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Vayalar Ravi to pursue Anand Jon's case
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Friday that he would persuade the external affairs ministry to take up the case of Indian fashion designer Anand Jon, who faces sexual impropriety cases in the US.

Friday, January 04, 2008 7:00:42 PM

Women, overseas Indian workers to be focus of diaspora conclave
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual conclave of the Indian diaspora, will focus on the increasing cases of exploitation of Indian women after getting married overseas as well as on overseas Indian workers at its Jan 8-9 meet here.

Friday, January 04, 2008 5:52:54 PM

Facilitation centre for overseas Indians gaining popularity
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A facilitation centre for non-resident Indians and persons of Indian origin wanting to invest in India is becoming more popular by the day, and is considering expansion of its services, as the government gets ready to host this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Divas next week.

Friday, January 04, 2008 11:40:46 AM

Gypsies to be the focus of diaspora festival
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) When an Indian scholar went to study the Romas or gypsies in Kosovo in Serbia in summer 2007, his hosts had a special term for him - Purano Manush or ancient person.

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:18:48 AM

15 nabbed for molesting NRI girls on New Year
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Fifteen youths were arrested here late Thursday night in connection with the alleged molestation of two NRI girls from California on New Year.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 11:58:16 PM

India monitoring situation in Kenya: PM
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) India is closely monitoring the situation in Kenya in the aftermath of the violence there and is in touch with the Kenyan authorities and the Indian origin community, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 10:53:35 PM

Live web telecast of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2008 to be held here Jan 8-9 will be telecast live on web by PIOTV.com, the company's chairman and CEO Munish Gupta said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 10:11:14 PM

NRI woman robbed of cash, jewellery
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A Canada based non-resident Indian Thursday alleged her driver had robbed her of Rs.110,000 in cash, diamond and gold jewellery worth Rs.85,000, two credit cards and 8,000 Canadian dollars, the police said.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 9:53:48 PM

NRI sisters impress Chennai music buffs
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Two non-resident Indian (NRI) sisters gave an enthralling performance of South Indian classical vocal to kick start the Mylapore festival here Thursday.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 9:05:10 PM

Jain businessmen pool in $13.75 mn for IAS academies
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) In an unexpected move, 36 leading Jain businessmen from India and abroad donated Rs.540 million ($13.75 million) to set up five academies to train students for the civil services examinations.

Thursday, January 03, 2008 9:00:35 PM

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