Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 12 (IANS) They had gone to foreign shores, hoping to turn around their fortunes. But their dreams soon turned sour as the 50 youths from Punjab were forced to live in miserable conditions and do shoddy jobs in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Sunday, December 12, 2010 11:24:50 AM
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Shobha Rae had two missions when she came to India from Canada - complete a yoga teachers' training course and seek out her relatives for whom she had launched a search four years ago.
Sunday, December 12, 2010 11:14:11 AM
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The Punjab government wants well-settled Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the state to contribute to upgrade government schools in the state's rural areas.
Friday, December 03, 2010 9:07:14 PM
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Eminent Muslim scholar and writer Omar Khalidi died in a train accident in Boston Monday, according to his family sources here.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 8:51:40 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) The sixth edition of the Kerala Migration Survey (KMS 2010), which will monitor the status of migration and remittances by non-resident Keralites to the state, has begun.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 11:26:44 AM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) A spate of attacks, tough visa norms and denial of permanent residency have caused around 30,000 Indian students, mostly based in Melbourne, to leave Australia in the past year, claims the Federation of Indian Students in Australia (FISA).
Saturday, November 27, 2010 2:02:17 PM
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) India is set to boost its multi-faceted ties with the Gulf region when President Pratibha Patil goes Sunday to the United Arab Emirates, where she will launch a 24-hour helpline for its expatriate population, and also visit Syria.
Friday, November 19, 2010 8:42:40 PM
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Sunday urged established Sikhs all across the world to contribute one per cent of their earnings to provide free quality education to poor children in the state.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 7:54:27 PM
Verka (Punjab), Nov 8 (IANS) The Randhawa household in Punjab is elated. Indian origin Nikki Haley's relatives are planning to be part of her swearing-in as governor of South Carolina state in the US and want her to visit her family's hometown and also offer prayers at the Golden Temple here.
Monday, November 08, 2010 10:16:33 AM
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Due to financial constraints, Milkfed Punjab has been unable to take legal action against a company that has been selling milk products in the US and Canadian markets, using the cooperative's brand name Verka and its logo.
Sunday, November 07, 2010 1:45:24 PM
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