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Deported from Canada, paralysed man reaches Punjab village
Jalandhar, Nov 6 (IANS) A paralysed Sikh, who evaded deportation from Canada to India for two years by hiding at various gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in that country, finally reached his native Sohal Khalsa village in this Punjab district Thursday.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 9:34:41 PM

Political aspirations of Indian diaspora rise with Obama win
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Democrat Barack Obama's election as the first African American president of the US has ignited hope among Americans of Indian origin who dream of either pursuing political careers or having members of the diaspora represent them in the political arena.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:38:06 PM

After gurdwara raid row, Belgian king visits Sikh shrine
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) With a raid on two gurdwaras in Brussels triggering outrage among the Sikh community, Belgium's King Albert II and Queen Paola took time off to visit Gurdwara Bangla Sahib during their three-day stay in New Delhi.

Thursday, November 06, 2008 1:09:13 PM

Kenyan Indians celebrate Obama Victory
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Not only the Kenyan Africans but also the Kenyan Indians are ecstatic about the victory of Barack Obama, whose father was a Kenyan, in the US presidential elections.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 3:56:24 PM

Andhra techie's promising career cut short by murder
Hyderabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Arpana B. Jinaga had always dreamed of securing a doctorate from an American university and becoming a professor like her father. But the software professional's promising career was cut short by her murder in Seattle in the US.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008 3:18:19 PM

Another Andhra student murdered in US
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Yet another student from Andhra Pradesh has been found murdered in her apartment in Seattle in the US. Arpana Jinaga, 24, who was pursuing her MS degree, was killed by unidentified persons, her family members said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 8:07:34 PM

NRIs demand access to information back home under RTI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Non resident Indians in the US have demanded that they be allowed access to information related to public authorities back home under the Right to Information Act (RTI).

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 4:40:32 PM

Go vote, say last minute calls from Americans in India
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Thousands of US phones have been ringing with last minute reminders to go to the poll booth for the presidential elections Tuesday - and many of them were made right here from India.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008 2:59:38 PM

Campaign outsourcing: Bangalore techies root for Obama
Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) Democrat Barack Obama may not be enthusiastic about outsourcing work to India's Silicon Valley but that has not deterred a group of techies here from drumming up support for him in Tuesday's US elections.

Monday, November 03, 2008 5:07:14 PM

Many NRIs think of return, but prospects here no brighter
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Ajit Singh, an investment adviser in Boston working for one of Europe's largest commercial banks, had it all good a year ago. Engaged to be married later this year, he now finds that his big fat Indian wedding has been called off, while his great American dream has come crashing down.

Sunday, November 02, 2008 10:31:35 AM

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