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NRIs often tormented, cheated out of their properties (Commentary)
Non-resident Indians' property experiences in India can put any horror film to shame. An NRI couple from the US came to Mumbai on vacation and when they visited their ancestral farm, the illegal occupiers refused to vacate the land. The NRI was brutally beaten and his wife molested and hounded out of their property grabbed by neighbours.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:11:16 AM

Story of 'Spy Princess' hits bookstores in paperback version
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Indian history abounds in lores of brave women who sacrificed themselves to protect the honour of the country, clan, family and personal dignity. But rarely has a woman of Indian origin defended a foreign country and allowed herself to be tortured and shot to death by enemy forces - not out of compulsion, but out of choice.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 8:35:38 AM

Bihar family claims lost child in London is their son
Patna, March 25 (IANS) A family in Bihar's Aurangabad town has claimed that a nine year-old-boy of Indian origin found in London by the police was Sintu who was kidnapped nearly three years ago in the city.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 1:33:37 PM

NRI finds himself cheated in love and of Rs.1.3 mn
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) He thought he would be richer by a bride, but a Dubai-based non-resident Indian found himself poorer by Rs.1.3 million after professing his love to a woman he met in cyber space.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 9:05:35 AM

Malaysia diverting Indian issue: dissident leader
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Malaysia's decision to sign a pact with India to protect workers of Indian origin is meant to prevent New Delhi from coming to the aid of Malaysians of Indian origin, a Malaysian activist said Monday.

Monday, March 24, 2008 8:26:19 PM

Malaysia's Hindraf leader opposes 'only Indians' deal
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Malaysia's interest in signing an agreement with India to protect Indian workers is a diversionary tactic intended to keep the latter quiet on the rights of Malaysians of Indian origin, a leader of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) said here Monday.

Monday, March 24, 2008 7:27:10 PM

Khalistan forces trying to stir sectarian violence
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Three prominent sect leaders in Punjab - Ashutosh Maharaj, Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh and Baba Piara Bhaniarewala - are on the hit list of Khalistan separatist forces that are trying to regroup with the help of overseas funds and the Pakistani intelligence agency, say Indian security officials.

Friday, March 21, 2008 9:41:42 AM

Cabinet clears pact with Malaysia on labour welfare
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) In a significant development, the Indian cabinet Thursday approved a pact with Malaysia to facilitate the employment of workers in both countries.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 10:51:06 PM

NRIs urged to raise 'blood money' to save Indian's life
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs has urged non-resident Indians in the Gulf to raise Rs.2 million to be paid as 'blood money' to save the life of an Indian on the death row in Kuwait.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 1:11:15 PM

Indians trapped in Malaysia to return home soon
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Seven Indian workers, who have allegedly been cheated by their sponsors in Malaysia and left in the lurch, have found help from the Indian mission in Kuala Lumpur. The labourers will reach home by an Air India flight soon, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 12:37:30 PM

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