• News

    KiwiBuild CEO resigns after weeks of absence

    KiwiBuild chief, Stephen Barclay, has left the organisation after just five months in the job. According to reports, he was on leave since November 2018, while the government denied rumours about…

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    Seven things to do at Jaipur LitFest

    If you thought that the popular Jaipur Literature Festival is about interactive forums of writers and journalists engrossed in endless discussions on the world’s socio-economic and cultural issues, think again. While…

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    Modi’s 10% quota masterstroke

    In what could be described as an ‘elections masterstroke’, the Modi government has agreed to provide a 10% reservation in education and jobs for the economically weaker sections (EWS) among “general”…

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    India business – a missed opportunity for NZ

    No other Indian prime minister has worked so extensively in building international relations than Modi – and one of his primary agendas has been attracting trade and investments. While one could…

  • News

    2019: Top Things to do in Auckland

    No matter the season, the lineup of events in Auckland in 2019 will have something for everyone. As well as events, the number of hotels and other construction projects that will…

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    Indian chef loses weight for a Navy career

    While the New Year brings up many health-related resolutions, for a Hamilton (NZ) chef fond of unhealthy food, the fitness regime started a few months earlier, with his selection in the…

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    Jaipur LitFest to provide voice to prominent women

    As India’s popular literary event matures into its 12th year, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival is aiming to provide a platform for the issues of successful women in conversation. Beginning 24…

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    Top honours for Indian-origin professor in NZ

    University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament. Associate…

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    Aucklander dies in Afghanistan

    Dr Hashem Slaimankhel, a well-respected community leader from Auckland, lost his life in a suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan, which killed at least 95 people. Dr Slaimankhel, who was a co-founder…

  • Books

    Zee Jaipur Literature Festival opens

    One of the key events in India’s literary calendar, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018  (#ZEEJLF) will open tomorrow and continue its legacy as a diverse and equitable platform for literary…

  • Business

    NZ traders welcome India’s new GST regime

    India is a tremendous area of potential growth for New Zealand trade, believes Glenn Coldham, Head of Customs in NZ for DHL Global Forwarding. “We are very encouraged by moves to…

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    JLF’s US edition gets great reception

    Typically this time of the year, Boulder (USA) witnesses an odyssey of autumn colors with the cottonwoods, aspen and maples trees decorating the side walks with golden leaves. This time, however,…

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    Mahendra Sharma to lead Waitakere Indian Association

    Mahendra Sharma has been appointed president of the Waitakere Indian Association at the association’s recent AGM meeting on 10 September in Auckland. All of the association’s new and existing Board members…