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1,500 delegates to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas-2009
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates will participate in the forthcoming annual jamboree of the people of Indian origin, to be held in Chennai in the first week of next year.

Friday, December 26, 2008 8:41:53 PM

'Steps being taken to secure Indian abducted in Afghanistan'
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) The government is making all efforts to secure the release of P. Simon, who was abducted by terrorists in Afghanistan two months ago, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Friday.

Friday, December 26, 2008 5:29:31 PM

Government warns against unauthorised diaspora meet
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Friday warned against a diaspora meet being held under the aegis of an organisation called 'Pravasi Bharati' in Thiruvananthapuram in January and clarified that it was not affiliated to any government body.

Friday, December 26, 2008 4:39:10 PM

'Crisis in Middle East could affect Kerala economy'
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 24 (IANS) The impact of the global economic crisis on Kerala would depend on what happens in the Middle Eastern economies, said a report by the city-based Centre for Development Studies (CDS).

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 7:46:50 PM

CBI team in US to record anti-Sikh riot witness' statement
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Hope for justice has risen again as a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on reaching the US has started recording the statement of Jasbir Singh, who claims to be a key witness in a case of 1984 anti-Sikh riots here.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 4:54:00 PM

PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress in Shillong
Shillong, Dec 22 (IANS) Rich biodiversity, disaster management and traditional knowledge of the northeast would be the key issues of the Indian Science Congress (ISC), to be held here from Jan 3.

Monday, December 22, 2008 5:22:40 PM

Indian education cheap but professional, say foreign students
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Many Indian students want to study abroad, paying through their nose in the process. At the same time, students from across the world are filling university seats here for 'cheap, professional and internationally ranked' Indian education.

Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:13:56 AM

More than 500 investors to visit Kerala tourism meet
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) More than 500 prospective domestic and overseas investors have registered at 'Entee Naadu', a two-day meeting of the Malayalee diaspora and entrepreneurs to be held at Kochi Dec 23-24, the government said here Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2008 5:42:20 PM

Indian Hindu groups to back 'Hindu Tamils' in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Two leading Hindu groups in India have declared their support to 'Hindu Tamils' in Sri Lanka after a Tamil MP from there alleged attacks by security forces on temples in the island.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:40:17 AM

First migrant resource centre opened at Kochi
Kochi, Dec 15 (IANS) Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Monday opened the country's first ever migrant resource centre here.

Monday, December 15, 2008 4:06:51 PM

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