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'Sunita Williams said nothing about RSS'
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The organisers of two events in Gujarat attended by astronaut Sunita Williams have denied that she spoke favourably about the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) culture in her family or the Ram Sethu project.

Friday, October 12, 2007 9:10:39 AM

It's changing India that greets NRIs coming home (Special)
When Surya 'Sue' Patel landed at Mumbai airport, she stepped out like many confident NRIs. Wearing the latest Nike sneakers, a designer pair of jeans and her Rolex watch, she thought she would make her presence felt among her relatives in Mumbai before going on to Gujarat to celebrate Navratri and, later, Diwali.

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 8:07:50 AM

Jurist L.M. Singhvi dead
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Eminent jurist, constitutional expert and former parliamentarian L.M. Singhvi, who was one of India's longest-serving envoys to Britain, died here Saturday. He was 76.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 6:07:46 PM

NRIs, foreign couples throng Pune fertility centre
Pune, Oct 4 (IANS) Last month at the Ruby Hall Clinic here, a 60-year-old became a surrogate mother when she gave birth to twins. She had offered to be a surrogate for her US-based daughter, whose uterus had been removed due to genital cancer.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 10:13:52 AM

Sunita Williams meets Manmohan Singh, school students (Night Lead)
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams Monday said she was overwhelmed with the love and affection she had received in India and the interest of young Indians in aeronautics and space exploration. She also met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Monday, October 01, 2007 9:58:20 PM

PM announces Sunita Williams Scholarships
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams that she was a 'source of inspiration' for youngsters in India, as he announced special scholarships, named after her, for space studies.

Monday, October 01, 2007 7:08:10 PM

Bilimoria plans two Cobra breweries in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) British Indian entrepreneur Karan Bilimoria, who owns Cobra beer, is planning to set up two breweries in Orissa and Madhya Pradesh as part of its expansion in India.

Monday, October 01, 2007 6:12:41 PM

NRIs celebrate India's successes and live it up (Commentary)
The Indian diaspora has been celebrating a string of Indian successes in the past couple of weeks. Topping them all is the Twenty20 World Cup Cricket win that left the entire country delirious with delight on Sep 24. Many a non-resident Indian shed to be in India to relish the historic moment.

Monday, October 01, 2007 8:16:50 AM

Centre turns down NRI couple's request for child's autopsy
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) couple has sought India's help in fixing the responsibility for their five-month-old daughter's death in Britain seven years ago. But the government Thursday pleaded before a court that a second autopsy on the child's body could lead to a 'diplomatic row'.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 9:13:26 PM

Sunita Williams congratulates Dhoni and his team
Ahmedabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team on winning the Twenty20 world cup, though she confessed she 'did not know anything about the game' and loved baseball.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 9:47:59 PM

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