Some non-resident Indians who have become citizens of the countries of their residence have excelled in sports and achieved a berth in Olympic teams for many such tournaments since the 1960s. Field hockey was one of the first such sports in which NRIs represented their countries like Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malaysia, among others. During the 1960s and 1970s, when India played in Kenya, it was difficult to tell the two teams, as the Kenyan team was predominately made up of local Indians, especially Sikhs. During one match between the two countries, a total 17 'Singhs' were in the field - 11 in the Indian side and six in the Kenyan squad!
Monday, August 04, 2008 11:12:07 AM
London, Aug 3 (IANS) An Indian home maker who now runs a multi-million pound ready-food empire in the UK is looking to enter the international market with her chilled Indian meals.
Sunday, August 03, 2008 12:09:04 PM
Kochi, July 31 (IANS) His mother hugged him tearfully but P.K. Abhilash managed to maintain his composure Thursday when he reached home after 74 days in captivity in the jungles of Sudan.
Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:45:21 PM
A mountain of mail at the doorstep confronts most NRIs in the US on returning from their summer holidays in July-August. 'Sorting out the mail and throwing away junk mails is a massive job that I hate,' said Manohar 'Manny' Sharma in New York. 'The highest number of letters is for 'special offers' for all those things that we don't need,' he added, 'Then there are the appeals for charity as if we have billions of dollars to spare!'
Thursday, July 31, 2008 12:22:49 PM
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Can an NRI get by in Britain or the US by writing poetry? Yes, if he or she has some other income to fall back on, says Chamal Lal 'Chaman', a London-based poet, lyricist and radio broadcaster.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 10:22:02 AM
New York, July 29 (IANS) India-born PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has topped the list of the highest paid female chief executives, who have collectively defied the trend of falling CEO pay at the 500 largest US firms.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 9:33:54 PM
Book: 'Jahajin'; Author: Peggy Mohan; Publisher: Harper Collins; Price: Rs.295.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008 10:00:38 AM
Kozhikode, July 26 (IANS) Police in Kerala believe well-entrenched networks are supplying fake passports to Indian expatriates in Gulf countries, with as many as five arrests this week.
Saturday, July 26, 2008 10:07:58 AM
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Non-resident Indians have congratulated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi for winning the trust vote in parliament.
Friday, July 25, 2008 2:42:53 PM
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) The chariot festival of Hindu god Jagannath organised in various parts of the world will now go online with a regional television channel hosting a comprehensive report with visuals on its website, the channel news coordinator said Thursday.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:32:20 PM
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