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Emigration process to be made simple, transparent
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government has undertaken an e-governance project to make the process of emigration more transparent, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi told parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 5:42:11 PM

India among top recipients of remittances: World Bank
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India, China and Mexico retain their positions as the top recipients of migrant remittances among developing countries, said the World Bank Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:29:32 PM

Australian delegation in Punjab on reassurance mission
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) A delegation of officials from Australia is visiting Punjab to meet parents and educational consultants and reassure them that Indian students in Australia, bulk of whom come from the state, are safe there.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 5:28:42 PM

'Three of my family were killed, I survived because of god'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Stitches on his left cheek, fractures in one leg and one hand, Om Prakash Yadav seems unusually calm for a man who almost died. When a section of the Delhi Metro track collapsed, he too went down with it. 'Three of my family members are no more. I am alive because of god,' he says.

Monday, July 13, 2009 5:25:10 PM

Third mini diaspora meet to be held in Netherlands
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) After the US and Asia, the next mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), a conclave of the Indian diaspora, will be held in September in the Netherlands, in Europe.

Friday, July 10, 2009 6:31:18 PM

Australia to counsel Indian students following attacks
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Australian authorities will counsel Indian students on the 'dos and don'ts' to be kept in mind while pursuing higher studies Down Under following the spate of attacks on students there, Australian High Commissioner John McCarthy said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:51:01 PM

Recession causes 50,000-150,000 Indian workers to return home
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Nearly 50,000 to 150,000 Indian workers, most of them from the Gulf countries, have probably returned to the country due to the global economic slowdown, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi informed parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 5:22:20 PM

Oriyas in US converge for cultural extravaganza
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Thousands of people, mostly Oriyas, came together to celebrate their ethnic culture through seminars and workshops at a two-day event held in New Jersey, US, according to reports reaching here.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:12 PM

'Cocktail of issues' behind attacks on Indians, says Australian MP
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) The disconnect between the 'established Indian order' and students was a matter of concern, says a prominent Australian parliamentarian who blames a 'cocktail of issues' for the recent attacks on Indian students in his country.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 3:46:06 PM

Karnataka laying out the red carpet for NRI invcstors
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Karnataka will participate in the Global India Business meeting in Munich, Germany, next week to persuade non-resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in the state's industrial development, Industries Minister Murugesh R. Nirani said.

Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:21:57 AM

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