Joe Biden elected POTUS but Donald Trump refuses to concede

BBC News, London, November 8, 2020 Joe Biden has won the race to become the next US President, defeating Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote count after Tuesday’s (November 3, 2020) election. The BBC projects that Mr Biden has won the key battleground of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral college vote threshold required to clinch the White House.…

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Canterbrians celebrate Dussera and Diwali in festive spirit

   Diwali in Christchurch: Mayor Lianne Dalziel performing the Ganesh Aarti (Photo by JK Images) The last two weekends of October saw Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region enjoy a multitude of events marking various Indian festivals. These included Christchurch Diwali, Dandiya Raas and Garba Rolls (Navratri dance), Durga Pooja, Dussera, Teeyan da Mela, Arya Samaj Hawan (Yagna). Christchurch Diwali…

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