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    Headboy Ezra Humbled By Leadership Role

Headboy Ezra Humbled By Leadership Role

Mother speechless and humbled by achievement. Xavier College headboy Ezra Pickering yesterday with­stood the scorching heat as he led close to 700 students during the school’s cadet passing-out pa­rade in

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    Kapadia Honoured To Be Parade Adjutant

Kapadia Honoured To Be Parade Adjutant

Meet Kapadia was hon­oured to be given a sen­ior position during the Xavier College passing out cadet parade in Ba yesterday. Originally from Mumbai in India, the 18- year-old took

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    High Court Transfer For Murder Accused

High Court Transfer For Murder Accused

A 26-year-old man charged with one count of murder and another count of breaching a suspended sentence appeared in the Sigatoka Magistrates Court yesterday. It is alleged that Muni Nandan,

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    Dad’s Death Mars Birthday Plans

Dad’s Death Mars Birthday Plans

Just three days ago 20-year-old Priya Nair made plans with her father to throw a grand party for her only son’s first birth­day at their family home at Jubara­ki Settlement

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    Dumping, Drain Cultivation Frustrate Minister

Dumping, Drain Cultivation Frustrate Minister

The Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, is frustrat­ed with what he calls the ig­norance of some farmers for dump­ing rubbish and planting crops such as dalo in drains. During his

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    Farmer Recalls Day He Found Dead Infant

Farmer Recalls Day He Found Dead Infant

‘At first I thought it was dead duck, but when I moved closer I noticed the feet of a baby, so I counted its toes and that’s when I realised

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    $52.9 million given for Homes-CARE: Ministry

$52.9 million given for Homes-CARE: Ministry

The total number of peo­ple assisted through the Homes-CARE Initiative stands at 47,358 as of midday yes­terday with a cost of $52.9million (breakdown in table). This is the latest statistics

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    14,000  Fijians  Aided  Through  Initiative

14,000 Fijians Aided Through Initiative

More than 14,000 people in Nadi affected by recent tropical cyclones have been assisted through the Homes-CARE assistance over the past three days. Permanent Secretary for Women, Children and Poverty

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    Lelos: Game On

Lelos: Game On

Georgia national rugby coach Milton Haig says that they will treat their Test against the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians in the Pacific Nations Cup as a dress rehearsal as they

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Technology Helps Teachers, Students

  Technology Helps Teachers, Students

A 65-inch interactive screen used at the front of the class to improve student interaction and engagement. With the rapid

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Govt Help Timely, Says Single Father

  Govt Help Timely, Says Single Father

Single parent father, Waisea Rovi, would do anything to protect his children from harms way. He even quit his job

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How Prasad’s Love In Serving Community Keeps Him Going Despite Challenges

  How Prasad’s Love In Serving Community Keeps Him Going Despite Challenges

Offering medical services in a rural setting with limited resources can be quite a challenging task. But the love for

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Ratu Epeli Reminds Group To Remember Forefathers

  Ratu Epeli Reminds Group To Remember Forefathers

The University of Fiji chancellor Ratu Epeli Nailatikau has reminded mem­bers of the Arya Pratindhi Sabha of Fiji celebrating their

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Koya Opens Fiji’s First Ever ‘Bula’ Interhash

  Koya Opens Fiji’s First Ever ‘Bula’ Interhash

The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism and Lands Faiyaz Koya offi­cially opened the Bula International Interhash 2018 in Nadi on

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Early- Morning Trip To Receive Handout

  Early- Morning Trip To Receive Handout

Twenty-two-year-old Kolaia Ivi left his village on horseback in the early hours of yesterday to make it in time to

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$19M Used For 19,500 Applications

  $19M Used For 19,500 Applications

A total of 19,548 businesses have been assisted through the micro and small business grant as of yesterday with an

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$20 Million Worth of Beche-De-Mer Confiscated in Labasa, Says Minister

  $20 Million Worth of Beche-De-Mer Confiscated in Labasa, Says Minister

Six months ago a total of 30 tonnes of beach-de-mer were confiscated from an Asian businessman in Labasa. They were

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Koroilavesau: Popular Fish Species Here Becoming Extinct

  Koroilavesau: Popular Fish Species Here Becoming Extinct

In a number of areas around the country, fish species like cam­ouflage grouper, red salmon cod and hump head wrasse

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Ministry Introduces New Fishing Method

  Ministry Introduces New Fishing Method

The Ministry of Fisheries is looking at build­ing Fishing Aggregating Devices (FED) to help maritime villages that depend on fish­ing

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Minister Explains Events Allowed For Turtle Harvesting

  Minister Explains Events Allowed For Turtle Harvesting

Minister for Fisheries Semi Ko­roilavesau reminded villagers that the harvesting of turtles for consumption is only permitted dur­ing traditional events

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UNICEF Backs Government Move For Better Water, Sanitation Access

  UNICEF Backs Government Move For Better Water, Sanitation Access

The Fijian Government remains committed in providing water and sanitation access to all or­dinary Fijians despite the geographi­cal location says

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Access To Proper Water Supply Part Of Five-Year, 20-Year Development Plan

  Access To Proper Water Supply Part Of Five-Year, 20-Year Development Plan

The target is for 100 per cent of Fiji’s urban population having access to clean and safe water by 2021

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Roosters Earn Win:Tavutavu

  Roosters Earn Win:Tavutavu

The Sabeto Roosters defeated Premier Logging Ravoravo Rabbitohs 12-6 during the pre­mier division final of the Snax Nadi Rugby League

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Event To Raise Awareness On Cruelty To Animals

  Event To Raise Awareness On Cruelty To Animals

An event that aims to raise awareness on cruelty to dogs in Fiji called the Woof Lovers Show will be

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Malolo Women Too Strong

  Malolo Women Too Strong

The Cloud 9 Malolo women rugby team defeated Jack’s Nadi 26- 7 under intense heat at Prince Charles Park yesterday.

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Toroti Aims For Improvement

  Toroti Aims For Improvement

Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s halfback Mereula Toroti hopes to improve her performance in future tournaments. The 22 year old from

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Fiji, Pacific Commit To Preserve Cultural Heritage

  Fiji, Pacific Commit To Preserve Cultural Heritage

Fiji and its Pacific brothers and sisters stand proud and com­mitted to preserve and protect cultural heritage, says President Major-General

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Bala: Remembrance Day Important

  Bala: Remembrance Day Important

It is important for people to use Girmit Remembrance Day celebrations as an event to get a better sense of

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 Drama Marks Girmit Era

   Drama Marks Girmit Era

  Mayotri Chand, 59, of Ba yesterday displayed an eye-watering drama to show how her great grandmother, originally from Uttar

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