South African lensman Gulshan Khan honoured in Dubai

Supplied Content Dubai, June 1, 2020 The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced the special award recipients for its ninth season of competition. This season again features three special awards including the ‘Photography Content Creator Award’, the ‘Emerging Person in Photography Award’ and the ‘Photography Appreciation Award’. The special awards are presented by…

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New Zealanders join peaceful protest over Minneapolis killing

Auckland (RNZ), June 1, 2020 Thousands of New Zealanders have joined large numbers of Americans in protesting following the killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd. In Auckland, Aotea Square overflowed with people before thousands marched down Queen Street towards the US Consulate building. Organisers said that the aim was simple: “We want to put pressure on our government from the local level,…

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The Queen honours Mike Bush and other friends on her birthday

Venkat Raman Auckland, June 1, 2020 Former Police Commissioner Mike Bush (currently on an assignment with the government) has been appointed as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) by the Queen. The Queen’s Birthday Honours List, announced this morning, also features six members of the Indian community for their services in various fields. On top of…

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