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No need for blood money, say families of Indians on UAE death row
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Stating that their kin were innocent, the family members of the 17 Indians who are on death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a Punjab-based NGO pursuing their case have opposed the giving of blood money to secure their release.

Friday, December 31, 2010 11:17:41 AM

13 die as boat capsizes
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Thirteen people drowned when their boat capsized in the sea off the Periapattinam village coast in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district Sunday, police said.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 7:58:39 PM

Andhra student shot dead in US
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A student hailing from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead in the US by unidentified robbers, his family said.

Sunday, December 26, 2010 1:16:43 PM

After Dabur, Pepsi faces raids in Nepa
Kathmandu, Dec 25 (IANS) Four days after Dabur India's factory in Nepal was raided by anti-corruption watchdogs over allegations of manufacturing irregularities, another Indian multinational's corporate office and factory in Kathmandu were raided by revenue officials.

Saturday, December 25, 2010 3:53:38 PM

NRI turns up to claim dead bishop's land
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Even as investigations are underway to find out how a man impersonated a deceased cleric to fraudulently sell his land on the outskirts of the city, an NRI came forward Thursday to say he was the real owner of the land.

Thursday, December 23, 2010 7:07:32 PM

After court rap, doctor's group unsure about PIL on Ketan Desai
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) An NRI-led doctors' group that filed a petition against tainted former chief of the Medical Council of India Ketan Desai said Tuesday after a rap from the Gujarat High Court it is unsure about the case.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 7:26:02 PM

Talks on how to enrol NRIs still on: Vayalar Ravi
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The government is having intensive discussions to find out the most 'practical' way to include nearly a million non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls, Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:45:42 PM

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2011 to focus on northeast, youth
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of people of Indian origin, will for the ninth consecutive year be held in the first week of January 2011 and this time it will have a special focus on the northeast and the youth among the large Indian diaspora.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 6:29:20 PM

NRIs' voting method yet to be decided: Vayalar Ravi
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said the election commission and external affairs ministry are evolving a method to include NRIs in the country's electoral rolls.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 2:49:04 PM

Pay in dollars if plea is found frivolous, court tells NRI
Gandhinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday told a non-resident Indian (NRI) petitioner to be ready to pay costs in dollars if his petition is dismissed on grounds of being a frivolous one.

Monday, December 20, 2010 7:25:53 PM

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