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News of Punjab boy's death came with first remittance
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 19 (IANS) News of a 22-year-old Punjab youth's mysterious death in Lebanon came on the same day as his first remittance of Rs.31,000. It was a tragic coincidence for a family that fell victim to the state's thriving illegal immigration racket.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 6:58:09 PM

Malaysian Sikhs produce CD of hymns with modern touch
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 19 (IANS) Malaysian Sikhs have prepared 10,000 copies of a CD of hymns and chants from Guru Granth Sahib, giving them a modern touch, to mark the third centenary of the holy book.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 9:38:58 AM

India lauds free and fair polls in Maldives
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Lauding the process of democratic transition underway in the Maldives, India Thursday praised the 'peaceful and fair' presidential election in the picturesque Indian Ocean nation comprising 1,190 islands.

Friday, October 17, 2008 12:26:38 AM

India's Aravind Adiga wins Booker for debut novel
New Delhi/London/Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Aravind Adiga was the toast of the literary world Wednesday after he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize at a glittering ceremony in London for his debut novel 'The White Tiger', set against the backdrop of India's growing wealth gap.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 7:05:21 PM

Gujarat's Ambaji temple is flush with foreign cash
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pounds sterling, dollars, euros, dirhams - Gujarat's revered Ambaji temple is flush with cash offerings in foreign currency after every Navratri.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 9:10:06 AM

Kerala man serious after assault in Melbourne
Melbourne/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala was seriously injured when he was attacked by a group of suspected drug addicts in Melbourne while returning home from work Sunday night, a spokesperson of the Indian consulate said.

Monday, October 13, 2008 6:38:34 PM

If India agrees, Tamil party ready to ask LTTE to go for talks
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's leading Tamil party in parliament says it is willing to persuade the Tamil Tigers to go for talks with Colombo if New Delhi agrees to act as the peace maker.

Sunday, October 12, 2008 11:30:35 AM

Indian physicist wins Lars Onsager prize
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) The American Physical Society (APS) has awarded the prestigious Lars Onsager prize for 2009 to physicist Sriram Shastry of India, who is currently a professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) in the US.

Friday, October 10, 2008 9:54:53 AM

Amnesty suggested for once rebel Sikhs abroad
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has urged the government to grant amnesty to Sikhs who fled the country after the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and got involved in anti-India activities abroad.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 10:38:56 AM

School for NRK children gets an official nod
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS)A school for the children of non-resident Indians of Kerala got an official nod Monday after Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan cleared a proposal for it.

Monday, October 06, 2008 8:19:55 PM

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