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
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
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
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
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
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Monday said that it may not consider rescheduling the board examination timings in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from next year, as had been requested by a school in Dubai.
Monday, March 10, 2008 5:31:26 PM
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
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
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
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
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