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ADI CAKOBAU & SANGAM TAKE TOP PRIZES


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ew Zealand High School in Nausori, which is Singh confirmed they received culture in face of global trends.
Commission sponsored marking its 70th year in 2018, over 400 entries submitted to the As well the judges said students
writing competition established during the colonial High Commission. Lady Hillary presented innovative, down to
offered to secondary era to educate girls from chiefly also noted students delighted, earth ideas on taking Fiji/NZ links
schools in Fiji saw a large number families. The co supreme winner informed and impressed with a
to another level mentioning ideas
of entries from 79 schools is Alumita Nasilasila from Sangam broad range of ideas. Dr Singh
throughout Fiji, including remote SKM College, Nadi. This school said it is rewarding when topics on agriculture, defense, education
locations like Rotuma. Top is marking its 60th anniversary. offered interest students and this and tourism among others.
prizes were awarded to Alitia Auckland based judges, Lady year, they excelled in responding SEE FULL LIST OF WINNERS MIDDLE
Sovunidakua from Adi Cakobau June Hillary and Dr Satendra to such themes as saving local PAGES.

NZ/FIJI TRADE CELEBRATED


Fijis Trade Minister Hon Faiyaz conference by the Fiji NZ Business level of NZ exports to Fiji than
Koya attended a joint celebratory Council and its counterpart, NZ imports. Fiji is reportedly NZs
gathering in Auckland with the Fiji Business Council. The latter biggest South Pacific trading
NZ Chair of the Foreign Affairs celebrated its 30th anniversary.
partner. It is understood a Fiji
Parliamentary Committee, Hon Guests at the Pullman Hotel in
Todd Muller encouraging further Auckland heard the two leaders Trade Commission is being
trade links between the two outline renewed efforts in the planned to be opened in Auckland
Photo of Hon Faiyaz Koya and Hon Todd Muller in Auckland
nations. The occasion was a joint coming year. There is a far greater in the near future.
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The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017 Local News 03

10th Anniversary:
$15 million for Pacific Nations
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ew Zealand has given
a boost to the Pacific
Islands seasonal
employer scheme with
a celebratory grant of $15 million
announced by Foreign Minister
Hon Jerry Brownlee, marking
the tenth anniversary year for the
operation of the scheme. Minister
Brownlee said the Government
will be exploring opportunities for
Pacific women to participate in
the work and training scheme. New
Zealands overseas aid is largely
spent in helping Pacific Island
neighbors through various projects
in diverse areas such as health,
education, agriculture, fishing,
affects of climate change and
environment impact. Emphasis has
also been shown to promote Pacific
women into these areas especially
in positions of responsibility. Mr
Brownlee has recently visited
several Pacific nations as this years
seasonal work scheme has been
offered. In Fiji, the scheme allows
for agriculture based workers to
learn new skills in NZ as well as
earn money for the duration.
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SARASWATI
SUPER CLUSTER
P
une based
I n d i a n
scientists
announced
the discovery of a
large super cluster
in deep space, which
they have called
Saraswati after
the Hindu Goddess.
Located reportedly at
a distance of about
4000 million light
years from earth,
the large cluster
is believed to be a
chain of galaxies
bound together by
gravity. The findings
have been reported
in international
scientific circles.

MIGRANTS:
EVIDENCE v PERCEPTION

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n international clearly one must examine migrants reportedly sent an
conference meet actual evidence based data estimated US $429 billion
based at the when formulating policy. Ms to their countries of origin,
United Nations in Louise Arbour, a senior UN mostly being developing
New York heard a UN senior official on issues relating to nations. The conference
official outline what she migrants and refugees told examined challenges
called perception driven the gathering of government and opportunities of
and sometimes, prejudged and non government migrants to countries of
policies on migrants when organizations, that in 2016 origin and destination.
The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017 Local News 05
WINNERS
ANNOUNCED BY
DEATH OF
MINISTERS ANTHONY
KAYE & BARRY

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ducation Minister Rotorua Girls High School,
Kaye and Heritage St Margarets College,
Minister Barry Christchurch and St Pauls
have announced Collegiate in Hamilton. Ms
winners in the competition to Kaye said all the students
select students who will get a should be very proud of what
chance to attend the centenary they produced. As well as
celebrations commemorating visiting Belgium, the
the Battle of Passchendaele winning students will
in Belgium. The winners get to see Anne
have emerged from Franks house.

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ell known Indian and community activities, award, MNZM (Member of
business leader accompanying several trade the New Zealand Order of
and member of the delegations to India. He Merit) Anthony received a
Auckland Catholic founded WA Marketing Ltd. Papal Medal last year. He was
community, Wenceslaus Mr Anthony was aged 59 the founder of the Mother
Anthony, MNZM died recently, according to media reports. Teresa Committee within the
reportedly while visiting India. Prime Minister Bill English Catholic Church in Auckland.
He settled in NZ in 1999 has expressed his condolence Tributes have been paid to him
but managed to establish to the family of Mr Anthony. by many members of various
himself well through business As well as receiving the royal Indian and wider communities.
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First ever Indian Inspired Pink Ribbon
morning tea in New Zealand

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here were four aims prior to the event. It was Foundation NZ and she Fusion outfit to showcase $1,035,691.00 has been
of hosting the first houseful and all attendances alluded to the importance cultural integration. Her raised from Pink Ribbon
ever Indian Inspired had a great experience. of the funds that were wardrobe sponsor for the Events this year.
Pink Ribbon morning The programme started being raised as well as event was Khazana, Indian
tea in New Zealand; with an address by Farah provided the audience with Designer Clothing.
1) To raise funds Khan who is a Partner at information on breast cancer. Our target was to raise Five things you need to
for the Breast Cancer Khan & Associates Lawyers The formal part of the $1000.00 however we are know about breast cancer;
Foundation NZ and Notary Public. Farah event was followed by a pleased to announce that we 1) Its not just a
2) Raise Breast takes a keen interest in buffet style morning tea have raised $3630.00. I am grandmas disease, and your
Cancer awareness among migrant community issues, which was an Indian Fusion touched by the overwhelming deodorant doesnt cause it.
our Indian Community and writes extensively about breakfast including Chole support of our local Indian
2) Early detection is
3) To allow Indian culture, identity, education, Bhatura, Jalebi and Masala Community. All collected
Women to openly discuss women empowerment and Chai. There was also a from either a sponsor or an not a cure.
issues that concern them law. She introduced the Charity Auction at the event individual was donated to the 3) Its not always a
even though culturally in concept of her three Is which and the first item, a pink Breast Cancer Foundation lump.
the past it has not been relate to her the keywords, shawl was purchased for NZ. The entire cost of the 4) Breast Cancer isnt
acceptable to discuss such Information, Inspiration and $200.00 by Hon Louise morning tea was covered by just one disease.
issues in public. Identity. She was the host Upston followed by other donations, Town and Grill 5) Men can get breast
4) To bring the Indian along with Kanwaljit Singh items including paintings, being the major benefactor
cancer too.
Community together and Bakshi who is a National jewellery and homeware providing the venue and all
allow them to partake in member of Parliament. totalling a sum of $630.00. catering free of charge. It is important for women
a Pink Ribbon breakfast The Chief Guest was The painting were made There has been 3276 to know their breasts and
which is undertaken by over Hon Louise Upston, Minister by children aged 7 and 5, pink ribbon breakfasts were report any changes from
90,000 kiwis around NZ but of Corrections and previous showcasing the importance held around the country the age of 20 years to their
to do so in our own way that Minister for Women Affairs of involving our young people this year out of which our Doctor. The government
celebrates and promotes our and she gave her personal in understanding the concept Indian Inspired pink ribbon
provides free annual
Indian culture and Identity. experience of her mothers of charity and how they can breakfast ranked 15th on the
The event was a cancer. Debra Luteneggar contribute in the greater leader board. This ranking mammograms for women
complete success and tickets was the Guest spokesperson good of our society. is based on the funds raised with no symptoms aged
were sold out two weeks from the Breast Cancer Farah wore an Indian at the breakfast. A total of between 45 and 69 years.

There will be other such events working towards supporting a number of charitable organisations and raising community awareness.
For more information you can go to www.farah.net.nz and facebook page,
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21, with existing MPs and farmers, community is by Party Voting National,
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5 Gerry Brownlee Ilam 43 Todd Muller Bay of Plenty
6 Simon Bridges Tauranga 44 Maureen Pugh West Coast Tasman
7 Amy Adams Selwyn 45 Shane Reti Whangarei
8 Jonathan Coleman Northcote 46 Alastair Scott Wairarapa
9 Chris Finlayson Rongotai 47 Stuart Smith Kaikoura
10 Michael Woodhouse Dunedin North 48 Nicola Willis Wellington Central
11 Anne Tolley East Coast 49 Agnes Loheni Mangere
12 Nathan Guy Otaki 50 Paulo Garcia New Lynn
13 Nikki Kaye Auckland Central 51 Matt King Northland
14 Todd McClay Rotorua 52 David Hiatt Wigram
15 Nick Smith Nelson 53 Matthew Gregory Dunedin South
16 Judith Collins Papakura 54 Adrienne Pierce Palmerston North
17 Maggie Barry North Shore 55 David Elliot Napier
18 Paul Goldsmith Epsom 56 Katrina Bungard Manurewa
19 Louise Upston Taupo 57 Bala Berram Kelston
20 Alfred Ngaro Te Atatu 58 Carolyn OFallon Rimutaka
21 Mark Mitchell Rodney 59 Euon Murrell Mana
22 Nicky Wagner Christchurch Central 60 Simeon Brown Pakuranga
23 Jacqui Dean Waitaki 61 Andrew Falloon Rangitata
24 David Bennett Hamilton East 62 Harete Hipango Whanganui
25 Tim Macindoe Hamilton West 63 Denise Lee Maungakiekie
26 Scott Simpson Coromandel 64 Chris Penk Helensville
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INDIANS ACROSS PARTIES:

2017
W
ith general Bhupinder Singh, Anne Pala, constituent seats for which
elections in and Satnam Singh. Depending candidates stand in various
September and on the number of votes earned electorates and depending on the
announcements by parties and at what number number of party votes gained,
of candidates, both in constituent on the Partys List the candidate List MPs from published party
seats and party lists, a number of reliant on party list is placed, its lists. The current parliament
Indians have already featured in all finally about votes. Previous
closes in mid August and the
Auckland and districts; among MPs of Indian origin who have
new parliamentary make up
those trying to enter the NZ served are Dr Rajendra Prasad
will be determined on what
Parliament are sitting List MPs and Dr Ashraf Chaudhry. Prasad
Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Parmjeet was originally from Fiji while happens at elections. Citizens
Parmar, Mahesh Bindra. Chaudhry from what is now should remember to use their
New comers include, Roshan Pakistan. New Zealand goes votes. Your say is important! It is
Nauhria with his own political to the poll every three years frequently said do not complain
party, Bala Beeram, Priyanka when MPs are chosen. Under about the state of the nation if
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Final
sentence
Sentenced
for benefiting
Group
charged in
from community
in gambling mortgage
funds
sector f r au d
f r au d scheme

N
ame suppression
has been lifted in
a Serious Fraud
Office (SFO) case in
relation to a number of alleged
mortgage frauds by an Auckland
resident and his associates

T
involving approximately
wo out of three 76 properties throughout
of the defendants Hamilton and Auckland.
found guilty in Kang (Thomas) Huang
June this year of (aka Gang Wang), has been
Obtaining by deception in a charged with individual and

P
Serious Fraud Office (SFO) representative Crimes Act
aul Max, the final prosecution of a multi-million charges of Dishonestly taking
defendant in a joint dollar gaming machine fraud or using a document, Obtaining
investigation between have been sentenced in the by deception and one Secret
the Department Wellington High Court today. Commissions Act charge of
of Internal Affairs, the Michael OBrien, guilty Gifts to agent without consent.
Organised and Financial of five charges, received a Kang (Thomas)
Crime Agency of New Zealand sentence of imprisonment Huangs wife, Yan (Jenny)
and the Serious Fraud Office for four years, six months. Zhang (aka Kang Xu)
(SFO), was sentenced in the Kevin Coffey, guilty of faces individual charges of
Wellington High Court today. one charge, was sentenced to Obtaining by deception.
Mr Max was found guilty home detention for 12 months. Lawyer, Gang (Richard)
last month of three charges of Paul Max, guilty of Chen is facing one representative
Obtaining by deception. He three charges, will be charge of Gifts to agent
has received a sentence of 12 sentenced in the Wellington without consent and individual
months on home detention. High Court on 27 July. and representative charges
Mr Max was one of three The case involved the of Obtaining by deception.
defendants in Operation manipulation of gambling Former Bank employee,
Chestnut, a pokie case which licenses and grants and the Zongliang (Charly) Jiang
was prosecuted by the SFO. offending was detected during is facing one representative
It involved the manipulation Operation Chestnut, a joint charge of Acceptance of
of gambling licenses and investigation involving the gifts by agent laid under
grants. It was a significant Department of Internal Affairs, the Secret Commissions
case for New Zealands Class the Organised and Financial Act and individual charges
4 gambling sector which is Crime Agency of New Zealand of Obtaining by deception.
made up of high-turnover and the SFO. It was a significant Charges were laid in
gambling including gaming case in New Zealand for the September 2016. All defendants
machines in pubs and clubs. Class 4 gambling sector, which have pleaded not guilty.
SFO Director, Julie Read is made up of high-turnover The alleged offending
said, The SFO thanks its gambling including gaming took place between December
partners in this matter, DIA and machines in pubs and clubs. 2011 and October 2015 and
OFCANZ. Collaboration on SFO Director, Julie Read involves the obtaining of
this investigation has not only said, The sentences imposed loans in excess of $50 million.
led to the successful prosecution today reflect the very serious The SFO alleges the
but the agencies involved nature of the misconduct in defendants provided false
should be satisfied that our this case. The proceeds from information or documents, or
cooperation has also resulted in pokie machines, intended to withheld information from
measures to ensure the sector is provide community funding either the BNZ or ANZ to obtain
more vigilant toward the risk for sport, health, education loans to purchase properties in
of fraud and community money and other activities, were either Auckland or Hamilton.
gets to where it is intended. directed to entities nominated The defendants will appear
Mr Maxs co- by Michael OBrien so that he in the Auckland High Court
defendants were sentenced could obtain a personal benefit later this year with a trial to
earlier this month. amounting to $6.86 million. commence on 26 February 2018.
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English sets vision for


New Zealand in the 2020s
N
ational Party To deliver on this vision, clean up our lakes and rivers less unemployment and started. Were doing so well
leader Bill English Mr English set out the and ensuring all significant 60,000 fewer children as a country, but we must
today outlined his priorities National will taking waterways are monitored. in benefit-dependent grasp this rare opportunity
vision to take New into the 2017 election. Delivering better public households, Mr English says. to do so much more.
Zealand into the 2020s The economy will be front services for all New But were just getting
and his key priorities for the and centre of everything Zealanders, with an
next Parliamentary term we do. Because we have increasing focus on tailoring
including further raising to keep the economy services to individuals
incomes and reducing taxes. growing before everyone needs, including:
Nationals New Zealand can share the benefits. Investing further in education
is open to trade, open A growing economy with a focus on ensuring
to investment, happy to and improving public our children have the maths
have Kiwis stay home finances will allow the and digital skills to thrive.
and embraces growth Government to focus on Ensuring all our young children
because it delivers more the following key areas: have a healthy start to life,
jobs, higher wages and Delivering an ambitious by reducing hospitalisations
greater opportunities for programme to invest $32.5 for preventable
New Zealanders, Mr English billion in schools, roads, illnesses like asthma
told the Partys annual hospitals and broadband and dental conditions.
conference in Wellington. the next stage of which Rolling out programmes to
Well work for a New is allocating the $1 billion target gangs, organised
Zealand where innovation Housing Infrastructure Fund to crime and drugs to reduce
and hard work is recognised help build tens of thousands the harm they cause,
and rewarded, a New of new homes faster. as well as delivering an
Zealand that looks after the Further lifting incomes extra 1125 police staff.
most vulnerable, and helps and cutting taxes to o Improving the lives of the
them change their lives. help hard-working New most vulnerable by applying
Labour, the Greens and Zealanders get ahead social investment tools to all
New Zealand First, on the and reduce the pressure government social services.
other hand, would shut down on families most in need. We can all be proud
growth because theyre Protecting the environment of what weve achieved in
not up for tackling the for future generations, and recent years with more
challenges success brings. growing the value of New jobs, higher wages, more
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INDIRA GANDHI BIRTH


GENERAL CENTENARY 1917 - 2017
ELECTIONS

2017
I
ndira Gandhi left a huge Mrs Gandhis assassination on 31 Indians were marking their own
legacy. The daughter of October 1984 by two of her Sikh centenary of settlement, having
Indias first Prime Minister bodyguards. She was one of the been introduced to the islands
Jawaharlal Nehru, she was most powerful and controversial as indentured workers by the
destined to follow his footsteps. women of her day. Her detractors British Raj and Fijis colonial
Educated in England and India, called her ruthless. Mrs Gandhi Government. Mrs Gandhi was

I
Indira married Feroze Gandhi. stood firm on issues such as popularly received, her visit like a
ts election time. Political nation where democratic Elected prime minister in educating women, discarding royal tour as thousands of Indians
signs and hoardings are values and freedom of 1966 some of her controversial superstition and the caste system wanted to meet the daughter of
appearing and would expression are highly prized. actions included moving India as social evils. Her son Sanjay, said
Pundit Nehru. Mrs Gandhi made
be MPs are delivering Political debates will soon be in closer to the Soviet Union, to have been groomed for politics,
a brief visit to Wellington during
messages and vying for votes. the news as leaders of various modernizing social reforms at died in a plane crash, leaving his
her time as PM. She always
The last parliamentary sitting parties present their vision home and intervening in East brother, Rajiv to take over from
stood up to hate, ignorance and
is expected to be in mid of how to steer the nation for Pakistans independence war to her. Rajiv Gandhi became Prime
welcome Bangladesh. Her 1972 Minister, becoming the third disparity, especially on issues
August and then, everyone the next three years. Sitting
waits till after the people MPs will be attempting victory brought accusations of member of Nehrus family to take like gender and social equality.
have spoken. In case of any to re-establish themselves malpractice, a state of emergency the top job. Mrs Gandhi was Mrs Gandhis birth centenary
doubts, people are reminded while newcomers will be and losing the 1977 election. a great traveler and addressed is a timely reminder of her huge
how precious this right is! seeking to enter parliament Her re-election in 1980 and numerous world forums not just influences and though somewhat
In many places around the and help make a difference. ordering troops to remove at the United Nations but around steeped in controversy, her actions
world, democracy and voting Like them or not, the fact armed Sikh separatists from the the world, urging a balanced had far reaching consequences.
are merely aspired hopes, is, these are citizens who are Golden Temple in Amritsar, with regard for the environment. In Some would say, she paid the
sometimes intermixed with willing to serve the nation bloodshed is said to have led to 1979 she made a visit to Fiji where ultimate price.
huge divisions, even sadly, and have obviously thought
fighting. We are extremely
fortunate to be living in a
carefully about what they can
do for NZ. Good on them! INDIAS INDEPENDENCE-
70 YEARS 1947 - 2017
I
t seemed an impossible task
when Mahatma Gandhi
returned from South
Africa to lead the charge to
independence for a nation that had
been governed as an additional
property of the colonizer with
various kinds of policies - some
patronizing and some stained
with blood. Gandhi had the
upper hand, a special instrument
that was sharper than British
weaponry - non violent, non co-
operation, disarming the attacker
through shame. It worked. On
15 August two nations emerged
as the Union Jack was lowered at
two capital cities, transforming
the British territories into India
and Pakistan. As Nehru reminded continues to be inspired by independence day, let us salute the
his compatriots in India, it was Gandhi type philosophies in the founders and those who gave their
an awakening and a great leap. main. The United Nations has lives. A good mark on nationhood
70 years later, India is one of endorsed Indias quest for Yoga is that the world has accepted
the worlds fastest growing as a good example of a national Indias gift of Yoga as a treasure,
economies, its population of characteristic. As celebrations are far more valuable than materials
one billion at home and some prepared in India and around the in the earth like diamond or oil.
30 million around the world, world among diaspora for another JAI HIND.
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The Changing Immigration Scene
I
mmigration, Immigration Avoid them! These types set up a law firm unless one cannot be intermingled in professional they are dealing
and Immigration is the promise the earth but fail to has worked for a law firm the context of providing with and what their ambit of
order of the day. Political deliver miserably. for at least three years and immigration advice to the ability is.
rhetoric and what is We have many clients only if one has undertaken client. Immigration Advisers Further things to note
actually happening on the visiting our offices not and passed further exams, cannot employ lawyers to will be knowing that there
Immigration New Zealand knowing the distinction and upon application to provide immigration advice is a difference between
front. If there ever has been between Immigration the NZLS. Lawyers also have to clients. visa types and therefore
a time of uncertainty, it Advisors and Lawyers, in a duty to comply with the The Joe Blogs on the corresponding requirements.
is now. Uncertainty for all fact referring to immigration NZLS rules of conduct and street is, however, none the Most importantly,
stake holders clients, for advisers as lawyers, not client care and there is a wiser. This, in intellectual understanding the risks
those practicing in this understanding that these are complaints regime that exists property terms, is called associated with the choices
area, employers, staff of different regulated groups. for disciplinary processes. passing off. that are made is paramount.
Immigration New Zealand People have very little The Immigration Adviser The distinction between Treating the provision of
and so on. The immigration knowledge that we lawyers course is a 6-month course Lawyers and Immigration immigration service like a
scene is definitely changing are exempted from the after which you are required Advisers will become more fish market where you assess
and becoming leaner all immigration adviser licensing to work under supervision important with the changing representation based on
round. regime. This was a shocking before you can have a full scene in the field of who is giving you the most
For the immigration discovery for them, and immigration adviser license. Immigration. It will become discount, who has the most
service provider, days are we found this particularly This regime is regulated by relevant since certain window dressing and being
long gone when they could with those that were Indian the Immigration Advisers regulated work can only be uneducated about your
greatly profit by dangling Nationals. Authority and a Registrar undertaken by Lawyers. As choices, then you do so at
a carrot of an empty It is of course important oversees it. There is a code compliance work increases, your peril!
promise of a guaranteed to understand which of conduct regime that is to this in turn will mean We are in times where
visa, provision of mediocre category your immigration be complied with and there Lawyers representation will a prudent, educated and
service together with an representative falls under. is a complaints regime that be required at Warrant of responsible approach is the
attitude that the provision of As Lawyers our expertise exists for disciplinary process. Commitment matters and only order of the day.
immigration service was just and training is gained Furthermore, it is known in Court representations. In
a form-filling exercise. through a rigorous education the immigration industry that this current environment,
As a client, being platform that requires 4 some Immigration Adviser understanding this distinction
educated and doing years of academic study at companies are passing is crucial particularly
your home work in this University, the professional themselves off as having for the client.
area will become an training and then admission Lawyers working for them They need to
important contributory to the High Court of New who can provide services understand
factor towards achieving a Zealand as a Barrister to and provide immigration with which
successful outcome. It is an and Solicitor. Lawyers are advice clients. This is
environment that is merciless regulated by the New incorrect, because this is not
and a clueless approach Zealand Law Society (NZLS). possible.
will only breed disaster. Be Once a person has acquired To provide immigration
careful of sharks and those a practicing certificate advice a person must elect
that see the provision of only then can they refer to whether to be either a
immigration service as a themselves as a Lawyer. Lawyer or an Immigration
money-making exercise. Furthermore, one cannot Adviser. The two categories
18 Fiji News The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017

ISRAEL / FIJI LINKS


Following a state visit to Israel
by Fijis Prime Minister Mr
V Bainimarama, relations are
set to advance to newer levels
including technical assistance,
climate change issues and
agriculture. Fiji has been a
supplier of soldiers to the United
Nations peacekeeping missions
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Following Bainimarams visit to
Israel, a medical team has recently
visited Fiji and more are set to be
engaged on assistance projects.
Following the Fijian PMs visit
to Israel, his counterpart was to
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Fijian Navy since
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F I J I
recent reports, officials from the
NZ Navy together with their
Fiji counterpart, boarded 250
vessels to date leading to 45
a vast area of ocean within its
designated boundary. The current
operation is jointly undertaken by
months engagement, patrolling infringements. Fiji is surrounded Fijis Fisheries and Customs with
the Fiji waters. According to by many small islands and has Naval support.

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2-year-old girl receives special
surgery from Israeli doctors

T
Israeli ENT medical team meeting staff of CWM Hospital Photo: Fijians Love Israel / Facebook
he state of Israel is conformation that the state of They will be based at CWM
now in the process Israel will fly another specialist Hospital until the 2nd of August.
of arranging for a doctor from Australia to Fiji The new Israeli Ambassador to
specialist doctor to from the same organization, Fiji has also arrived in the country
arrive in the country to conduct Australasian Jewish Medical to present his credentials to the
a special surgery on a 2-year-old Federation. President, Jioji Konrote.
Fijian girl. They have coordinated the The Ambassadors arrival is
20 cases were identified for doctors flight and paid for all his
coinciding with the anniversary of
surgery at the CWM Hospital. expenses in order to bring him
They also identified the 2 year this Thursday to perform special Israels Humanitarian Project last
old girl with a unique issue that surgery on the 2 year old child . year in Vuma Village on Ovalau
requires unique surgery. She has The team is here under the when Israel sent its renowned
severe breathing problems since Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs NGO, IsraAID to help rebuild
birth and the team is determined through the Israeli Embassy in 24 houses that were destroyed
to find a solution for her. Canberra that is looking after by Tropical Cyclone Winston in
Legend FM News has received Australia, Fiji and PNG. Vuma.

9-year-old questions what government


is doing about pollution in Fiji

Dumping of rubbish between Vuda and Nadi Airport [Photo: Adam Wade]

W
hat
is
the

government doing
about pollution in
Fiji?
This was the
question raised by
a 9-year-old boy
to the Minister
for Tourism
Faiyaz Koya at the
Speakers Debate
that focused on the
question, Will Fijis
tourism industry
lead to greater He says they are also working that younger people are interested
economic prosperity for the with other relevant ministries to in national issues.
country as a whole?. create awareness on pollution. Minister for Tourism Faiyaz
Qusai Jiwanti was the Koya says there is also a great Koya, National Federation Party
youngest participant to ask a interest in Fiji for the development MP Prem Singh, the President of
question at the Speakers Debate of tourist places that leaves zero the Fiji Trades Union Congress
last night. carbon footprint. Daniel Urai, Dawn Gibson a
While responding to his Meanwhile the Speaker of senior Lecturer in Tourism
question, Koya says government is Parliament Doctor Jiko Luveni and Hospitality at USP and the
trying its best to reduce the use says Jiwanti was the youngest CEO of Fiji Hotel and Tourism
of fossil fuels and the amount of participant ever in the Speakers Association Fantasha Lockington
pollution it brings. Debate which is very good to see were part of the panel discussion.
20 Fiji News The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017

MULTI ETHNIC FIJI

T
here has been a former Fiji Vice President, Ratu appreciation of national events
fundamental shift in Joni Madraiwiwi, known for his such as Diwali, Eid, celebrated
the way Fiji sees itself, candid views and wise counsel in outstanding ways by various
at least this is what once said the multi ethnic communities in Fiji, while a
politicians tell us proudly. No nature of our country is a cause widely known fact is Fijians of
longer are the two major races for celebration. Despite much Indian descent consume Yagona
eyeing each other with a high tension and provocation inter as a great national pastime! The
degree of mistrust that has been ethnic relations have endured. subject of ethnicity is dealt with
fired up during the colonial era in Today, there is a much higher openly and an excellent sign of
particular and as a lead up to the number of inter marriages in Fijis changing times can be observed

Nadi Bula
coup cycle, making pretty much plural society and people identify in schools where inter racial union
a nation with two sides. Fijian more easily as Fijians and indeed, is strikingly obvious. Heres to a
means anyone born there. The Islanders. There is a collective multi ethnic Fiji!

Festival officially opens

C
ommitment, hardwork Live, climate change and its Vuniwaqa applauded the
and the resourcefulness diverse effects, predicted or Festival committee for their
of the people has made already registered, constitute involvement in assisting
Nadi what it is today. a major challenge for people, communities and their families
This was highlighted by the governments and ecologist around in the renovations of the Nadi
Minister for Women, Children the globe, but for the Pacific, the hospital and donating $20,000 to
and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini scenario in question is both very the building extension at the Nadi
Vuniwaqa as she officially opened distinctive and very urgent. Special School.
the Digicel Nadi Bula Festival at She also acknowledged the Meanwhile, the Digicel Nadi
the Prince Charles Park. organizers of the event for their Bula Festival which has been
Vuniwaqa also highlighted proactive approach and dedication ongoing for the last 57 years will
that with the theme of the carnival towards the fight against climate have 9 contestants vying for the
Transition Starts Where You change. crown.
The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017 Fiji News 21
20 schools upgraded, 148 schools currently
being upgraded -Bainimarama

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama with students while opening a new classroom building worth over $340,000 at Naiyala High School
in Tailevu

T
he upgrade works on government has completed minor resilient Fiji.
twenty schools that repair works on 143 schools with Bainimarama adds that the
sustained major damage 175 currently being completed. completion of this new school
during Tropical Bainimarama says every school block sends a strong message to
Cyclone Winston have been that is reconstructed is being the students that the government
completed by the Construction built to withstand severe weather cares about their success and are
and Implementation Unit with events and experts have already prepared to invest in their future.
works on 148 schools currently warned that storms like Cyclone He highlights that another
underway. Winston are going to become $170 million has been allocated
This has been revealed more frequent and more severe towards the reconstruction of
by Prime Minister Voreqe due to catastrophic effects of schools for the next financial year.
Bainimarama while opening a new climate change. Today, the Prime Minister
classroom building worth over He says that even though it is will be opening 17 new classroom
$340,000 at Naiyala High School known that storms like Winston buildings at Dobuilevu Muslim
in Tailevu. are only going to get worse, many School, Tataiya Primary School
Bainimarama says through of the Opposition do not share the and Naseyani Primary School in
the Ministry of Education the governments vision for a more Ra.

Consumer Council of Fiji need


to be given legal mandate to
be involved in class actions

Consumer Council of Fiji CEO Premila Kumar


The Consumer Council of Fiji says following regulations. both as part of a sound business
they need to be given the legal Kumar says the rights of the approach as well as for achieving
mandate to be involved in class consumers needs to be heard and the broader goal of national
actions. if this legal mandate is given, it economic growth.
Council CEO Premila Kumar will further strengthen consumer
says a class action is something protection in the country and give She says consumer protection
that the council needs so that confidence in the market place. is all about honest businesses
they can take necessary legal Kumar says consumer and consumers up against the
action against traders that are not protection is of great significance dishonest businesses.
22 Entertainment The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017

Richa Chadha
to make her
television debut
as a judge on a
comedy show!
A
yesha Takia, we all know her for a cute smile and bubbly look
but she has also potently delivered many performances
throughout her career like Socha Na Tha, Dor, Salaam-
E-Ishq, Wanted and Paathshala. And as per the latest
news, Ayesha Takia is all set to make her comeback with a
music video, titled Zindagi Yeh Zindagi, which is believed
to be shot in the most cinematic ways, we would have ever
seen.
Though this would be her first appearance after Mod,
a Nagesh Kukunoor directorial venture, which after she
took time off to marry Farhan Azmi, and then she went
on a sabbatical.
Zindagi Yeh Zindagi has a women-centric storyline
and video talks about a woman who saves her sister
from child trafficking and how she traumatically
struggles, yet survived the troubles. Ayeshas
character took a chance and dared to change the
world for her sister, indeed it is an empowering
storyline writer had come up with. About its
much-talked production value, the aesthetic has
been kept in larger than life approach, which must
have been expensive to make, but director Lovely
Singh chose not to mention as it might distract
media from talking about the main subject.
Only time would tell how the video would
turn out to be, as for now the fans of Ayesha
Takia have reason to smile as she is making her
comeback, which is enough for them.
The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017 Entertainment 23
Taapsee Pannu set to work with Rishi Kapoor in Mulk!
blockbuster movie Pink, actress also be the associate producer plot of the film revolves around
Taapsee Pannu is not set to of Mulk. true life events. I am yet in the
team up with another veteran In a media interaction, process of closing in on a few
star Rishi Kapoor. Founder of Benaras Media more actors.
Taapsee and Rishi Kapoor Work, Anubhav Sinha, said, I Mushtaq Shiekh also opened
will be collaborating for am doing a thriller after 10 up about the story of the film,
director-producer Anubhav years and this will be quite Some stories resonate with
Sinhas upcoming film Mulk different from what I have your soul.
which is touted to be a thriller. attempted in the past. Im They are heartfelt yet
This movie is co-written by returning to my roots after so thrilling. Mulk is one such story
Anubhav Sinha and Mushtaq many years. -that has a pulsating vibe to it

A
fter working with Shiekh. Shiekh is known for his Its my way of giving back and will have you completely which is based on true events.
the legendary actor work in films like Om Shanti to my hometown and it feels captivated. It is said to go on floors in
Amitabh Bachchan in the Om, Gulaab Gang, Ra One, will emotionally satisfactory. The Mulk is a social thriller October.

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Akshay Kumar reveals intricate


details about Toilet: Ek Prem Katha!
B
ollywood actor talking about, also, he
Akshay Kumar added why he chooses
is gearing up for social and women oriented
the release of his subjects.
upcoming film Toilet: Ek Talking about the special
Prem Katha. The film has screening for PM, Akshay
managed to turn eyeballs said, Id love to but he looks
with its quirky title and fun after the whole country
promotional outings. which is more important
The posters being a than watching a film. The
talking point, the makers actor further informed that
have also released a few they have already applied
chartbuster songs which for tax exemption for the
are well accepted by the film.
audience. In a recent He also spoke about
media interaction, the choosing important subjects
actor opened up about the for his films, he said, I have
upcoming film exclusively. a wife, a mother, a sister,
He spoke about tax- a mother-in-law and a
exemption, the special daughter. We stay together.
screening for PM Narendra So, I am surrounded by
Modi which everyone is women. Padman speaks
Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar

about sanitary pads which


is a huge tabooed subject.
Its a very sad thing that 91
percent of Indian women
are unable to use sanitary
pads as they cant afford it.
The actor also discussed the
quirky title of the movie.
He quipped, The credit
for this goes to the writers
Siddharth and Garima. They
were waiting with the script
for four and half years and
approaching people. But
nobody selected this film.
I requested Neeraj Pandey
saying that I want to do this
film. The film was initially
titled Sandas Ek Prem Katha
and then it was changed to
toilet. I would like to say that
this is a love story between
Keshav and Jaya. Toilet
plays the backdrop. Its
based on a true story.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
talks about the hygiene
and sanitation issue of
the country. The film is
scheduled to release on
Akshay Kumar, PM Narendra Modi
August 11, 2017.

Sandeepa Dhar bags Firrkie


opposite Karan Singh Grover
and Neil Nitin Mukesh!
G
orgeous actress screen space with Neil Nitin going to be shot in a stylised the name, Firrkie. The film
Sandeepa Dhar, Mukesh and Karan Singh manner. Talking about also stars Jackie Shroff, K K
who was last seen Grover. Sandeepas character, she is Menon apart from Sandeepa,
in the Hindi film 7 Firrkie is touted to be a playing a successful model Karan and Neil in pivotal
Hours To Go, has bagged thriller with dollops of action in the thriller. The movie roles. The poster itself has a
another plum project. The and suspense. The film is poster has been released very stylised look and sets
actress will next be seen expected to mount floors and seems to give the the whole feel for the film.
in a thriller titled Firrkie, very soon. To be directed by viewers more information on We wish Sandeepa luck
wherein she shares the Ankoosh Bhatt, the movie is the cast of the film and also for her new film.
The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017 Entertainment 25

New Bhoomi poster


reveals Sanjay Dutt in an
intense and fierce avatar!

E
veryone is waiting for the lot of goons in the movie.
comeback film of superstar Director Omung Kumar says,
Sanjay Dutt with bated When the teaser poster came,
breath. Titled Bhoomi, the I had said that people will want
film has been just wrapped up to know more & more and this
and now the makers are planning poster is testimony to Sanjays
an extensive promotional drive to amazing way of transforming and
market their film across the world. portraying different characters &
After teasing the audience with intensity.
a teaser poster, which took the Producer Bhushan Kumar
social media by storm a few days adds, This poster is just a slice of
back, the makers of the dark and the magic of Sanjay Dutt and the
gritty film has now unveiled the intensity of his role in Bhoomi.
main poster, which has further Producer Sandeep Singh adds,
heightened the curiosity of the Bhoomi is vintage Baba. I think his
audience about the film. fans have been waiting too long
The latest poster of the film for him and I am quite confident
features actor Sanjay Dutt in an that they wont be disappointed.
intense and fierce look wherein his Directed by Omung Kumar
hair and face are lathered up with and produced by Bhushan Kumar
mud and blood and eyes seething and Sandeep Singh, Bhoomi also
with anger. stars Aditi Rao Hydari and Sidhant
The poster makes it clear Gupta. It is set to release on 22nd
Sanjay is going to lock horns with a September.

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SSS Building & Maintenance


Manukau TIV Sangam
Grand Kirtan Sangrah
Sonam Bali

B
orn and raised in
Calgary, Canada.
After doing two years of
nursing, she has changed
her degree to para-medicine and
has graduated as an EMR is
currently placed in Primary Care
paramedic program. She wishes
to work up to the highest level of
paramedicine. Navin Maharaj Winner of Grand Kirtan Sangrah Jay Runner of Grand Kirtan Sangrah
Sonam Bali was introduced to the
stage at age 5 when she performed
in the interval at her father
Subhash Balis bhajan competition
in Edmonton, Canada.
She self-taught herself to play
harmonium and has started
playing dholak as well now.
She has 6 procera level CDs and
one exotic music level as well.
She has done numerous
competitions around the
world which include, Calgary,
Edmonton, Vancouver, Seattle,
Auckland New Zealand, Hayward
California, Sacramento California
and 4 consecutive shows in Fiji
islands: cakebau park Nausori,
govind park Ba, Prince Charles
park Nadi, and subrail park labasa
all ranging from 7000-10,000
people as audience.
Sonam does 1 to 2 fund raiser
shows every year to start off the
year including bore hole project
for bly primary school raki raki,
Hanuman Nagri Seattle, Chapel
of Omkaara in San Francisco, and
sent $10,000 after doing a fund
raiser for wailailai kooti Shiv
Dhaam in Ba Fiji Islands.
She supports a few students in
Fiji Islands who are orphans or
underprivileged.
She was the top female artist
of the year at procera level for
a few years in a row. Her name
Canadian Kirtan Queen was
given to her in 2011 by Radio Fiji
2 and Veena Bhatnagar.
She also sings Ramayan and has
done Mata Rani ki Jagran and
Chowkis.
Sonam composes majority of her
kirtans with her father & mother
(Subhash and Praveen Bali), and
also spends time picking tunes
with her brother (Shaveen Bali).
She has also been blessed to have
the support and blessings of Shiu
Sharan Sardar and Shiu Balak who
also write kirtans for her at times.
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Judges of Grand Kirtan Sangrah (From Left) Sonam Bali, Master Ashok, Janendra Naidu & Padit Ram

Janendra Naidu
Sales Manager
New Age Cars Limited

It takes a lot of courage to


face a crowd of hundreds
and perform and its even
harder to be the one to judge
those performance when all of
them are outstanding. it was a
truly amazing experience for
me to be one of the judges at the
event where I got to witness some
very impressive performances
especially our younger
generations. a big compliment
to all the parents, families and
friends who took there time out
to come and support and cheer
on the artists. this shows that our
culture is still alive around the
world. a well organised event by
Manukau TIV Sangam. its was
a tough task for us judges as all
the artists and their performances
were superbly outstanding. the
youngster really owed the stages
with their memorizing voices and
their cuteness. open category was
even more competitive with fusion
of instruments that shows our
indo- Fijian music is improving
with time and resource. However
I would like to highlight say one
thing that there was a time when
young children were not allowed
to even touch musical instruments
leave aside sing or sit among the
singing mandali but that has
changed dramatically over the
years as now parents put so much
effort and priority especially
when raising a family out of the
motherland to promote our culture
and pass it into our children. that
is what I witnessed last Friday
night. once again thank you all
for making it a successful evening
and I hope more of these kind of
events are organised so that our
culture and music lives among our
children.
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Should be educated pretty and an Indian food and spices. but Saturn will restrain your and spirituality will be on
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partnerships for singles. singles. Health can be
love and romance. Health is
Health and vitality are boosted by proper exercise
admirable. and diet. decent.

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are enhanced by Venus and month on the professional
Retrograde of mercury
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will adversely affect your Jupiter. Singles will attract
is fragile. Health will
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be superb. Family may
of the month. Love will charm. Emotional well- interfere with your love
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30 World News The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017

Russia hits back over sanctions,


orders US diplomats to leave presidential election, something
Moscow flatly denies.
the country.
An official at the US embassy
in Moscow, who declined to be
TIT FOR TAT named because they were not
The Russian Foreign Ministry allowed to speak to the media,
said on Friday that the United said there were around 1,100 US
States had until September 1 diplomatic staff in Russia. That
to reduce its diplomatic staff in included Russian citizens and US
Russia to 455 people, the same citizens.
number of Russian diplomats it
said were left in the United States MOSCOW DACHA
after Washington expelled 35 COMPOUND TO BE SEIZED
Russians in December. Most staff, including around
It said in a statement that the 300 US citizens, work in the main
decision by Congress to impose
embassy in Moscow with others
new sanctions confirmed the
based in outlying consulates.
extreme aggression of the United
The Russian Foreign Ministry
States in international affairs.
said it was also seizing a Moscow
Hiding behind its
dacha compound used by US
exceptionalism the United States
arrogantly ignores the positions diplomats to relax from August
and interests of other countries, 1 as well as a US diplomatic
said the ministry. warehouse in Moscow.
The outgoing Obama

R
Under the absolutely invented
pretext of Russian interference in administration seized two Russian
ussia told the United by the Foreign Ministry, came had so far exercised restraint, but
States on Friday that a day after the US Senate voted would have to retaliate against their domestic affairs the United diplomatic compounds - one
some of its diplomats to slap new sanctions on Russia, what he described as boorish and States is aggressively pushing in New York and another in
had to leave the country putting President Donald Trump unreasonable US behaviour. forward, one after another, crude Maryland - at the same time as it
in just over a month and said it in a tough position by forcing him Relations between the two anti-Russian actions. This all expelled the Russian diplomats in
was seizing some US diplomatic to take a hard line on Moscow or countries, already at a post-Cold runs counter to the principles of December.
property as retaliation for what veto the legislation and anger his War low, have deteriorated even international law. The Russian Foreign Ministry
it said were proposed illegal US own Republican Party. further after US intelligence It was not immediately clear warned it would respond in kind if
sanctions. President Vladimir Putin had agencies accused Russia of trying how many US diplomats and other Washington decided to expel any
Russias response, announced warned on Thursday that Russia to meddle in last years US workers would be forced to leave Russian diplomats.

No Pakistani PM has completed full term,


Nawaz Sharif too failed to break jinx
I
n the 70 years of the history of held. The Muslim League suffered a 1957. Noon enjoyed the confidence
Pakistan, no Prime Minister has defeat in the polls. But, Bogra was of Iskander Mirza before Ayub Khan
completed full term. Before he reappointed as the Prime Minister carried out coup detat and imposed
was disqualified by the Supreme of Pakistan and headed a minority martial law in 1958.
Court of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif government.
looked all set to break the jinx. Bogra was ultimately deposed TWO MILITARY RULES
Pakistan Muslim League by Iskander Mirza in August, Ayub Khan became interim
leader Nawaz Sharif joined the list 1955. Iskander Mirza was the Prime Minister for five days
of his predecessors who failed to last Governor General and first between October 24 and 28 when he
complete their term as the Prime President of Pakistan when its forced Iskander Mirza to step down.
Minister of Pakistan. None of the Constitution was promulgated in Ayub Khan became the President
PMs has lasted the full tenure. 1956. of Pakistan. The 1956 Constitution
Nawaz Sharif today resigned Bogra was succeeded by was replaced with a new one in
from his post after the Supreme Chaudhry Muhammad Ali, who was 1962. The post of Prime Minister
Court of Pakistan found him guilty one of the key members in making was abolished.
in the Panama Papers case. A joint of 1956 Constitution of Pakistan. There was no prime minister in
investigation team had found Muhammad Ali resigned from his Pakistan between 1958 and 1973
him possessing assets beyond the post in 1956 - less than a year after except for a brief period when Yahya
known sources of income. assuming the office of the Prime Khan appointed Nurul Amin as his
Three of 26 Prime Ministers Minister - due to serious differences PM. Yahya Khan resigned as the
of Pakistan left office after facing with President Iskander Mirza. President after defeat in Bangladesh
disqualification - including Sharif Liberation war. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in 1990 before Nawaz Sharif was Shaukat Aziz was the PM for three
- by the Supreme Court. Sharif and FIRST OUTSIDER PM became the President. elected as the Prime Minister for the years and three months between
Benazir Bhutto occupied the PMO Muhammad Ali was succeeded Bhutto became the Prime first time in November, 1990. About August, 2004 and November, 2007.
more than once. by the first non-Muslim League Minister of Pakistan in 1973 two-and-a-half years later, Sharif
Prime Minister of Pakistan - Huseyn when the country adopted a new Aziz left PMO after the completion
government was dismissed only to
FIRST PM ASSASSINATED Shaheed Suhrawardy, who had led Constitution, which established be restored after a month by the of parliamentary term of the
With the partition of India, his Awami Leaque to victory in the parliamentary democracy there. Supreme Court. Balakh Sher Mazari National Assembly - for the first
Pakistan came into existence on 1954 elections to the Constituent Bhutto was deposed in a coup detat served as the PM in between. time in Pakistans history. Gillani
August 15, 1947 when Liaquat Ali Assembly. He met the fate of his four years later in 1977 by military Between April 1993 and was disqualified by the Supreme
Khan became the Prime Minister two predecessors at the hands general Muhammad Zia ul Haq, who July 1999, Pakistan saw six PMs Court in 2012 for contempt of court.
of the newly carved country. Four of Iskander Mirza, who deposed became the President a year later. including two stints of Nawaz Sharif Nawaz Sharif took oath as the Prime
years and two months later, Liaquat Suhrawardy in October, 1957. and one of Benazir Bhutto, who Minister of Pakistan on June 5 in
Ali Khan was assassinated on Iskander Mirza appointed WHEN BENAZIR BHUTTO occupied the chair from October,
October 16, 1951. Muslim League leader Ibrahim ARRIVED 1993 to November 1996. Nawaz 2013 for third time. Sharif looked
Khawaja Nazimuddin succeeded Ismail Chundrigar as the next Prime Pakistan got its next Prime Sharifs held the PMO between set to complete his tenure in 2018
Liaquat Ali Khan but 18 months Minister of Pakistan. The Awami Minister in 1985 in Muhammad February, 1997 and October, 1999 before the Supreme Court began
later on April 17, 1953, he was League experiment did not last long. Khan Junejo, who was dismissed by when General Pervez Musharraf trial in the Panama Papers case.
deposed by Governor General Chundrigar remained in the PMO for Zia ul Haq in May, 1988. Zia ul Haq deposed him and imposed martial Sharif remained in the PMO for over
Malik Ghulam Muhammad. He was only two months before he quit over died in August 1988. The same year law. four years.
replaced by a relatively unknown differences with Iskander Mirza. in December, Pakistan got its only 11 YEARS, 7 PMs The Supreme Court today
politician Muhammad Ali Bogra as Having dismissed four prime female Prime Minister in Benazir From November 2002 to June, 2013,
the Prime Minister. ministers in little over two years, Bhutto, who remained in office for Pakistan had seven occupants of disqualified him as member of
Bogra was again dismissed by Iskander Mirza now appointed his about 20 months. the PMO with Yousaf Raza Gillani the National Assembly and Prime
Malik Ghulam Muhammad in 1954 own Republican Party chairman Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi served as having had the longest tenure of Minister of Pakistan. Sharif
following which elections were Feroz Khan Noon in December, a care taker PM for three months about four years and three months. resigned from his post today.
The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017 Sports 31
England womens cricket captain Heather Knight sets sights on taking
back the Ashes to end a World Cup winning year on the perfect note

H
eather
Knight
has
called
on her England
team to complete
a golden year for
womens cricket
by adding the
Ashes to the
World Cup they
won at Lords.
England head
Down Under in
October for the
multi-format
series, with
three one-day
internationals
followed by a
day-night Test
in Sydney and
three Twenty20 was only just below the final. comfortable and comfort the
matches. Id love to go to challenged.
With Australia holding Australia and get the Ashes That sums him up really.
the urn after outplaying back. The multi-format is a Hes very good at knowing
England in 2015, Knight is brilliant development and its when to put an arm round
determined to translate her going to be a huge challenge the shoulder and when to
sides narrow group-stage playing them in their back give a rocket. We get away
victory over them at Bristol yard. with less now.
during the World Cup into The average age of this I remember the first girl to
something more substantial. side is 26.5. Its so exciting get a rocket from him was
That win has given us a
to think where we can go Lauren Winfield. Shed
lot of confidence, she told
as a team - theres so much been practising in the nets,
Sportsmail. It was a taboo
potential for growth. What a then went into a game and
subject playing Australia in
year that would make 2017 if forgot the plan - she was
a World Cup, because wed
we can win the Ashes. taking a leg-stump guard to
not beaten them in one since
Knight had special praise in-swingers, when she should
1993. We got thatout of our
for coach Mark Robinson, have been on off stump.
system.
and recalled his first words to Now, that kind of thing is
Theyre still the best side
the side during their tour to second nature in big games.
in the world, so to beat them
was an unbelievable match. South Africa in early 2016. It is an approach that should
In terms of the joy we felt, it She said: He said: A coachs serve England well this
job is to challenge the winter.
32 Sports The Auckland Times | Issue 171 | July 28, 2017

We have all the bases


covered on this tour,
says Virat Kohli after
Galle Test win
I
ndia bowled out Sri Lanka match they had played here in thats something I believe in. Last
for 245 and registered their Galle which they lost in 2015 time it was good for bowling and
biggest Test win in terms of and said how this team is more this time it is good for batting,
runs on foreign soil in Galle experienced now with all the bases the 28-year-old said.
on Saturday. covered this time around. India will see the return of
There was a look of Last time (2015) we should KL Rahul in the next game which
satisfaction on Virat Kohlis face have won and it was really means Abhinav Mukund might
as India comprehensively defeated denting as far as our confidence is have to warm the bench despite
Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle concerned. But, this time around scoring a brilliant 81 in the third
to take a 1-0 lead in the three- it was a very clinical performance. innings. Having all three openers
match series. Chasing a mammoth We are a more experienced side in form is a good headache to
550 for victory, Sri Lanka got now and thats what is showing in have, reckons Kohli.
bowled out for 245 inside three the field, Kohli said at the post- One regular opener is not fit
sessions to lose the match by 304 match presentation. right now. I think it is a massive
runs. Really happy with the way headache (smiles), but a good one
Resuming the second innings things have gone and the guys to have.
on 189/3, captain Kohli brought stood up when it mattered the At most, only 3 openers
up his 17th Test hundred and most. All bases were covered make the squad. Its good to have
immediately declared Indias nicely. Everyone turned up, he guys scoring rather than guys
innings at 240/3, remaining not added. not scoring consistently. I think
out on 103, with a lead of 549 runs Kohli had a special word of the guys will understand how the
early in the first session. praise for his bowlers for their dynamics of the team work, Kohli
Mohammed Shami and Umesh outstanding performance on a said.
Yadav then struck before lunch as pitch which didnt offer them much This was Indias 18th Test win
Sri Lanka reached 85/2 at the first assistance. since their last loss to Sri Lanka
break. Spinners Ravichandran The surface didnt offer much, here in Galle two years ago. Kohli
Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja then thats why the win is special. and Co. have played 24 matches
took over the proceedings and Bowlers did well on a track that since then with 18 wins, one loss
picked up three wickets each to offered nothing and I think that and five drawn games.
bundle out the hosts in the final shows how much hard work the The second Test will be played
session. boys put in. Persistent pressure for at the Sinhalese Sports Club in
Kohli reflected on the last longer periods always pays off and Colombo from August 3rd.