New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Real estate investment tops the list of queries received by the Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) launched by the government.
Sunday, July 01, 2007 8:03:31 AM
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Seeking a significant role in US politics, Indian Americans hailing from Andhra Pradesh will raise $1 million for the campaign of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a breakfast meeting in Washington on July 5.
Saturday, June 30, 2007 12:26:36 PM
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Cynthia Malarvady is just 20. But this spunky Indian-origin woman wants to enter the Swiss parliament and is campaigning intensely as a candidate of the Green Party for the Oct 21 polls.
Wednesday, June 27, 2007 11:16:27 AM
Aizawl, June 26 (IANS) The last batch of immigrants to Israel from the Bnei Menashe tribe in Mizoram, who claim to be descendants of one of the lost tribes of Israel, is now learning the Hebrew language and local customs.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 11:04:13 AM
A London-based NRI founded a decade ago a trust that assists 3,610 widows and their children in Indian states and more in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kenya and South Africa. To draw attention to their plight, the Loomba Trust worked to have June 23 declared as the International Day for Widows in 2005 by the wife of Tony Blair and a year later by the UN Secretary General at the first Diwali dinner at the UN by the trust.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 8:53:01 AM
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Monday talks were on for releasing additional radio frequencies for India's booming telecom industry.
Monday, June 25, 2007 10:18:38 PM
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a move to contain increasing instances of exploitation, India is contemplating a ban on housemaids going to work in countries with which it does not have a labour welfare pact.
Monday, June 25, 2007 2:59:27 PM
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The 'land mafia' in the national capital seems to be turning its attention to non-resident Indians (NRIs) whose absence is usually long enough to grab their land and sell it illegally at whopping prices.
Monday, June 25, 2007 8:23:37 AM
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday joined millions of Indians in congratulating Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams on her safe and successful return to earth after spending a record 195 days in space.
Saturday, June 23, 2007 8:31:04 PM
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) From the national capital to several small towns, a large number of Indians felt a sense of relief and pride as Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams returned home safely after 195 days in space.
Saturday, June 23, 2007 1:09:34 PM
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