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Kerala banks to help nurses returning from Iraq, Libya
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Kerala's State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) has agreed to the state government's request to provide benefits to around 500 nurses who have returned from conflict-hit Iraq and Libya.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 6:28:03 PM

Kin of men abducted in Iraq seek proof they are alive
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Amid reports of killing of hundreds of people in Iraq by the jihadist Islamic State group, the families of 40 Indians abducted in June in Mosul city Tuesday asked the Indian government for proof that their men were still alive.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 9:24:03 PM

Indian scientist awarded for dancing to explain her research
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) An Indian scientist who danced to explain her research on tornadoes, has won the top prize in the 2014 'Dance Your PhD' contest.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 8:26:08 PM

Indian origin in race for Senate election in US
Bhubaneswar, Nov 3 (IANS) A man from Odisha who had gone to the US 20 years ago with just $50 in his pocket to seek a better life for himself and his family is a Democratic Party candidate for Georgia state Senate elections on Tuesday.

Monday, November 03, 2014 5:08:04 PM

NRK global meet to be held in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 3 (IANS) The Kerala government will organise a Non-Resident Keralites (NRK) Global Meet at Kochi January 16-17, 2015, an official said Monday.

Monday, November 03, 2014 2:10:03 PM

Smithsonian finally acknowledges Indians who chased the American Dream
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) The increasingly ubiquitous Indian hand is going places in the US, whether it's inventing the world's first email programme or weaving an intricately sequined gown for First Lady Michelle Obama.

Sunday, November 02, 2014 3:12:19 PM

Sushma Swaraj to visit Mauritius, attend diaspora event
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj begins a three-day visit to Mauritius from Saturday during which she will participate in the 180th anniversary of the Aapravasi Ghat, where from 1834 and 1920 almost half a million indentured Indian labourers arrived to work in the island's sugar plantations.

Friday, October 31, 2014 10:36:16 PM

Kerala diaspora voters can register online
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 30 (IANS) With Kerala going 100 percent online in preparing voters list, Keralites working abroad can register their names online in the upcoming special summary revision of electoral rolls, an official said here Thursday.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 3:04:04 PM

Kerala government gives three job options to returnee nurses
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday offered three options to the 534 nurses who had to return from Iraq and Libya due to the conflict in those countries.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:52:08 PM

Big enthusiasm for Modi's Madison Square-like event in Sydney
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi all set to visit Australia in November for the G-20 summit, his Indian "community reception" planned on the lines of New York's Madison Square Garden event in Sydney is evoking high enthusiasm.

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:28:09 PM

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