The Ministry of iTaukei Affairs, the Ministry of Fisheries and Forests and the Ministry of Agriculture have launched Wakatu Fiji, a groundbreaking campaign to better support the sustainable management of Fiji’s land and forests.
Striker Samuel Nair scored two second half goals as Nadi clinched the 2016 Sangam Inter District Championship (IDC) title on home soil today beating Saweni 2-0 in a thrilling final at Prince Charles Park.
Rudra Maharaj, a former Administrative Officer (at Strategic Framework For Change Coordination Office) at the office of the Prime Minister was granted bail today by the Magistrates Court.
FICAC Senior Legal Officer Rashmi Aslam said prosecution had no objection to the bail application.
Maharaj who was investigated and charged by FICAC was represented by lawyer Iqbal Khan on instructions from Diven Prasad.
FICAC SLO also requested further time to file second phrase disclosures, as the investigations have not yet concluded.
The case has been adjourned to 29 November 2012 for mention.
It is alleged that being the information officer at the strategic framework for change coordination at the office of the Prime Minister, Maharaj accepted an advantage of $2000 cash and two cheques amounting to $10,000 as a reward from a Avin Prakash on account of using influence in procuring the contract pertaining to tender number WSC 177-182/2012.
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.