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Jailed NRI gives contract to get relatives killed
Jalandhar, Sep 21 (IANS) Being lodged in a Punjab jail in a murder case did not deter a non-resident Indian (NRI) from giving the contract for killing three of his own relatives. But his plan was busted when the police Friday nabbed the three contract killers with the contract money, arms and ammunition.

Friday, September 21, 2007 8:54:57 PM

Sunita Williams, galaxy of scientists to attend space meet
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams will be the star speaker at an international astronautical congress that begins here Monday to focus on the growing use of space technology to improve the quality of life.

Friday, September 21, 2007 6:06:01 PM

Let us keep Planet Earth beautiful: Williams (Lead)
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, who arrived here on a weeklong visit, said every individual should ensure that 'Planet Earth which looked stunningly beautiful from the space stayed that way'.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 7:53:37 PM

Warm welcome for Sunita Williams in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Astronaut Sunita Williams arrived here Thursday to a warm and cheerful welcome, a day after her 42nd birthday was celebrated. Her father Deepak Pandya cut the cake at the residence of Sunita's uncle Vithal Pandya.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 3:02:48 PM

Modi seeking to politicise Sunita visit: Vithal Pandya
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams' uncle Vithal Pandya, father of slain minister Haren Pandya, has expressed fears that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will try to politicise his niece's visit beginning Thursday.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 1:42:30 PM

Rousing welcome await Sunita Williams in Gujarat (Lead)
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) There is an air of expectancy and mood of elation in the family of Vithal Pandya, whose niece, Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams arrives in Ahmedabad Thursday to a big welcome.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 8:40:01 PM

Job fairs in Andhra to help UAE expatriates
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of illegal immigrants returning from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with their dreams of making a fortune shattered can find some relief with the Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday beginning 'job melas' or fairs for them.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:31:24 PM

Kerala keen to set up university for NRIs
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala is ready to set up a university for non-resident Indians (NRIs), Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday informed the Kerala assembly.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 2:57:57 PM

Kerala to stop illegal recruitment of workers
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday assured the Kerala assembly that the state government would eradicate illegal hiring of workers by firms in the Middle East by streamlining the recruitment process.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 1:32:39 PM

Awards galore for British NRIs (Special)
Most NRIs who have distinguished themselves in Britain have a cupboard full of awards. These British Asians, as they are called in Britain, have awards for being the top in almost every field: politics, showbiz, fashion, food (read curry), social service and business, which of course means just being rich. And of course 'The Most Powerful British Asian Women'!

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 9:00:42 AM

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