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Minister urges diaspora to assist in health care
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi Friday urged the Indian diaspora to partner with the government in making health care facilities more accessible.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:06:46 PM

'More people from northeast should go abroad'
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) More people from the northeast should travel abroad in search of opportunities and send back remittances to invest and develop the economy in their region, participants at a seminar here on diaspora emphasised Friday.

Friday, January 07, 2011 6:44:28 PM

India shares 21 percent of global diseases: WHO
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) India needs to dramatically improve its health situation to sustain growth as it shares 21 percent of the global disease burden, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official said Friday.

Friday, January 07, 2011 6:29:10 PM

India asks diaspora to invest in land of 'new opportunities' (Roundup)
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The 9th edition of India's annual convention to connect with its 25-million-strong diaspora in 130 countries kicked off here Friday with a fervent appeal to them to return to their roots, a land of new opportunities, and share the fruits together.

Friday, January 07, 2011 6:20:42 PM

Government to invest $100 bn on education in 12th plan
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The government spending on education will be increased to $100 billion in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) from the estimated $70 billion during the current plan period, the prime minister's advisor on education and innovation Sam Pitroda said Friday.

Friday, January 07, 2011 4:08:34 PM

Obama's doctor coming up with new hospital in Kolkata
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) A Kolkata-born doctor, who is part of the medical team that treats US President Barack Obama, has decided to do his bit for his native place by setting up a super-speciality liver research and treatment centre here.

Friday, January 07, 2011 2:03:14 PM

Sibal invites Indian diaspora back home
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday called for 'collaboration' from the Indian diaspora in building the education sector and invited them back to the land of 'new opportunities'.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:22:39 AM

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas starts Friday, northeast in focus
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) About 1,500 delegates will be participating in the three-day annual convention for overseas Indians, the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), which begins here Friday. The ninth edition will have a special focus on India's northeastern region and the younger generation of the diaspora.

Thursday, January 06, 2011 7:22:09 PM

Nearly 1,300 to attend convention of overseas Indians
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Nearly 1,300 overseas Indians will participate in the ninth edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) convention staring here Friday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the event.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8:26:02 PM

Kishwar Desai's 'Witness by Night' wins UK award
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India-born writer Kishwar Desai, wife of noted economist and writer Meghnad Desai, has won UK's Costa First Novel Award 2010 for her novel 'Witness by Night'.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8:12:17 PM

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