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Relieved parents await Sabeel's return from Britain
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) The elderly parents of Indian doctor Sabeel Ahmed, who was found guilty of withholding information on last year's terror plot in Britain and was being deported Wednesday night, say they are relieved that he is returning home at last.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 7:15:05 PM

Great Khali refreshes India connection
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) He is 7 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 190 kg. Clad in a white summer shirt straining at the 63-inch chest, the Great Khali, an Indian professional wrestler who is the current rage on the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) television shows, lives up to his name.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 6:15:46 PM

Meghnad Desai to address Tata Institute convocation
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Lord Meghnad Desai, professor emeritus at the London School of Economics, will deliver the annual convocation address of the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), an official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 7:25:49 PM

Expatriate Keralites hit by rising rupee
Kochi, May 6 (IANS) The rising value of the rupee from 2003-04 onwards has been inflicting a silent but hard blow on Keralites living abroad by reducing the rupee realisation of their foreign currency remittances to Kerala, according to a new study.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 2:19:49 PM

Eight-feet high doors await 'Great Khali' in native village
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), May 5 (IANS) When seven-foot three-inch tall Dalip Singh Rana returns to his native village in Himachal Pradesh this week, the 'Great Khali' wrestling champ will have easy passage for the first time.

Monday, May 05, 2008 9:51:05 AM

Mauritius Indians in search of their roots in Bihar
Patna, May 5 (IANS) The Bihar government has received more than a dozen requests from people in Mauritius to help trace their roots in the rural areas of the state ever since it launched its programme to foster closer cultural ties with the Indian Ocean country.

Monday, May 05, 2008 8:26:07 AM

Modi interacts with Gujarati diaspora
Ahmedabad, May 4 (IANS) Gujaratis living in any corner of the world will soon be able to contact anybody in the state through 24X7 e-connectivity, Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday in his interaction through satellite with people of Gujarati origin in the US and Canada.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 11:51:43 PM

Jalandhar-born mayor is most popular person in English county(Lead)
Jalandhar (Punjab), May 4 (IANS) Gloucester Mayor Harjit Gill has pipped British royals, including Prince Charles, and several top celebrities to emerge as the most popular person in the county, according to an opinion poll published in the Weekend magazine.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 12:04:25 PM

Jalandhar-born pips British royals in Top 100 of English county
Jalandhar (Punjab), May 4 (IANS) Jalandhar-born Gloucester Mayor Harjit Gill has pipped British royals, including Prince Charles, and several top celebrities to emerge as the most popular person in the Gloucestershire county.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 10:45:24 AM

Couple arrested for stabbing NRI 39 times
Ludhiana, April 30 (IANS) A young couple was arrested from this industrial city in Punjab Wednesday for allegedly stabbing a non-resident Indian (NRI) 39 times earlier this week with the intention of looting him.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 9:45:52 PM

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