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11 Indians abroad get Padma awards
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Padma awards list has a fair share of people of Indian origin abroad, including Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, London-based steel tycoon Lakshmi Narayan Mittal, and Vikram Pandit, the newly appointed Citigroup CEO based in New York.

Friday, January 25, 2008 10:10:35 PM

Sikhs plan to take turban issue to UN and EU
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Representatives of the Indian Sikh diaspora Friday vowed to take to the European courts and the United Nations (UN) their fight for their 'fundamental right' to wear a turban.

Friday, January 25, 2008 6:59:08 PM

Gurgaon doctors used to sell kidneys to foreigners illegally (Second Lead)
Gurgaon, Jan 25 (IANS) Five people arrested from this Haryana town on the outskirts of the national capital for allegedly luring poor men from Uttar Pradesh and illegally selling their kidneys used to cater to patients from Nepal, Lebanon, Dubai and Greece, police officials said Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 2:13:57 PM

Family of student slain in US await body's arrival
Ranchi, Jan 25 (IANS) The family of Abhijit Mahato, the 29-year-old student from Jharkhand who was murdered in the US, is anxiously waiting for the arrival of his body.

Friday, January 25, 2008 12:57:05 PM

US-based Kashmiri Pandit raps for homeland
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Violence in his ancestral land has not hurt him personally. But a US-based Kashmiri musician is creating ripples with a rap number that reflects the struggles and tears of displaced Kashmiri Pandits.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:19:14 AM

'Economic ties underpin India-Britain strategic ties'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The large presence of Indian diaspora in Britain and growing economic engagement strengthen the comprehensive strategic ties between India and Britain, said a joint statement issued by the two sides Monday.

Monday, January 21, 2008 9:21:40 PM

Sukhbir's influence on the rise in Punjab (News Analysis)
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Be it in government affairs or in ruling Akali Dal politics, Sukhbir Singh Badal's stamp is all too visible in Punjab nowadays and it seems only a matter of time before he ascends to the chair of chief minister, now held by his father.

Monday, January 21, 2008 10:24:00 AM

A honeymoon ended in tragedy for a couple headed for US
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) It was a short holiday to one of the most beautiful holiday destinations - Goa. But it ended in tragedy for a newly wed couple.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 7:06:06 PM

Five-year-old escapes unhurt in Goa accident
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) A five-year-old girl escaped unhurt in the multiple crash, involving a chemical tanker and a bus, that Wednesday killed 12 Gujarati non-resident Indians (NRIs) and left 11 other people, including a newly-married couple, injured.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:11:25 PM

Kerala woman dons British civic envoy's chain and badge
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

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