'I'm a British citizen and an NRI but also a Hindu. So I must perform a very sacred ceremony every year,' says Praladh 'Paddy' Sharma, who travels to India every year to perform the 'shradh' or 'pitrupaksh' ceremony for his father and ancestors in line with the Hindu way of life.
Friday, September 22, 2006 9:31:12 AM
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India Wednesday said it had taken note of the commitment of the Thai military dispensation for 'returning power to people' and announced that that nearly 90,000-strong Indian diaspora was safe in Thailand.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 6:26:42 PM
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 200 political leaders, industrialists and top executives from all over Europe are expected to meet in Brussels in November for a five-day symposium being organised by the Art of Living Foundation.
Tuesday, September 19, 2006 2:46:43 PM
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) With more and more people content to let Internet play cupid, it is the wedding websites that are living happily ever after.
Sunday, September 17, 2006 7:54:53 AM
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) It's been an endless wait for the family of an Indian worker who died two months ago in Saudi Arabia but whose body is still to come back home to his Himachal Pradesh village.
Friday, September 15, 2006 1:23:38 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) India is working on its first migration policy aimed to protect Indians who go abroad in search of employment.
Friday, September 15, 2006 12:34:38 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Thursday said India would soon be a member of an international convention that would make it possible to take action against non-resident Indians (NRIs) in case of fraudulent marriages.
Thursday, September 14, 2006 7:05:39 PM
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi will inaugurate a two-day workshop on 'Problems relating to NRI marriages' in Thiruvananthapuram Thursday.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 4:58:01 PM
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The breathtaking and exotic red, yellow, crimson flowers showcased by a Dubai-based company evoked great interest at a floral expo here and its Gujarati NRI owner now plans to guide Indian farmers on reaping better returns in floriculture.
Monday, September 11, 2006 12:54:14 PM
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A Gujarati NRI whose floral offerings have evoked much interest at an expo here is keen to help Indian farmers blossom in the business of flowers and reap better returns.
Monday, September 11, 2006 11:20:08 AM
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