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Talks on how to enrol NRIs still on: Vayalar Ravi
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The government is having intensive discussions to find out the most 'practical' way to include nearly a million non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls, Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:45:42 PM

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2011 to focus on northeast, youth
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of people of Indian origin, will for the ninth consecutive year be held in the first week of January 2011 and this time it will have a special focus on the northeast and the youth among the large Indian diaspora.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:29:20 PM

NRIs' voting method yet to be decided: Vayalar Ravi
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said the election commission and external affairs ministry are evolving a method to include NRIs in the country's electoral rolls.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 2:49:04 PM

Pay in dollars if plea is found frivolous, court tells NRI
Gandhinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday told a non-resident Indian (NRI) petitioner to be ready to pay costs in dollars if his petition is dismissed on grounds of being a frivolous one.

Monday, December 20, 2010 7:25:53 PM

Dabur factory in Nepal raided: Reports
Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) Consumer goods giant Dabur India's joint venture in Nepal has been raided by officials acting on complaints against the quality of its Real brand of fruit juice, media reports said Monday.

Monday, December 20, 2010 3:14:44 PM

Indian abducted in South Africa released
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) Nidhin Baby, a 27-year old Indian who was abducted in South Africa Dec 13, has been released, the office of the leader of opposition in Kerala Oommen Chandy said Sunday.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 6:08:16 PM

A non-resident Indian can remit $1 mn from property sales (NRI Watch)
The prices of ancestral properties left in India by emigrating non-resident Indians (NRIs) have escalated beyond their belief. Little wonder they have developed a new and intense interest in claiming their share, especially with recession biting hard in the West. In the last few years, the ancestral homes in India are valued in crores.

Sunday, December 19, 2010 12:27:20 PM

Kerala minister pitches in for release of abducted Indian
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Kerala's Port Minister V.Surendran Pillai, currently on a visit to South Africa, has met the Indian high commissioner in Pretoria and sought information on efforts to free a kidnapped Indian restaurant owner.

Friday, December 17, 2010 9:53:44 PM

NRI hunts for errant son-in-law in Punjab
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) from Canada said here Wednesday that he has travelled thousands of kilometres to Punjab to seek the arrest of his son-in-law from Ludhiana who betrayed his daughter in the name of marriage.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 10:41:40 PM

Ransom demand for Indian kidnapped in South Africa reduced
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 15 (IANS) Kidnappers of Indian restaurant owner Nidhin in Pretoria have agreed to reduce the Rs.10 million ransom they demanded for his release to Rs.4 million after negotiations with his friends.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 4:53:02 PM

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