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Bengalis living abroad may vote in assembly polls
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) For the first time, Bengalis settled abroad will be able to cast votes in the West Bengal assembly elections, provided they are physically present in the state during the polls, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:55:45 PM

Bengalis living abroad may vote in assembly polls
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) For the first time, Bengalis settled abroad will be able to cast votes in the West Bengal assembly elections, provided they are physically present in the state during the polls, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:55:45 PM

Law giving voting rights to NRIs comes into force
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Non-resident Indians can now get their names registered in the electoral rolls, with the amended legislation coming into force Thursday.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 10:19:06 PM

Law giving voting rights to NRIs comes into force
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Non-resident Indians can now get their names registered in the electoral rolls, with the amended legislation coming into force Thursday.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 10:19:06 PM

NRI raped on pretext of marriage
Zirakpur (Punjab), Feb 8 (IANS) A man from Haryana has been arrested for repeatedly raping an NRI teenager after promising to marry her and even leaving her pregnant, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011 8:20:50 PM

Punjab's passport office to keep check on 'holiday marriages'
Jalandhar, Feb 7 (IANS) Thousands of women in Punjab have fallen prey to 'holiday marriages', duped into marriage by non-resident Indians visiting India and then dumped. The passport office in Jalandhar has formed a women's grievance cell to deal with such complaints and take action against the accused husbands.

Monday, February 07, 2011 9:43:37 AM

Very sensitive towards fake varsity issue: US ambassador
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The US is 'very sensitive' to the issue of the Indian students deceived by a fake university in California and would not allow them to be mistreated, the country's ambassador to India said here Sunday.

Sunday, February 06, 2011 6:09:08 PM

Indian firm gets court nod for Islamic banking concept
Kochi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday gave the green signal to a company registered under the tenets of sharia to start operating a financial institution based on the principles of Islamic banking with the participation of a state-run firm.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 4:27:47 PM

One of last survivors of indenture system dies in Rotterdam
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) One of the last survivors of the Indian indenture system in the Latin American country of Suriname is no more. Ninety-eight-year-old Goeroepersad Girbaran died in the Netherlands without being able to fulfil his lifelong dream - visiting the country of his forefathers.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 12:55:00 PM

One of last survivors of indenture system dies in Rotterdam
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) One of the last survivors of the Indian indenture system in the Latin American country of Suriname is no more. Ninety-eight-year-old Goeroepersad Girbaran died in the Netherlands without being able to fulfil his lifelong dream - visiting the country of his forefathers.

Thursday, February 03, 2011 12:55:00 PM

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