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Over 12,000 Indians evacuated from Libya
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) With a special chartered flight bringing 155 people from Libya Monday morning, over two-third of nearly 18,000 Indian nationals have been evacuated from the violence-torn north African country.

Monday, March 07, 2011 8:40:25 PM

Two-thirds of Indians rescued from Libya
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Around 12,000 of the 18,000 Indians in Libya would be evacuated by Sunday evening with the latest batch of over 2,300 nationals being picked up by air and sea from the violence-hit north African country, the government said.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 4:40:11 PM

Feels like I'm back from hell: Indian returned from Libya
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Back in his nest in Kolkata after spending days in Tripoli amidst the constant roar of fighter jets and the sound of gunshots, Debabrata Biswas feels he has returned from hell.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 3:48:15 PM

Post-budget, NRIs have to spend more in India (Comment)
Non-residents Indians (NRIs) will have to spend a little more on their visits to India after the latest budget. As the air travel tax has gone up, NRIs now pay more when they buy their air tickets to travel back home and within India. Their stay at luxury hotels, guest houses and meals at good restaurants will cost slightly more as service and other taxes have gone up.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 12:23:39 PM

NRI files case against two for cheating
Jaipur, March 5 (IANS) A Netherlands-based NRI has lodged a case against two residents of Jaipur for duping him of Rs.10 million after promising to organise a concert featuring prominent singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, police said Saturday.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:59:49 PM

9,200 Indians rescued from Libya, thousands still left
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With six more flights bringing in stranded Indians from Libya, India said Saturday that over 9,200 people had been evacuated from the strife-torn country. But thousands are waiting to be brought home.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:21:38 PM

9,200 Indians rescued from Libya, thousands still left
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With six more flights bringing in stranded Indians from Libya, India said Saturday that over 9,200 people had been evacuated from the strife-torn country. But thousands are waiting to be brought home.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:21:38 PM

Tantrik artist Sohan Qadri dies in Canada
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Leading spiritual artist Sohan Qadri, a proponent of the 'dot' in contemporary tantrik art, died in Canada after a prolonged kidney aliment, the Delhi Art Gallery said Saturday. He was 78.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 3:18:05 PM

All Indians to be evacuated from Libya by March 10
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Underlining that the safety of Indian nationals is the topmost priority, the government Friday informed parliament that 9,209 Indian nationals - over half of total Indians stranded in strife-torn Libya - will be evacuated by the end of the day and promised to wrap up the entire exercise by March 10.

Friday, March 04, 2011 6:29:05 PM

All Indians to be evacuated from Libya by March 10
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The government informed parliament Friday that 9,209 Indian nationals - over half of the total Indians stranded in strife-torn Libya - would have been evacuated from the country by the end of the day and stressed that the entire exercise would be completed by March 10.

Friday, March 04, 2011 5:35:27 PM

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