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

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

All-round India too good for New Zealand

New Zealand’s total of 243 was sub-par at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, the same venue where India had scored 324 in the second ODI. With Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma scoring half-centuries, the chase was completed in 43 overs for a seven-wicket w...

India

Ye 'PUBG' wala hai kya? Modi asks parent

Launched in December 2017, PlayersUnknown Battleground (PUBG) is an online, multi-player battle game that connects users from around the world in real-time and allows them to fight missions, and is known to indulge players into long hours of gaming...

World news

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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