchise business award

Supplied Content Former Fijian residents Dan Pariachi and Madhu Mala have scooped a major award in New Zealand that recognises excellence in the country’s franchise sector. The couple are national winners in the Business Services category of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. Remarkable achievement It is a remarkable achievement for the husband and wife team, who arrived in New Zealand…

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Fijian couple win franchise business award

Supplied Content Former Fijian residents Dan Pariachi and Madhu Mala have scooped a major award in New Zealand that recognises excellence in the country’s franchise sector. The couple are national winners in the Business Services category of the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. Remarkable achievement It is a remarkable achievement for the husband and wife team, who arrived in New Zealand…

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The Talanoa spirit goes far at COP23

Jyoti Pratibha in Bonn, Germany For the first time in the history of the COP process, a Presidential dialogue was held between parties and non-parties (Governments and Non-state actors) on Wednesday, November 8 in the ‘Bula Zone’ of the Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany. Opening the dialogue, COP23 President and Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said that the ‘Talanoa’ was not a…

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Fiji pulls its weight on rights of disabled, Climate Change

Staff Reporter  Prime Minister Josiah Voreqe Bainimarama deposited the instrument of ratification for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, formally committing Fiji before the international body to guarantee equal rights and dignity to people with disabilities. He deposited the instruments at the UN Headquarters in New York during a ceremony on June 5, 2017 at…

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New detector dogs boost New Zealand, Fiji borders

Supplied Content  Nine detector dog teams bound for Wellington, Auckland and Fiji have graduated from the Royal New Zealand Police College’s Dog Training Centre. The addition of three new dogs boosts the New Zealand Customs Service’s detector dog capability to 14 teams, with 10 located in Auckland and two each in Wellington and Christchurch. Fiji Project The six graduating Fijian…

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