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A Mauritian civil servant finds Indian roots
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) A Mauritian civil servant has discovered that his great great grandfather was an Indian - in all likelihood from Orissa - and was brought to Mauritius as indentured worker over 135 years ago.

Saturday, May 24, 2008 9:15:56 AM

NRI meet to be held in Singapore in October
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A two-day jamboree of overseas Indians from South East Asia and Pacific nations will be held in Singapore in October this year.

Friday, May 23, 2008 10:53:51 PM

India concerned about safety of its students in Australia
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Concerned about their safety, India has taken up with the Australian authorities the issue of security of Indians studying in educational institutions there.

Friday, May 23, 2008 7:34:11 PM

8,252 score over 90 percent in CBSE Class 12 exams
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) As many as 8,252 students have scored 90 percent and above in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams, in which girls once again outshone boys, officials said Friday.

Friday, May 23, 2008 6:04:39 PM

Varsity for people of Indian origin next year
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India will get its first university for Persons of Indian Origin at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education Trust (Mahet) in Bangalore. The academic session is expected to start next year.

Friday, May 23, 2008 5:23:13 PM

Performance dips of CBSE students in Gulf countries
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Class 12 students in several Gulf countries have not fared as well as last year in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exams, officials said.

Friday, May 23, 2008 4:49:22 PM

India favours labour pact with Brunei
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India has favoured a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on manpower supply with the oil-rich Southeast Asian nation of Brunei Darussalam.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 11:30:36 PM

India seeks insurance details of hijacked ship
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Director-General of Shipping (DGS) in Mumbai is trying to find out whether or not the hijacked Jordanian cargo ship M.V. Victoria, its 10 Indian and other crew members, and itd cargo were covered under insurance.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 8:11:28 PM

'Canada aware Khalistan-backers have no base in India'
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Canadian High Commissioner to India David Malone Wednesday said here that Canadians were being made aware that Khalistan backers did not enjoy any support in Punjab.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 10:11:51 PM

Murdered Andhra student's body to arrive Saturday
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) The body of an Indian student murdered in Birmingham will be brought here Saturday and will be cremated the same day at her home town Vijayawada.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 9:56:32 AM

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