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Estranged NRI allowed to talk to kids via video-conferencing
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In a move that could prove a boon to Indians living abroad, a Delhi court Friday allowed a father fighting a divorce and custody case from the US to speak to his children here via video-conferencing once a month.

Friday, May 09, 2008 8:11:16 PM

Orissa sand artist sculpts Myanmar cyclone havoc
Puri, May 8 (IANS) Well-known sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik has created a sand image here of the havoc wrought in Myanmar by the killer cyclone to seek help for the hundreds of thousands of victims in that country.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 1:15:53 PM

Sabeel returns from Britain, shielded from media
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Indian doctor Sabeel Ahmed, who had pleaded guilty to withholding information about his elder brother Kafeel Ahmed's plot to blow up Glasgow airport, returned here early Thursday after spending over 10 months in a British jail.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:29:27 AM

Family shocked over Andhra student's murder in Britain(Lead, Changing dateline)
Hyderabad/London, May 7 (IANS) The dream of a girl from Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada city to pursue higher education in Britain was cut short as she was found murdered in her university hostel room near Birmingham.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 9:56:35 PM

Relieved parents await Sabeel's return from Britain
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) The elderly parents of Indian doctor Sabeel Ahmed, who was found guilty of withholding information on last year's terror plot in Britain and was being deported Wednesday night, say they are relieved that he is returning home at last.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 7:15:05 PM

Great Khali refreshes India connection
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) He is 7 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 190 kg. Clad in a white summer shirt straining at the 63-inch chest, the Great Khali, an Indian professional wrestler who is the current rage on the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) television shows, lives up to his name.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 6:15:46 PM

Meghnad Desai to address Tata Institute convocation
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Lord Meghnad Desai, professor emeritus at the London School of Economics, will deliver the annual convocation address of the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), an official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 7:25:49 PM

Expatriate Keralites hit by rising rupee
Kochi, May 6 (IANS) The rising value of the rupee from 2003-04 onwards has been inflicting a silent but hard blow on Keralites living abroad by reducing the rupee realisation of their foreign currency remittances to Kerala, according to a new study.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 2:19:49 PM

Eight-feet high doors await 'Great Khali' in native village
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), May 5 (IANS) When seven-foot three-inch tall Dalip Singh Rana returns to his native village in Himachal Pradesh this week, the 'Great Khali' wrestling champ will have easy passage for the first time.

Monday, May 05, 2008 9:51:05 AM

Mauritius Indians in search of their roots in Bihar
Patna, May 5 (IANS) The Bihar government has received more than a dozen requests from people in Mauritius to help trace their roots in the rural areas of the state ever since it launched its programme to foster closer cultural ties with the Indian Ocean country.

Monday, May 05, 2008 8:26:07 AM

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