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'Slain Indian's body being flown from Italy, but wife to pay'
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it would fly the body of a slain Indian chef from Italy to the country, but only hand it over to his widow after she pays the Rs.300,000 expenses it would entail.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 7:46:58 PM

NRIs and Blair: Curry and Custard (SPECIAL)
During the 10 years of Prime Minister Tony Blair's rule in Britain, NRIs never had it so good. Or did they? As Indians in Britain bid goodbye to Blair and get ready to welcome Gordon Brown, they take stock of the decade gone by and wonder how will they fare in future.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:19:01 PM

Jalandhar-man takes over as Gloucester Mayor
Jalandhar, May 22 (IANS) Monday evening was very special for the residents of Dakoha village on the outskirts of this bustling city as their former village boy Harjit Gill made history by taking over as the 527th mayor of the city of Gloucester in England.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 10:57:04 AM

Kidnapped Indians safe in Nigeria, negotiations on
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Two Indians, who were kidnapped in Nigeria Saturday, are safe as the Nigerian government has begun negotiations with abductors for their release, India's deputy chief of mission in Abuja said Monday.

Monday, May 21, 2007 8:27:08 PM

Housemaids to be trained before emigration: Renuka Chowdhury (INTERVIEW)
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Indian women seeking employment abroad as housemaids or domestic workers will be given training in a first step to regulate their emigration and protect them from any kind of abuse, says Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury.

Monday, May 21, 2007 11:17:32 AM

Family prays for release of engineers kidnapped in Nigeria (With India-Crime/Diplomacy/Diaspora-Kidnapping)
Guwahati, May 20 (IANS) The family of one of the two Indian engineers kidnapped in Nigeria Saturday is shocked and is offering prayers for their release.

Sunday, May 20, 2007 6:46:17 PM

Middle East schools do well in Kerala Class 12 exams
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Students from the Middle East who took the Class 12 examination of the Kerala state board have done well, with most schools recording cent percent pass percentage.

Sunday, May 20, 2007 4:04:21 PM

India in touch with Nigeria over kidnappings
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India is in touch with its high commission in Nigeria over the kidnapping of two Indians there, said Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Sunday.

Sunday, May 20, 2007 1:20:07 PM

India and overseas Indians are truly unstoppable (OPINION)
When I left India 25 years ago, it was for my higher education. Like so many of my friends and contemporaries, I saw opportunities overseas and followed them. Indeed, part of the reason I came to Britain was that three generations of family members had come to Britain to study, and so it was very much a natural choice for me as well.

Sunday, May 20, 2007 9:09:59 AM

Three Indians kidnapped in Nigeria
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Three Indian workers in south Nigeria were kidnapped by suspected militants Saturday.

Saturday, May 19, 2007 11:34:31 PM

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