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NGO to rescue of Punjabi youth stranded in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia
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

A Canadian yoga teacher traces her Indian roots
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

Punjab wants NRIs to help upgrade rural schools
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

Eminent Muslim scholar Omar Khalidi dies in US
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

Sixth Kerala migration survey begins
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

30,000 Indian students have left Australia: Student federation
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

President heads to Gulf, to launch helpline for Indian expats
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

Give one percent of earnings for education: Badal to Sikhs
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

Nikki Haley's Punjab relatives await her visit
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

Milkfed lacks money to fight patent battle with NRI firm
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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