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States asked to do more for overseas Indians
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has asked the state governments to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate legal emigration and take stringent action against unscrupulous recruitment agents.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 8:13:06 PM

Indian wanted for niece's murder extradited to US
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India has extradited an Indian citizen to the US where he was accused of killing his niece eight years ago, an official statement from the US embassy said Thursday.

Thursday, July 10, 2008 6:51:44 PM

27-year wait has finally borne fruit: Indian engineer (To go with Indian gets $10,665 compensation after 27-year battle)
Kollam (Kerala), July 9 (IANS) Ajay Bhaskar has been physically challenged for 27 years after meeting with an accident in Saudi Arabia while he was working as a civil engineer there. He finally has a reason to smile after being awarded 40,000 Saudi riyals ($10,665) after a long-drawn legal battle.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008 9:28:41 PM

Three sent to judicial custody for Rs.56 mn fraud
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) A former manager of a private bank, a dentist and a businessmen were remanded to judicial custody here Tuesday evening for allegedly defrauding seven non-resident Indians to the tune of Rs.56.3 million, police said.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:35:06 PM

Trade unions concerned over Indian workers' arrests in UAE
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Six trade unions have written to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee expressing their concern over Friday's arrest of about 3,000 Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on charges of rioting.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 10:23:56 PM

States not doing enough to check crooked recruiters: Ravi
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The state governments were not doing enough to prosecute unscrupulous recruiting agents who exploit Indian workers trying to go abroad, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:41:25 PM

Ravi appeals to Indian workers in UAE to shun violence
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday appealed to Indian workers in the UAE not to resort to violence to resolve their grievances after nearly 3,000 of them were arrested Friday for rioting.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 4:38:47 PM

All wasn't well with farewell to Manekshaw, say ethnic Indians (Special)
Indians living abroad have been quick to express their angst over the response - rather its absence - of the top Indian leadership to the final farewell for Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:12:00 AM

US-based organisation honours Sikhs in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) US-based Sikh Council on Religion and Education (Score) held a function here Sunday and honoured prominent Sikh personalities and organisations for excellence in their fields and humanitarian service.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 7:08:31 PM

Birlas, Mittals join fight against polio
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Concerned about the renewed polio threat in the country, leading Indian industrialist families like the Birlas and Mittals have stepped forth with generous financial support to the immunisation drive against the disease in India and elsewhere.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 5:56:56 PM

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