New Zealand
Volunteer wanted for 2016 Diwali festival and other Auckland events
The search is on for people keen to get involved in the 2016 Auckland Diwali Festival and other exciting events happening in Auckland.
Community comes together for Eid Reception
Following the Eid-ul-Fitr festival of the Muslim Community on Wednesday 6 July, the New Zealand Muslim Association Inc. (NZMA) organised an Eid reception last week inviting community members, Members of Parliament and ...
Volunteer wanted for 2016 Diwali festival and other Auckland events
The search is on for people keen to get involved in the 2016 Auckland Diwali Festival and other exciting events happening in Auckland.

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Australia
Australia has a new Prime Minsiter
Senior cabinet minister Malcolm Turnbull is set to become Australia's 29th prime minister after toppling Tony Abbott in a Liberal leadership ballot at Parliament House in Canberra.
Look poor to avoid attack – Australian cop's advice to Indians
Also, foreign students should try not to live in Melbourne's poorer suburbs top cop says
Cricketing world shocked at Hughes' death
The cricket world was left stunned Thursday as Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who was struck on the head by a cricket ball, died in a Sydney hospital.

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    Business 
    INZBC leading India-NZ relations Photo Gallery
    The India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) has announced an impressive line-up of events and will be organising three events in October alone this year and remains committed to deliver outstanding value to its members and stakeholders.
    GFS wins two awards
    Global Financial Services Ltd (GFS) is on a winning spree! At the recent Indian Business Awards, it has won not one but two awards: Excellence in Customer Service Award and Best Medium-Sized Business Award.
    GFS wins two awards
    Global Financial Services Ltd (GFS) is on a winning spree! At the recent Indian Business Awards, it has won not one but two awards: Excellence in Customer Service Award and Best Medium-Sized Business Award.

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      Global Indians 
      Indian American boy in fray for $100,000 'Child Genius' prize
      An Indian American boy, with his terrific memory skills and mathematical abilities, is all set to lock horns with two other finalists in the second season of Lifetime Television's competition Child Genius: Battle of the Brightest...
      Nikki Haley seen as potential Republican vice presidential pick
      South Carolina's Indian-American governor Nikki Haley's choice to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address has fuelled speculation about her as a potential vice presidential pick.
      Nikki Haley seen as potential Republican vice presidential pick
      South Carolina's Indian-American governor Nikki Haley's choice to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address has fuelled speculation about her as a potential vice presidential pick.

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        India 
        No move yet to make Sidhu CM face in Punjab: Kejriwal
        Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday indicated that there was no move yet to project Navjot Singh Sidhu as chief ministerial candidate of the AAP in the Punjab elections even as he praised Sidhu's move to quit the Rajya Sabha.
        Navjot Sidhu quits as RS MP, all set to join AAP
        In a major jolt to the BJP ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha and hit out at the party, claiming it was preventing him from working for the state's welfare.
        No move yet to make Sidhu CM face in Punjab: Kejriwal
        Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday indicated that there was no move yet to project Navjot Singh Sidhu as chief ministerial candidate of the AAP in the Punjab elections even as he praised Sidhu's move to quit the Rajya Sabha.

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        Fiji 
        Ministry aims to better aid cluster system
        The government is committed to building and strengthening the Fiji humanitarian cluster system to improve humanitarian response in times of disasters.
        Indonesian Minister Yembise in Fiji for big welfare meet
        The strengthened bilateral relationship between Fiji and Indonesia will open new gateways for the empowerment of women and children.
        Ministry aims to better aid cluster system
        The government is committed to building and strengthening the Fiji humanitarian cluster system to improve humanitarian response in times of disasters.

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        Sports 
        India's Chopra sets javelin throw record at World U20 meet

        Neeraj Chopra of India created a new junior world record on his way to the gold medal in the men's javelin throw event at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Poland.

        India inflict innings defeat on West
        Ashwin decimated the West Indies' middle and lower order after lunch to boast figures of 7/83. This was India's biggest margin of victory outside the sub-continent.

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        Issues 
        The Essence of Fasting

        Fasting is a bounty, grace and gift of Allah Ta’ala to His slave. It has not been made obligatory for going without meals. It has been enjoined upon those who have faith so that they can attain the pleasure of Allah Ta’ala and become pious.

        Paris carnage: One suspect surrenders, two spotted
        Two of the suspects involved in the attack on a magazine office in Paris were reportedly spotted in northern France Thursday while a third surrendered to police as France went into mourning a day after the tragedy.

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          Profile 
          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.

          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.

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