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Gulf firm to recruit 20,000 Indian workers and pros
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Gulf-based industrial contracting and oil refining company Nasser S. Al Hazri Corp. is to recruit around 20,000 Indian workers and professionals in the next six months, managing director Ravi Pillai announced here Thursday.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 4:48:54 PM

Bilimoria honoured, humbled by Pravasi Bharatiya Samman
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Cobra beer founder Lord Karan Bilimoria says he is 'honoured and humbled' on being conferred this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Samman.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 11:14:16 AM

Malaysia on defensive, says no ban on Indian workers (Roundup)
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (IANS) After India expressed concern and demanded an explanation, Malaysia Wednesday assured New Delhi there was no freeze on the recruitment of Indian workers as reported in a section of the media.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 11:53:31 PM

President urges diaspora to engage with India
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged overseas Indians to get 'proactively' engaged with India by making use of several schemes launched by the government.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 10:32:31 PM

Indo-Canadians block paralysed Sikh's deportation
Vancouver, Jan 9 (IANS) Thousands of Indo-Canadian protesters Wednesday again thwarted a bid by the Canadian authorities to deport a paralysed Sikh back to India.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 10:10:47 PM

India to use diaspora resources for women's empowerment
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The resources of overseas Indians will be used by the government in a big way to address the issue of women's empowerment, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 9:38:12 PM

No ban on workers, Malaysia assures India (Lead)
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy, Malaysia Wednesday told the Indian government that there was no freeze on the recruitment of Indian workers as reported in a section of the media.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 9:31:58 PM

Help small businesses compete globally, diaspora urged
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian diaspora should provide their intellectual and entrepreneurial resources to build the Indian small and medium enterprises (SME) sector and help it compete globally following the example of the expatriate Chinese, said Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:19:58 PM

Three from Gulf among 12 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman recipents
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Three personalities from the Gulf - Ravi Pillai, Rafiudin S. Fazulbhoy and Krishnamurthy Kumar - were among the 12 recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards presented by President Pratibha Patil Wednesday, the concluding day of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2008.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:18:39 PM

Modi offers to host PIO varsity in Gujarat
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, basking in the glow of a landslide victory in state polls, Wednesday sought to showcase Gujarat as India's number one state and offered to host the first People of Indian Origin (PIO) University in the state.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:05:19 PM

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