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Goa sets up emergency fund for its NRIs
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday approved a special contingency fund for non-resident Indians (NRIs) of Goan origin facing financial hardships abroad.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:42:07 PM

Of love and longing for India: a French woman's journey
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Christelle Gourdine, a French national of Guadeloupean and Indian origin, has been fascinated by her Indian roots for many years. But she is surprised and saddened that not many know about the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe's Indian connection.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 9:41:57 AM

Aviation ministry gets new face at helm
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan in the national capital has got a new face at the helm with veteran Congress leader Vayalar Ravi given additional charge of the high-profile aviation portfolio in the cabinet reshuffle undertaken by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 7:43:56 PM

Spain reduces jail term of Indian terror accused
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Spain has reduced the jail term of Mumbai-born businessman Roshan Jamal Khan from eight and half years to six years for alleged terror links, his brother said here Wednesday but claimed that the terror charges had been dropped.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 5:11:59 PM

Disgraced diplomat may face tough time: Lawyers
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) With the government deciding to recall India's disgraced chief trade diplomat in Britain Anil Verma over allegations of wife-beating, he could face a tough time on his arrival here if his wife decides to move an Indian court against him, legal experts said Monday.

Monday, January 17, 2011 7:55:46 PM

Karnataka eyes Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) As the second largest milk producer after Gujarat in India, Karnataka is eying the large Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports and make a mark in overseas markets with a range of ethnic sweets, from Mysore pak to peda.

Monday, January 17, 2011 1:16:55 PM

Using RTI difficult for us, says Indians abroad
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Living overseas for education, employment or other reasons, Indians abroad find it difficult to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act due to the cumbersome fee-payment process.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 12:35:02 PM

Goa could soon be on NRI holiday radar
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Goa could soon emerge as a favoured holiday destination of US-based non-resident Indians (NRIs) who visit India on their annual sojourn, a tourism body said here.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 4:45:36 PM

An Australian artist pays tribute to Sikh community
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) He makes portraits of Sikh youths who study in Australia and drive taxis to earn their living. With his brush strokes, Daniel Connell tries to bring the community closer to Australians in difficult times.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 11:28:56 AM

Indian students' flow to Australia radically down: Envoy
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The flow of Indian students to Australia for higher studies has substantially reduced but it could be due to the stringent migration policies than incidences of attacks on Indian students there, the Australian envoy said Friday.

Friday, January 14, 2011 4:36:57 PM

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