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Help small businesses compete globally, diaspora urged
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian diaspora should provide their intellectual and entrepreneurial resources to build the Indian small and medium enterprises (SME) sector and help it compete globally following the example of the expatriate Chinese, said Indian Commerce Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:19:58 PM

Three from Gulf among 12 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman recipents
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Three personalities from the Gulf - Ravi Pillai, Rafiudin S. Fazulbhoy and Krishnamurthy Kumar - were among the 12 recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards presented by President Pratibha Patil Wednesday, the concluding day of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2008.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:18:39 PM

Modi offers to host PIO varsity in Gujarat
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, basking in the glow of a landslide victory in state polls, Wednesday sought to showcase Gujarat as India's number one state and offered to host the first People of Indian Origin (PIO) University in the state.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 8:05:19 PM

India-Africa ties set for major leap forward: Sharma
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Wednesday said that it was poised for 'a major leap forward' in its relations with Africa with the holding of the first India-Africa partnership summit in April to promote stronger economic ties.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:55:03 PM

Mauritius PM, Bilimoria, Trinidad center among diaspora awardees
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, British businessman Karan Bilimoria, Indian Americans Joy Cherian and Thomas Abraham and three people from the Gulf are among the 12 recipients of this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award that recognizes leading achievers among the vast Indian diaspora.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:25:56 PM

N-deal will help India in energy security: Pranab
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as the future of the India-US civil nuclear deal appears uncertain, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday sought to drum up support for it at a conclave of overseas Indians, saying it will help achieve energy security for the country.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 6:50:19 PM

India asks Malaysia to clarify on job ban reports
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Wednesday sought clarification from the Malaysian government on the reported freeze on recruitment of Indian workers in that country.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 4:27:43 PM

Youth of Indian origin explore their roots
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) They are one of the most distinctive groups at the ongoing sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here, not just because of their youth, but also because of the rainbow colours they wear - the bright shades of traditional Indian clothes.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008 12:49:25 PM

India can't intervene in Anand Jon's case: Ahamed
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government will not intervene in criminal cases against Indian designer Anand Jon, who faces a slew of charges related to sexual assault and molestation in the US, said E. Ahamed, minister of state for external affairs.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:47:18 PM

Overseas Indians can fund museums to maintain culture: Soni
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians could strengthen their cultural bonds with the mother country by setting up new cultural institutions, funding museums and training institutes of performing arts.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:20:20 PM

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