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Colorado to ring in 2008 with Indian fables
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) It is not 'Tom & Jerry', 'Sesame Street', or even 'Harry Potter'. Colorado will ring in New Year this time with an animation series based on Indian fables and nonsense rhymes made by renowned US-based Indian animator Manick Sorcar.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:46:56 AM

US Army's 'Specialist Kaur' is back in Iraq action (Feature)
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) The burst from a malfunctioning automatic weapon may have injured her but not her spirit to be where the action is. Gunner Ranbir Kaur, a Jat-Sikh girl born in India, is headed back to Iraq for patrol duty with the US National Guards.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 4:48:27 PM

Agra doctor's global drug racket case hanging fire
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) Neighbours of Brij Bhushan Bansal here had no inkling of what was going on in the doctor's clinic till his arrest in 2005 for running a global illegal Internet pharmacy network along with his Philadelphia-based son. A US court has now sentenced the son to 30 years in prison, while the case against the Agra doctor is still hanging fire.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 2:57:49 PM

Hong Kong's JB Group to invest Rs.15 bn in India
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Hong Kong-based globally diversified $3-billion JB Group, the first Indian-owned company to secure mining rights in China, will invest Rs.15 billion ($380 million) in similar activities as well as the hospitality sector in India during fiscal 2008-09, company officials said.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 12:54:04 PM

Resolute Sikh girl back in Iraq as a US soldier
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) The burst from a malfunctioning automatic weapon may have injured her but not her spirit to be where the action is. Ranbir Kaur, 21, a Jat-Sikh girl born in India, is headed back to Iraq - one of the most troubled spots in the world - to make up on lost work as part of the US armed forces.

Sunday, December 16, 2007 12:53:32 PM

Kerala Airlines would become a reality: NRI entrepreneur
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 15 (IANS) A leading NRI businessman from Kerala Saturday urged MPs from the state to work for establishing Kerala Airlines, a low-cost airline service for the Gulf region.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 5:14:26 PM

Families of slain Andhra students shocked at US killing
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) Shock and disbelief gave way to intense grief as the families of the two Indian students from Andhra Pradesh grappled with the news of their murder in Louisiana University in the US.

Saturday, December 15, 2007 2:59:05 PM

Ramadoss a misfit, says apex doctors body
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss is simply an MBBS and the country needs experts to manage the portfolio, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the apex association of doctors in the country, and asked the minister to involve it in decision making.

Friday, December 14, 2007 9:50:10 PM

Kerala to host global NRI meet
Kozhikode (Kerala), Dec 14 (IANS) The annual NRI Global Meet organised by the Indo-Arab Confederation Council and the NRI Global Foundation will be held here Dec 16-17. Around 200 delegates from various countries are expected to take part in the event.

Friday, December 14, 2007 7:36:59 PM

Overseas Indian Citizens have right to information
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court Thursday said the Overseas Citizens of India are entitled to secure information under the Right to Information Act.

Thursday, December 13, 2007 9:47:00 PM

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