Political foray of Rajinikanth may further polarise Tamil Nadu

Will ‘Spiritual Politics’ work in a maze of foes and fiends? Venkat Raman venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz The announcement of Tamil film industry Superstar Rajinikanth on December 31, 2017 that he would enter politics ‘well in time for the general elections 2021 and contest in all the 234 constituencies,’ ended a 20-year old speculation as to ‘Will he, or Won’t he?’ among his…

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World Telugu Meet exalts cultural and social heritage

Festival and Conference in Hyderabad from December 15 to 19, 2017 Ratna Venkat The South Indian State of Telangana will receive international limelight and acclaim as it prepares to host a Festival incorporating cultural programmes and a Conference, bringing glory to Telugu-speaking people all over the world. Welcome to Hyderabad ‘Prapancha Telugu Mahasabhalu’ or ‘World Telugu Conference’ (WTC 2017) will…

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Monitor Technical Report rates us poor

Sourced Content The right of all children to grow up to be healthy, strong, well-educated and capable of contributing to their societies underpins every international agreement to recognise and protect children’s rights. Poverty interferes with the capacity of children to enjoy this right and for children in rich countries, relative poverty also perpetuates cycles of disadvantage and inequity. As a…

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National claims initiative for reducing Child Poverty

Paula Bennett Confirmation from the Children’s Commissioner that the growth in child poverty has been halted is largely due to initiatives introduced by National. Judge Andrew Beacroft has today confirmed that since the National Government increased benefits in 2015, there has been a drop in the number of children living in low income households. Great News This is great news…

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