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Kuwait to resume work visas as model contract finalised
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Kuwait has agreed to resume visas for Indian workers after a joint working group (JWG) comprising officials of two countries finalised a model contract, officials here said. The move comes barely two months after the Kuwait embassy here stopped issuing work visas.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 12:36:02 PM

Mauritius PM announces $250,000 for ancestral Bihar village (Night Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam late Monday announced $250,000 for the development of roads and a hospital in his ancestral village in Bihar and also annual scholarships to two students from the state.

Monday, February 18, 2008 11:52:12 PM

In land of ancestors, Mauritius PM speaks in Bhojpuri (Second Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Visiting the land of his ancestors, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam spoke in Bhojpuri here Monday evening, taking hundreds of people gathered to hear him by surprise.

Monday, February 18, 2008 9:07:05 PM

Emotional Ramgoolam visits the land of his ancestors (Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Overcome by emotion as he flew into the land of his ancestors for the first time, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Monday touched the ground after alighting from the aircraft here and quickly smeared some mud on his forehead.

Monday, February 18, 2008 7:43:41 PM

Hope brightens for Kerala youth facing death in Kuwait
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) Hopes of reprieve for 26-year-old Simil, facing death in Kuwait for accidentally killing a friend and co-worker, have brightened as Congress leader Oommen Chandy has raised Rs.600,000 to be given to the victim's wife as compensation.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:29:51 PM

Mauritius prime minister begins three-day visit to Bihar
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Monday began his three-day visit to Bihar, land of his ancestors, amid tight security.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:22:05 PM

Kerala youth faces death in Kuwaiti jail
Alappuzha, Feb 17 (IANS) Time is running out for 26-year-old Simil, who left Kerala for Kuwait two years ago, for a better life. If his family is unable to raise Rs. 600,000, Simil could either be hanged or shot to death in a Kuwaiti jail.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 4:23:16 PM

Contract killings on the rise among NRIs in Punjab
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Jasbir Singh, Jaswinder Kaur, Mohan Singh... they are among an increasing list of Indians living abroad murdered by contract killers while on a visit to Punjab.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 11:31:08 AM

'Britain cannot upset Asian community on immigration'
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Britain, which is seeking to overhaul its immigration policy, cannot afford to upset the Asian community because of its increasing electoral clout, says the chairperson of the Indo-British Friendship Society.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 9:25:26 AM

Kuwait to restart issuing work visas to Indians
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 16 (IANS) The Kuwaiti missions in India will restart issuing work visa from next week, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Saturday.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:57:05 PM

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