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Karnataka eyes Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports
Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) As the second largest milk producer after Gujarat in India, Karnataka is eying the large Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports and make a mark in overseas markets with a range of ethnic sweets, from Mysore pak to peda.

Monday, January 17, 2011 1:16:55 PM

Using RTI difficult for us, says Indians abroad
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Living overseas for education, employment or other reasons, Indians abroad find it difficult to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act due to the cumbersome fee-payment process.

Sunday, January 16, 2011 12:35:02 PM

Goa could soon be on NRI holiday radar
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Goa could soon emerge as a favoured holiday destination of US-based non-resident Indians (NRIs) who visit India on their annual sojourn, a tourism body said here.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 4:45:36 PM

An Australian artist pays tribute to Sikh community
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) He makes portraits of Sikh youths who study in Australia and drive taxis to earn their living. With his brush strokes, Daniel Connell tries to bring the community closer to Australians in difficult times.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 11:28:56 AM

Indian students' flow to Australia radically down: Envoy
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The flow of Indian students to Australia for higher studies has substantially reduced but it could be due to the stringent migration policies than incidences of attacks on Indian students there, the Australian envoy said Friday.

Friday, January 14, 2011 4:36:57 PM

Gulf-based Hindu builds mosque in Kerala
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A Qatar-based Hindu businessman is constructing a mosque in Kerala with the aim of promoting communal harmony. He claims it will be the first mosque to be built in the state by a Hindu in over 1,200 years.

Friday, January 14, 2011 3:07:17 PM

Modi kicks off conclave that fetches Gujarat mega-billions
Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi kicked off the state's 5th biennial global summit Wednesday, confident of pulling investment commitments larger than the $243 billion attracted by the previous edition.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:18:32 PM

India to host next mini-diaspora conclave in Toronto: Vayalar Ravi (Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Toronto is the venue for India's next mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in June to connect with its 27 million-strong diaspora in over 150 countries. It would focus on the aspirations of the new generation of Indian youth worldwide and the universal cultural draw of Bollywood, said Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:05:52 PM

Story of Indian indenture migration forgotten: South African playwright
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) South African playwright-director Rajesh Gopie has returned to India with his new production, 'Coolie Odyssey', about Indian indenture migration to Natal in the 19th century. He says it is a forgotten part of history and so there is a need to tell the story.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 10:40:00 AM

India for early conclusion of trade pact with southern Africa
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India is keen to conclude a preferential trade agreement with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) as this will significantly boost bilateral trade, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 10:14:33 PM

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