Let a million businesses blossom

Editorial One Issue 382 December 1, 2017 In his welcome speech at the Tenth Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards Presentation Ceremony held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland, Managing Director & Publisher Jacob Mannothra said that our Awards Scheme was primarily for small businesses which face the daily challenges of cash flow…

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Can businessmen become diplomats?

Editorial Two Issue 382 December 1, 2017 Diplomat are among the finest people that we journalists meet and learn about their country, culture and people. Far from being business people (at least those from countries like India, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia), they are bastions of public service and maintain a safe distance from the commercial world, in order…

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We salute you, 18 times

Editorial Two Issue 381 November 15, 2017 Publications have since long come out of the confines of the media industry, reaching out to the larger section of the community. It is therefore not uncommon for newspapers to be involved in social and community welfare programmes, promote cultural shows and participate in activities that touch the core of the society. Indian…

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Catalan move for independence could ripple

Barend Vlaardingerbroek Pro-independence Catalans would have the world believe that they have a democratic right to secession. Not so. It is not a matter of democracy when a group of like-minded people agree amongst themselves about what they want, even when they dress their demands up in what appears democratic garb such as an entre-nous ‘referendum’ (with no legal standing). The…

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