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Japan Earthquake 2011: More Earthquakes Rock Japan

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on March 12, 2011

Natural disaster could be minimised a lot if we really think about the nature and our future generation­s, however; even our world leaders are running for unnecessar­y short- term selfishnes­s and do not want to be real hero in the history.
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New Zealand Quake: Earthquake Rocks Christchurch

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 22, 2011

What’s going on with Oceanian countries?
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NEW ZEALAND: Brave soldier loses his final battle

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on October 29, 2010


One of New Zealand’s most respected and admired soldiers lost his final battle yesterday.

John Masters (right) meets Hariprasad Gurung, whose life he saved on the battlefields of Borneo in 1965, during a reunion at Christchurch's Papanui RSA earlier this year. Photo / Simon Baker

New Zealand’s inaugural Anzac of the Year, Lieutenant Colonel John Masters, ONZM, MC, JP, died of cancer at his Christchurch home yesterday morning. He was 75.

Defence Force chief Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae said Lt Col Masters was “an excellent example of a soldier and an officer”.

“I would like to here express the condolences of the Defence Force to that superb leader,” he told reporters at the Defence Force headquarters in Wellington today.

In honour of Lt Col Masters, the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) has told all its branches to fly their house flags at half mast until his funeral at St Barnabas in Christchurch on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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