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Kerala approves welfare bill for NRKs
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) Kerala's V.S. Achuthanandan government Tuesday approved the Pravasi Kerala Welfare Bill 2008, aimed at reaching out to thousands of people from the state settled elsewhere in the country and abroad.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 9:30:05 PM

India for linking minimum wages with rising prices for workers abroad
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India does not want to impose a minimum wage for its overseas Indian workers but is hopeful of persuading Gulf countries to introduce a system to link it to the rising cost of living so that workers are able to save enough to send back home.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 11:04:12 AM

Not a happy homecoming for indentured workers (Book Review)
Review of two books: 'The First Crossing'; Edited by David Dabydeen, Jonathan Morley, Brinsley Samaroo, Amar Wahab; Publisher: The Derek Walcott Press. 'Finding the West Indies in India'; Author: Nalini Mohabir, INGCA Diaspora Cultural Resource Centre.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:25:22 AM

Blogging in Sanskrit binds Indian students overseas
Pune, March 18 (IANS) Guess what's keeping together our high-tech gizmo Indian students at various US universities, pursuing higher studies? It's an online Sanskrit magazine.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:05:32 AM

Kashmiri Pandits launch signature campaign against Yasin Malik
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) An online signature campaign by exiled Kashmiri Hindus against militant-turned-politician Yasin Malik is receiving an overwhelming response from the community the world over.

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:52:18 AM

LIC and Reliance Life log good health insurance sales
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Health is wealth - and that's certainly the case for Indian life insurers. Nearly 40 days after their entry into the long-term unit-linked health insurance business, the two life insurers - Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited - have been logging good business.

Monday, March 17, 2008 9:13:37 AM

Other guest workers in US side with abused Indians
New York, March 16 (IANS) Indian workers in a Mississippi shipyard who have alleged they were victims of human trafficking have found support from guest workers from other countries.

Sunday, March 16, 2008 9:49:53 PM

Families of Indian workers in US join hands to get justice
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The families of the Indian workers who have accused a US marine construction company of human trafficking are trying to come together to put pressure on the Indian government to take more action in the matter.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 2:47:21 PM

Social stigma weakening India's fight against TB
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India lags far behind developed countries in managing tuberculosis (TB) because of the social stigma attached to it and health workers are particularly vulnerable to the disease, says a new report.

Friday, March 14, 2008 9:24:57 AM

Himachal family seeks help to get man's body from Lebanon
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Unable to afford to bring back the body of a Himachal Pradesh man from Lebanon, his family has now appealed to the external affairs ministry for help.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:38:34 PM

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