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Last updated: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:24:03 PM

Punjab to hold grievance resolution meets for NRIs
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The Punjab government has decided to hold three 'Sangat Darshans' for Non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Moga, Jalandhar and Ludhiana to redress their grievances, a minister said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 5:06:11 PM

Cabinet okays treaty on transfer of prisoners with Qatar
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tuesday approved the signing of a treaty on transfer of sentenced people between India and Qatar.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 8:54:04 PM

UP launches exclusive website to attract NRI investment
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) In a bid to woo non-resident Indians (NRIs) from Uttar Pradesh to invest in the state, the state government launched a website for them late Sunday, officials said.

Monday, December 01, 2014 9:34:03 AM

Britain should double intake of Indian students (Comment: Special to IANS)
Student mobility is a proven means of building long-lasting relations between countries. There is no better opportunity for India and Britain to further this cause than now when our two countries mark the 400th year of direct relations.

Sunday, November 30, 2014 1:22:10 PM

No concrete proof of abducted Indians' fate, search on: Sushma (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Amid media reports that the 39 abducted Indian workers in Iraq have been killed by Islamic State militants, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Friday acknowledged the government "does not have concrete proof" of the men being alive or dead and is continuing to search for them based on "six indirect sources".

Friday, November 28, 2014 7:56:26 PM

No hard evidence but Indians captured in Iraq not killed: Swaraj
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Friday said the government has got information from six sources that 39 Indians in captivity in Iraq have not been killed, and was working to secure their release.

Friday, November 28, 2014 3:34:10 PM

Indian diaspora doubts British sincerity on Gandhi statue
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Ahead of the proposed installation of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the British parliament, a section of the Indian diaspora has expressed scepticism about the British government's motive behind the move and instead favoured redressal of their concerns as a real tribute to the Father of the Nation.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 1:30:15 PM

Bill for merger of schemes for overseas Indians soon
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A draft bill that will enable the merging of two schemes for overseas Indians is expected to be brought before the cabinet for approval soon, an official statement said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11:38:03 AM

Modi's Sydney show host denies claiming to be Miss India Australia
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In the light of a controversy over the alleged claim that she was Miss India Australia, the host of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Sydney show has clarified she never claimed to the title-holder for grabbing the event's anchoring.

Sunday, November 23, 2014 5:30:05 PM

India being looked at with renewed respect, enthusiasm: Modi (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) In a report card to citizens on his 10-day, three-nation visit during which he met 38 world leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said this country of 1.25 billion people was being looked at with renewed respect and enthusiasm today, even as its counsel that black money must be curbed since it promotes terror and destabilises world peace has created a strong global resonance.

Friday, November 21, 2014 6:30:10 PM

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