Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) London-based non-resident Indian (NRI) Raj Loomba Saturday announced that he would give a grant of Rs.5 million for the renovation and upkeep of a state-run school in his native village in Punjab.
Saturday, January 05, 2008 5:28:00 PM
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Indian diaspora is working in areas that will enable India become a developed nation by 2020, former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat said while conferring the third Bharatvanshi Gaurav Sanman upon Thomas Abraham, chairman of Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (Gopio) here.
Saturday, January 05, 2008 4:59:46 PM
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Jet Airways Saturday became the first Indian private carrier to operate in the Gulf sector, launching four daily direct flights from India to Kuwait and Bahrain.
Saturday, January 05, 2008 12:42:15 PM
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) The Indian government and the honorary Kenyan consul general reiterated Friday that Indians had not been targeted in Kenya and there were no fatalities among Indians in the east African nation that has been engulfed in violence following the presidential polls.
Friday, January 04, 2008 10:21:59 PM
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a non-resident Indian mother's plea for conducting an autopsy on her five-month-old baby who died in Britain in 2000 after British medical authorities allegedly decided to let her die because she was diagnosed as terminally ill.
Friday, January 04, 2008 10:21:34 PM
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs is awaiting the approval of the union cabinet to set up a university for Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs).
Friday, January 04, 2008 10:17:10 PM
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Friday that he would persuade the external affairs ministry to take up the case of Indian fashion designer Anand Jon, who faces sexual impropriety cases in the US.
Friday, January 04, 2008 7:00:42 PM
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual conclave of the Indian diaspora, will focus on the increasing cases of exploitation of Indian women after getting married overseas as well as on overseas Indian workers at its Jan 8-9 meet here.
Friday, January 04, 2008 5:52:54 PM
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A facilitation centre for non-resident Indians and persons of Indian origin wanting to invest in India is becoming more popular by the day, and is considering expansion of its services, as the government gets ready to host this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Divas next week.
Friday, January 04, 2008 11:40:46 AM
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) When an Indian scholar went to study the Romas or gypsies in Kosovo in Serbia in summer 2007, his hosts had a special term for him - Purano Manush or ancient person.
Friday, January 04, 2008 10:18:48 AM
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