New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam, British businessman Karan Bilimoria, Indian Americans Joy Cherian and Thomas Abraham and three people from the Gulf are among the 12 recipients of this year's Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award that recognizes leading achievers among the vast Indian diaspora.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:25:56 PM
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as the future of the India-US civil nuclear deal appears uncertain, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday sought to drum up support for it at a conclave of overseas Indians, saying it will help achieve energy security for the country.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 6:50:19 PM
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Wednesday sought clarification from the Malaysian government on the reported freeze on recruitment of Indian workers in that country.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 4:27:43 PM
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) They are one of the most distinctive groups at the ongoing sixth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here, not just because of their youth, but also because of the rainbow colours they wear - the bright shades of traditional Indian clothes.
Wednesday, January 09, 2008 12:49:25 PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government will not intervene in criminal cases against Indian designer Anand Jon, who faces a slew of charges related to sexual assault and molestation in the US, said E. Ahamed, minister of state for external affairs.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:47:18 PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians could strengthen their cultural bonds with the mother country by setting up new cultural institutions, funding museums and training institutes of performing arts.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 8:20:20 PM
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Michael S. Owen, the US consul general in Mumbai, inaugurated a medical camp in a village in Kutch region of Gujarat Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 7:25:06 PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Inviting overseas Indians to invest in health and education, deputy chairperson of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday said that India needed more investment in these sectors to take the country to a higher growth circuit.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:58:12 PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government has the right to play a role when Indian communities abroad are in trouble while at the same time respecting the sentiments of the host country's government, according to former UN under-secretary general and author Shashi Tharoor.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 6:57:54 PM
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam asked the global Indian diaspora to grab the opportunity that India was providing as it rose to become a global power.
Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:02:48 PM
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