Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Topic: Fiji

‘Not slaves but no better off’ — why govt wants ‘girmitiya’ labourers’ story taught in schools

Indentured labourers, or ‘girmitiyas’, were transported from British India to work on plantations in far-off countries that are now home to large ethnic Indian populations.

China eyeing ‘security pact’ with Pacific Island nations, floats 5-year action plan, says report

Reuters report details China 'plans' for cooperation with Pacific Island nations in policing, security, and trade, among other areas, ahead of Wang Yi's tour of 8 island nations.

‘You as Editor will be respected by politicians’ – Ajay Singh was told, he still quit media

'Fiji: A Love Story' is diplomat Ajay Singh's memoir, which was left unfinished when he passed away in 2020.

Fiji reappoints SC ex-judge Lokur for another term on its apex court’s ‘non-resident panel’

Justice Lokur, who served on the Supreme Court of India from 2012 to 2018, was first sworn to Fiji’s apex court in August 2019 for three years.

How to get 11,000 athletes from 200 countries to Tokyo for Olympics in 16 days amid Covid?

Even the fastest woman alive, Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, can’t avoid all the logistical hurdles along the road to this year’s extraordinary Olympics.

Covid-19 pandemic: Alarm in Fiji after ‘Indian’ variant found, Spain concert sees no cases

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

On Camera


51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.