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President urges diaspora to engage with India
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged overseas Indians to get 'proactively' engaged with India by making use of several schemes launched by the government.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 10:32:31 PM

Indo-Canadians block paralysed Sikh's deportation
Vancouver, Jan 9 (IANS) Thousands of Indo-Canadian protesters Wednesday again thwarted a bid by the Canadian authorities to deport a paralysed Sikh back to India.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 10:10:47 PM

India to use diaspora resources for women's empowerment
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The resources of overseas Indians will be used by the government in a big way to address the issue of women's empowerment, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 9:38:12 PM

No ban on workers, Malaysia assures India (Lead)
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy, Malaysia Wednesday told the Indian government that there was no freeze on the recruitment of Indian workers as reported in a section of the media.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 9:31:58 PM

Help small businesses compete globally, diaspora urged
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian diaspora should provide their intellectual and entrepreneurial resources to build the Indian small and medium enterprises (SME) sector and help it compete globally following the example of the expatriate Chinese, said Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:19:58 PM

Three from Gulf among 12 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman recipents
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Three personalities from the Gulf - Ravi Pillai, Rafiudin S. Fazulbhoy and Krishnamurthy Kumar - were among the 12 recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards presented by President Pratibha Patil Wednesday, the concluding day of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2008.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:18:39 PM

Modi offers to host PIO varsity in Gujarat
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, basking in the glow of a landslide victory in state polls, Wednesday sought to showcase Gujarat as India's number one state and offered to host the first People of Indian Origin (PIO) University in the state.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:05:19 PM

India-Africa ties set for major leap forward: Sharma
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Wednesday said that it was poised for 'a major leap forward' in its relations with Africa with the holding of the first India-Africa partnership summit in April to promote stronger economic ties.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:55:03 PM

Mauritius PM, Bilimoria, Trinidad center among diaspora awardees
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, British businessman Karan Bilimoria, Indian Americans Joy Cherian and Thomas Abraham and three people from the Gulf are among the 12 recipients of this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award that recognizes leading achievers among the vast Indian diaspora.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:25:56 PM

N-deal will help India in energy security: Pranab
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as the future of the India-US civil nuclear deal appears uncertain, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday sought to drum up support for it at a conclave of overseas Indians, saying it will help achieve energy security for the country.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 6:50:19 PM

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