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NRI 'black list' needs review: Punjab minister
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) The 'black list' of Non-Resident Indians (NRI) needs to be reviewed to help people of Indian origin settled abroad come to India freely, a senior Punjab minister said Monday.

Monday, January 03, 2011 9:02:13 PM

Think big, work with diaspora: PM urges scientists
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday stressed on attracting the young Indian diaspora through joint research projects while urging Indian scientists to 'think big' and 'out of the box' for scientific advancement and innovations in the country.

Monday, January 03, 2011 1:25:36 PM

Bihar kidnappings shock, scare NRIs
Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) Non-Resident Indians from Bihar are shocked and worried over the rising incidents of kidnapping in the state as the fear of abductions once again returns to haunt the people.

Sunday, January 02, 2011 2:35:05 PM

NRI appeals to abductors to free brother in Bihar
Patna, Jan 1 (IANS) Three days after a businessman was abducted in Bihar's Banka district, his brother based in California in the US appealed to the abductors to free him as police failed to make any breakthrough.

Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:37:12 AM

We won't pay blood money, say Indians on UAE death row
Sharjah/Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Claiming innocence, 17 Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have refused to settle the case by paying blood money to the victim's family as recompense for the murder. Their families in India agree and say they will not take up the new offer by the victim's family.

Friday, December 31, 2010 2:18:11 PM

No need for blood money, say families of Indians on UAE death row
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Stating that their kin were innocent, the family members of the 17 Indians who are on death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a Punjab-based NGO pursuing their case have opposed the giving of blood money to secure their release.

Friday, December 31, 2010 11:17:41 AM

13 die as boat capsizes
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Thirteen people drowned when their boat capsized in the sea off the Periapattinam village coast in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district Sunday, police said.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 7:58:39 PM

Andhra student shot dead in US
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A student hailing from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead in the US by unidentified robbers, his family said.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 1:16:43 PM

After Dabur, Pepsi faces raids in Nepa
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Four days after Dabur India's factory in Nepal was raided by anti-corruption watchdogs over allegations of manufacturing irregularities, another Indian multinational's corporate office and factory in Kathmandu were raided by revenue officials.

Saturday, December 25, 2010 3:53:38 PM

NRI turns up to claim dead bishop's land
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as investigations are underway to find out how a man impersonated a deceased cleric to fraudulently sell his land on the outskirts of the city, an NRI came forward Thursday to say he was the real owner of the land.

Thursday, December 23, 2010 7:07:32 PM

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