Publication: Indian Weekender

First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tackling gangs head-on

National is building a safer New Zealand.We’ve embarked on a comprehensive programme of reform to protect communities, prevent crime, and put victims first. Our work is paying off.We now have the lowest crime rate in 35 years, and the time is right to ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Parliament approves bill to end collegium system

Parliamentary approval was accorded to two bills seeking to end the collegium system for appointment of judges with the Rajya Sabha Thursday adopting the measure as passed by the Lok Sabha a day before.The Constitution (99th Amendment) Bill, which seeks ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Modi’s First Independence Day speech’s highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the people of India on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day."Greetings to my fellow Indians on Independence Day! May our tricolour fly high and our nation scale new heights of development. Jai Hind!" ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Poor can't wait any more for betterment in lives: President

Emphasising that the poor “cannot and will not wait for another generation” for betterment in their lives, President Pranab Mukherjee said that the focus of government’s policies needs to move from alleviation of poverty to elimination, which has a time-defined ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Russia seeks more Indian students, to promote its culture in India

Russia is seeking to promote its education and culture in India and strengthen people-to-people ties ahead of President Vladimir Putin's expected visit to India later this year.India and Russia will sign an agreement on the mutual recognition of higher ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Simple blood test can now detect cancer

British researchers have devised a simple blood test that can be used to diagnose whether people have cancer or not.Early results have shown the new test gives a high degree of accuracy in diagnosing cancer and pre-cancerous conditions from the blood ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Pride of Australia hero

A former Fiji citizen has been nominated for the Pride of Australia medal award for saving the life of a neurologist who was involved in a brutal hospital stabbing in Australia on February 18 this year.Apart from being a nominee for the national award ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Indian-origin wizard Manjul Bhargava wins 'Nobel Prize' of Mathematics

Indian-origin mathematician Manjul Bhargava is one of  the four winners of the 2014 Fields Medal, widely considered the Nobel Prize for maths that has been broadly dominated by white males since it was instituted in 1936.Princeton University's Manjul ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Now a legal cover for dhoti in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu state has passed a law which imposes fines on private clubs who enforce strict dress codes.The move was provoked by an incident last month when a high court judge was refused entry to a club because he was wearing a dhoti - a traditional, sarong-like ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Papatoetoe murder: Weapon found

During further investigation in Operation Bastille, police have found the knife used to fatally stab Davinder Singh when he and his wife were having their meal inside his car in South Auckland.A 31-year old woman and a 28-year old man appeared at Manukau ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign buyers continue to snap up NZ land and houses

Under National over one million hectares of New Zealand land has been sold to foreign interests in just five and a half years – this is about selling off New Zealand.As a result Kiwis face more competition to own land, farms and houses.With every purchase ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

It's time to remember non-violent Indian Freedom movement

It's a meaningful month for the Indian community both in New Zealand and around the world as we celebrate the 68th anniversary of India's independence.It was one of the most iconic moments in recent history when in 1947 the first Prime Minister of India, ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 12 2014]

Quotes

"Greetings to my fellow Indians on Independence Day! May our tricolour fly high and our nation scale new heights of development. Jai Hind!" Modi said in a tweet
"By the end of the 12th Five Year Plan, we would have achieved a literacy rate of 80 percent. But would we be able to say that we have provided quality education and skills to our children to be good citizens and successful professionals?” he asked."
"Through this bill, the government seeks to restore the spirit of the original constitution. In simple English, this means that the president and the government will appoint judges to the Supreme Court" he said
Rozovsky outlined some of the other programmes for the year that will ease the way for Indian students. "In the 2014-2015 academic year, there are plans to offer government funds to around 40 Indian students to go to Russia to study at the bachelor, specialist and graduate levels, and to nine students to get training in teaching Russian" , he said

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Tackling gangs head-on [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 16 2014]
Modi’s First Independence Day speech’s highlights [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 15 2014]
Poor can't wait any more for betterment in live... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 15 2014]
Parliament approves bill to end collegium system [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 15 2014]
Russia seeks more Indian students, to promote i... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 14 2014]
Pride of Australia hero [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 14 2014]
Simple blood test can now detect cancer [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 14 2014]
Indian-origin wizard Manjul Bhargava wins 'Nobe... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 13 2014]
Papatoetoe murder: Weapon found [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 13 2014]
Now a legal cover for dhoti in Tamil Nadu [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 13 2014]
Working for New Zealand [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 12 2014]
It's time to remember non-violent Indian Freedo... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 12 2014]
Foreign buyers continue to snap up NZ land and ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 12 2014]
Fusion: A soulful concert [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 11 2014]
SIT announces the Inaugural Certificate Graduat... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 11 2014]
Manukau Murder Investigation takes further step... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 11 2014]
US pressure on WTO deal, India maintains stand [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 10 2014]
Second Maori delegation prepares for trip to India [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 10 2014]
UPSC to leave out English marks, students conti... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 10 2014]
Kerry meets Modi, says Obama keen on productive... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 10 2014]
Communities unite in search for world peace [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 10 2014]
Fusion: A musical experience of a life time [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
Our policies are for All New Zealanders: Mahes... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
Indians top the New Zealand mortgage market [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
Kiwi-Indians rally to voice concerns against crime [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
India at Commonwealth 2014: It’s time to celebrate [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
Sufi Ka Sartaj: Satinder Sartaj [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
Preeya Laud to Represent the Junior Grand Prix [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 08 2014]
Amit Shah as BJP chief: Modi sidestepping RSS? [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 06 2014]
Fewer medicines subsidised in New Zealand than ... [Published Indian Weekender - Aug 06 2014]
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