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BJP demands convenient voting facilities for NRIs
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Wednesday met Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath and asked him to ensure that non-resident Indians (NRIs) are able to vote in the Lok Sabha polls.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 2:28:05 PM

NRI award winner to expand healthcare business in India
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Shamsheer Vayalil Parambath, one of the youngest winners of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, India's highest award recognising achievements of overseas Indians, says he has big plans for expansion of his healthcare business and India is on top of his list.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:36:13 PM

In Fiji, monks of Ramakrishna Mission provide succour
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Orange-robed monks of the Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, in Fiji provide healthcare, education and spiritual guidance not just to those of Indian origin but anybody in need in the South Pacific archipelago nation. The Fiji branch of the Ramakrishna Mission, set up in 1937, was conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman at the just-concluded diaspora meet.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:38:03 PM

In Fiji, monks of Ramakrishna Mission provide succour
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Orange-robed monks of the Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, in Fiji provide healthcare, education and spiritual guidance not just to those of Indian origin but anybody in need in the South Pacific archipelago nation. The Fiji branch of the Ramakrishna Mission, set up in 1937, was conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman at the just-concluded diaspora meet.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:38:03 PM

For NRIs: Mother India is Now Miss India (Comment, Special to IANS)
The 'sweeping' changes in the Indian political arena after the Delhi assembly elections a few weeks ago became the backdrop of the just-concluded 12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) conference in New Delhi. Whether it was Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's inaugural speech, the keynote speeches by cabinet ministers or the farewell address by President Pranab Mukherjee, the common refrain of highlighting the government's achievements over the last decade, especially the last five years, was always present.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:16:19 AM

For NRIs: Mother India is Now Miss India (Comment, Special to IANS)
The 'sweeping' changes in the Indian political arena after the Delhi assembly elections a few weeks ago became the backdrop of the just-concluded 12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) conference in New Delhi. Whether it was Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's inaugural speech, the keynote speeches by cabinet ministers or the farewell address by President Pranab Mukherjee, the common refrain of highlighting the government's achievements over the last decade, especially the last five years, was always present.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 11:16:19 AM

Guadeloupe Indians seek connections with native land
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Nearly 360 people of Indian origin from the picture-pretty island of Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean have signed a plea asking the Indian government for the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card and for opening a consulate in Guadeloupe to maintain a direct and permanent link with the land of their forefathers.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:46:09 PM

Guadeloupe Indians seek connections with native land
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Nearly 360 people of Indian origin from the picture-pretty island of Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean have signed a plea asking the Indian government for the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card and for opening a consulate in Guadeloupe to maintain a direct and permanent link with the land of their forefathers.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:46:09 PM

Technology a great behaviour changer: Indian-origin scientist
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) You are not likely to meet many physicists who can seamlessly intertwine religion and science in their lives.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:36:07 PM

Technology a great behaviour changer: Indian-origin scientist
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) You are not likely to meet many physicists who can seamlessly intertwine religion and science in their lives.

Sunday, January 12, 2014 12:36:07 PM

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