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Pune jeweller setting up shop in Silicon Valley
Pune, Aug 15 (IANS) Jewellery major PN Gadgil and Company is all set to launch two show rooms in the Silicon Valley, California, a top company official said here Friday.

Friday, August 15, 2008 7:52:55 PM

A megalopolis in making on India's southwest coast (Letter from Kerala)
Propelled largely by funds sent home by people working abroad, mostly in the Gulf countries, Kerala's coastal belt is undergoing rapid urbanisation of a kind not witnessed elsewhere.

Friday, August 15, 2008 10:53:59 AM

Varsity for Persons of Indian Origin being considered
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Ministry Of Overseas Indian Affairs is considering a project report of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education Trust (Mahet) for setting up the first university for Persons of Indian Origin in Bangalore.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 6:31:09 PM

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Chennai in Jan 2009
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Chennai in January next year. Its theme will be the role of overseas Indians in India's emergence as a global power.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:06:23 PM

Global economic crisis created by bankers: Swraj Paul
New Delhi, August 11 (IANS) The present economic crisis that has hit most of the countries across the world has been created by the investment bankers, Britain-based NRI businessman Lord Swraj Paul said Monday.

Monday, August 11, 2008 10:09:49 PM

India to sign bilateral accords for workers' welfare
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India will sign labour agreements with Malaysia, Oman and Bahrain related to the protection and welfare of Indian emigrants.

Friday, August 08, 2008 10:11:25 PM

Ansari calls for more research on West Asia
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Underlining India's multi-faceted economic and cultural engagement with West Asia, Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called for more funds for focused research on the region, which is home to over 4.5 million-strong Indian diaspora.

Friday, August 08, 2008 8:21:06 PM

Create roll of honour for NRI Olympians (Commentary)
Some non-resident Indians who have become citizens of the countries of their residence have excelled in sports and achieved a berth in Olympic teams for many such tournaments since the 1960s. Field hockey was one of the first such sports in which NRIs represented their countries like Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malaysia, among others. During the 1960s and 1970s, when India played in Kenya, it was difficult to tell the two teams, as the Kenyan team was predominately made up of local Indians, especially Sikhs. During one match between the two countries, a total 17 'Singhs' were in the field - 11 in the Indian side and six in the Kenyan squad!

Monday, August 04, 2008 11:12:07 AM

Indian chilled meal regina eyes world market
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An Indian home maker who now runs a multi-million pound ready-food empire in the UK is looking to enter the international market with her chilled Indian meals.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 12:09:04 PM

Free from captivity in Sudan jungles, Abhilash reaches home
Kochi, July 31 (IANS) His mother hugged him tearfully but P.K. Abhilash managed to maintain his composure Thursday when he reached home after 74 days in captivity in the jungles of Sudan.

Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:45:21 PM

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