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Indian mission seeking details about Indians in Saudi fire
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian mission in Riyadh is seeking details about a massive fire at a workers' camp at Saudi Arabia's Khursaniyah, at which many Indians were working. No casualty or injury involving Indians has been confirmed so far.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 8:26:32 PM

Punjab man killed in Italy, family awaits body
Derabassi (Punjab), Aug 5 (IANS) A 27-year-old man of this Punjab town was found dead in the Italian city of Milan and his grief-stricken family has now sought help from the government to bring his body back home.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 6:48:08 PM

India does not want attacks to 'infect' ties with Australia
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Australia, India has said it was concerned about attacks on Indian students but does want the issue to 'infect' growing relations between the two countries.

Monday, August 03, 2009 6:57:06 PM

Student attacks: Krishna heads to Australia Aug 6 to take stock
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Australia on a five-day visit Aug 6 to ascertain first-hand the problems faced by Indian students, some of whom have been victims of allegedly racist attacks, and the steps taken by Canberra to ensure their safety.

Friday, July 31, 2009 11:00:18 PM

Vedanta University Bill re-introduced in Orissa assembly
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The Orissa government Saturday re-introduced a controversial bill proposing a Rs.150-billion (43.75 billion) university in the state to be promoted by NRI billionaire and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 7:47:01 PM

Indians in Sri Lankan jails seek Indian intervention
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Some 40 Indian prisoners languishing in Sri Lanka's prisons are seeking humane treatment, alleging that Indian officials appear deaf to their pleadings and complaints.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:09:20 PM

Kerala hosts conference on recession and the Gulf
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala capital is set to host a two-day international conference beginning Tuesday on the global economic crisis, its impact on Gulf nations and its implications for migrant labour, including Indians, working there.

Monday, July 20, 2009 11:29:56 AM

NRI voting rights bill under examination: Ravi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The law ministry is examining a bill proposing to accord voting rights to non-resident Indians (NRI), Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi told parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 6:40:15 PM

Indian students going abroad to be registered Comment1
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Indian students going abroad for higher education will in future be registered by the authorities here, parliament was told Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 6:28:16 PM

Emigration process to be made simple, transparent
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government has undertaken an e-governance project to make the process of emigration more transparent, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi told parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 5:42:11 PM

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