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Abducted Indian worker dies in Afghanistan
New Delhi/Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) An Indian worker kidnapped by unknown militants in Afghanistan last October has died in the captivity of his abductors, officials and his family said Monday.

Monday, February 09, 2009 7:34:23 PM

Abducted Indian worker killed in Afghanistan
Chennai/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) An Indian worker kidnapped by unknown militants in Afghanistan's Herat province last October has died in the captivity of his abductors, officials and his family said Monday.

Monday, February 09, 2009 6:52:07 PM

Taliban captors kill abducted Indian in Afghanistan
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) Simon Paramanathan alias Srinivasan, 38, an Indian who worked with an Italian company in Afghanistan's Herat zone and was abducted in October last year, has been killed by his Taliban captors, officials and his family said Monday.

Monday, February 09, 2009 6:14:10 PM

Sri Lanka bent upon eradicating Tamilians, says survey
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) A premier educational institution Friday said that 86 percent of the people surveyed in Tamil Nadu feel that the Sri Lankan government was bent upon eradicating the Tamil minority in Sri Lanka by using the alibi of fighting terrorists.

Friday, February 06, 2009 4:29:52 PM

Achuthanandan asks central government to help Middle East returnees
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday asked the central government to help the large number of the state's diaspora who have lost their jobs in the Middle East.

Friday, February 06, 2009 3:38:41 PM

It was real 'Slumdog Millionaire' for a group of US girls
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) A group of young women from the US and Canada, including some Indian Americans, have been floored by the never-say-die spirit of people living in a slum here - bringing home the reality of award-winning Hollywood film 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

Monday, February 02, 2009 5:22:30 PM

Study commissioned on international migration from Punjab
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31 (IANS) The Migration Research Unit, affiliated to the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) here, will work with the Chandigarh-based Centre for Rural Research and Industrial Development (CRRID) to conduct the first-ever comprehensive study on international migration from Punjab.

Saturday, January 31, 2009 3:01:34 PM

Sri Lanka to create safe zone for Tamil civilians: Menon
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka has agreed to create a safe zone for Tamil civilians caught in the crossfire between the armed forces and the Tamil Tigers, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:43:21 PM

Indian woman gets relief in divorce case in Australia
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) An Indian woman will not have to go to Australia, where her estranged husband has filed a divorce case, as a court here Wednesday granted relief to her.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 10:14:28 PM

Tainted police officer accused of falsely implicating NRI family
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A Britain based Punjabi family Wednesday accused tainted Indian Police Service officer Shajji Mohan, who was arrested in Mumbai Sunday with 12 kg heroin, of falsely implicating them in more than a drugs trafficking case.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 9:55:09 PM

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