Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) NRI businessman Chandu K. Patel, who contested and lost the 2007 Gujarat assembly elections on a Congress ticket, Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with a large number of his supporters.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:39:10 PM
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A taxi driver was arrested from southwest Delhi Tuesday, a day after his two accomplices were nabbed on the charge of killing a non-resident Indian (NRI) from Saudi Arabia here this month, police said.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 9:24:17 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday announced that it will hold a global meet of its diaspora Dec 23-24 this year in Kochi to promote tourism.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 6:35:31 PM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) While Indian carriers have cut their domestic and international operations besides salary and job cuts to meet losses, international carrier Emirates Airlines Monday announced it was recruiting more people from India to meet their expansion requirement here.
Monday, October 20, 2008 7:30:05 PM
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) A group of schoolboys from the city of Leicester in southeast England arrived in Goa Monday to take part in matches and a historic twinning arrangement with India.
Monday, October 20, 2008 6:20:21 PM
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 19 (IANS) News of a 22-year-old Punjab youth's mysterious death in Lebanon came on the same day as his first remittance of Rs.31,000. It was a tragic coincidence for a family that fell victim to the state's thriving illegal immigration racket.
Sunday, October 19, 2008 6:58:09 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 19 (IANS) Malaysian Sikhs have prepared 10,000 copies of a CD of hymns and chants from Guru Granth Sahib, giving them a modern touch, to mark the third centenary of the holy book.
Sunday, October 19, 2008 9:38:58 AM
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Lauding the process of democratic transition underway in the Maldives, India Thursday praised the 'peaceful and fair' presidential election in the picturesque Indian Ocean nation comprising 1,190 islands.
Friday, October 17, 2008 12:26:38 AM
New Delhi/London/Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Aravind Adiga was the toast of the literary world Wednesday after he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize at a glittering ceremony in London for his debut novel 'The White Tiger', set against the backdrop of India's growing wealth gap.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 7:05:21 PM
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pounds sterling, dollars, euros, dirhams - Gujarat's revered Ambaji temple is flush with cash offerings in foreign currency after every Navratri.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 9:10:06 AM
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