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Parents of students in Australia hold protest march in Punjab
Patiala (Punjab), June 2 (IANS) Worried parents of students studying in Australia Tuesday held a march here to protest against a series of racist attacks on Indian students in that country and demanded a delegation be sent to get full information.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:52:12 PM

Indian High Commission told to transport Kerala nurse's body
Kochi, June 2 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday directed the Indian High Commission in Britain to ensure that all arrangements are made to bring back the body of Malayali nurse Mini Francis, who died there in March.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 5:15:42 PM

India to keep records of students abroad: Vayalar Ravi
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said his ministry will prepare and maintain a register of all Indians studying abroad and streamline campus placements to foreign universities following a spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:09:54 PM

Racist attacks: Faleiro says convert adversity into opportunity
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) The racial attacks on Indian students in Australia should prompt the Indian government to increase the number of higher learning institutions in this country, says Goa NRI Commissioner Eduardo Faleiro.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 3:45:38 PM

India awaiting outcome of Vienna violence probe
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A week after clashes involving rival Sikh groups in a Vienna gurdwara, India Monday said it was awaiting the outcome of the probe by the Austrian authorities who had assured their 'full cooperation and assistance to bring the guilty to justice.'

Monday, June 01, 2009 8:15:40 PM

India hopes student concerns in Australia will be addressed
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday said that India was in touch with Australia over protests by Indian students alleging racist attacks and expressed the hope that their problems will get 'sorted out'.

Monday, June 01, 2009 1:25:26 PM

Bhajji's cousin suspects foul play in his son's death in Australia
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Amidst the spurt in attacks on Indian students in Australia that many say are racially motivated, the cousin of Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has alleged foul play in the death of his son in Melbourne May 7.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 4:52:28 PM

West Bengal to rebuild 400 km of embankments in Sundarbans
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government will rebuild 400 kms of embankments destroyed by Cyclone Aila in the mangrove forests of Sundarbans in an effort to save the region from any more floods in the coming monsoon.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 5:15:08 PM

Racist comments quite common in Australia, say Indians back from Oz
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Racist comments against Indian students in Australia are quite common and the recent spate of attacks on the community is not new, say Indians who have been to that country and come away with unhappy memories.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 1:30:30 PM

Kerala family wages legal battle to get back kin's body
Thrissur (Kerala), May 29 (IANS) The family of a nurse who died in Britain more than two months ago is waging a legal battle to get back her body so she can be buried in this Kerala town.

Friday, May 29, 2009 8:14:32 PM

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