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OCI students to get subsidy in government institutions
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Overseas citizens of India (OCI) and their children will be eligible to receive subsidised education in state-run institutions, the government informed the Delhi High Court Thursday.

Thursday, August 16, 2007 10:08:31 PM

Raising a toast to the Indian diaspora on independence anniversary (India at 60)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On the sunny afternoon of Aug 23, 2006, when Anand Satyanand took over as governor-general of New Zealand, he made it a point to refer to his Indian heritage in his oath-taking address.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 10:33:02 AM

Indian American woman kills self, children; father suspects foul play (Lead)
Naperville (US)/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The father of a 32-year-old Indian American woman, who allegedly set her house on fire killing herself and her two children in suburban Chicago's Naperville Saturday, suspects foul play in the 'horrific, tragic and senseless' incident.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 9:05:52 PM

Stringent laws needed to solve NRI marriage rows
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Resolving an NRI marriage row is highly complex because it falls within the purview of private international law, apart from which there are many lacunae in the exiting Indian laws also, a parliamentary committee report has said.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 4:27:04 PM

'Dear NRI Son', writes Mother India, aged 60 (India at 60)
On August 15, a 60-year old 'Mother India' writes this letter to her NRI son:

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 9:41:43 AM

Goa to host Know India Programme for diaspora
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Goa is all set to host the latest edition of the Know India Programme (KIP), an orientation event held by the government to help diaspora youth know more about Indian way of life and culture that starts Aug 29, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Monday.

Monday, August 13, 2007 8:11:16 PM

Mini diaspora meet in New York on Sep 23
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A mini edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual conclave of the Indian diaspora, will be held in New York on Sep 23 aimed to bring together those living in the US and the Caribbean who are not able to attend the meet in India.

Monday, August 13, 2007 7:40:05 PM

Create cells for problem NRI marriages: government report
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A government report Monday recommended that special cells be set up with Indian missions abroad to address problem NRI marriages and that all marriages be registered so that women deserted by their husbands can fight their case effectively.

Monday, August 13, 2007 7:38:15 PM

'Sikhs Unlimited': London to LA via Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) At a time when the Sikh diaspora is set to complete a century of existence in the West, many of them settling to the riches of their adopted countries and thousands more aspiring to be part of those 'greener pastures', a book by a Punjab-based citrus farmer has attempted to chronicle the extraordinary lives of some of these enterprising Sikh men and women.

Monday, August 13, 2007 8:04:58 AM

Italy likely to open visa office in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) Italy is likely to open a visa office in Chandigarh to cater to the growing demand of Punjabi youths migrating to that country.

Saturday, August 11, 2007 6:44:33 PM

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