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    Workers employed during Diwali entitled to double pay: Usamate

Workers employed during Diwali entitled to double pay: Usamate

Minister for Employment, Productitvity and Industrial Relations Jone Usamate said workers who were working during the Diwali holiday were entitled to double pay. “If a worker is employed during Diwali,

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    Companies Embrace Spirit Of Diwali

Companies Embrace Spirit Of Diwali

It was all glitz and glam for people from all walks of life celebrating Diwali. Diwali may be the only festival which allows you to go bright and blingy at

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    Miss Labasa Celebrates Diwali Away From home

Miss Labasa Celebrates Diwali Away From home

For Miss Labasa Sheral Chand, being away from home this Diwali is something she did not foresee while being part of the 2017 Telecom Miss Fiji Pageant. Ms Chand, 23,

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    Inferno: Bleak Diwali For Seven Families In Nabua Fire

Inferno: Bleak Diwali For Seven Families In Nabua Fire

Suresh Prasad had bought all the items for his daughter’s wedding planned for January. But the clothes and other items went up in smoke yesterday when his home was among

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    FBC Staff Demonstrate  Inclusivity: CEO

FBC Staff Demonstrate Inclusivity: CEO

The Diwali spirit at the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) yesterday demonstrated an environment of inclusivity. “Regardless of their different ethnic backgrounds, the staff of FBC turned up at work excited

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    Letters To The Editor, 18th October 2017

Letters To The Editor, 18th October 2017

Gender-based violence Ecelini Naivadra, Namadi Violence against women, young women and girls is an issue that begins primarily in the minds of men and not women. Hopefully, through the recently

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    Kumar: Pay Attention to your receipts while doing Diwali shopping

Kumar: Pay Attention to your receipts while doing Diwali shopping

With just two days remaining before Diwali, the Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on consumers to be vigilant and pay particular attention to their receipts on purchases made. This

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    Diwali Fire Safety Advice

Diwali Fire Safety Advice

The National Fire Authority (NFA) is reminding the general public to be mindful of fire safety during Diwali. As we celebrate this festival, it is important that we all be

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    Bhatnagar Consoles Grieving Family

Bhatnagar Consoles Grieving Family

A family who had lost their mother and grandmother on the morning after Diwali in a house fire were yesterday overwhelmed with the presence of Assistant Minister for Women, Children

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Diwali Spirit illuminates The Rain From Above

  Diwali Spirit illuminates The Rain From Above

There was never a dull moment last night as Fijians of all faiths joined their Hindu brothers and sisters in

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Refrain From Using Crackers Near Busy Roads: Police

  Refrain From Using Crackers Near Busy  Roads: Police

Police are advising members of the public to refrain from using fireworks near busy roads and be considerate to all

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Happy Diwali 2016 Message From The Prime Minister

  Happy Diwali  2016 Message From The Prime Minister

It is with great pleasure that I extend my best wishes to every Fijian as we come together to once

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Government Increases Final Cane Payment For Farmers To $2.10

  Government Increases Final Cane Payment For Farmers To $2.10

The Sugar Industry Tribunal has announced an increase in the final cane payment for 2015 crop from $0.72 to $2.10

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Business Road Show: Tourism Council Of Nadi Plans

  Business Road Show: Tourism Council Of Nadi Plans

The Tourism Council of Nadi intends to take business to the next level by providing new leads and business opportunities.

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Diwali Hopes Dashed

  Diwali Hopes Dashed

The hopes of three families for a grand Diwali last night were dashed when their homes were destroyed in a

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Minister Akbar Lauds Staff For Job Well Done

  Minister Akbar Lauds Staff For Job Well Done

The staff members of the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation and residents from the Beggars Rehabilitation Centre in

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Club Collaborate In Helping The Less Fortunate This Diwali

  Club Collaborate In Helping The Less Fortunate This Diwali

The Lions Club, in collaboration with JP Bayly Trust, donated a total of 42 grocery packs worth $1000 to JP

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Taxi Drivers Reminded To Be Honest This Diwali

  Taxi Drivers Reminded To Be Honest This Diwali

The Labasa Market taxi drivers were reminded to carry out honest business during their Diwali celebrations at the Labasa Taxi

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Need To Be Vigilant This Diwali: NFA

  Need To Be Vigilant This Diwali: NFA

As the country looks forward to celebrate Diwali, the National Fire Authority (NFA) is reminding the public be more vigilant.

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Break-in At Raralevu Mandir Fails To Cut Off Diwali Spirit

  Break-in At Raralevu Mandir Fails To Cut Off Diwali Spirit

Preparations for Diwali may still go ahead for Hindu devotees at Veiwalai Subdivision in Raralevu despite a break-in at their

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Keep An Eye On Your Children, Police Advise

  Keep An Eye On Your Children, Police Advise

Divisional Police Commander Northern Senior Superintendent Shri Bhawan Singh advised parents to stay alert and keep watch over their children

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Labasa Will Open Late For Diwali

  Labasa Will Open Late For Diwali

Labasa town will be opened on Tuesday night till 9pm. This was confirmed by the Labasa Chamber of Commerce and

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Ministry: Follow Dangerous And Banned Fireworks Laws

  Ministry: Follow Dangerous And Banned Fireworks Laws

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism reminds members of the public on the safe and proper use of fireworks

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Diwali Special

  Diwali Special

One of Suva City’s popular vegetarian restaurants is reducing its menu cost as part of Diwali celebrations. While Fijians prepare

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