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Delhi underground metro will be bigger than London's by 2017
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The length of the underground metro in Delhi will be increased to 416 km by 2017, making it the largest in the world, Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 8:06:02 PM

India asks Gulf countries to end sponsorship regime
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has initiated active diplomatic process with the Gulf countries to get the sponsorship regulations - the main reason behind violations of human rights in the region - abolished, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 8:05:28 PM

India asks Gulf countries to end sponsorship regime
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has initiated active diplomatic process with the Gulf countries to get the sponsorship regulations - the main reason behind violations of human rights in the region - abolished, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 8:05:28 PM

Every NRI is an Indian ambassador of goodwill: Minister
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Every non-resident Indian is an 'Indian ambassador of goodwill' in the country he or she lives in, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Jitin Prasada said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 7:30:38 PM

Every NRI is an Indian ambassador of goodwill: Minister
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Every non-resident Indian is an 'Indian ambassador of goodwill' in the country he or she lives in, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Jitin Prasada said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 7:30:38 PM

Indian diaspora invited to invest in northeast
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian diaspora was Saturday invited by chief ministers of northeastern states to invest in the region's infrastructure, especially the healthcare and education sectors.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 6:32:14 PM

NRIs on electoral rolls soon, single card for diaspora: PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to help them exercise their franchise, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 6:06:10 PM

Difficulties in NRI voting rights being worked out: Ravi
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Saturday said the government was working out the difficulties in physical verification of non-resident Indians living in the Gulf countries that were hampering their participation in elections in India.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 5:33:58 PM

India's rise welcomed as positive factor: PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the world expected India to play a more important role in the global polity and economy as the country's rise as an emerging nation was seen as a positive factor in international relations.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 2:13:35 PM

Fiscal consolidation vital to tame prices: Mukherjee
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Economic expansion and high fiscal deficit are together leading to unstable price regime and the government needs to revert to fiscal consolidation to control the situation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.

Saturday, January 08, 2011 2:06:12 PM

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