Indians to mark 71 years of Republic Nation later this month

A proud country celebrates seven decades of resilience and hope Indians from India will mark the 71st anniversary of their homeland becoming a Sovereign Democratic Republic with prayers, speeches and entertainment throughout the country on January 26, 2021. On that day, at 930 am, Indian High Commissioner Muktesh Pardeshi will hoist the Indian Flag and read out the speech of…

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Islamic Women’s Council wants justice to Christchurch massacre victims

Staff Reporter Auckland, January 10, 2021 The Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand (IWCNZ) has said that absence of free legal counsel and other issues confronting the victims of the Christchurch Massacre of March 15, 2019 have created an imbalance in the service of justice. A press note issued by the Council said that on December 14, 2020, the Chief…

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Virtual Conference on Elders of Traditions, Culture next month

Call to the Maori community to join on February 20 and 21, 2021 Staff Reporter Auckland, January 10, 2021 Maori elders have been invited to join an international conference of ‘Elders of Ancient Traditions & Cultures,’ due to be held on February 20 and February 21, 2021. Organised by the International Centre for Cultural Studies (ICCS), the Conference, seventh in…

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India honours Priyanca Radhakrishnan with Samman Award

The Indian government last night honoured Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities Minister Priyanca Radhakrishnan with the ‘Pravasi Samman Award’ at the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021 held virtually in Delhi on January 9, 2021. Priyanca Radhakrishnan being conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award on January 9, 2021 in New Delhi (pictured below or India’s President Ram Nath Kovind…

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