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With NRI help, Punjab targets 1,000 MW solar energy by 2017
Jalandhar (Punjab), May 12 (IANS) The Punjab government is targeting solar power generation of 1,000 MW by 2017 with a major investment in this sector coming from Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), a minister said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 8:40:03 PM

Courtroom drinking sage drives crime novel set in Mumbai, Goa
Panaji, May 12 (INS) Sameer Khan's fictionalised story might seem to run parallel to that of the big Bollywood star currently in the news, but this novel was actually born in the mind of Mumbai-born, New Zealand-based marketing specialist Nigel Fernandes.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 11:34:03 AM

Murthy happy over son-in-law's win in British poll
Bengaluru, May 8 (IANS) Infosys co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy on Friday expressed happiness that his son-in-law Rishi Sunak, of the Conservatives, had been elected to the British parliament in the general elections, in his maiden electoral foray.

Friday, May 08, 2015 5:44:05 PM

British leaders eye Indian votes (Comment: Special to IANS)
As the campaigning for the British parliamentary election enters its final phase, Prime Minister David Cameron and other leaders are eyeing undecided voters, especially among the 700,000 strong Indian community.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 1:10:03 PM

Put on hold new rule on nurses jobs abroad, Kerala tells Centre
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala government has written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to put on hold the new order that requires all Indian nurses going to 18 countries for employment to take emigration clearance from the Protector of Emigrants (POE).

Monday, May 04, 2015 4:30:04 PM

Telangana IT minister to visit US to attract investment
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Telangana's Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao will be visiting the US from May 5 to attract investment to the state.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 8:54:02 PM

Kerala should look beyond diaspora remittances: Minister
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) The stage has come for Kerala to look to look beyond the diaspora remittances that have so far helped it go forward, a state minister said here on Thursday.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:18:03 PM

Indian groups scramble to assist quake-hit Nepal
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Parallel to the Indian government's massive relief efforts, several religious and spiritual groups in the country are extending a helping hand to earthquake victims in Nepal.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:58:02 PM

60,000 Indians could benefit from Oman's amnesty
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Around 60,000 Indians may benefit from an amnesty scheme announced in Oman, under which people without valid documents could either return to their country without being penalised or can rectify their papers, said a diaspora expert.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:06:03 PM

Indian-origin NBA player Sim Bhullar to visit India in May
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Sim Bhullar, who became the first Indian-origin player to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US, will visit India from May 2 to 7 to promote basketball and inspire children to stay active and healthy by playing the game.

Monday, April 27, 2015 8:04:04 PM

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