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    PM Gains More Backing

PM Gains More Backing

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama continued to gain the backing of sugar cane farmers following three days of consultation in the Western Division. At Lautoka yesterday positive response was received from

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    One-year-old Fighting For Life

One-year-old Fighting For Life

A one-year-old boy is battling for his life at the Lautoka Hospital after sustaining critical injuries from a late night car accident in Natabua, Lautoka ,on Saturday. This after the vehicle

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    Baroda Fiji Marks 109th Birthday With Sunshine Special School Students

Baroda Fiji Marks 109th Birthday With Sunshine Special School Students

To mark 109 years of Bank of Baroda’s foundation, Lautoka branch staff had lunch with the students at Sunshine Special School in Lautoka on Wednesday. The branch manager, Babita Raj,

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    Farmer Gets 12 years For Raping Girl, 16

Farmer Gets 12 years For Raping Girl, 16

A rapist was told by the High Court in Lautoka that he had instilled fear in the victim and had breached the trust reposed on him. High Court judge Aruna Aluthge

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    Man Hurt  Saving Family From Fire

Man Hurt Saving Family From Fire

A Lautoka man  suffered minor burns when he saved his family from their burning home yesterday morning. Seremaia Ratumaitoma, 23, said he had to act swiftly to rush his family outside

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    Security Guard Appears In Court For Alleged Murder

Security Guard Appears In Court For Alleged Murder

A Nadi nightclub chief security officer appeared at the Lautoka High Court this morning  before Justice Aruna Aluthge. George William Seniteva is alleged to have murdered a 28 year old

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    Watchdog Urges People: Use Helpline Responsibly

Watchdog Urges People: Use Helpline Responsibly

The Consumer Council of Fiji is concerned about some prank calls received by the National Consumer Helpline since its launch on Thursday. Council chief executive officer Premila Kumar said this

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    Police: Russians Were Murdered

Police: Russians Were Murdered

Russian couple Yuri Shipulin and his wife, Natalia, were murdered and their bodies dismembered, Police said yesterday. Chief of Intelligence and Crime Assistant Commissioner of Police Luke Navela confirmed the

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    Keep Healthy: Tuitubou

Keep Healthy: Tuitubou

  Civil servants and members of the public gathered at Nadovu Park in Lautoka to celebrate National Sports Day yesterday. The Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou, also present

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Motorists Requested To Be Mindful Of Ongoing Roadworks And Cooperate

  Motorists Requested To Be Mindful Of Ongoing Roadworks And Cooperate

Motorists are requested to be mindful of ongoing road works and cooperate with authorities to avoid accidents. Of particular concern is

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Second Vehicle Linked To Probe On Missing Russians

  Second Vehicle Linked To Probe On Missing Russians

Police have taken a second vehicle, belonging to the missing Russian couple, for forensic examination. The blue twin cab, HE

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Believe In Yourself, Coach Tells Players

  Believe In Yourself, Coach Tells Players

  A disappointed Lautoka coach Johnny Williams told his players to start believing in themselves if they are to stand

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MSG Financial Issues To Be Resolved

  MSG Financial Issues To Be Resolved

The financial issues that had plagued the Melanesian Spearhead Group will be resolved, says George Milner Tozaka. The MSG Foreign

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Family, Friends Heartbroken Over Loss

  Family, Friends  Heartbroken Over Loss

Family and close friends could not get over their loss as Vinod Patel regional manager Salesh Chand was cremated yesterday

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Contestants ready for Sugar City carnival

  Contestants ready for Sugar City carnival

Contestants ready for Sugar City carnival   The Lautoka Farmers’ Carnival will be open on June 8 at the Carnival

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Water Carting On The Rise In West Areas

  Water Carting On The Rise In West Areas

The need for water is forever on the rise in the Western Division with close to 30 requests being received

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Duo Accused Of Devi’s Murder Seek Legal Aid

  Duo Accused Of Devi’s Murder Seek Legal Aid

Two unemployed men who are charged with the murder of a 71-year-old woman appeared in the Lautoka Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

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Fire Allegedly Deliberately Lit

  Fire Allegedly Deliberately Lit

A fire that has been ongoing at the Vunato rubbish dump in Lautoka since last Friday was allegedly deliberately lit.

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Working In Unity To Rebuild Homes

  Working In Unity To Rebuild Homes

  Those assisted through Help for Home Initiative are determined to work in unity to rebuild the homes that were

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Woman Allegedly Robbed, Murdered At Her Home

  Woman Allegedly Robbed, Murdered At Her Home

A woman believed to be in her 70s was allegedly murdered and her home was discovered ransacked last night. A

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Vigil Night To Remember HIV/Aids Sufferers

  Vigil Night To Remember HIV/Aids Sufferers

A vigil night for those suffering and those who have lost their lives from HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired

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Residents Called To Help Poor, Disabled To Clean Up

  Residents Called To Help Poor, Disabled To Clean Up

The Lautoka Chamber of Commerce is urging residents to lend a helping hand to neighbours who are poor or disabled

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Year 7 Pupil Slips Away From Escort

  Year 7 Pupil Slips Away  From Escort

A Year Seven student disappeared in Korovou on Saturday while being escorted back to Vatukoula. Police said 12-year-old Josateki Nokonokotabua of

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Fire Destroys Vacant Home

  Fire Destroys Vacant Home

A 35ft by 38ft house of a 45 year old taxi driver of Kashmir, Lautoka was completely destroyed with its

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323 Graduate from University of Fiji, Lautoka

  323 Graduate from University of Fiji, Lautoka

A total of 323 students graduated from the University of Fiji, Lautoka branch yesterday. Speaking at the graduation ceremony the Vice

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Taxi Drivers Applaud Arrival Of Cruise Liner

  Taxi Drivers Applaud Arrival Of Cruise Liner

Cabbies in Lautoka are happy with the ongoing business originating from cruise liners at the Lautoka Wharf. Nischal Deo, 45,

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Road Situation Report

  Road Situation Report

TD15F Situation Report 1 on 4 April 2016 as at 8am Very heavy rain has been experienced over the last

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West Veggie Prices Back To Normal

  West Veggie Prices  Back To Normal

The hike in the prices of vegetabled after Cyclone Winston has stabilised in the Western Division mainly in Lautoka, Ba,

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Suspect In Custody For Alleged Drug Find

  Suspect In Custody For Alleged Drug Find

Police say they will continue search for suspected drug dealers Aman has been arrested after he  was allegedly found in

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