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MOIA probes recruitment of Indian workers for US shipyard
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Ministry Of Overseas Indian Affairs has initiated an inquiry against two agents who had recruited workers for the Signal International shipyard in the US after the labourers quit the firm accusing it of exploiting them.

Monday, March 10, 2008 4:02:40 PM

Extradition pending of Indian American murder accused
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) For the parents of Hannah Foster it was justice of sorts when their teenaged daughter's murderer was extradited to Britain from India last year, but the parents of Indian American Deepa Agarwal are still battling to get their daughter's killer extradited to the US even after eight years.

Sunday, March 09, 2008 10:53:07 AM

Indian student's body brought from US
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) The body of Akkaladevi Srinivas, a postgraduate medical student, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the US, was Saturday brought to his hometown in Andhra Pradesh.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 9:34:28 PM

Kerala budget offers little to expatriates
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) The third straight budget presented by Kerala's Finance Minister Thomas Isaac has nothing much for the nearly two million overseas Keralites who provide the backbone of the state's economy by remitting more than Rs.200 billion ($5 billion) every year.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 3:55:53 PM

Pune woman alleges torture by NRI employer
Pune, March 4 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman has complained to the police here that she was severely tortured by her NRI employer in Spain since early January.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 6:01:46 PM

Cell phones, fixed salaries for Indian workers in the Gulf
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a bid to combat trans-national human trafficking, employers have been asked to provide a mobile phone and fixed minimum wage to Indian domestic workers going to Gulf countries, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 4:57:52 PM

Young Microsoft director harbours high hopes for IT
Nagpur, March 4 (IANS) The next twenty years will be revolutionary in IT history and what lies ahead for humanity should be best left to the wonderful ingenuity of mankind, says Rajesh Munshi, one of the youngest directors at Microsoft Corp, on a visit to his hometown here.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 4:43:55 PM

India not to prescribe minimum wage for its workers abroad
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India has no intention to prescribe a minimum wage for Indian workers abroad, Bahrain in particular, a senior official said here Monday.

Monday, March 03, 2008 5:09:52 PM

Are Afghan drug syndicates using Indians as couriers?
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) In a development that has spread alarm among security agencies, Afghans of Indian origin are found to have been used by powerful drug syndicates in Afghanistan to procure raw materials from India to make narcotics.

Sunday, March 02, 2008 10:00:03 AM

Mumbai helpline counsels AIDS patients from Dubai, China (Feature)
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) 'I have tested HIV positive, how will I face my family?' asks a voice from Dubai on telephone. From a clean basement in a dingy building here, a counsellor answers the question.

Sunday, March 02, 2008 9:43:10 AM

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