New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The only Indian chosen to carry the Olympic torch is 'excited, happy, nervous' about the July 7 event and says she feels 'very proud' to represent India in China, a country where she lives and works.
Tuesday, July 01, 2008 1:06:02 PM
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The families of three Tamil fishermen in a jail in Saudi Arabia have appealed to Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi to help them get their dear ones released.
Tuesday, July 01, 2008 8:39:22 AM
Colachel (Tamil Nadu), June 30 (IANS) Coca-Cola and the Red Cross Society Monday handed over 41 houses built in the port town of Colachel in Tamil Nadu to families affected by the 2004 tsunami disaster.
Monday, June 30, 2008 8:56:58 PM
Kozhikode, June 25 (IANS) P.K. Ummer Bhai teaches music at a school in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). But back home in Kerala he dons the robe of a magician to tell children the truth behind superstitions and black magic.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 8:04:43 AM
Amritsar, June 24 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar will have its own new passport office functional by this month-end with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) setting up a new facility here.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 6:03:26 PM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) Tuesday launched an FM radio station in Singapore that will broadcast Indian film music, news and other trivia in a joint venture with a local station - MediaCorp Radio.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 5:06:18 PM
Kottayam (Kerala), June 23 (IANS) The Dubai-based father of a seminary student, who committed suicide here in Kerala, Monday alleged that ragging in the theology college drove his son to take the extreme step.
Monday, June 23, 2008 5:29:57 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) A host of programmes are being worked out for non-resident Indians (NRIs) from Kerala, including a welfare scheme and issuing of identity cards, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan told the state assembly Monday.
Monday, June 23, 2008 3:34:53 PM
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Illiterate and without a job to fend for herself and her four children, a broken Ravinder Kaur was entirely dependent on her relatives for survival when she became a widow at 35. Today, an optimistic Kaur seems more confident and secure about her and her children's future.
Monday, June 23, 2008 3:12:12 PM
'Mind blowing,' said my Indian friend from Dubai after visiting a shopping mall. No, he was not commenting on a shopping mall in Dubai but one in New Delhi. He said it was one of the biggest and most modern shopping complexes he had seen. Plus, it had lots of shoppers with bags.
Monday, June 23, 2008 10:28:47 AM
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