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US consul general inaugurates medical camp in Kutch
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Michael S. Owen, the US consul general in Mumbai, inaugurated a medical camp in a village in Kutch region of Gujarat Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 7:25:06 PM

Ahluwalia urges diaspora to invest in health, education
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Inviting overseas Indians to invest in health and education, deputy chairperson of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday said that India needed more investment in these sectors to take the country to a higher growth circuit.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:58:12 PM

India has right to be concerned about Indians abroad: Tharoor
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government has the right to play a role when Indian communities abroad are in trouble while at the same time respecting the sentiments of the host country's government, according to former UN under-secretary general and author Shashi Tharoor.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:57:54 PM

Grab the Indian opportunity: Mauritius PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam asked the global Indian diaspora to grab the opportunity that India was providing as it rose to become a global power.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:02:48 PM

India will tap diaspora talent pool, help expat workers (Roundup)
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The annual engagement of the Indian government with its estimated 25 million diaspora began here Tuesday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announcing an advisory council to tap its huge talent pool and a helpline-equipped centre being set up to help migrant Indian workers in distress, particularly in the Gulf region.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:02:24 PM

Delhi to have 7,000 MW power in three years: Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the national capital would overcome its power problems within the next three years with as much as 7,000 MW of power expected to be generated.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 1:19:48 PM

Nooyi, Williams, Lahiri women role models: PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Even as India salutes the achievements of its diaspora in a wide variety of fields, it is particularly happy with the strides made by women of Indian origin globally, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:45:38 PM

New schemes launched to tap talent pool of diaspora (Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) An advisory council to tap the talent pool of the Indian diaspora and a multilingual centre to help migrant Indian workers in distress were among some new schemes announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday, as India sought to engage better with its 25 million diaspora in 130 countries.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 12:20:37 PM

Manmohan's Singh's address at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Following is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech at the sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, where he announced some new initiatives to tap the vast talent pool of the Indian diaspora.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 11:53:07 AM

Work permits soon for skilled overseas Indians: Vayalar Ravi
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) In a bid to draw on the knowledge base of its diaspora, India will allow qualified overseas Indian professionals to work in the country, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 11:49:11 AM

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