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Obama's doctor coming up with new hospital in Kolkata
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) A Kolkata-born doctor, who is part of the medical team that treats US President Barack Obama, has decided to do his bit for his native place by setting up a super-speciality liver research and treatment centre here.

Friday, January 07, 2011 2:03:14 PM

Sibal invites Indian diaspora back home
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday called for 'collaboration' from the Indian diaspora in building the education sector and invited them back to the land of 'new opportunities'.

Friday, January 07, 2011 11:22:39 AM

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas starts Friday, northeast in focus
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) About 1,500 delegates will be participating in the three-day annual convention for overseas Indians, the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), which begins here Friday. The ninth edition will have a special focus on India's northeastern region and the younger generation of the diaspora.

Thursday, January 06, 2011 7:22:09 PM

Nearly 1,300 to attend convention of overseas Indians
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Nearly 1,300 overseas Indians will participate in the ninth edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) convention staring here Friday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the event.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8:26:02 PM

Kishwar Desai's 'Witness by Night' wins UK award
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India-born writer Kishwar Desai, wife of noted economist and writer Meghnad Desai, has won UK's Costa First Novel Award 2010 for her novel 'Witness by Night'.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8:12:17 PM

NRI 'black list' needs review: Punjab minister
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) The 'black list' of Non-Resident Indians (NRI) needs to be reviewed to help people of Indian origin settled abroad come to India freely, a senior Punjab minister said Monday.

Monday, January 03, 2011 9:02:13 PM

Think big, work with diaspora: PM urges scientists
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday stressed on attracting the young Indian diaspora through joint research projects while urging Indian scientists to 'think big' and 'out of the box' for scientific advancement and innovations in the country.

Monday, January 03, 2011 1:25:36 PM

Bihar kidnappings shock, scare NRIs
Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) Non-Resident Indians from Bihar are shocked and worried over the rising incidents of kidnapping in the state as the fear of abductions once again returns to haunt the people.

Sunday, January 02, 2011 2:35:05 PM

NRI appeals to abductors to free brother in Bihar
Patna, Jan 1 (IANS) Three days after a businessman was abducted in Bihar's Banka district, his brother based in California in the US appealed to the abductors to free him as police failed to make any breakthrough.

Saturday, January 01, 2011 10:37:12 AM

We won't pay blood money, say Indians on UAE death row
Sharjah/Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Claiming innocence, 17 Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani man in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have refused to settle the case by paying blood money to the victim's family as recompense for the murder. Their families in India agree and say they will not take up the new offer by the victim's family.

Friday, December 31, 2010 2:18:11 PM

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