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NDP MLA And His South Asian Husband Rejected For Adoption

NDP MLA And His South Asian Husband Rejected For Adoption

VANCOUVER – An NDP MLA from Vancouver and his South Asian husband have been rejected for adoption by the provincial agency that is involved in the adoption process.
Spencer Chandra Herbert and his husband Romi Chandra, a same-sex couple, were excited when their social worker told them this week they were a good match for a [...]

July 18th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Fiji News, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Remembering The Great Jathedhr Balbir Singh Of Fiji

Remembering The Great Jathedhr Balbir Singh Of Fiji

By Gurmit Singh
Jathedhar Balbir Singh was born 16th August 1934 at Lovu, Lautoka  Fiji. He
completed his primary education at Lovu Sangam School to Class 8 with a good command of English. He completed his Punjabi language to Granthi level at LTK Sikh Temple under the guidance of Bhai Harnam Singh (Granthi).
Later served as part time [...]

May 17th, 2014 | Posted in Fiji News | Read More »

Indo-Fijian Family Of Three Perish In Fire

Indo-Fijian Family Of Three Perish In Fire

SUVA – Three coffins containing the remains of a woman and her two grown up children who perished in a fire on Monday lay side by side as hundreds paid their last respects in a tearful ceremony.
Close family members, colleagues, loved ones and relatives of the family wept in silence as the coffins were carried [...]

April 6th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Triple Gold Medalist Rewarded For Hard Work

Triple Gold Medalist Rewarded For Hard Work

SUVA – The University of the South Pacific awarded more than 20 gold medals to the most outstanding students in their respective fields of studies at the 2013 Medals and Prizes ceremony at the Oceania Centre last night.
The awards was categorised into 30 divisions of the different faculties in the university.
Triple Gold medallist Tejal Khantri [...]

April 6th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Rapist Shows No Remorse After Guilty Verdict

Rapist Shows No Remorse After Guilty Verdict

SUVA – A 43-year-old ex-prisoner who raped a woman in Jittu Estate last year showed no remorse when the three assessors and High Court Judge Justice Paul Madigan delivered a guilty verdict yesterday.
Tui Mateo Tukainiu raped a 19-year-old woman on the 16th of March last year while she was on her way to her boyfriend’s [...]

April 6th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Lautoka Police On Prostitute Watch

Lautoka Police On Prostitute Watch

LAUTOKA – Police officers at the Lautoka Police Station have begun patrolling the streets of the Sugar City to rid it of prostitution. Speaking to this newspaper, Divisional Police Commander West Senior Superintendent of Police Jope Ralulu said addressing prostitution in Lautoka was a continuous comprehensive exercise for the force.
“As far as prostitution is concerned, we [...]

March 30th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Fiji’s New Constitution Is Answerable To All, Says Dictator

Fiji’s New Constitution Is Answerable To All, Says Dictator

SUVA – Consultation process for the new constitution is well underway and will produce a truly democratic parliamentary system. Fiji Dictator Voreqe Bainimarama made this comment during the launch of the Ministry of Finance 2013 to 2014 strategic framework in Suva yesterday.
He said the new constitution would be about having a transparent, fair and reliable government, [...]

March 30th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Man Who Murdered His Wife And Two Children By Setting Them On Fire Locked Up In Hospital

Man Who Murdered His Wife And Two Children By Setting Them On Fire Locked Up In Hospital

Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the doctor stated that Naresh Narayan was mentally unstable because he had not taken his medication for a few days.
SUVA – A man who allegedly burned his wife and two children to death has been admitted to the St Giles Hospital.
Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the doctor stated [...]

March 30th, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

Fijian Actor Makes Good Impression In Bollywood

Fijian Actor Makes Good Impression In Bollywood

SUVA – Fijian actor Anil Rai Mani is a wanted man in Bollywood. That is what Bollywood film director Raju Kafley said about Mani, the first Fijian to make a break in any Bollywood film.bKafley said the Fijian impressed him right from their first encounter.
And he recommended Mani to any film maker in the Indian film [...]

March 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »

17 Years Jail For Dad Who Raped Dying Daughter

17 Years Jail For Dad Who Raped Dying Daughter

SUVA – A man who raped his daughter who is dying of cancer was sentenced to 17 years imprisonment with a non-parole period of 16 years as of this afternoon.
Suva High Court judge Justice Salesi Temo said the case was the most disgusting during his 19 years on the bench.
Justice Temo said the sentencing was [...]

March 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Fiji News, News | Read More »