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CBI told to deposit Natwar kin's passport in court
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former external affairs minister K. Natwar Singh's Britain-based relative Vipin Khanna, who faces a probe over his alleged role in the Barrak Missile deal and the Iraq oil-for-food scam, was asked to approach the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) trial court for his passport which the agency had seized in March.

Friday, August 24, 2007 6:09:52 PM

45,000 passes for Indians to get home from UAE
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Around 45,000 passes have been issued to Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who are trying to take advantage of an amnesty scheme launched by the UAE government for illegal foreign workers.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 6:45:29 PM

New integrated media platform for overseas Indians
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) For persons of Indian origin (PIOs), staying connected with India has been made easy with a new digital integrated media platform, www.pioTV.com, which was launched by Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi here Thursday.

Thursday, August 23, 2007 5:14:33 PM

Special flights likely to ferry Andhra workers from UAE
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) With the Sep 2 deadline for deportation of all illegal immigrants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) approaching fast, the Andhra Pradesh government may request New Delhi to operate special flights to ferry its 40,000 workers stranded in the Gulf country.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 4:15:45 PM

Haneef's family overjoyed, readies for further legal battle (Lead)
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef's family, overjoyed that an Australian court had Tuesday restored his work visa, said here that they were ready for a long fight.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 4:03:36 PM

Haneef's family struggles for words to express joy
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) It was happiness beyond words, a sense of absolute relief that could not be verbalised. Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef's family just savoured the moment as news came in that an Australian court had restored his visa.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 11:23:26 AM

Kafeel's family waits for identity confirmation
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) As British media reported fresh evidence against deceased terror suspect Kafeel Ahmed, a family waited in Bangalore for official confirmation that he is their son.

Monday, August 20, 2007 10:54:52 PM

Indian firm scouting for coal mining, power project in Botswana (Lead)
Ahmedabad, Aug 19 (IANS) An Ahmedabad power company is seeking to invest $500 million in coal mining in Botswana and exploring prospects for generating and distributing power in the southern African nation.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 1:51:29 PM

OCI cardholders to get some NRI privileges
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Indian origin people abroad holding Overseas Citizenship ofIndia (OCI) cars are set to be treated on par with NRIs on issues such as adoption of children from India.

Friday, August 17, 2007 1:10:06 PM

OCI students to get subsidy in government institutions
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Overseas citizens of India (OCI) and their children will be eligible to receive subsidised education in state-run institutions, the government informed the Delhi High Court Thursday.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 10:08:31 PM

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