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  • Eighty-nine cuts—that's not the number of lacerations on a murder victim you may think I am referring to. It was the number of scene deletions for Udta Punjab ordered by the Central Board of Film Certification in India.
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Here’s what makes the Indian Weekender different from other publications
As you reach out for your morning cuppa, the essential accompaniment to savour the real flavour of a blissful start is your favourite newspaper. As the publication completes seven years, we take a look at how the news magazine reaches you every week.
Eighty-nine cuts—that's not the number of lacerations on a murder victim you may think I am referring to. It was the number of scene deletions for Udta Punjab ordered by the Central Board of Film Certification in India.
Auckland’s well-known money transfer company Relianz Forex launched its travel services on June 3 at a glittering function in the Langham hotel.
“What is self-talk and how does it work? The definition of self-talk can be simply stated: Self-talk is a way to override our past negative programming by erasing or replacing it with conscious, positive new directions.
The Kiwi Indian Hall of Fame awards are the highest honours for the Indian community in New Zealand and are conferred every year in an iconic signature gala event hosted by Indian Weekender.
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Indian WeekendeYb0r talks to His Excellency Mr Sanjiv Kohli, High Commissioner of India to New Zealand, during the business meet at NZ India Trade Alliance (ITA) in Auckland New Zealand. Interestingly, Mr Kohli has played an important role in the largest human evacuation in the history in Yemen--which has been adapted into the super hit Bollywood film 'Airlift'.
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Indian WeekendeYb0r talks to His Excellency Mr Sanjiv Kohli, High Commissioner of India to New Zealand, during the business meet at NZ India Trade Alliance (ITA) in Auckland New Zealand

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On the occassion of India's 67th Republic Day, we spoke Kiwi-Indians and asked them to share what comes to their mind when they hear popular phrases such as Phir bhi dil hai Hindustani, Made in India and It happens only in India. We went out on the streets of Auckland, New Zealand and here is what they had to say. Share your thoughts in the comments below. Happy Republic Day :)
Repubic Day 2016- Special feature
On the occassion of India's 67th Republic Day, we spoke Kiwi-Indians and asked them to share what comes to their mind when they hear popular phrases such as Phir bhi dil hai Hindustani, Made in India and It happens only in India

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Jami-Lee Ross, Member of Parliament New Zealand wishes everyone a very Happy New Year
New Year wishes for 2016- Part IV
Jami-Lee Ross, Member of Parliament New Zealand wishes everyone a very Happy New Year

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History was created when more than 200 global business leaders and stakeholders came together on June13 at the Langham, Auckland, for the first-of-its-kind summit on agritech held by India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC).
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From the Desk of Managing Editor: 03 June 2016
Whenever in life we are working towards something, we want to apply a high level of mental power to what we are doing without fear; just pure, enthusiastic, creative mojo. That’s a very good thing.
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The deafening silence of a pretend Budget
This Budget pretended to solve the housing crisis, but instead it just blamed someone else—in this case, the Auckland Council. There was no plan to deal with the crisis that has left people homeless, sleeping in garages or cars, or going into debt...

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Budget 2016: investing in a growing economy
As a country, New Zealand is more confident and the economy is growing solidly. Budget 2016 invests in New Zealand’s future, while ensuring we continue to support New Zealand families by investing in the public services that matter to them.
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From the crop to the cup: finished with finesse
As you reach out for your morning cuppa, the essential accompaniment to savour the real flavour of a blissful start is your favourite newspaper. As the publication completes seven years, we take a look at how the news magazine reaches you every week.

In focus

In preparation of International Yoga Day
As International Yoga day draws near, it is time to brush up our basics on yoga. Yoga is defined as a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures...
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Udta Punjab cleared with 'A' certificate, 13 cuts: Nihalani
Udta Punjab has been granted an 'A' certificate with 13 cuts, said censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani, adding that the film's makers were never asked to drop Punjab from the title.

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Movie Review:The Man Who Knew Infinity
Drawing on Thomas Kanigel's book, writer-director Matthew Brown marries fact and cinema with exemplary finesse in this biopic about the iconic Indian mathematician, while never forgetting to inject the requisite dramatic energy.
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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.

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How to garner a better vision for your mission
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