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Gujarat village euphoric as daughter joins Obama team
Gabat (Gujarat), Nov 13 (IANS) There is a palpable sense of excitement in this Gujarat village after after Indian American Sonal Shah, an eminent economist who heads Google's philanthropic arm, was appointed a member of the advisory board of US president-elect Barack Obama. Sonal hails from this village in Sabarkantha district, 90 km from Gujarat's main city Ahmedabad.

Thursday, November 13, 2008 8:19:31 AM

Indian techie murdered in US cremated in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Arpana Jinaga, the techie from Hyderabad who was found murdered at her apartment in Seattle, US, was cremated here Sunday with family and friends bidding a tearful adieu.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 7:24:03 PM

Ansari heads to a new democratic Maldives Monday
New Delhi/Male, Nov 9 (IANS) India is poised to begin a new chapter in its multi-faceted ties with a democratic Maldives as Vice-President Hamid Ansari goes Monday on a two-day visit to the Indian Ocean nation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Mohamed 'Anni' Nasheed.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 5:12:49 PM

Punjab's entrepreneurs, farmers, look to eastern Europe
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Punjab's entrepreneurs and farmers are now looking beyond traditional destination countries like the US, Britain, Australia and Canada and are exploring opportunities in countries like the Czech Republic and Ukraine.

Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:43:58 AM

NRI attacked by call girl, accomplices
Ghaziabad, Nov 7 (IANS) A US based NRI businesman was allegedly attacked by a call girl and her gang members before they ran away with a taxi he had hired from this satellite town of Delhi, the police said Friday.

Friday, November 07, 2008 10:44:56 PM

Deported from Canada, paralysed man reaches Punjab village
Jalandhar, Nov 6 (IANS) A paralysed Sikh, who evaded deportation from Canada to India for two years by hiding at various gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in that country, finally reached his native Sohal Khalsa village in this Punjab district Thursday.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 9:34:41 PM

Political aspirations of Indian diaspora rise with Obama win
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Democrat Barack Obama's election as the first African American president of the US has ignited hope among Americans of Indian origin who dream of either pursuing political careers or having members of the diaspora represent them in the political arena.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:38:06 PM

After gurdwara raid row, Belgian king visits Sikh shrine
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) With a raid on two gurdwaras in Brussels triggering outrage among the Sikh community, Belgium's King Albert II and Queen Paola took time off to visit Gurdwara Bangla Sahib during their three-day stay in New Delhi.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:09:13 PM

Kenyan Indians celebrate Obama Victory
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Not only the Kenyan Africans but also the Kenyan Indians are ecstatic about the victory of Barack Obama, whose father was a Kenyan, in the US presidential elections.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 3:56:24 PM

Andhra techie's promising career cut short by murder
Hyderabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Arpana B. Jinaga had always dreamed of securing a doctorate from an American university and becoming a professor like her father. But the software professional's promising career was cut short by her murder in Seattle in the US.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 3:18:19 PM

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