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Protect Malaysia's ethnic Indians: MPs
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A forceful plea for protecting the interests of ethnic Indians in Malaysia was made in the Rajya Sabha Thursday, with members cutting across party lines to demand that the government take concrete steps in this regard.

Thursday, November 29, 2007 3:04:05 PM

Jayalalitha wants India to side with Malaysian Tamils
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha Wednesday accused Malaysia of treating its Tamil nationals as 'third class citizens' and urged India to take up the issue of 'ethnic discrimination' with Kuala Lumpur.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 6:40:39 PM

Maharaja of the skies upsets NRIs on ground (Commentary)
Most NRIs travelling on Air India have horror stories to tell about their experiences. NRIs may well tolerate more hardships on other airlines but not on Air India, which they think is their own airline and so must treat them much better. The airline responds by saying that NRIs behave better on other airlines than while travelling with them.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 9:18:19 AM

Protect Tamils in Malaysia, Karunanidhi urges PM
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manomhan Singh, expressing deep concern at the treatment meted out to ethnic Indians in Malaysia.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007 7:25:25 PM

India needs the nuclear deal: Upendra Chivukula (Interview)
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) If the India-US civil nuclear pact does not go through, there will be a problem, believes Upendra Chivukula, the Indian origin deputy speaker of the New Jersey assembly.

Monday, November 26, 2007 9:50:13 AM

Many Indian housemaids in Gulf in distress: Faleiro
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Indian housemaids and other domestic helps are working in 'often distressing' conditions in West Asia, Commissioner for NRI Affairs (Goa) Eduardo Faleiro said after a visit to Kuwait and Qatar.

Friday, November 23, 2007 12:13:40 PM

I want global focus on plight of widows: Raj Loomba (Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Empowering widows and educating their children have been the life's mission for Britain-based social entrepreneur Raj Loomba, who had lost his father early and endured hardship along with his mother and siblings.

Friday, November 23, 2007 9:21:04 AM

Two day Kerala diaspora meet in January
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 22 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday said that a two-day diaspora meet would be held at Kochi Jan 2-3 next year.

Thursday, November 22, 2007 6:39:10 PM

First Haj flight carrying 215 pilgrims departs from Kerala
Kozhikode, Nov 21 (IANS) The first of the chartered Air India flights, carrying 215 Haj pilgrims from Kerala to Saudi Arabia, left here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007 4:14:51 PM

Improve buildings, get out of cars: London tells Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India's capital can learn from London about how to combat climate change, especially by improving energy efficiency in buildings and moving towards public transport, says a top British official.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 8:39:52 PM

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