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LIC and Reliance Life log good health insurance sales
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Health is wealth - and that's certainly the case for Indian life insurers. Nearly 40 days after their entry into the long-term unit-linked health insurance business, the two life insurers - Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited - have been logging good business.

Monday, March 17, 2008 9:13:37 AM

Other guest workers in US side with abused Indians
New York, March 16 (IANS) Indian workers in a Mississippi shipyard who have alleged they were victims of human trafficking have found support from guest workers from other countries.

Sunday, March 16, 2008 9:49:53 PM

Families of Indian workers in US join hands to get justice
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The families of the Indian workers who have accused a US marine construction company of human trafficking are trying to come together to put pressure on the Indian government to take more action in the matter.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 2:47:21 PM

Social stigma weakening India's fight against TB
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India lags far behind developed countries in managing tuberculosis (TB) because of the social stigma attached to it and health workers are particularly vulnerable to the disease, says a new report.

Friday, March 14, 2008 9:24:57 AM

Himachal family seeks help to get man's body from Lebanon
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Unable to afford to bring back the body of a Himachal Pradesh man from Lebanon, his family has now appealed to the external affairs ministry for help.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:38:34 PM

Budget sidelined NRIs, but still something to cheer about (Commentary)
Have NRIs been sidelined in the latest Indian budget? Since the government is all out to get votes for the general election next year, special concessions for NRIs were perhaps not a priority. The focus was clearly on farmers and the common man. Another factor could be the high inflows of foreign funds invested in stocks and India's foreign exchange reserves crossing the $300 billion watermark.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:15:09 AM

Three arrested in Punjab for NRI's murder
Moga (Punjab), March 12 (IANS) A policeman and the parents of a Canada-based youth were arrested in Punjab's Moga town Wednesday for their involvement in the murder of another Canada-based man at a village near here last month.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:19:46 PM

Indian workers were not promised green card, says Signal
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Signal International, the US firm facing charges of human trafficking, has said the protesting Indian workers were never promised permanent residency as they claimed.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 8:54:01 PM

US job racket agents' licences suspended
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs has suspended the licences of two Mumbai-based recruiting agents who sent Indian workers to a US marine construction company and have been charged with human trafficking.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 5:09:35 PM

Infrastructure Kerala Ltd may double paid up capital
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11(IANS) The board of directors of Infrastructure Kerala Ltd (InKel), a new infrastructure company that has been formed under public-private partnership, is likely to double its paid up capital from Rs.1 billion to Rs.2 billion.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 1:05:29 PM

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