New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a move to contain increasing instances of exploitation, India is contemplating a ban on housemaids going to work in countries with which it does not have a labour welfare pact.
Monday, June 25, 2007 2:59:27 PM
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The 'land mafia' in the national capital seems to be turning its attention to non-resident Indians (NRIs) whose absence is usually long enough to grab their land and sell it illegally at whopping prices.
Monday, June 25, 2007 8:23:37 AM
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday joined millions of Indians in congratulating Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams on her safe and successful return to earth after spending a record 195 days in space.
Saturday, June 23, 2007 8:31:04 PM
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) From the national capital to several small towns, a large number of Indians felt a sense of relief and pride as Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams returned home safely after 195 days in space.
Saturday, June 23, 2007 1:09:34 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Kerala will seek the central government's help to ensure that the people from the state staying in Middle East countries without proper documents be repatriated soon, said state Law Minister M. Vijayakumar Friday.
Friday, June 22, 2007 6:29:34 PM
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Scores of demonstrators Thursday marched through the centre of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to protest India born author Salman Rushdie being knighted by the British government.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 3:12:40 PM
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Priests, teachers and students at a Haryana school, the alma mater of deceased astronaut Kalpana Chawla, are praying for the safe return of Indian American Sunita Williams from space Thursday night.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 3:12:19 PM
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The Jamiatul Mujahideen (JUM), a guerrilla group in Kashmir, has called for a strike Friday against the knighthood awarded to celebrated India born author Salman Rushdie.
Tuesday, June 19, 2007 5:40:49 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday said that the state government is working out a slew of programmes for the welfare of non-resident Keralites (NRKs).
Tuesday, June 19, 2007 4:06:55 PM
Tens of thousands of Hindus come to India from many corners of the globe every year solely for Mother Ganga. Some come to submerge the ashes of their beloved in the holy river for salvation. In a few weeks, hundreds of NRIs will visit the river goddess to perform annual 'shraddhs', or prayers for the departed souls of their loves ones. Most devout Hindus visit the river to take a holy dip to wash away their sins.
Monday, June 18, 2007 8:18:34 AM
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