New Zealand

Verdict 2017

Our health system needs a reboot

The queues in hospital waiting rooms are a nightmare. And even if you can afford to go see a GP then staffing shortages and rapidly rising costs mean you're in for a decent wait and a large bill....

English agrees for Hindi in schools

We are ready to accommodate the Hindi language, and we are confident that it would be relatively easier to find teachers in the Hindi language as Indian community is a well-educated community,” Mr English concluded....

Business

WhatsApp Business app available on iPhones

Facebook-owned WhatsApp Business, a free-to-download communication app specifically designed for small businesses, is now officially available for iPhone users in several countries, including in India....

Apple CEO Tim Cook took home $15.7 mn in 2018

The package included $3 million in base salary, $12 million in incentives awarded for performance and another $682,000 as "Other Compensation" (like personal security services and use of a private aircraft), the Cupertino-based company said in its fi...

Sports

India

Setback to moon mission as link to lander lost

All was going well with the 1,471 kg Vikram that began its descent at about 1.38 a.m. from an altitude of 30 km at a velocity of 1,680 metres per second. The lander was smoothly coming down with ISRO officials applauding at regular intervals and thei...

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Fiji

108 steps temple opens in Labasa

A temple which has 108 steps leading to a hot spring below for Hindu devotees in Waiqele, Labasa, was opened on Sunday by prominent Labasa businessman Daya Singh....

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