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Indian who escaped from Sudanese kidnappers comes home
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Mohammad Adeeb Shaikh, an Indian employee of an oil company in Sudan who was kidnapped along with three others but managed to escape, arrived in Mumbai Friday, his brother Amjad Ali said.

Friday, June 13, 2008 10:35:39 AM

Visa cut will force US firms to outsource, says think tank
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The US decision to cut visas to skilled manpower from countries like India would not protect American jobs, but goad American companies to opt for outsourcing, a leading think tank has warned.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 5:31:25 PM

Lengthy paperwork before NRIs can invest in India (Special)
Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can benefit from the current bear run on the Indian Stock Exchange as the risk-reward ratio is in favour of long-term investors. Despite the prevailing dip, the Indian economy is expected to grow at a healthy pace of over eight percent this year.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 10:52:57 AM

NRI accused of murder in US may be extradited
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A Non-resident Indian accused of murdering his wife in the US last year could be extradited, with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informing a city court Tuesday that it has enough evidence against him.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 8:30:57 PM

Gurgaon gives sops to Overseas Citizens of India
Gurgaon, June 9 (IANS) Offering sops of sorts, the district administration Tuesday announced it would issue Indian driving licenses to Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), putting them on par with non-resident Indians (NRIs).

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 8:29:42 PM

Congress-backed TV channel to be launched in Middle East
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) The Jaihind TV, a Malayalam TV channel backed by the Congress party, will launch its operations in the Middle East Thursday as part of its move to become a global player.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 3:34:52 PM

Indian surveyor dead in Dubai ship accident
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) An Indian surveyor with the Lloyds' Register of Shipping (LRS) died in Dubai Friday after he slipped and fell while surveying a ship, authorities said here Sunday.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 8:12:17 PM

Help at hand for estranged Indian wives of NRI men (Special)
Young Indian women who have followed their non-resident Indian (NRI) husbands abroad sometimes find that a matrimonial dispute can leave them without the wherewithal to contest a divorce case or file for custody of their children. In some cases, the distressed women are unable to fight for their rights because of some lacunae in their immigration papers.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 9:42:04 AM

Elderly NRI wages lonely battle against 'land mafia'
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) G.L. Sethi, a Britain-based Indian, taught for nearly four decades in London, but the dream of owning a house in New Delhi cost him a significant chunk of his life's savings.

Saturday, June 07, 2008 12:36:29 PM

AMU ex-students to raise Rs.100 crore
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Thanks to former students, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will set up a corpus fund of Rs.100 crore to raise its academic standards.

Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:42:55 PM

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