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Shratika Naidu

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    A King’s Long Walk To Triumph

A King’s Long Walk To Triumph

The Digicel Duavata Northern Crime Prevention king has revealed an emotional, yet triumphant, journey that eventu­ally led to bringing out the best in him. Paulo Tuanoka, always wondered what it

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    $4M North Drug Haul

$4M North Drug Haul

Police operations in the Northern Di­vision last month resulted in the sei­zure of more than $4 million worth of marijuana, Police say. And Police will step up its operations on

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     Sharda Mani, 49, Presses On Regardless To Achieve Dream

 Sharda Mani, 49, Presses On Regardless To Achieve Dream

Press on regardless. That was exactly what Sharda Mani did to achieve what she has been chasing for three decades. Miss Mani, 49, may be a jack of all trades

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    Float Procession To Mark Duavata Festival  In Labasa

Float Procession To Mark Duavata Festival In Labasa

The Digicel Duavata Northern Crime Prevention Carnival starts today with a float procession from Y-Corner to Subrail Park in Labasa at 1pm. Carnival committee chairperson Satish Kumar said this year

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    Japanese Team Surveys Water Project

Japanese Team Surveys Water Project

As part of the 30th anniversary of the Grants Assistance for Grassroots Human Se­curity Project, a delegation from Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs carried out an assessment on a water

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    Gutsy Dreketi Hold Lautoka

Gutsy Dreketi Hold Lautoka

With coaches Ronil Lal and Johan Leewai away, the JIL Dreketi football team fought hard to hold Lautoka to a 0-0 draw in a Vodafone Premier League clash at Subrail

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    Long Jail Terms To Denounce Rape Warranted: Judge

Long Jail Terms To Denounce Rape Warranted: Judge

  Young man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for rape of 12-year-old cousin The courts will continue to take a tough stance on of­fenders who rape children. They will do

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    Pastor Raises Concerns Over Church Vandalism

Pastor Raises Concerns Over Church Vandalism

  A pastor for the Assemblies of God (AOG) in the Northern division is raising concerns after his church was allegedly broken into and vandalised over the weekend. Labasa AOG

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    Dreketi School Secures IDC Spot

Dreketi School Secures IDC Spot

Ahmadiyya Muslim Secondary School, a rural school in the outskirts of Dreketi has made their mark by clinching a spot in the Vodafone Fiji Secondary Schools Football Association Interdistrict Championship.

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Ex-President, 1FIR CO Recall Tour

  Ex-President, 1FIR CO Recall Tour

The commanding officer (CO) of the first Fijian contingent to serve under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

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Turn Up For Babasiga: Anand

  Turn Up For Babasiga: Anand

The Labasa Football Association is calling on the Babasiga Lions fans to come out in numbers when they meet Rewa

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Work To Convert Seaqaqa Into A Town Begins

  Work To Convert Seaqaqa Into A Town Begins

Work on converting Seaqaqa into a town has begun, a senior district officer has confirmed to the Fiji Sun. Seaqaqa

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Climate Smart Farmers Impress Agri Officer

  Climate Smart Farmers Impress Agri Officer

Principal Agricultural Officer Paula Tuione has been im­pressed with Korotari vege­table farmers for honestly making use of the Farms-CARE initiative.

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Post-Mortem Conducted On Seven-Year-Old

  Post-Mortem Conducted On Seven-Year-Old

The post-mortem ex­amination of a seven-year-old drowning victim was conducted yes­terday. This was confirmed by Po­lice spokesperson Ana Nai­soro. “The

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Tributes flow in for Lee Wah

  Tributes flow in for Lee Wah

A former national football midfielder in the 1970s Sam John Lee Wah will to­day be laid to rest at the

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Nadi Will Be Tough, Says Wily Coach

  Nadi Will Be Tough, Says Wily Coach

The Galaxy Hotel and Apartments Labasa football team are contemplating a tough clash against Nadi in the Vodafone Fiji FACT

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Labasa Cane Farmers invest in Cane Harvester

  Labasa Cane Farmers invest in Cane Harvester

Some sugarcane farmers of Vu­nicuicui, Labasa, have made a great investment after buying a cane harvester from India. The 29

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Club Members Donate Blood To Hospital

  Club Members Donate  Blood To Hospital

Members of the newly formed Slayers Club, with service to the less fortu­nate as their main objective, donat­ed blood to

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FNU Labasa Campus Forms Stakeholder Advisory Group

  FNU Labasa Campus Forms Stakeholder Advisory Group

For the first time the Fiji National University (FNU) Labasa campus formed a stakeholder advisory group yesterday and elected the

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Graduate Wants To Help People With Disabilities

  Graduate Wants To Help People With Disabilities

Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) graduate Ele­noa Kaisau wants to help peo­ple with disabilities. After the APTC graduation ceremo­ny in Labasa

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Programme Fosters Cultural Exchange

  Programme Fosters Cultural Exchange

In an effort to bridge the gap and promote peace, the La­basa Multicultural Centre or­ganised a cultural exchange pro­gramme at

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NZ Club Helps Needy Students

  NZ Club Helps Needy Students

Ninety students of Waiqele Primary School in Labasa have received school sta­tionery for 2019 academic year in advance. The assistance,

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Clothing Assistance For Patients

  Clothing Assistance For Patients

Patients at Labasa Hospital will not need to worry about their clothing while being admitted after the board of visitors

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Macuata Committee Leaders Taught How To Best Analyse Information To Better Assist Their Communities

  Macuata Committee Leaders Taught How To Best Analyse Information To Better Assist Their Communities

Macuata committee leaders and reps from faith-based groups have been advised not only to be good listeners, but to learn

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Sea Port To Boost Tourism, Growth In Labasa: Jaduram

  Sea Port To Boost Tourism, Growth In Labasa: Jaduram

Paul Jaduram, a prominent businessman in the Friendly North, has been a long-time advocate for a sea port given the

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School Students Urged to Embrace Crime Stoppers Programme

  School Students Urged to Embrace Crime Stoppers Programme

A school is not a place of fear. Instead it is a learning insti­tution, meant to be safe, says Northern

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Sports Day In Buca Bay

  Sports Day In  Buca Bay

Six villages in Buca Bay, Cakaudrova took part in rugby and netball at Kama District School on Saturday. “We want

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Dad Charged With Rape Of Daughter

  Dad Charged With Rape Of Daughter

The case of a 42-year-old father who allegedly raped his 13-year-old bio­logical daughter has been trans­ferred to the High Court

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Man Will Appear In Court For Alleged Incest Case

  Man Will Appear In Court For Alleged Incest Case

A 42-year-old father who allegedly raped his 13-year-old daughter will appear in the Labasa Magistrate Court today. This was confirmed

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