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India was Tuesday re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the term 2015-2017 in a keenly contested election in the UN General Assembly in New York.
The union cabinet Monday recommended for presidential assent to an ordinance that would allow re-auction of 214 coal blocks.
Mahesh Bindra, first Indian MP from New Zealand First, was sworn in as Member of Parliament today. It was a proud moment for every Kiwi-Indian, as he held the Hindu scripture ‘The Gita’ in his hands while swearing in.
For the first time, the Bharatiya Janata Party got a clear mandate in Haryana, winning 47 seats in the 90-member assembly with a 33.2 percent vote share.
To those who make scifi TV shows/movies- this is what real scientists, who have just launched a Mars mission, look like.
As we are already aware, Bollywood is not limited to India. Our film stars have international appeal. This fact has been re-established by this video that has gone viral in the past week.
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New Zealand

Indian cultural celebrations begin at Massey University
A 10-day celebration of Indian culture began last week at Massey’s Albany campus with the launch of an exhibition of rare photos of Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Global Indians

Indo-Canadian is Canada's new envoy to India
Canada's new High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel is an Indo-Canadian, one who was born in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state of Gujarat and speaks Gujarati at home.
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OPINION

Editorials

From the desk of the Managing Editor: 17th October
It has been a week since we published the story on the Indian Prime Minister’s first address to the people, in the radio series called Mann Ki Baat. I had shared last time that I am inspired by it.

Editorials

From the desk of the Managing Editor: 10th October
It is being called the Modi Lehar (wave). But really can this ball of energy and genius be defined by a word such as ‘wave’?
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COLUMNS

Productivity

Why Apple Watch is a missed opportunity
Apple chief executive Tim Cooks got a standing ovation in Cupertino, when he announced the "next chapter in our story" at a special event that also launched the iPhone 6 in two sizes.

Productivity

On track to surplus with more jobs, higher incomes
National heads to the election with New Zealand on track to Budget surplus this year backed by good growth, more jobs, and higher incomes.
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FEATURES

In focus

“Has gender arrived?” asks Prof Deshpande
Prof Deshpande’s seminar, entitled “Women’s Vote in Indian Elections: Has Gender Arrived?”, examined the nature of women’s vote casting in India.

In focus

Tap your feet to Dandiya beats- Dandiya events in Auckland
Do not miss a chance to celebrate Navratri with the Garba. Here we bring you the list of different Dandiya and Garba events happening in Auckland during Navratri.
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ENTERTAINMENT

Bollywood

King Khan in Germany
As we are already aware, Bollywood is not limited to India. Our film stars have international appeal. This fact has been re-established by this video that has gone viral in the past week.

Bollywood

Good content always finds viewers: Shahid Kapoor
Actor Shahid Kapoor's Kashmir based drama "Haider" has crossed the Rs. 50 crore mark at the box office and he says good content always find an audience.
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PM Modi greets nation on Diwali
PM Modi to visit Siachen to meet soldiers on Diwali
PM Narendra Modi to spend time with soldiers at Siachen ahead of J&K visit
 
Spy advisory panel members named
Man denied bail after boat ramp ramming
One-of-a-kind handmade quilt fetches $26,000
Madeleine McCann suspect's NZ charges revealed

 

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Fire leaves Labasa family homeless
Highlanders add trio
Big stars rise as Real Madrid sink Liverpool
Defacto partner charged with murder
 
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