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India, Nepal agree on border controls
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India Monday discussed with Nepal the turbulence brewing in the Terai region that is in the grip of an agitation by Madhesis, people of Indian origin living in that area, and agreed on the need to strengthen border controls.

Monday, April 02, 2007 10:30:01 PM

NRI accused of murder sent to judicial custody
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Avtar Singh Grewal, an NRI detained on entering India for allegedly killing his wife in the US, was produced Monday before the Patiala House courts for initiation of extradition proceedings.

Monday, April 02, 2007 5:15:18 PM

Right to Information Act covers Indian missions too
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) All Indian missions abroad are under the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) Act and are duty bound to provide requisite information to Indian citizens, according to the Central Information Commission (CIC).

Monday, April 02, 2007 3:49:22 PM

India to sign labour pact with Kuwait: Ravi
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) India is set to sign a labour pact with Kuwait when Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi visits the country from April 8. He will also go to Qatar as part of his trip to the Gulf region.

Saturday, March 31, 2007 5:04:36 PM

South Indian states keen to set up NRI varsity: Ravi
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Saturday said some south Indian states have expressed their desire to set up a university for non-resident Indians (NRIs) and persons of Indian origin (PIO).

Saturday, March 31, 2007 4:27:38 PM

Supreme Court admits country's highest medical compensation claim
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday admitted a Rs.1.43 billion compensation claim by a non-resident Indian whose wife died due to allegedly wrong treatment during a visit to Kolkata in May 1998.

Friday, March 30, 2007 6:16:44 PM

Indians around the world disgusted with India's showing (SPECIAL)
Indians around the world are disappointed - indeed disgusted - with India's humiliating exit from the World Cup. Moans Shan Gupta from Melbourne: 'Almost every NRI wanted to see India win. But that was not to be. Professionalism was totally missing. The first casualty should have been Sharad Pawar (the cricket board chief) after India's poor display.'

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 8:46:18 AM

Mauritian magician in Bihar to build bridges
Patna, March 27 (IANS) A Mauritian magician of Indian origin, who is in Bihar to trace his roots, dreams of 'bringing' the Indian Ocean country to his state and vice versa.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 7:42:38 AM

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

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