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In focus

English Vinglish: linguistic politics

It is my first day at the call centre. My eyes gaze through the room with an intention to befriend someone. I feel comfortable approaching a middle-aged Indian gentleman and so I do. While conversing with him, I found out that he was from Mumbai, Ind...

Migrant Tales

Face of the Week

Young cricket star on the rise

This 13-year-old young cricketer is on a scoring spree. In the recently concluded District Tournament, Keertivaasan Prakash, or KV as he’s is popularly known, scored two centuries and a half-century during the tournament becoming the top run scorer....

Technology

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?...

Can the tech industry survive and trump?

Trump's order to temporarily ban refugees from seven countries and thus restricting their travel to the US has the tech sector worried as it depends on skilled foreign IT workers. Now with H1-B visa changes in the works, can the tech industry surviv...

Health

Natural DIY remedies for a cold

With the weather being unpredictable of late, most people tend to catch a cough and flu, a blocked or a runny nose, a sore throat, or even a mild temperature? If you are tired of swallowing tablets or simply does not have a chance to visit a doctor....

Beat holiday blues with these simple tips

Many people who are returning to their daily routines after taking time off to celebrate Christmas and New Years, find it a struggle to adapt back into their everyday lives. But one can beat the holiday blues by taking care of a few simple steps....

Profile

Meet your migration mentor

The journey of migrating to a new country, especially New Zealand, is no cakewalk, as at every step you require guidance. Undoubtedly, having the right advice can make all the difference....

Politics runs in my blood: Priyanca Radhakrishnan

Priyanca Radhakrishnan, the newcomer in the Labour Party’s list for elections has been ranked No. 23 in the list. She might be a new hope for Indian Communities, for raising their concerns in Parliament but only after the party polls 31.6% or more....

Recipes

Education

Tips to combat back-to-school jitters

While some parents find the end of holidays something to look forward to, kids can be a little stressed about going back to school, especially the younger ones. So here are a few tips on handling the pre-back-to-school jitters....

Careers

So, you think you are the victim?

I met a job seeker who has been in New Zealand for the last few months, and in our meeting, he constantly complained about the employment market, recruiters, job boards, and his agent from his home country....

Welcome to Aotearoa, what next?

Since time immemorial, people have migrated to different lands for a number of reasons. Sometimes voluntarily and sometimes due to certain circumstances, but mostly, for the safety and security of their people....

Heritage

Bhagavad-gita’s answer to real freedom

If we allow ourselves to become controlled and directed by our mind and senses in the hope that we’re going to get some actual lasting happiness, then we remain unfulfilled, empty, and a slave to those desires....