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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

NRI deposits go up marginally in Kerala banks
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Deposits by non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Kerala banks went up 6.6 percent in the April-June quarter this fiscal to touch Rs.318.65 billion ($7 billion), bankers' committee said.

Monday, October 06, 2008 4:26:15 PM

Chhattisgarh cautions families looking for NRI grooms
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has cautioned families opting to marry their girls with Non-Resident Indian grooms and asked them to collect details about family background and other vital aspects before tying the knot.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:09:52 PM

NRI couple caught with 3.7 kg heroin at Amritsar airport
Amritsar, Oct 5 (IANS) Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Sunday arrested an elderly non-resident Indian (NRI) couple from the Amritsar-Birmingham-Toronto flight that was about to take-off and seized from them 3.7 kg of heroin.

Sunday, October 05, 2008 6:20:28 PM

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