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Warm welcome for Mauritius PM in ancestral home (Lead)
Harigaon (Bihar), Feb 19 (IANS) A rousing and traditional welcome was given to Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Tuesday at his ancestral village in Bihar's Bhojpur district that was decked up like a bride by the enthusiastic residents and local administration.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 5:28:42 PM

Mauritians will be able to track Bihar roots more easily
Harigaon (Bihar), Feb 19 (IANS) People of Indian origin living in Mauritius, most of whom hail from Bihar, will find it easier to trace their roots as the state government is going to open a single window system for them.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 3:36:08 PM

Kuwait to resume work visas as model contract finalised
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Kuwait has agreed to resume visas for Indian workers after a joint working group (JWG) comprising officials of two countries finalised a model contract, officials here said. The move comes barely two months after the Kuwait embassy here stopped issuing work visas.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 12:36:02 PM

Mauritius PM announces $250,000 for ancestral Bihar village (Night Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam late Monday announced $250,000 for the development of roads and a hospital in his ancestral village in Bihar and also annual scholarships to two students from the state.

Monday, February 18, 2008 11:52:12 PM

In land of ancestors, Mauritius PM speaks in Bhojpuri (Second Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Visiting the land of his ancestors, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam spoke in Bhojpuri here Monday evening, taking hundreds of people gathered to hear him by surprise.

Monday, February 18, 2008 9:07:05 PM

Emotional Ramgoolam visits the land of his ancestors (Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Overcome by emotion as he flew into the land of his ancestors for the first time, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Monday touched the ground after alighting from the aircraft here and quickly smeared some mud on his forehead.

Monday, February 18, 2008 7:43:41 PM

Hope brightens for Kerala youth facing death in Kuwait
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) Hopes of reprieve for 26-year-old Simil, facing death in Kuwait for accidentally killing a friend and co-worker, have brightened as Congress leader Oommen Chandy has raised Rs.600,000 to be given to the victim's wife as compensation.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:29:51 PM

Mauritius prime minister begins three-day visit to Bihar
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Monday began his three-day visit to Bihar, land of his ancestors, amid tight security.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:22:05 PM

Kerala youth faces death in Kuwaiti jail
Alappuzha, Feb 17 (IANS) Time is running out for 26-year-old Simil, who left Kerala for Kuwait two years ago, for a better life. If his family is unable to raise Rs. 600,000, Simil could either be hanged or shot to death in a Kuwaiti jail.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 4:23:16 PM

Contract killings on the rise among NRIs in Punjab
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Jasbir Singh, Jaswinder Kaur, Mohan Singh... they are among an increasing list of Indians living abroad murdered by contract killers while on a visit to Punjab.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 11:31:08 AM

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