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Indian-origin NBA player Sim Bhullar to visit India in May
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Sim Bhullar, who became the first Indian-origin player to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) in the US, will visit India from May 2 to 7 to promote basketball and inspire children to stay active and healthy by playing the game.

Monday, April 27, 2015 8:04:04 PM

Prayers in 'mini' Pashupatinath in Varanasi for quake-hit Nepal
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) A special 'puja' is being held in the Pashupatinath temple in Varanasi for an end to the misery in Nepal after the recent earthquakes that killed thousands of people.

Monday, April 27, 2015 5:54:03 PM

SC declines PIL for citizenship to overseas Indians
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined a public interest litigation seeking citizenship for the overseas Indians who have acquired foreign nationality, saying the petitioner has no locus standi to make such a plea.

Monday, April 20, 2015 8:14:02 PM

Yemen evacuation collective effort: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The successful evacuation of Indian nationals from Yemen was the result of collective effort of several ministries and agencies, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:24:03 PM

CBI to seek Interpol's help in nurses' job scam probe
Kochi, April 20 (IANS) The CBI will seek the assistance of Interpol to bring back a key accused in the Rs.200-crore Kuwait nurses job scam, said a CBI official.

Monday, April 20, 2015 4:22:05 PM

Indian-origin poet Rajvinder Singh excels with German oeuvre (IANS Interview)
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Creative literature is generally linked to a writer's mother tongue. Not so Rajvinder Singh, an Indian-origin poet whose German oeuvre has seen over a hundred articles written on him over the years.

Sunday, April 19, 2015 11:44:02 AM

'Operation Rahat' ends, Indian ships return home from Yemen
Mumbai/Kochi, April 18 (IANS) INS Tarkash that participated in Operation Rahat, returned to a hero's welcome at Mumbai harbor here on Saturday, while two passenger ships with the last batch of Indians evacuated from Yemen reached Kochi, an official said.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:52:12 PM

Kochi nursing job scam runs into Rs.200 crore: CBI
Kochi, April 18 (IANS) The CBI has estimated that the Kochi nursing employment scam runs into nearly Rs.200 crore.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 4:16:05 PM

Two Indian ships with 484 evacuees arrive from Yemen
Kochi, April 18 (IANS) Two Indian ships - MV Corals and MV Kavaratti - arrived here from strife-torn Yemen on Saturday with 484 evacuees, including 73 Indians, 336 Bangladeshis and 75 Yemenis of Indian origin.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 3:34:02 PM

Two Indian ships with 484 Yemen evacuees arriving in Kochi
New Delhi/Kochi, April 17 (IANS) Two Indian ships - MV Corals and MV Karavatti - are to berth in Kochi on Saturday with 484 evacuees, including 73 Indians and 336 Bangladeshis, in the last lot of people brought out from strife-torn Yemen.

Friday, April 17, 2015 10:12:15 PM

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