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Expat on death row pardoned, closer to reprieve
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) A Kerala youth facing death in Kuwait for murdering his co-worker moved closer to a reprieve Tuesday as the wife of the victim pardoned him on receiving Rs.1 million as compensation.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 6:51:40 PM

Two Afghan nationals of Indian origin held for drug peddling
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Two Afghan nationals of Indian origin have been arrested here along with four associates on charges of smuggling a psychotropic substance used in preparing heroin, police said Saturday.

Saturday, February 23, 2008 8:33:54 PM

Kerala youth may be saved from gallows in Kuwait
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) After months of suspense, a Kerala youth accused of murdering his friend may be saved from the gallows in Kuwait as the wife of the victim has agreed to pardon him in lieu of Rs.1.5 million ($37,500) in compensation.

Friday, February 22, 2008 8:07:31 PM

Government seeks to build bridges with diaspora in Canada
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The government has sought the active participation of the diaspora in Canada in its effort to 'build new bridges' with Indian communities abroad.

Friday, February 22, 2008 6:35:21 PM

Melbourne celebrates Kerala temple festival
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) An annual festival associated with a Kerala temple was Friday replicated in Melbourne at the same time that the event was taking place here.

Friday, February 22, 2008 3:33:29 PM

Kerala welcomes Air Arabia Kozhikode-Sharjah flight
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 22 (IANS) The announcement by Air Arabia, the Middle East's first low-cost airline, that it would be starting a Kozhikode-Sharjah air service is being welcomed here.

Friday, February 22, 2008 9:09:09 AM

Two men from Kerala killed in Iraq attack (Lead)
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 20 (IANS) Two people from Kerala working for a Kuwaiti firm in Iraq were killed in an attack in Iraq, according to reports reaching here.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:51:05 PM

Mauritius PM visits Nalanda and Gaya (Lead)
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Wednesday ended his emotional three-day visit to the land of his ancestors, Bihar, by visiting the remains of the ancient Nalanda University and the Buddhist holy city Bodh Gaya.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 9:19:13 PM

Special budgetary support sought for NRI welfare fund
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs (MOIA) has sought a special budgetary allocation for setting up a welfare fund for training workers for overseas jobs, providing humanitarian aid when they are in trouble at their work places and helping them to resettle on their return.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 8:08:08 PM

Two from Kerala killed in Iraq
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 20 (IANS) Two persons from Kerala were killed in a missile attack in Basra, Iraq earlier this week.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 7:30:50 PM

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