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NRI father blames son's suicide on ragging in seminary
Kottayam (Kerala), June 23 (IANS) The Dubai-based father of a seminary student, who committed suicide here in Kerala, Monday alleged that ragging in the theology college drove his son to take the extreme step.

Monday, June 23, 2008 5:29:57 PM

NRIs from Kerala to get identity cards, welfare scheme
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) A host of programmes are being worked out for non-resident Indians (NRIs) from Kerala, including a welfare scheme and issuing of identity cards, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan told the state assembly Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 3:34:53 PM

NRI's campaign to uplift widows bears fruit
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Illiterate and without a job to fend for herself and her four children, a broken Ravinder Kaur was entirely dependent on her relatives for survival when she became a widow at 35. Today, an optimistic Kaur seems more confident and secure about her and her children's future.

Monday, June 23, 2008 3:12:12 PM

Mall revolution back home blows away visiting NRIs (Special)
'Mind blowing,' said my Indian friend from Dubai after visiting a shopping mall. No, he was not commenting on a shopping mall in Dubai but one in New Delhi. He said it was one of the biggest and most modern shopping complexes he had seen. Plus, it had lots of shoppers with bags.

Monday, June 23, 2008 10:28:47 AM

World Gujarati meet to be held in US in August
Ahmedabad, June 21 (IANS) The younger generation of the Gujarati diaspora in the US will have an opportunity to revive their roots with a global conference that will also have trade and business events.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 7:45:09 PM

Parents still don't know why infant died in aircraft
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A Canadian couple of Indian origin are spending a harrowing time here, awaiting the autopsy report of their four-and-a-half-month-old son child who died minutes after landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA).

Friday, June 20, 2008 4:41:39 PM

NGO Prayas to launch two international chapters
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Prayas, an Indian NGO that works for street children and marginalised youth, is all set to launch two international chapters in the US and Britain to gather support from Indians settled there.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 11:15:30 PM

Punjab youth kidnapped in Sudan returns home
Amritsar, June 18 (IANS) A youth from Punjab, Surjit Singh, who escaped from the clutches of his kidnappers in Sudan, returned home Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 8:35:00 PM

Kerala to set up Malayalam Mission for diaspora
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday accepted an expert committee report on setting up of an autonomous body, Malayalam Mission, to reach out to the Malayali diaspora.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:37:25 PM

Obama finds more support among Indians the world over (Special)
Having faced racial prejudice at one time or another, many Indians across the globe have expressed support for Barack Obama as the Democratic candidate for US president.

Monday, June 16, 2008 1:38:44 PM

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