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Kerala residents in Australia seek rice from home
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Kerala expatriates settled in Australia are seeking a particular rice variety from their state as its supply has virtually stopped, leading to skyrocketing prices.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:27:20 PM

IITians protest Dow sponsorship of golden jubilee celebration
Mumbai/New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Hundreds of former and present students, including many faculty members of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), have protested acceptance of sponsorship by an alumni group from US-based Dow Chemicals for a golden jubilee conference in New York July 18-20.

Monday, July 14, 2008 10:14:38 PM

NRI's kidnapped son found murdered in Punjab
Kapurthala (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) The seven-year-old son of a non-resident Indian (NRI), allegedly kidnapped by a Punjab police official, was found dead Sunday near this Punjab town.

Sunday, July 13, 2008 8:19:40 PM

Kerala-based B-school to get Rs.630 mn campus
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Oman-based Malayali businessman George M. Thomas, who is the patron of Kerala-based Asian School of Business (ASB), Friday announced an investment of Rs.630 million in three phases for a new campus in Pallipuram on the outskirts here.

Friday, July 11, 2008 8:19:35 PM

States asked to do more for overseas Indians
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has asked the state governments to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate legal emigration and take stringent action against unscrupulous recruitment agents.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 8:13:06 PM

Indian wanted for niece's murder extradited to US
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India has extradited an Indian citizen to the US where he was accused of killing his niece eight years ago, an official statement from the US embassy said Thursday.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 6:51:44 PM

27-year wait has finally borne fruit: Indian engineer (To go with Indian gets $10,665 compensation after 27-year battle)
Kollam (Kerala), July 9 (IANS) Ajay Bhaskar has been physically challenged for 27 years after meeting with an accident in Saudi Arabia while he was working as a civil engineer there. He finally has a reason to smile after being awarded 40,000 Saudi riyals ($10,665) after a long-drawn legal battle.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 9:28:41 PM

Three sent to judicial custody for Rs.56 mn fraud
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) A former manager of a private bank, a dentist and a businessmen were remanded to judicial custody here Tuesday evening for allegedly defrauding seven non-resident Indians to the tune of Rs.56.3 million, police said.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:35:06 PM

Trade unions concerned over Indian workers' arrests in UAE
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Six trade unions have written to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee expressing their concern over Friday's arrest of about 3,000 Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on charges of rioting.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 10:23:56 PM

States not doing enough to check crooked recruiters: Ravi
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The state governments were not doing enough to prosecute unscrupulous recruiting agents who exploit Indian workers trying to go abroad, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:41:25 PM

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