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Central help sought on Keralites overstaying in Gulf
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Kerala will seek the central government's help to ensure that the people from the state staying in Middle East countries without proper documents be repatriated soon, said state Law Minister M. Vijayakumar Friday.

Friday, June 22, 2007 6:29:34 PM

Protests in Kashmir against Rushdie's knighthood
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Scores of demonstrators Thursday marched through the centre of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to protest India born author Salman Rushdie being knighted by the British government.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 3:12:40 PM

Kalpana Chawla's school prays for Sunita's safe return
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Priests, teachers and students at a Haryana school, the alma mater of deceased astronaut Kalpana Chawla, are praying for the safe return of Indian American Sunita Williams from space Thursday night.

Thursday, June 21, 2007 3:12:19 PM

Kashmir guerrilla group protests Rushdie's knighthood
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The Jamiatul Mujahideen (JUM), a guerrilla group in Kashmir, has called for a strike Friday against the knighthood awarded to celebrated India born author Salman Rushdie.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 5:40:49 PM

Achuthanandan plans sops for Keralite diaspora
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday said that the state government is working out a slew of programmes for the welfare of non-resident Keralites (NRKs).

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 4:06:55 PM

NRIs, save Mother Ganga to save yourself (SPECIAL)
Tens of thousands of Hindus come to India from many corners of the globe every year solely for Mother Ganga. Some come to submerge the ashes of their beloved in the holy river for salvation. In a few weeks, hundreds of NRIs will visit the river goddess to perform annual 'shraddhs', or prayers for the departed souls of their loves ones. Most devout Hindus visit the river to take a holy dip to wash away their sins.

Monday, June 18, 2007 8:18:34 AM

Andhra-born Indian scientist to be honoured
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) The Indian government has decided to give a fitting tribute to a scientist from Andhra Pradesh who as a researcher in the US gave the world the antibiotic tetracycline that has saved millions of lives in the last 50 years.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 11:06:30 AM

10 Indians freed in Nigeria after 16 days in captivity (LEAD)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Ten Indians abducted in the oil-rich Rivers state of Nigeria have been freed by militants after 16 days in captivity.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 6:30:34 PM

10 kidnapped Indians in Nigeria freed
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Ten Indians kidnapped in Nigeria by gunmen have been freed, within a week of the release of two abducted Indian engineers, official sources said Saturday.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 11:08:10 AM

Widow, children wait for compensation from Lebanon
Kendrapada (Orissa), June 15 (IANS) A woman here with three minor children is struggling to get compensation from the Lebanese government almost a year after her husband was killed in an Israeli air raid in that country.

Friday, June 15, 2007 7:35:45 AM

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