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Over 500,000 Overseas Indian Cards issued: Ravi
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The government has issued 576,000 Overseas Indian Cards (OICs) while 9,000 applications are pending, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Thursday.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 3:21:09 PM

She puts Goan culture on Portuguese TV
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) She is a Portuguese citizen of Goan origin who believes there is much more to Goa than just just beaches and night life. As a young documentary filmmaker, Nalini Elvino de Sousa makes it a point to put the state's culture and heritage on Portuguese television.

Thursday, April 22, 2010 3:09:29 PM

Vijay Gandhi becomes US federal judge
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Vijay 'Jay' C. Gandhi has become the first Indian American federal judge in the Central District of California and the second community member to become federal judge in the history of the United States.

Monday, April 19, 2010 6:06:59 PM

39 diaspora youth get a glimpse of India
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Thursday honoured 39 young people of Indian origin from all over the world who had come on a programme to know and understand their native country.

Thursday, April 15, 2010 8:05:34 PM

Minister assures legal aid for convicted Indians in UAE
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Wednesday assured Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal that all steps have been taken to provide legal aid to the 17 Indians on death row in Sharjah.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:58:41 PM

Carry proper documents, Indians workers in Malaysia told
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Indian government Monday cautioned Indian workers going to Malaysia to check if they have the right documentation and acquaint themselves with employment guidelines, rather than depending completely on 'unscrupulous' recruiting agents.

Monday, April 05, 2010 6:26:34 PM

India assures full legal aid to 17 on death row in UAE
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India has assured full legal assistance to 17 Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani national in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the Indian consulate in Sharjah tapped prominent lawyers to argue their case.

Saturday, April 03, 2010 8:30:48 PM

Indians on death row in UAE: Badal seeks PM's help
Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday sought help from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding 17 Indian youth, including 16 from Punjab, sentenced to death by a court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on charges of murdering a Pakistani national.

Thursday, April 01, 2010 10:40:01 PM

Krishna assures help to 17 UAE Indians on death row
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The government Wednesday assured support to the 17 Indians sentenced to death for killing a Pakistani national in the UAE, saying it will stand by them if they appeal in a higher court.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 9:48:46 PM

Cop suspended for taking $100 bribe from NRI
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) The Goa Police Wednesday suspended a sub-inspector for accepting a bribe from a non resident Indian (NRI), officials said.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 9:01:22 PM

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