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Rousing welcome await Sunita Williams in Gujarat (Lead)
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) There is an air of expectancy and mood of elation in the family of Vithal Pandya, whose niece, Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams arrives in Ahmedabad Thursday to a big welcome.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 8:40:01 PM

Job fairs in Andhra to help UAE expatriates
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of illegal immigrants returning from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with their dreams of making a fortune shattered can find some relief with the Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday beginning 'job melas' or fairs for them.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:31:24 PM

Kerala keen to set up university for NRIs
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala is ready to set up a university for non-resident Indians (NRIs), Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday informed the Kerala assembly.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 2:57:57 PM

Kerala to stop illegal recruitment of workers
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday assured the Kerala assembly that the state government would eradicate illegal hiring of workers by firms in the Middle East by streamlining the recruitment process.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 1:32:39 PM

Awards galore for British NRIs (Special)
Most NRIs who have distinguished themselves in Britain have a cupboard full of awards. These British Asians, as they are called in Britain, have awards for being the top in almost every field: politics, showbiz, fashion, food (read curry), social service and business, which of course means just being rich. And of course 'The Most Powerful British Asian Women'!

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 9:00:42 AM

NRIs can't file vague police reports in India: court
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has said that NRIs cannot file 'vague' criminal complaints in India to settle scores with their relatives after losing a case in their country of residence.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 7:15:44 PM

NRI docs' healing touch for Bengal's poor
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Thanks to the initiative of around 20 NRI doctors, mostly from Britain and the US, a hospital is being set up here with the aim of providing quality healthcare at a low cost to the poor.

Thursday, September 13, 2007 9:00:17 AM

Indian workers can still take advantage of UAE amnesty scheme
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who could not take advantage of the amnesty scheme for illegal foreign workers before the Sep 2 deadline can apply for emergency papers in the one-month grace period that the government there has allowed.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 11:10:59 AM

Italy to build monument for Malta boat tragedy victims
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Italy is to build a monument in memory of the 283 illegal South Asian immigrants, including many from Punjab, who were drowned in the sea off the coast of Malta on Christmas night in 1996 while trying to reach Sicily.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 10:42:23 PM

Model contract for overseas Indian workers finalised: minister
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) In order to safeguard the interests of overseas Indian workers, the government has finalised a model work contract that will be binding on both the workers and their foreign employers.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 5:18:36 PM

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