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Protesters use diaspora meet to garner attention to cause
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Activists of a Tamil nationalist group and a Hindu organisation Thursday organised separate demonstrations in this city, where the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) is underway, to draw attention to their cause.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:53:49 PM

Mukherjee flays Islamabad's 'flip-flop' on Mumbai attack
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the constant 'flip-flop' by Islamabad in admitting that the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attack was plotted on Pakistani soil was unfortunate and recalcitrant.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:26:19 PM

Global INK will benefit Reunion island
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The new Global Indian Knowledge Network, or Global INK, launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Thursday, will be of great benefit in helping an organisation from the tiny island state of Reunion near Mauritius to trace the history of its citizens of Indian origin.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:39:32 PM

Exhibition inaugurated at Indian diaspora meet
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) An exhibition showcasing India to the overseas Indians was inaugurated here Wednesday evening as part of the seventh edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)- the three-day annual diaspora meet.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 7:27:55 PM

PM to unveil fresh diaspora initiatives on knowledge, investment
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Thursday launch three major initiatives to bring India closer with its 25 million diaspora in 130 countries in areas covering knowledge, investment and philanthropy.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 4:46:31 PM

Time to entice NRIs with tour packages
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) What better time to hardsell tourism packages than the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas? The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corp (TTDC) is offering two tour packages for participants at the seventh edition of the diaspora meet here.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:20 PM

Colourful billboards greet NRIs, PIOs
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's capital city was known for its giant hoardings until the Supreme Court banned the eyesores.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:18 PM

Diaspora delegates exempted from luxury tax
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) True to the Indian credo 'athithi devo bhava' or 'guest is like god', the Tamil Nadu government has exempted delegates attending the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the annual convention of people of Indian origin, from paying the luxury tax charged by star hotels.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:17 PM

Tamil Nadu enticing NRIs with tour packages
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corp (TTDC) is offering two tour packages for participants at the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) - the annual convention of people of Indian origin.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:24:45 PM

Indian diaspora meet set to open - amid global recession
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Colourful giant billboards and tight security welcome 1,500 delegates and dignitaries at the venue of the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the country's annual convention to connect with its diaspora starting here Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 1:58:57 PM

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