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Stormed by the Paparazzi Culture

Paparazzi culture has exploded in India recently. Instagram, Facebook feeds, digital websites and print media thrive on celebrity scoops and fashion trends. Social media is a giant monster which feeds on Bollywood gossip 24x7....

Understanding the Kashmir problem

Pakistan gifted parts of Jammu and Kashmir to China and even agreed to facilitate its access to the Indian Ocean. Karakoram highway and Gwadar sea port are few examples of the resulting Chinese investments....

Political

Aged care to meet the needs of all

In our multicultural society, many services like rest homes for the elderly are still provided according to the needs of the majority population. But culture matters. So does food....

Editorials

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...

India specials

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The secret of friendship

What is life without honest, real and meaningful friendships? What is life without the love and companion of those who see the beauty, greatness and perfection that lies within you?...

Women

The celluloid chapter

Continuing our series from last week, we look at some of the best-known women directors in the world of cinema who are at the top of their game....

Immigration news

Ethnicities

The colour of your community

In this column, I have been addressing how the existence of the Ministry of Ethnic Communities is actually detrimental for a multicultural nation like New Zealand....

United we integrate

The colour white might signify ‘peace’, but in recent times the treaty isn’t touted to be as peaceful as it is made out to be. Apart from the controversy that surrounds it,......

Know the law

Staying alert prevents mishaps

New Zealand Police are encouraging everyone to be safe during the upcoming Diwali festival. We are seeking to prevent crime, improve public safety, decrease road trauma and actively hold offenders accountable for their actions....