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Flood situation in Assam still critical, 10 million hit
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) More than three million people have been displaced in Assam over the past week as the Brahmaputra river inundated vast swathes of the region, a situation the government described as 'very critical'.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007 1:16:32 PM

Indian missions to play lead role in protecting workers abroad (Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Indian missions abroad will get to play a statutory role in the protection and welfare of overseas Indian workers once amendments to the Emigration Act 1983 come into effect, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 1:59:17 PM

Policy framework for safeguarding overseas Indian workers soon
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The government is working on a policy framework for safeguarding the interests of overseas Indian workers, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Monday.

Monday, September 10, 2007 12:32:46 PM

Indian envoys to discuss protection measures for overseas workers
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) is organising a conference here Sep 10-11 with Indian envoys in countries with significant Indian presence to discuss policy measures for safeguarding the interests of Indian workers abroad.

Sunday, September 09, 2007 10:26:20 AM

No emigration check for visits abroad: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Indians holding emigration check required (ECR) stamped passports need not seek ECR suspension (ECRS) clearance, while going abroad on visit visas, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi informed parliament Thursday.

Thursday, September 06, 2007 3:46:22 PM

Andhra team heads for UAE to help illegal immigrants return
Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) In an attempt to facilitate the return of thousands of immigrants stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Andhra Pradesh government is sending a five-member team to Dubai this week.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 6:23:59 PM

A quest to connect Guyana ancestors' India links (Feature)
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Two women, strangers to each other but on a similar mission to trace links between India and the South American nation of Guyana, spent the summer months touring villages in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 8:18:25 AM

NRI commits suicide in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A 24-year-old Non-Resident Indian was found hanging from the ceiling at his west Delhi home Tuesday, the police said.

Tuesday, September 04, 2007 10:05:24 PM

Kerala spice firm to set up joint venture in UAE
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 2 (IANS) Eastern Group of companies based in Kerala's Idukki district has tied up with UAE-based Jaleel Traders to set up a state-of-the-art spices and pulses processing facility in Ras-Al-Khaimah.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 3:51:39 PM

Indian sand artist to create Taj replica in New York
Puri, Sep 1 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik will be creating a replica of the Taj Mahal at an Indian festival in New York later this month.

Saturday, September 01, 2007 12:16:19 PM

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