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NRI's 'holiday marriage' lands him in police net
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 17 (IANS) A 'holiday marriage' plan of Britain-based 60-year-old NRI went awry Thursday when the Punjab police took him into custody after his Indian wife complained of cheating.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:55:11 PM

India asks US for 'detailed' probe into workers' plea
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) India has asked the US government to conduct a 'detailed' probe into Indian shipyard workers' allegations of maltreatment and that they paid money to their recruiters for promised green cards.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 9:25:42 PM

India is biggest counter to China, US adventurism: scholar
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India has the 'biggest' moral counter force to the 'militant adventurism' advocated by China and US on the global stage, says Robert Thurman, leading scholar, writer and the first American to be ordained as a monk in Tibetan Buddhism during the 1960s.

Monday, April 14, 2008 10:43:04 AM

It's time NRI business leaders discovered Africa (Commentary)
Why haven't NRIs in the West invested in Africa? Perhaps due to the lack of information about high returns on investment. Perhaps due to the outdated perceptions and prejudices about Africa. Perhaps due to apathy about Africa as a growing market. Or perhaps due to violence that constantly bursts into headlines.

Monday, April 14, 2008 10:40:58 AM

Now find Indians in British crime thrillers
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Indians are not only the largest minority living in Britain but also the most prosperous. The community has become so deeply enmeshed in British life over the past decades that it is making an appearance in works of fiction, such as that staple of popular reading - crime thrillers.

Monday, April 14, 2008 10:25:56 AM

Punjab sets up police stations for NRIs
Jalandhar, April 13 (IANS) The non-resident Indians (NRIs) from Punjab will now have an exclusive facility for filing their complaints with the Punjab police Sunday launching its specialised NRI police stations here and five other towns in the state.

Sunday, April 13, 2008 8:49:59 PM

Sabeel's parents happy over son's imminent return to Bangalore
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Parents of Indian doctor Sabeel Ahmed, who has confessed to withholding information on the Glasgow Airport terror plot last year, are happy their son is returning home soon and has not been found guilty of involvement in any terror act in Britain.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 4:29:48 PM

Jalandhar-born steers ahead of British royalty in online voting
Jalandhar, April 12 (IANS) Jalandhar-born Harjit Gill, the mayor of Gloucestershire, has raced ahead of the British royalty and Hollywood celebrities in an online voting to select the Top-100 people of the English county.

Saturday, April 12, 2008 12:04:27 PM

Capturing India of 1990s with potboiler of a book
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) It was the India of the 1990s. The days of 'licence raj', when so much dirty money changed hands due to the government's restrictions on business, were drawing to an end. The country was at a crossroads.

Friday, April 11, 2008 8:33:48 AM

Vayalar Ravi condoles Gopal Raju's death
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Recalling his 'seminal contribution' to empowering the Indian diaspora in the US, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Thursday condoled the demise of Gopal Raju.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 9:20:38 PM

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