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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

Missing Indian American techie's family suspects he was also killed
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) The family members of Nerusu Lakshminivasa Rao, the Indian software programmer who disappeared from his home near Detroit in the US while his wife and two children were found killed, suspect that the crime was committed by some 'outsiders' who may have also killed or kidnapped him.

Saturday, November 01, 2008 1:12:10 PM

NRI group asks US to put MNS on terror watch list
Patna, Oct 31 (IANS) A group of non-resident Indians (NRI) has asked the US to put Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on the 'list of terrorist organisations which are out to hurt the humanity'.

Friday, October 31, 2008 2:02:35 PM

Tamil Nadu traders' shutdown Friday
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) A federation of traders' associations in Tamil Nadu Thursday announced a one-day shutdown seeking the central government's effective measures to stop attacks on Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 8:57:09 PM

Punjab-born man wins election in Finland
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Punjab-born people have won elections in the US, Britain and Canada but in a first of its kind, a Punjabi has won a provincial election in Finland.

Thursday, October 30, 2008 6:20:04 PM

Government to help overseas Indians trace their roots
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs is planning to launch a project for the people of Indian origin to trace their roots.

Monday, October 27, 2008 7:56:45 PM

Not choppers or limos, NRI groom's party travels on rickshaws
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Flaunting designer clothes, loads of jewellery and expensive accessories, a London-based NRI family chose a rather different way to travel to the wedding venue - pedal-rickshaws and horse carts.

Sunday, October 26, 2008 12:05:29 PM

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