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Community mourns death of a noble man

According to Mr Ramli’s daughter, Nurghaklisaa Aquila Abu Bakar, the family was relocating to Auckland when the accident happened. Mr Ramli’s wife and daughter were travelling in the car following him and escaped the crash....

Chinese Lantern Festival concludes

More than 60 food stalls and exhibits, including eight brand-new lanterns, non-stop entertainment from 28 performers including the Nair Ensemble from Inner Mongolia in China’s far North West, were the highlights of Christchurch's 11th Lantern Festiva...

News

Millions vote in crucial Maharashtra civic elections

Millions of voters exercised their franchise on Tuesday in Maharashtra to elect members of 10 major civic bodies, including India's largest and richest civic body Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) where many Bollywood celebrities cast their v...

Entertainment

Time to celebrate the success of Kiwi-Indians

With this idea, five years ago, Indian Weekender started the Kiwi Indian Hall of Fame that celebrates the success of the Kiwi-Indians who have made the community proud. The journey began with one award where members of the community who have contribu...

Features

Are you ready to go Hyperloop?

You have travelled on roads, bridges, tunnels. You have travelled in trains, boats cars, airplanes (and maybe a space shuttle). How about travelling in a capsule gliding inside a tube?...

Meet the young Kiwi-Indian golfer in the making

Sehaj Sapra, a 10-year-old golfer from Auckland, recently made it to the top five during the Auckland tour of US Kids Golf Championship held in December and January. She is a Year Six student at Kristin School and is the house captain for junior scho...

Columns

Young dream shattered

Everyone is talking about the Indian students who are facing deportation after their appeal to the Immigration Minister was declined last week. There have been two opinions on this case...

Editorial: February 3

During his election campaign when US President Donald Trump said that he would build a ‘wall’ or put a ban on immigration and would send immigrants back to their country, I thought it was a mere election promise...

Indian students being asked to pay twice

There are major problems in our education of foreign students. Cases of fraudulent student visas have created hardship for 190 Indian students. Most of the students have returned to India but nine Indian students and a toddler are now in a sanctuary ...