Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The outflow from India of $18 billion in the past six months as the global financial crisis took hold has created good investment opportunities in the country, according to C.K. Prahlad of the Michigan Business School in the US.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 4:44:57 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on the sidelines of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Thursday thanked the prime minister for the Rs.16 billion (Rs.1,600 crore) Chennai Expressway which is being funded mostly by the central government.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 4:21:59 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Activists of a Tamil nationalist group and a Hindu organisation Thursday organised separate demonstrations in this city, where the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) is underway, to draw attention to their cause.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:53:49 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the constant 'flip-flop' by Islamabad in admitting that the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attack was plotted on Pakistani soil was unfortunate and recalcitrant.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:26:19 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The new Global Indian Knowledge Network, or Global INK, launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Thursday, will be of great benefit in helping an organisation from the tiny island state of Reunion near Mauritius to trace the history of its citizens of Indian origin.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 2:39:32 PM
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) An exhibition showcasing India to the overseas Indians was inaugurated here Wednesday evening as part of the seventh edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)- the three-day annual diaspora meet.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 7:27:55 PM
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Thursday launch three major initiatives to bring India closer with its 25 million diaspora in 130 countries in areas covering knowledge, investment and philanthropy.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 4:46:31 PM
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) What better time to hardsell tourism packages than the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas? The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corp (TTDC) is offering two tour packages for participants at the seventh edition of the diaspora meet here.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:20 PM
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's capital city was known for its giant hoardings until the Supreme Court banned the eyesores.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:18 PM
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) True to the Indian credo 'athithi devo bhava' or 'guest is like god', the Tamil Nadu government has exempted delegates attending the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the annual convention of people of Indian origin, from paying the luxury tax charged by star hotels.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:17 PM
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