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Emotional Ramgoolam visits the land of his ancestors (Lead)
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Overcome by emotion as he flew into the land of his ancestors for the first time, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Monday touched the ground after alighting from the aircraft here and quickly smeared some mud on his forehead.

Monday, February 18, 2008 7:43:41 PM

Hope brightens for Kerala youth facing death in Kuwait
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) Hopes of reprieve for 26-year-old Simil, facing death in Kuwait for accidentally killing a friend and co-worker, have brightened as Congress leader Oommen Chandy has raised Rs.600,000 to be given to the victim's wife as compensation.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:29:51 PM

Mauritius prime minister begins three-day visit to Bihar
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Monday began his three-day visit to Bihar, land of his ancestors, amid tight security.

Monday, February 18, 2008 6:22:05 PM

Kerala youth faces death in Kuwaiti jail
Alappuzha, Feb 17 (IANS) Time is running out for 26-year-old Simil, who left Kerala for Kuwait two years ago, for a better life. If his family is unable to raise Rs. 600,000, Simil could either be hanged or shot to death in a Kuwaiti jail.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 4:23:16 PM

Contract killings on the rise among NRIs in Punjab
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Jasbir Singh, Jaswinder Kaur, Mohan Singh... they are among an increasing list of Indians living abroad murdered by contract killers while on a visit to Punjab.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 11:31:08 AM

'Britain cannot upset Asian community on immigration'
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Britain, which is seeking to overhaul its immigration policy, cannot afford to upset the Asian community because of its increasing electoral clout, says the chairperson of the Indo-British Friendship Society.

Sunday, February 17, 2008 9:25:26 AM

Kuwait to restart issuing work visas to Indians
Kozhikode (Kerala), Feb 16 (IANS) The Kuwaiti missions in India will restart issuing work visa from next week, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Saturday.

Saturday, February 16, 2008 8:57:05 PM

NRIs, American friends popularise polio drive in India
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Sixty-four-year-old Anil Garg left India in 1970 for the United States, but for the last few years he has been visiting his homeland to motivate people to 'fight the last battle against polio'.

Friday, February 15, 2008 8:47:49 AM

17,373 Gulf students to appear for CBSE board exams
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 17,370 students from several Gulf countries will appear for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 and Class 10 board examinations this year.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 7:10:57 PM

Frenzy grips Punjab city as wrestler Khali fights
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 13 (IANS) His sport may not be played commonly in India but that has not dented the popularity of wrestler Dalip Singh, better known as 'The Great Khali' in the World Wide Entertainment (WWE) international circuit.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 10:03:38 AM

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