Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Omana Gangadharan has become the first Indian to don the prestigious Civic Ambassador's chain and badge worn by the speakers of municipal corporations in England.
Thursday, January 17, 2008 4:35:37 PM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The information on groups of professionals of Indian origin based in the US is now just a click away as Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday launched a dynamic and interactive website on them.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 10:53:39 PM
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) At least 12 people, including 10 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from Britain and France, were charred to death and 10 other people seriously burnt in Goa when the tourist bus in which they were travelling collided with a tanker filled with acid, leading to an explosion and fire Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 9:01:12 PM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) From a Caribbean lilt to a Texan twang to a sing-song French-laced drawl - their accents vary sharply, but the 34 young participants of the Indian government's Know India Programme all expressed their views in one voice - they wanted to 'do something' for India.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 8:49:16 PM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Many technological innovations and research findings by Indian and British varsities will no longer remain confined to laboratories and will find their way to the market thanks to monetary help and advice from the UK India Business Council (UKIBC).
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 10:59:26 AM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Adopting a village in rural Punjab or building houses for the impoverished in the hinterlands of India - a new philanthropic mantra has fired the imagination of Indians living abroad, says Harinder Takhar, the first Indian origin minister in Canada's biggest province Ontario.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 10:46:57 AM
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Shashi Abraham, the mother of US-based designer Anand Jon, is leaving no stone unturned to fight for justice for her son who was arrested eight months back on charges of rape and sexual harassment of 30 women in that country.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 9:36:42 AM
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) With indications that the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) may meet in March to decide on opening doors of nuclear commerce to India, a group of non-resident Indians recently conducted a 'recruiting drive' to lobby in their respective countries for India's case.
Monday, January 14, 2008 7:06:52 PM
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Having taken foreign investors into confidence, Haryana is now moving to woo NRIs to put in money in the state. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has announced that his government has reserved 10 percent of plots in all its industrial estates for NRIs.
Monday, January 14, 2008 10:34:26 AM
If you were visiting India in early January, you had the chance to attend a number of major NRI events. You could listen to and probably meet top Indian leaders and rub shoulders with fellow NRIs who are leaders in their own countries or achievers in their professions and businesses. It was a great chance to hobnob with fellow overseas Indians and to make new contacts, especially if you are in business.
Monday, January 14, 2008 7:51:47 AM
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