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Sarabjit's new lawyer confident of his release
Amritsar, Aug 16 (IANS) The newly-appointed lawyer representing Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, is confident of his client being pardoned now after collecting over 100,000 signatures on mercy petitions from Indians.

Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:38:58 PM

Punjab to conduct census of NRIs
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Punjab will conduct a unique census to identify Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the state.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 5:36:28 PM

NRI body speaks up for two ex-communicated Sikhs in Canada
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) A body representing Indians in North America Friday appealed to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to pardon two Sikhs in Canada ex-communicated 23 years ago for serving food on tables in a gurdwara.

Friday, August 07, 2009 5:36:20 PM

Indian mission seeking details about Indians in Saudi fire
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian mission in Riyadh is seeking details about a massive fire at a workers' camp at Saudi Arabia's Khursaniyah, at which many Indians were working. No casualty or injury involving Indians has been confirmed so far.

Thursday, August 06, 2009 8:26:32 PM

Punjab man killed in Italy, family awaits body
Derabassi (Punjab), Aug 5 (IANS) A 27-year-old man of this Punjab town was found dead in the Italian city of Milan and his grief-stricken family has now sought help from the government to bring his body back home.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 6:48:08 PM

India does not want attacks to 'infect' ties with Australia
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Australia, India has said it was concerned about attacks on Indian students but does want the issue to 'infect' growing relations between the two countries.

Monday, August 03, 2009 6:57:06 PM

Student attacks: Krishna heads to Australia Aug 6 to take stock
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Australia on a five-day visit Aug 6 to ascertain first-hand the problems faced by Indian students, some of whom have been victims of allegedly racist attacks, and the steps taken by Canberra to ensure their safety.

Friday, July 31, 2009 11:00:18 PM

Vedanta University Bill re-introduced in Orissa assembly
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The Orissa government Saturday re-introduced a controversial bill proposing a Rs.150-billion (43.75 billion) university in the state to be promoted by NRI billionaire and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 7:47:01 PM

Indians in Sri Lankan jails seek Indian intervention
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Some 40 Indian prisoners languishing in Sri Lanka's prisons are seeking humane treatment, alleging that Indian officials appear deaf to their pleadings and complaints.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:09:20 PM

Kerala hosts conference on recession and the Gulf
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala capital is set to host a two-day international conference beginning Tuesday on the global economic crisis, its impact on Gulf nations and its implications for migrant labour, including Indians, working there.

Monday, July 20, 2009 11:29:56 AM

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