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South Indian states keen to set up NRI varsity: Ravi
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Saturday said some south Indian states have expressed their desire to set up a university for non-resident Indians (NRIs) and persons of Indian origin (PIO).

Saturday, March 31, 2007 4:27:38 PM

Supreme Court admits country's highest medical compensation claim
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday admitted a Rs.1.43 billion compensation claim by a non-resident Indian whose wife died due to allegedly wrong treatment during a visit to Kolkata in May 1998.

Friday, March 30, 2007 6:16:44 PM

Indians around the world disgusted with India's showing (SPECIAL)
Indians around the world are disappointed - indeed disgusted - with India's humiliating exit from the World Cup. Moans Shan Gupta from Melbourne: 'Almost every NRI wanted to see India win. But that was not to be. Professionalism was totally missing. The first casualty should have been Sharad Pawar (the cricket board chief) after India's poor display.'

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 8:46:18 AM

Mauritian magician in Bihar to build bridges
Patna, March 27 (IANS) A Mauritian magician of Indian origin, who is in Bihar to trace his roots, dreams of 'bringing' the Indian Ocean country to his state and vice versa.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 7:42:38 AM

Planetarium in astronaut Kalpana Chawla's memory
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) A planetarium costing Rs.65 million is being set up in Haryana in the memory of astronaut Kalpana Chawla and will become functional this year.

Monday, March 26, 2007 9:53:17 PM

UAE to become more foreign worker-friendly
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates, where around 1.5 million Indians earn their livelihood, is all set to become more worker-friendly by adopting a series of labour reforms to safeguard the interests of its foreign workers.

Monday, March 26, 2007 7:44:32 PM

$10,000 scholarship for Indian students in New York
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Indian alumni of the International House of New York, a graduate-level residential and cultural centre, have established a $10,000 scholarship for Indians pursuing studies in New York, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, March 24, 2007 5:34:54 PM

Exclusive university for PIOs, NRIs soon
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The government has given its approval to a policy framework for establishing a university in India for children of non-resident Indians (NRIs) and persons of Indian origin (PIO).

Friday, March 23, 2007 6:56:52 PM

Facilitation centre for NRIs soon
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The central government has given its green signal for setting up a facilitation centre for overseas Indians that will serve as a 'one-stop-shop' and extend a wide range of need-based services.

Friday, March 23, 2007 6:55:58 PM

Government to set up facilitation trust for NRIs
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday gave its nod for setting up a facilitation centre for overseas Indians seeking to offer them a 'one stop shop' and also extend financial support to it.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 10:15:15 PM

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