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475 Yemen evacuees to arrive in Kochi on Saturday
Kochi, April 17 (IANS) A total of 475 people, including 73 Indians and 337 Bangladeshis, evacuated from strife-torn Yemen will arrive here on Saturday aboard two Indian ships, an official said on Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2015 5:58:04 PM

Legislation in making for giving NRIs voting right, SC told
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The central government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it was on the course of making a law to permit NRIs the right to exercise their vote from wherever they are located by e-voting instead of flying back to India to vote at the time of elections.

Monday, April 13, 2015 10:34:03 PM

Indian ship to make last trip from Yemen to Djibouti on Tuesday
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) An Indian ship will make its last journey from war-torn Yemen's Hodeidah port to Djibouti with stranded Indians on Tuesday, an official said here.

Monday, April 13, 2015 8:20:05 PM

Photo exhibition traces life of Afghans living in Kolkata
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's timeless story "Kabuliwala" resonates perfectly with the Afghan community living in India. And capturing these connections is an ongoing photo exhibition in the capital that traces the life of Afghans living in Kolkata.

Monday, April 13, 2015 4:42:08 PM

Kerala to foot 10-day-old Yemen returnee's medical bill
Kochi, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday visited 10-day-old Parvathy, who had returned with her mother from strife-torn Yemen and promised that the state government will meet all medical expenses of the baby girl, born prematurely earlier this month.

Sunday, April 12, 2015 10:50:02 PM

Body of Indian killed in Yemen being brought back, kin told
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) The government has informed the family of Manjeet Singh, of Himachal Pradesh who died in Yemen in a bomb blast, that the formalities relating to bringing his body back home are on.

Sunday, April 12, 2015 3:24:02 PM

Hospital chain offers jobs to nurses returning from Yemen
Kochi, April 11 (IANS) UAE-based Aster DM Healthcare, headed by leading medical professional Azad Moopen, on Saturday offered jobs to Indian nurses who have recently returned from Yemen.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 5:06:10 PM

India evacuates 5,600 from Yemen, 200 Indians unwilling to leave (Roundup)
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India has ended "Operation Rahat", the massive evacuation effort of its nationals from Yemen, pulling out 5,600 people - 4,640 Indians and 960 nationals from 41 other countries - but some 200 Indians have declined to leave the country despite shelling and bombing intensifying.

Friday, April 10, 2015 10:26:13 PM

382 Keralites return, but nurses refuse to leave Yemen
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) With the arrival of 382 more Keralites from Yemen at Kochi on Friday, the total number of those brought back home has crossed 2,300, a minister said here, adding more people from Kerala are still stranded in the strife-torn country.

Friday, April 10, 2015 1:40:03 PM

India evacuates 4,640 nationals, 960 others from Yemen
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India has so far evacuated 5,600 people, including 4,640 of its nationals and 960 nationals from 41 countries, from Yemen, the government said on Thursday as it concluded the evacuation efforts from Sana'a with airlifting of 630 people by three special Air India flights.

Thursday, April 09, 2015 11:10:03 PM

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