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Statue to commemorate 1st Indians in South Africa to be built
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Statue to commemorate 1st Indians in South Africa to be built

A commemorative statue to honour the memory of first Indian indentured labourers' arrival to South Africa in 1860 will be erected at a popular beachfront point here soon. The Durban City Council has budgeted almost five million rands (USD 308,380) ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

Precision Drilling Corporation Announces 2016 First Quarter Financial Results

10 minutes ago CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2016) - Precision Drilling Corporation ( PD.TO ) ( PDS ) (Canadian dollars except as indicated) This news release contains "forward-looking information and ...
 Yahoo! Finance1 week ago PRECISION DRILLING USA : Corporation announces 2016 first quarter financial results  4 Traders5 days ago
Al Jazeera

Black Lives Matter and the 'Irish slave' myth

Are memes calling the Irish "the first slaves" an attempt to derail conversations about slavery and modern-day racism? This year, as acting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny meets Barack Obama at the annual St Patrick's Day dinner, talk of slavery ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago
The Mercury

Guptas put Indians in a spot(light)

GCIS File photo: Atul Gupta, President Jacob Zuma and the First Lady MaNtuli Zuma Can a wealthy family's unhealthy relationship with our president force us all to take a closer look at who we really are as a nation, asks Devi Rajab. Indians in ...
 The Mercury1 month ago
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

PM pays tribute to Girmityas

08:27 Today Taken from/By: FBC News Report by: Edwin Nand The courage and sacrifice of Girmitiyas or indentured labourers is a source of inspiration to Fijians. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama paid tribute to girmityas while responding ...
 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation3 days ago PM pays tribute to Girmitiyas  Fiji Broadcasting Corporation3 days ago
ACQ Magazine

Wages of chagrin

No longer indentured MANY in the Western world may fret about excessive immigration, but in truth its borders are relatively closed. In 2015 migrants made up 15% of America's population, compared with 88% in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
 ACQ Magazine3 weeks ago

British Indians and the Gold Wedding Jewellery Revolution

Last year, India's Supreme Court ruled that women have an inalienable right to certain property after marriage. Brides, the court said, can lay claim to their stridhan, even if they leave their husbands without getting divorced. This stridhan, whose ...
 Press Release Ping7 hours ago

Why Trump's position on reforming H1-B is sensible

By Ron Hira Since its inception in 1990, the H-1B guestworker programme has been steeped in controversy. The H-1B is a temporary work permit that is valid for up to six years and can be used to fill a wide range of occupations requiring a ...
 Economic Times1 day ago

PM: Girmitya Celebration Now Call By NFP Political Stunt To Try To Save Reputations

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama outside Parliament yesterday. Photo: RONALD KUMAR. The following is Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama's response to the National Federation Party's call in Parliament yesterday for special Girimitya celebrations.
 Fiji Sun2 days ago
University of Cambridge

Russian art in the limelight: paintings and portraits that tell remarkable stories

The Russian writer Fedor Dostoevsky sat for just one portrait in his lifetime. He was painted by Vasily Perov, an artist whose exquisite sketches conveyed some of the harshness of the imperial regime. Perov shows Dostoevsky wrapped in a heavy ...
 University of Cambridge3 days ago
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