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US Government’s International Religious Freedom Report 2016 lists Growing Attacks on Hindus

On Tuesday, the US government released its State Department's International Religious Freedom Report for 2016 The report lists the growing attacks against Hindus in...

Girmityas’ Legacy of Slavery: Indian Diaspora in Fiji Marks 100 years of Indian Indentured Servitude system

November 9, 2016: History says, the last ship that sailed from India was the ‘Sutlej V’- on 1916. It arrived in Fiji on 11th November....

Fiji to organise Concerts on Hindu Epic Ramayan: Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan fame actor Arun Govil to attend the event

Arun Govil ,Sumeet Tappoo and leading musicians from Indian film industry likely to attend the event The world tour will kick start at...

Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Fiji

NEW DELHI, August 24, 2016: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of new Air...

Find out how Arya Samaj is playing a crucial role in educating children in Fiji!

The Arya Samaj in Fiji was established on 25th December 1904 at Samabula Based on the fundamental principles of Dharma or True Religion,...

Evidences of Recruitment and Abolition show the plight of Indentured immigrants from India

This article is completely based on the research work and opinion of Dr Kwame Nantambu. Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad and Tobago marks an important event in...

Lisa Singh: Indian-origin Labour Senator re-elected to the Australian Senate

Lisa Singh has been re-elected as a Senator in Australia She won an amazing majority of 6.1% of the votes in her own right ...

Exclusive: Fiji Actor Vishaarad Sharan talks about his connection to India and Love for Bollywood

Not many know that besides being an actor and a model, Vishaarad Sharan is also a Social-activist. Fiji-born Vishaarad is of Indian descent, belonging to the...

Girmitiyas : From Indentured Labor to Political and Economic Eminence

By Pashchiema Bhatia Years ago, thousands of Indians were brought to Fiji as indentured laborers (Girimitiyas) by signing contracts and with the promise of allowing...

Sikhism in Fiji: Samabula Sikh Temple

Sikhs (belonging to Sikhism community) came to Fiji between 1879 and 1916. Unlike Fiji's Indian population (most of which are descendants of Indian indentured labourers), Sikhs...

Vishwa Hindu Parishad of Fiji distributes solar light in Cyclone affected areas

Fiji was hit by severe tropical cyclone Winston in the month of February, 2016. The cyclone took 3 weeks to dissipate. This caused a...

VHP initiative to donate solar lights in Fiji

BY MEGHA SHARMA The recent cyclones in Fiji have caused severe destruction in the land. Many families lost their homes and are even deprived of...

Introduction to the Indo-Fijians

  Back in 1879, when the British took in the ‘indentured laborers’ from across the whole of India, a large section of the population were...

VHP Fiji provides $200K worth relief items to those affected by Cyclone Winston

Fiji: Close to $200,000 worth of relief items have been distributed by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad Fiji (VHP Fiji) to those being affected by...

Fiji Sugar industry faces bleak future

Auckland, New Zealand: The sugar industry of Fiji degrades due to damage from Cyclone Winston in February and an impending expiry of crucial low-tariff exports...

16 successful open-heart surgeries performed in Fiji by Indian doctors

Suva: A team of specialists brought from India to Fiji successfully performed 16 open-heart surgeries in the Colonial War Memorial Hospital on Monday in Fiji's...

Countries with more than 20 % population of people of Indian origin

By Aakash Sinha India has a strong population of its people outside the country. It is estimated that there are over 25 million people of...

India sends aid to cyclone hit Fiji

New Delhi: India rushed financial and material aid to Fiji that has suffered the biggest cyclone in recorded history last weekend, a senior government official...

Faiyaz Koya, Minister for Industry and Trade and Tourism in Fiji shares Fijian secrets

Fiji: Fiji is a fascinating destination with the dominance of the Indian diaspora. Indians and Fijians share a marvelous warmth and to make this long-standing relationship...

India pledges US$1million assistance to cyclone-hit Fiji

New Delhi: In the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston wreaking havoc on Fiji, the Indian government has pledged its support towards rehabilitation and rebuilding...

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