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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

Policy framework for PIO university approved
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday gave its approval to a policy framework for establishing a university in India to provide affordable and quality education to children of non-resident Indians (NRI) and persons of Indian origin (PIO).

Thursday, March 22, 2007 9:55:19 PM

Fashion fraternity unfazed by charges against Jon
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Fashion designers here have nothing against India-born designer Anand Jon getting his comeuppance if proved guilty of rape, but say such charges are no reflection on the Indian fashion industry.

Thursday, March 22, 2007 3:41:28 PM

Scholarship programme for diaspora children
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The ministry of overseas Indian affairs has introduced a scholarship programme for diaspora children to study at higher and technical institutions in India.

Monday, March 19, 2007 6:16:29 PM

Excellent response to Kerala's new infrastructure firm
Kochi, March 19 (IANS) The setting up of an infrastructure company in Kerala has received a big response with offers worth Rs.1 billion by non-resident Keralites (NRKs) and big investors from the state.

Sunday, March 18, 2007 5:22:31 PM

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