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Don't call me an Indo-Anglian author: Kunal Basu (Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Based in Oxford, he has been churning out 'what if...' stories that have set the literary fraternity abuzz. Kunal Basu, author of 'The Japanese Wife' , who insists he does not write about the diaspora, likes to work with the element of the unknown.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 10:15:01 AM

Deported from Gulf, they face bleak future back home
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) 'Any sum you give me for my mobile phone and TV will help me reach home. Not only am I broke, but also have returned penniless after spending a year in prison,' a man deported from Dubai said at the airport here.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:49:14 PM

Overseas Indian affairs ministry gets new secretary
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) K. Mohandas was Wednesday named the new secretary in the ministry of overseas Indian affairs.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:19:33 PM

Gandhiji's ashes in Los Angeles ashram
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's relics are scattered all over the world. One more urn containing his ashes - one of the last anywhere in the world - is in possession of Yogananda Ashram in Los Angeles, California.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:25:11 PM

Sikh couple plan new school in France to combat turban ban
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) For Gurdial Singh and his wife Surjeet Kaur, a Sikh couple from France, life was wonderful in their adopted country till the French government decided to ban the wearing of turbans in schools.

Sunday, January 27, 2008 11:21:53 AM

Body of student slain in US arrives in Ranchi
Ranchi, Jan 26 (IANS) India's 59th Republic Day turned into a day of mourning for relatives of 29-year-old Abhijit Mahto, the Indian doctoral student who was killed in the US, as his body arrived here Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:22:05 PM

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

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