Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Complaints of ill treatment of migrant workers by Indian immigration officials and by officials of Indian embassies abroad, the lack of higher education facilities for children of Indian workers and lack of legal assistance for jailed workers abroad were some of the issues brought to the notice of Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi by the people from the Gulf region here Friday.
Friday, January 09, 2009 6:05:42 PM
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Thirteen eminent overseas Indians, including noted management guru C.K. Prahlad and Suriname Vice President Ramdien Sarjdoe, were Friday conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman at the conclusion of India's three-day annual convention to connect with its diaspora.
Friday, January 09, 2009 5:43:19 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Heavy security at the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attack need not mean tension as a light-hearted exchange here revelaed.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 8:59:02 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has had a heated exchange of arguments with Hindi film superstar Shah Rukh Khan over 'on-screen smoking'. But the politician considers him numero uno all the same.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 8:58:55 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The overseas Indian affairs ministry may have to wait some years before seeing surplus from its prestigious annual event, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD).
Thursday, January 08, 2009 8:58:48 PM
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) The Chandigarh police is all geared up to enhance its capabilities and to go hi-tech in the year 2009.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 7:26:56 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Qualified overseas Indian professionals, with Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cards as well as others, can soon practise in India, it was announced here Thursday.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 7:05:53 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) The outflow from India of $18 billion in the past six months as the global financial crisis took hold has created good investment opportunities in the country, according to C.K. Prahlad of the Michigan Business School in the US.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 4:44:57 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on the sidelines of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Thursday thanked the prime minister for the Rs.16 billion (Rs.1,600 crore) Chennai Expressway which is being funded mostly by the central government.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 4:21:59 PM
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Activists of a Tamil nationalist group and a Hindu organisation Thursday organised separate demonstrations in this city, where the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) is underway, to draw attention to their cause.
Thursday, January 08, 2009 3:53:49 PM
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