You just can’t kick the reading habit

Issue 361 January 15, 2017 In his article titled, ‘Social media challenges readership values,’ published in Indian Newslink 16th Anniversary Special (November 15, 2015), Commonwealth Foundation Chairman and Former New Zealand Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand said that the print medium is facing enormous challenges and that they must constantly evolve to retain their circulation and relevance. His article was a…

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Modi extols the Indian Diaspora

Editorial Two To an estimated 30 million people who constitute the Indian Diaspora across the Continents, the speech by India’s Prime Minister at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) on January 8, 2017, would have been musical. Far from being rhetoric and lips-serving, he announced a series of measures that would make India a better destination to…

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Disappearing Police Stations raises public fear

Priyanca Radhakrishnan –  In September 2016, a 65-year-old Chinese woman was dragged from her car and brutally assaulted by two teenagers who then drove off with her car and her belongings. They left her bleeding and unconscious in broad daylight in Panmure, Auckland. The Panmure Business Association is very concerned about youth crime. They told me about a young boy,…

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Barrister appointed to Counties Manukau Health Board

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB), which ails from a number of ills, has a chance to redeem itself with the appointment of Rabin Rabindran as its Deputy Chairman. Health Minister Jonathan Coleman announced his appointment along with others on Friday, December 2, 2016, saying that having the right people governing our DHBs is vital to…

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Let a million businesses blossom

Issue 359 December 1, 2016 The Ninth Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Presentation Ceremony held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland was in many ways a trend-setter. The event, which had the good fortune of the presence of political, corporate, business and community leaders, brought to the fore one indisputable factor –…

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