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Australia plan to deport Haneef, India summons envoy (Overall lead)
Sydney/New Delhi/Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday intensified diplomatic pressure on Australia over 'fair and just' treatment of Muhammad Haneef, the Indian doctor charged with 'reckless support' to the foiled British bombings, even as Canberra made it clear a day after his visa was revoked that Haneef would be deported.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 8:41:54 PM

New skill upgrade programme to help Indian workers
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Indian workers will now have an opportunity to improve their skills before emigrating abroad for job, thanks to a countrywide skill upgrade programme the government will roll out soon.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 7:35:09 PM

India summons Australian envoy over Haneef
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday summoned Australian High Commissioner John McCarthy to express concern over the detention of Muhammad Haneef, the Indian doctor charged with 'reckless support' to the foiled British bombings and sent to an immigration centre.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 3:41:10 PM

Australia wants to deport Haneef to save face: wife
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Australia's decision to deport British terror plot suspect Mohammad Haneef - an Indian doctor - even before trying him 'is nothing but a face saving move' by that country, his wife Firdous Arshiya said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 1:53:54 PM

That special tribe of NRIs from East Africa (Special)
East African NRIs are a special tribe. After settling in the three countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in the 1890s, they have moved to Britain, Canada and the US in large numbers and even to Australia and New Zealand from the late 1960s onwards. But very few moved back to India.

Monday, July 16, 2007 9:28:19 AM

Haneef's wife appeals to PM as he and Sabeel are charged (Roundup)
Bangalore/Canberra/London, July 14 (IANS) Firdous Arshiya, wife of detained Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who she says has been charged by the Australian police on 'baseless' grounds, has sought the help of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to free him even as his cousin Sabeel Ahmed was separately charged in London in connection with the botched terror plot in Britain.

Saturday, July 14, 2007 8:22:00 PM

NRI scientist wants NACO chief to apologise
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Indian American researcher Kunal Saha has demanded an apology from the chief of India's nodal AIDS body after the latter questioned his credibility as an investigator for a World Bank probe into HIV testing kits.

Friday, July 13, 2007 4:37:33 PM

Indian sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, family pleads innocence
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The family of a Keralite, sentenced to death by a Sharia court in Saudi Arabia for allegedly transporting narcotic drugs, claims he is innocent and has sought the Indian government's intervention for his release.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 5:31:33 PM

NRIs volunteer to fund education of Bihar schoolboy
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Moved by the plight of a Bihar schoolboy who pulls rickshaw for a living and education, some non-resident Indians (NRIs) have come forward to help him.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:45:54 PM

Kerala wants fifth passport office
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12(IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Thursday that a new passport office will soon be set up in the state that already has four passport offices.

Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:44:48 PM

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