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Families of Indian workers in US join hands to get justice
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The families of the Indian workers who have accused a US marine construction company of human trafficking are trying to come together to put pressure on the Indian government to take more action in the matter.

Saturday, March 15, 2008 2:47:21 PM

Social stigma weakening India's fight against TB
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India lags far behind developed countries in managing tuberculosis (TB) because of the social stigma attached to it and health workers are particularly vulnerable to the disease, says a new report.

Friday, March 14, 2008 9:24:57 AM

Himachal family seeks help to get man's body from Lebanon
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Unable to afford to bring back the body of a Himachal Pradesh man from Lebanon, his family has now appealed to the external affairs ministry for help.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:38:34 PM

Budget sidelined NRIs, but still something to cheer about (Commentary)
Have NRIs been sidelined in the latest Indian budget? Since the government is all out to get votes for the general election next year, special concessions for NRIs were perhaps not a priority. The focus was clearly on farmers and the common man. Another factor could be the high inflows of foreign funds invested in stocks and India's foreign exchange reserves crossing the $300 billion watermark.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:15:09 AM

Three arrested in Punjab for NRI's murder
Moga (Punjab), March 12 (IANS) A policeman and the parents of a Canada-based youth were arrested in Punjab's Moga town Wednesday for their involvement in the murder of another Canada-based man at a village near here last month.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:19:46 PM

Indian workers were not promised green card, says Signal
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Signal International, the US firm facing charges of human trafficking, has said the protesting Indian workers were never promised permanent residency as they claimed.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 8:54:01 PM

US job racket agents' licences suspended
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs has suspended the licences of two Mumbai-based recruiting agents who sent Indian workers to a US marine construction company and have been charged with human trafficking.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 5:09:35 PM

Infrastructure Kerala Ltd may double paid up capital
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11(IANS) The board of directors of Infrastructure Kerala Ltd (InKel), a new infrastructure company that has been formed under public-private partnership, is likely to double its paid up capital from Rs.1 billion to Rs.2 billion.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008 1:05:29 PM

CBSE may not change board exams timing in UAE
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Monday said that it may not consider rescheduling the board examination timings in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from next year, as had been requested by a school in Dubai.

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:31:26 PM

MOIA probes recruitment of Indian workers for US shipyard
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Ministry Of Overseas Indian Affairs has initiated an inquiry against two agents who had recruited workers for the Signal International shipyard in the US after the labourers quit the firm accusing it of exploiting them.

Monday, March 10, 2008 4:02:40 PM

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