Hawaiian wildcard entrant Bethany Hamilton created the biggest upset in the Fiji Women’s Pro surfing competition at the Cloud Break near Tavarua Island today beating Australia’s World Surf League leader Tyler Wright.
The Vodafone Fiji national team needs to beat the Solomon Islands in their second Group B match tonight to stand any chance of progressing to the semifinals of the 2016 OFC Nations Cup in Papua New Guinea.
The Supreme Court in Suva has given time to Legal Aid Commission to file written submissions on behalf of convicted Rakiraki triple murderer and rapist Dip Chand.
The court heard Chand wants the Supreme Court to review its decision on the dismissal of his appeal last year.
The court also heard that the panel of judges will decide if there will be hearing date and his case would be considered if the panel feels there is a need for further argument then it would be listed for hearing.
The court has ordered the state to respond by July 24 and written submissions are to be submitted by Legal Aid director Sunil Sharma in July 10.
Chand, 48 is serving a life sentence with a minimum term of 19 years for the murder of the three Lata sisters in 2005 in Naria Rakiraki.
His earlier appeal was dismissed by the Supreme Court when Sharma had submitted that new evidence could be presented before the court.
The case was heard before Chief Justice Anthony Gates.
Fiji in a must win situationThe Vodafone Fiji national team needs to beat the Solomon Islands in their second Group B match tonight to stand any chance of progressing to the semifinals of the 2016 OFC Nations Cup in Papua New Guinea.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.