Entity to promote sports among communities

Supplied Content A new organisation to provide meaningful opportunities to people of diverse, ethnic backgrounds in various sports activities has recently been launched in Auckland. Called, ‘New Zealand Ethnic Community & Sports Incorporated’ (NZECSI) aims to create meaningful opportunities in Sports for people of diverse and Ethnic backgrounds. Committee Member Maneel Kumar said that the new entity aims to encourage…

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False memories often lead to confession of the innocent

False memories often lead to confession of the innocent

Psychological approach essential to solve crime Pranoti Gupta Reading an article in Reader’s Digest recently on false memories created in an innocent teenager who confessed to a crime that he did not commit, made me wonder and question as to whether we really trust our memory or the eyewitnesses to judge in serious criminal cases? We need a more serene…

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Telanganites celebrate birthday of KC Rao

Vijay Kosna Editor’s Standfirst: On Sunday, February 17, 2019, millions of Telanganites celebrated the 65th Birthday of their Leader and Telangana Chief Minister, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao better known and abbreviated as KCR, all over the world. He is one of the most popular leaders of South India and is fast emerging as a powerful influence in national politics. The following…

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Vedic Scholar to present discourses on Epics, Verses

Vedic Scholar to present discourses on Epics, Verses

Venkat Raman The meaning and purpose of popular Sanskrit Mantras and prayers and episodes from the Indian Epic Ramayana will be among the subjects of a series of discourses by a visiting Vedic Scholar and Mystic. Dr Samavedam Shanmukha Sharma will have a hectic schedule of meetings and discourses in Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton, evincing the interest of Telugu-speaking people.…

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Minister praises the positive role of Ahmadiyyas

Minister praises the positive role of Ahmadiyyas

Staff Reporter Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa has praised the efforts of the Ahmadiyya community in New Zealand, stating that it has been serving the country well. Ethnic diversity promoted Speaking at the Special Session for ‘external guests’ at the 30th Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslims at their South Auckland Mosque ‘Bait-Ul-Muqeet’ on January 26, 2019. “New Zealand is…

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