Presidential visit spells goodwill

Venkat Raman –  The first ever visit of the Indian Head of State to New Zealand, marked by a series of speeches and events over the past three days, was demonstration of friendship and goodwill between the two countries, although there was no significant score on the political front. Pranab Mukherjee received a warm welcome by Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta…

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Governor General honours Veteran Indian

Venkat Raman –  Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae said that New Zealanders who contribute positively to the progress of the country deserve to be recognised and applauded. Speaking at an Investiture Ceremony held at Government House in Auckland on May 7, 2015, he said that the Nation took pride in such persons and that they enriched the values of our…

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New Year Honours go beyond borders

Venkat Raman A leading surgeon in New York and several other people who have contributed significantly to advancement in various sectors have been featured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List released on December 31, 2014. The Order of New Zealand, the country’s highest honour is restricted to 20 living people at any time and hence has no new additions.…

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