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Delhi to have 7,000 MW power in three years: Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the national capital would overcome its power problems within the next three years with as much as 7,000 MW of power expected to be generated.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 1:19:48 PM

Nooyi, Williams, Lahiri women role models: PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Even as India salutes the achievements of its diaspora in a wide variety of fields, it is particularly happy with the strides made by women of Indian origin globally, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:45:38 PM

New schemes launched to tap talent pool of diaspora (Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) An advisory council to tap the talent pool of the Indian diaspora and a multilingual centre to help migrant Indian workers in distress were among some new schemes announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday, as India sought to engage better with its 25 million diaspora in 130 countries.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:20:37 PM

Manmohan's Singh's address at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Following is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech at the sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, where he announced some new initiatives to tap the vast talent pool of the Indian diaspora.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 11:53:07 AM

Work permits soon for skilled overseas Indians: Vayalar Ravi
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In a bid to draw on the knowledge base of its diaspora, India will allow qualified overseas Indian professionals to work in the country, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 11:49:11 AM

New advisory council to tap diaspora's wisdom: PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a new advisory council to draw upon the knowledge and wisdom of the Indian diaspora that today numbers over 25 million in some 130 countries.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 11:35:38 AM

On return home, no happy endings for indentured labourers (Feature)
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In a small Tamil Nadu village is India's only living link to a certain colonial past - born in Guyana, 64-year-old C.G. Naresh was a passenger on the last ship that returned home to India with indentured labourers more than five decades ago.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 10:57:26 AM

Pricking the 'immigrant's dream' with a pen
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Immigrant specialist and social worker Anu Peshawaria has proposed an international law to check the abuse of Asian brides in inter-state marriages.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 9:16:18 AM

Sunita Williams, Bilimoria among diaspora awardees
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams and Lord Karan Bilimoria of Britain are among 13 overseas Indians to be conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards at the conclave for the Indian diaspora here Wednesday.

Monday, January 07, 2008 6:24:48 PM

Sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to start Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The sixth annual jamboree of the global Indian family kicks off here Tuesday with representatives of an estimated 25 million diaspora spread across the world brainstorming with officials and leaders of business and society to look for ways to contribute to the Indian growth story.

Monday, January 07, 2008 4:12:38 PM

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