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PM meets Guyanese president, Mauritius minister
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday held bilateral meetings with Guyanese President Donald Ramotar, Mauritius Vice Premier Showkutally Soodhun and South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane on the sidelines of the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 6:54:04 PM

India should be voice of developing nations, says Guyanese president
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Guyanese President Donald Ramotar, the chief guest at the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Thursday urged India to play a more active role on the global stage and be the voice of the developing world.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 6:18:03 PM

Modi government determined to work with diaspora: Sushma Swaraj
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government is determined to work closely with India's huge diaspora, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Sushma Swaraj said here Thursday and invited professionals from the diaspora to join in efforts to develop the country and "restore it to its past glory".

Thursday, January 08, 2015 5:56:15 PM

World looking at India with hope: Modi tells diaspora (Roundup)
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the world was looking at India with "immense hope and optimism", and he firmly believed the 25-million strong Indian diaspora was a big strength.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 3:52:17 PM

Diaspora can contribute to motherland in smallest of ways: Modi
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday recounted the example of an NRI from Surat who would diligently sweep and clean the roads of his ancestral village during his annual visits to India as an example of how the Indian diaspora can contribute to their motherland in even the smallest way.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 2:32:17 PM

Fulfilled my promise of merging OCI, PIO cards: Modi
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said he has fulfilled his promise to the diaspora of merging the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cards.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 1:36:10 PM

World looking at India with hope: Modi
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the world was looking at India with immense hope and optimism.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 12:56:11 PM

Modi inaugurates 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday inaugurated the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the world's largest annual gathering of people of Indian origin, here by lighting the ceremonial lamp.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 12:02:03 PM

Modi dedicates Salt Mountain memorial to Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday morning inaugurated the Salt Mountain, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, built near the Mahatma Mandir complex here, the venue of the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD).

Thursday, January 08, 2015 10:48:03 AM

'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Yoga originated in India but this spiritual and mental discipline has failed to resonate with the country's masses, who mostly seek its virtues of physical fitness. But filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government's emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings.

Thursday, January 08, 2015 8:32:07 AM

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