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Life throws different challenges every day and they are supposed to help you discover who you really are. Nirmita Santanu Ghosh shares how she accepted these challenges.
An enthusiast till the last for sharing ideas with students and youth, it was not surprising that former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong when he collapsed and died in a hospital shortly afterwards.
To bridge the existing gap in the Indo – Kiwi trade relations at a time when the markets in China seem to be on shaky ground – the launch of the India Trade Alliance is not just timely but is also the need of the hour.
This week we bring you several stories of what has actually happened to some of our people. A few people who were willing to share their stories wish to remain anonymous but were still willing to share nonetheless.
In an unprecedented hearing held at the Supreme Court at 3 a.m. IST on Thursday, the court rejected Memon's plea seeking postponement of his hanging by 14 days.
Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust (ARMS) has partnered with national domestic abuse charity, Shine to deliver a free workshop for new migrant parents on the services and support available to them, on Wednesday 29 July.
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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam: India's missile man, an indomitable spirit
An enthusiast till the last for sharing ideas with students and youth, it was not surprising that former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong when he collapsed and died in a hospital shortly afterwards.

New Zealand

India Trade Alliance – the need of the hour
To bridge the existing gap in the Indo – Kiwi trade relations at a time when the markets in China seem to be on shaky ground – the launch of the India Trade Alliance is not just timely but is also the need of the hour.
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From the desk of managing editor: 24 July
Believing in your ability to transform poison into medicine when you don’t know how, and often won’t except in retrospect, is difficult, I admit. But that’s the confidence you have to find.

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Sania Mirza makes India proud. Again.
In the early years of her career, Muslim scholars criticised her for wearing a short skirt while playing the game. A fatwa was issued by a group of Muslim clerics demanding that her attire was “un-Islamic”.
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I am woman

Foul play
Time and again, cases of sexism in sport have been reported. In early March, the Australian women’s football team was subject to sexist abuse by men at a football match. In June, during the Women’s World Cup,....

Ethnicities

Savour the flavour of each culture
In this concluding section of Ethnicities – At the Crossroads of Culture, let us take a look at the last census report that was released in 2013, to reflect on the ethnic diversity that has been recorded in New Zealand in the recent past.
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Face of the Week

Creating the balance
Life throws different challenges every day and they are supposed to help you discover who you really are. Nirmita Santanu Ghosh shares how she accepted these challenges.

In focus

How safe are you? Talking incidents in our community
This week we bring you several stories of what has actually happened to some of our people. A few people who were willing to share their stories wish to remain anonymous but were still willing to share nonetheless.
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EDUCATION & CAREERS

Universities

Unitec to deliver foundation education for all Police recruits
Unitec Institute of Technology is privileged to have been selected to deliver New Zealand Police's distance learning for new Police recruits across the country.

Career

How to garner a better vision for your mission
Have you ever wondered why some people are more successful migrants than others? Why they get the best jobs and have the most profitable businesses?
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Obama's Visit to India
For the first time a US President attended The 66th Indian Republic Day Parade. President's Obama presence made the event a big success

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Paul Ross, founder of Pacific Kids, organises for a Christmas party for the children at Loloma House

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Indian girl stuck in Pakistan needs 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'
Sena snaps ties with BJP for Kolhapur civic polls
Monsoon session of Bihar assembly begins
Overnight exchange of fire along LoC
 
Security boost after preschoolers break-out of childcare centre
Mum hears from 'angel' who saved her son
Kim Dotcom claims deal offered
Man jailed over Sylvia Park jewellery theft

 

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UN to launch campaign for LGBTI equality
Wallabies lose Simmons for Bledisloe Cup clashes
Early Childhood Education week opens up North
KOICA considers re-opening Fiji office
 
Key: TPP talks likely to resume
Hospital fraud accused refused bail
Carer may be prosecuted over fatal fire
3 investigations into fatal Myers Park shooting
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