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NRI Facilitation Cell set up in Bhopal
Bhopal, April 20 (IANS) A new cell has been set up at the Madhya Pradesh chief minister's office here to facilitate coordination between NRIs and the Madhya Pradesh government, said official sources.

Friday, April 20, 2007 4:23:17 PM

Kerala team to visit Middle East to seek investment
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) Kerala is sending a high level delegation to the Middle East next month to scout for investors who can help set up industries in the state.

Thursday, April 19, 2007 3:29:24 PM

Passports issued to Indian professor's family
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The grief-stricken parents and relatives of G.V. Loganathan, the Indian professor killed in Monday's Virginia Tech shootout, Wednesday received passports and visas for their US visit to attend his last rites.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 8:16:31 PM

Massacre won't discourage Indian students: US counsellor
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The massacre at Virginia Tech that claimed 33 lives, including that of two Indians, will not jeopardise campus life in American universities nor should it stop Indian students from pursuing higher education there, a US embassy official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 4:54:50 PM

Mumbai girl Minal confirmed dead in US shootout
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Indian student Minal Hiralal Panchal, who had been missing after a gunman went on a shooting spree at the Virginia Tech University, has been confirmed dead by the Indian embassy in the US.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 2:03:15 PM

For Uganda NRIs: A grim reminder of Idi Amin's dark days (SPECIAL)
'The worst NRI nightmare is Idi Amin's Uganda,' recalled Shanti Lakhani in Leicester, UK. 'A glimpse of the same horror was repeated last week.' No matter where they live, all non-resident Indians (NRIs) recoil with panic at the brutal treatment by the Ugandan despot Amin. The recent violent demonstrations near Jinja and in the capital Kampala were a reminder of the dark days of the Amin era from 1971-1979 during which the dictator ordered all Indians to leave Uganda in 1972. This mass expulsion from their homes and businesses without taking any assets remains the ultimate disaster for all NRIs.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 10:01:27 AM

Norms eased for employing foreigners in media outlets
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday eased the norms for employing foreign and NRI media personnel, saying prior clearance for this was not necessary.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 8:53:27 PM

Shocked family to go to US for Indian professor's last rites
Erode (Tamil Nadu), April 17 (IANS) Slain Indian professor G.V. Loganathan, who was among the 33 killed in a gory shooting spree at Virginia Tech University campus, wanted to come back to India next year. Now, his parents and brothers, still reeling with shock over his death, are preparing to go to the US Wednesday to attend his last rites.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007 6:53:52 PM

NRI arrested for wife's death in Bahrain
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) A non-resident Indian employed in Bahrain was Monday arrested in the coastal city of Visakhapatnam in connection with the death of his wife under suspicious circumstances.

Monday, April 16, 2007 4:18:04 PM

Indian killed in Uganda cremated in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, April 15 (IANS) Devang Rawal, a young Indian killed in mob violence in Uganda Thursday, was cremated in his hometown Ahmedabad Sunday evening amid emotional scenes.

Sunday, April 15, 2007 10:42:10 PM

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