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Jet becomes first Indian private carrier to launch Gulf operations
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Jet Airways Saturday became the first Indian private carrier to operate in the Gulf sector, launching four daily direct flights from India to Kuwait and Bahrain.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 12:42:15 PM

Indians safe in Kenya, assures government
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) The Indian government and the honorary Kenyan consul general reiterated Friday that Indians had not been targeted in Kenya and there were no fatalities among Indians in the east African nation that has been engulfed in violence following the presidential polls.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:21:59 PM

Apex court rejects NRI mother's plea for baby's autopsy
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a non-resident Indian mother's plea for conducting an autopsy on her five-month-old baby who died in Britain in 2000 after British medical authorities allegedly decided to let her die because she was diagnosed as terminally ill.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:21:34 PM

PIO university awaiting cabinet nod
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs is awaiting the approval of the union cabinet to set up a university for Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs).

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:17:10 PM

Vayalar Ravi to pursue Anand Jon's case
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Friday that he would persuade the external affairs ministry to take up the case of Indian fashion designer Anand Jon, who faces sexual impropriety cases in the US.

Friday, January 04, 2008 7:00:42 PM

Women, overseas Indian workers to be focus of diaspora conclave
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual conclave of the Indian diaspora, will focus on the increasing cases of exploitation of Indian women after getting married overseas as well as on overseas Indian workers at its Jan 8-9 meet here.

Friday, January 04, 2008 5:52:54 PM

Facilitation centre for overseas Indians gaining popularity
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A facilitation centre for non-resident Indians and persons of Indian origin wanting to invest in India is becoming more popular by the day, and is considering expansion of its services, as the government gets ready to host this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Divas next week.

Friday, January 04, 2008 11:40:46 AM

Gypsies to be the focus of diaspora festival
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) When an Indian scholar went to study the Romas or gypsies in Kosovo in Serbia in summer 2007, his hosts had a special term for him - Purano Manush or ancient person.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:18:48 AM

15 nabbed for molesting NRI girls on New Year
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Fifteen youths were arrested here late Thursday night in connection with the alleged molestation of two NRI girls from California on New Year.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:58:16 PM

India monitoring situation in Kenya: PM
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) India is closely monitoring the situation in Kenya in the aftermath of the violence there and is in touch with the Kenyan authorities and the Indian origin community, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 10:53:35 PM

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