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My journey from New York to Himalayas inspired 'The Seeker': Karan Bajaj
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) He left his cushy job as a top executive in a New York firm to search for that elusive answer about death and suffering.

Sunday, June 14, 2015 8:20:03 AM

Punjab fixes 15-day deadline to redress NRIs' grievances
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Individual complaints and grievances of Non-Resident Indians from Punjab on different issues/matters would henceforth be addressed within 15 days, the state government announced on Friday.

Friday, June 12, 2015 6:02:12 PM

Lifetime award for Indian head of Doha Bank
Bengaluru, June 10 (IANS) Doha Bank's India-born chief executive R. Seetharaman has been conferred with the lifetime achievement award at the Banker Middle East Industry Awards in Dubai, the bank said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 9:30:04 PM

Sri Lankan Tamils in Britain take cue from Indian diaspora
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Impressed by what India has done for its large diaspora, influential Sri Lankan Tamils have come together in Britain to seek from Colombo a "Ministry of Overseas Sri Lankans".

Sunday, June 07, 2015 1:10:03 PM

Hope to bring back 39 abducted Indians from Iraq soon: Sushma
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that her "only regret" in her year in office has been the failure so far to bring back the 39 abducted Indians from Iraq, which she hoped to do soon.

Sunday, May 31, 2015 10:20:03 PM

Characters most familiar: The Indian diaspora in fiction (Column: Bookends)
Politicians, business magnates, sports stars - the Indian diaspora has done well for itself in its new homes around the world and, on a literary basis, crossed another test of acceptance with their depiction in fiction as regular, non-stereotypical characters. From police inspectors to businessmen to cooks in nearly half a dozen countries across four continents, overseas Indians are increasingly figuring in a range of splendid tales by a number of non-Indian writers.

Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:04:02 AM

Body of missing NRI hotelier found in Punjab forest
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) The body of British hotelier of Indian origin Ranjit Singh Power, missing since May 8 while on a business trip to India, has been recovered in a Punjab forest, police said on Saturday.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 2:20:03 PM

Student Visa Day attracts over 4,000 at US missions
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Over 4,000 Indian students who had applied for visas to pursue education in the United States were interviewed at various US missions across India on the occasion of its annual Student Visa Day, an official said here on Thursday.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:10:03 PM

Indian students bring US, India closure: Envoy Verma
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) US Ambassador Richard R. Verma on Thursday said Indian students played an important role in helping build closer ties between the two countries.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 1:32:14 PM

NRI hotelier missing in Punjab still untraceable
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) Punjab Police have booked a UK-based NRI for the mysterious disappearance of a British hotelier of Indian origin Ranjit Singh Power, who has been missing from the state since May 7, an official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:52:17 PM

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