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PM announces Sunita Williams Scholarships
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams that she was a 'source of inspiration' for youngsters in India, as he announced special scholarships, named after her, for space studies.

Monday, October 01, 2007 7:08:10 PM

Bilimoria plans two Cobra breweries in India
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) British Indian entrepreneur Karan Bilimoria, who owns Cobra beer, is planning to set up two breweries in Orissa and Madhya Pradesh as part of its expansion in India.

Monday, October 01, 2007 6:12:41 PM

NRIs celebrate India's successes and live it up (Commentary)
The Indian diaspora has been celebrating a string of Indian successes in the past couple of weeks. Topping them all is the Twenty20 World Cup Cricket win that left the entire country delirious with delight on Sep 24. Many a non-resident Indian shed to be in India to relish the historic moment.

Monday, October 01, 2007 8:16:50 AM

Centre turns down NRI couple's request for child's autopsy
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A non-resident Indian (NRI) couple has sought India's help in fixing the responsibility for their five-month-old daughter's death in Britain seven years ago. But the government Thursday pleaded before a court that a second autopsy on the child's body could lead to a 'diplomatic row'.

Thursday, September 27, 2007 9:13:26 PM

Sunita Williams congratulates Dhoni and his team
Ahmedabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team on winning the Twenty20 world cup, though she confessed she 'did not know anything about the game' and loved baseball.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 9:47:59 PM

Come, break my records: Sunita to Indian youth (Lead)
Ahmedabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, on a week-long visit to Gujarat, Saturday advised students to study space science for the exciting opportunities it offers and light-heartedly challenged them to break the space walk records she created this year.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 9:11:27 PM

Study space science, break my records, Sunita tells students
Ahmedabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, on a week-long visit to Gujarat, Saturday advised students to study space science for the exciting opportunities it offers and also to 'break my records'.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 7:55:57 PM

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

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