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Kalam's nod to Bihar email invite bags him fans
Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's visit to Bihar to inaugurate a 'global meet' was planned in the wake of an email invite - a fact that's bagged the unassuming head of state many fans.

Friday, January 19, 2007 2:36:41 PM

Why the NRI is welcome at Punjab polls
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) As NRIs of Punjabi origin make a beeline for their hometown in the run-up to the Feb 13 assembly polls, their money power and influence on Punjab politics cannot be denied.

Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:42:31 PM

High hopes ahead of 'global meet' in Bihar
Patna, Jan 18 (IANS) On the eve of a global meet to be inaugurated by President A.P.J Abdul Kalam here Friday, Bihar is optimistic that the state would defy sceptics and soon turn into an investment destination.

Thursday, January 18, 2007 12:09:15 PM

PBD showed that India does care for NRIs (SPECIAL)
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is the big NRI show. For just $250, the price of a family dinner in the US, NRIs can come real close to the top leaders of India. They can get to know their thoughts on NRIs and enjoy the compliments. They also voice their concerns and extract promises from the government to look into them. They come to say: 'I love my India!' And PBD tells them: 'India cares!'

Wednesday, January 17, 2007 8:50:03 AM

In cricket, I root for India: Rushdie
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Internationally renowned author Salman Rushdie says his personal identity remains wedded to India and he always roots for the Indian team's win in a cricket match.

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 11:28:39 PM

India extends ECNR status to 153 countries
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India has further liberalised the emigration system by extending the 'emigration check not required' (ECNR) status to 173 countries from the present 53.

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 2:21:33 PM

Goan diaspora makes a mark worldwide
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) From coaching top football clubs in Moscow to fighting racial discrimination, from becoming Telugu film stars to heading $100 million tech firms, the Goan diaspora is notching up a range of achievements worldwide.

Sunday, January 14, 2007 8:54:45 AM

Varsity for overseas Indians in two months: Ravi
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A university to serve the long-felt needs of people of Indian origin around the world will be established within a couple of months, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has said.

Sunday, January 14, 2007 8:22:36 AM

Indian American doctor fights for information
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) US-based Indian doctor Kunal Saha, fighting a case of medical negligence in India over his wife's death, has moved a writ petition before the Calcutta High Court seeking action against the West Bengal Medical Council (WBMC) and its functionaries for their 'deliberate violation' of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.

Saturday, January 13, 2007 1:40:19 PM

Many overseas Indians' work still going unrecognised (COMMENTARY)
There was a time when Indians who left India and settled abroad were considered as not only contributing to the phenomenon of brain drain but also selfish. It was considered that they utilised the subsidised educational and other opportunities in India and then left the country to enrich themselves without paying any compensation or regard to the country.

Saturday, January 13, 2007 9:24:04 AM

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