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Bhajji's cousin suspects foul play in his son's death in Australia
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Amidst the spurt in attacks on Indian students in Australia that many say are racially motivated, the cousin of Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has alleged foul play in the death of his son in Melbourne May 7.

Sunday, May 31, 2009 4:52:28 PM

West Bengal to rebuild 400 km of embankments in Sundarbans
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government will rebuild 400 kms of embankments destroyed by Cyclone Aila in the mangrove forests of Sundarbans in an effort to save the region from any more floods in the coming monsoon.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 5:15:08 PM

Racist comments quite common in Australia, say Indians back from Oz
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Racist comments against Indian students in Australia are quite common and the recent spate of attacks on the community is not new, say Indians who have been to that country and come away with unhappy memories.

Saturday, May 30, 2009 1:30:30 PM

Kerala family wages legal battle to get back kin's body
Thrissur (Kerala), May 29 (IANS) The family of a nurse who died in Britain more than two months ago is waging a legal battle to get back her body so she can be buried in this Kerala town.

Friday, May 29, 2009 8:14:32 PM

Father of attacked Indian student gets Australian visa
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) Tirthala Chidambar Rao Friday received an Australian visa for travelling to Melbourne to visit his son Sharavan Kumar, who was injured in an alleged racist attack by two youths, the family said.

Friday, May 29, 2009 7:29:09 PM

Worried India summons Australian envoy over attacks on Indian students
New Delhi/Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) With more attacks being reported on Indian students in Australia Friday, its government assured India that the students would be protected from violence that is perceived to be racist and is leading to growing insecurity among more than 80,000 students.

Friday, May 29, 2009 6:39:20 PM

Australia has assured protection to Indian students: Krishna
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) The Australian government Friday assured India it will protect Indian students from racial attacks in Melbourne and bring the culprits of recent attacks to justice, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here.

Friday, May 29, 2009 5:16:49 PM

Gulf students outperform those in India in CBSE class 10 exams
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Students from the Gulf region have outperformed their Indian counterparts, recording a whopping 97.66 pass percentage in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 results declared Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2009 12:59:06 PM

New Delhi condemns attacks on Indian students in Australia
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Condemning allegedly 'racist' attacks on Indian students in Melbourne, the government Wednesday said it will impress upon the Australian authorities that such attacks should not be permitted and the culprits should be brought to justice.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 8:51:07 PM

Punjab limps back to normalcy, but tension persists
Jalandhar, May 26 (IANS) Punjab Tuesday limped back to near normalcy after nearly 40 hours of mayhem and widespread violence as followers of the Dera Sachh Khand sect protested the attack on religious leaders in a Vienna gurdwara Sunday. Most residents stayed home. Many passengers were stranded at various rail stations as about 40 trains were cancelled.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 6:52:09 PM

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