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British, Indian varsities to start angel investment network
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Many technological innovations and research findings by Indian and British varsities will no longer remain confined to laboratories and will find their way to the market thanks to monetary help and advice from the UK India Business Council (UKIBC).

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 10:59:26 AM

'Philanthropy in India is new mantra of NRIs' (Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Adopting a village in rural Punjab or building houses for the impoverished in the hinterlands of India - a new philanthropic mantra has fired the imagination of Indians living abroad, says Harinder Takhar, the first Indian origin minister in Canada's biggest province Ontario.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 10:46:57 AM

She wants justice for designer son Anand Jon
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Shashi Abraham, the mother of US-based designer Anand Jon, is leaving no stone unturned to fight for justice for her son who was arrested eight months back on charges of rape and sexual harassment of 30 women in that country.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 9:36:42 AM

Over 100 NRIs to lobby for India in Nuclear Supplies Group
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) With indications that the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) may meet in March to decide on opening doors of nuclear commerce to India, a group of non-resident Indians recently conducted a 'recruiting drive' to lobby in their respective countries for India's case.

Monday, January 14, 2008 7:06:52 PM

Haryana lures NRIs with industrial land reservation
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Having taken foreign investors into confidence, Haryana is now moving to woo NRIs to put in money in the state. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has announced that his government has reserved 10 percent of plots in all its industrial estates for NRIs.

Monday, January 14, 2008 10:34:26 AM

India salutes NRIs at annual conference (Commentary)
If you were visiting India in early January, you had the chance to attend a number of major NRI events. You could listen to and probably meet top Indian leaders and rub shoulders with fellow NRIs who are leaders in their own countries or achievers in their professions and businesses. It was a great chance to hobnob with fellow overseas Indians and to make new contacts, especially if you are in business.

Monday, January 14, 2008 7:51:47 AM

Bihar village set for facelift with diaspora link
Patna, Jan 13 (IANS) A little-known village in Bihar has found fame and is set for a facelift as it has been officially identified as the native place of former Mauritius prime minister Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 5:08:48 PM

Is AIIMS subsidising American healthcare?
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) With too many of its former students working in the US, the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi is in some ways subsidising American healthcare, says a public health expert here.

Sunday, January 13, 2008 9:35:54 AM

Cherie Blair pays obeisance at Golden Temple
Amritsar, Jan 12 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, Saturday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple, the holiest of Sikh shrines, in this city during her maiden visit to Punjab.

Saturday, January 12, 2008 6:40:17 PM

Cherie Blair inks pact to set up model school in Punjab village
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab government on behalf of the London-based Loomba Trust for setting up a Rs 10 mn 'Adarsh' (model) school in Dhilwan village of Punjab's Kapurthala district.

Saturday, January 12, 2008 9:14:24 AM

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