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NRI hunts for errant son-in-law in Punjab
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) from Canada said here Wednesday that he has travelled thousands of kilometres to Punjab to seek the arrest of his son-in-law from Ludhiana who betrayed his daughter in the name of marriage.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 10:41:40 PM

Ransom demand for Indian kidnapped in South Africa reduced
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 15 (IANS) Kidnappers of Indian restaurant owner Nidhin in Pretoria have agreed to reduce the Rs.10 million ransom they demanded for his release to Rs.4 million after negotiations with his friends.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 4:53:02 PM

Indian kidnapped in South Africa, Rs.10 mn ransom demanded
Wayanad (Kerala), Dec 14 (IANS) A retired school teacher in this Kerala town was woken up early Tuesday by a phone call from a group of people who had abducted his son Nidhin in South Africa and demanded Rs.10 million as ransom. The Indian embassy there confirmed the incident and the Indian external affairs ministry has been apprised of the crime.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 7:05:18 PM

Seek stop to US turban checking, Badal urges PM
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Sikh turbans were not checked and Sikhs were not humiliated in US airports.

Monday, December 13, 2010 6:23:17 PM

NGO to rescue of Punjabi youth stranded in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia
Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 12 (IANS) They had gone to foreign shores, hoping to turn around their fortunes. But their dreams soon turned sour as the 50 youths from Punjab were forced to live in miserable conditions and do shoddy jobs in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Sunday, December 12, 2010 11:24:50 AM

A Canadian yoga teacher traces her Indian roots
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Shobha Rae had two missions when she came to India from Canada - complete a yoga teachers' training course and seek out her relatives for whom she had launched a search four years ago.

Sunday, December 12, 2010 11:14:11 AM

Punjab wants NRIs to help upgrade rural schools
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The Punjab government wants well-settled Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the state to contribute to upgrade government schools in the state's rural areas.

Friday, December 03, 2010 9:07:14 PM

Eminent Muslim scholar Omar Khalidi dies in US
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Eminent Muslim scholar and writer Omar Khalidi died in a train accident in Boston Monday, according to his family sources here.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 8:51:40 PM

Sixth Kerala migration survey begins
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) The sixth edition of the Kerala Migration Survey (KMS 2010), which will monitor the status of migration and remittances by non-resident Keralites to the state, has begun.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:26:44 AM

30,000 Indian students have left Australia: Student federation
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) A spate of attacks, tough visa norms and denial of permanent residency have caused around 30,000 Indian students, mostly based in Melbourne, to leave Australia in the past year, claims the Federation of Indian Students in Australia (FISA).

Saturday, November 27, 2010 2:02:17 PM

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