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Madhya Pradesh chief minister woos NRIs to state
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday invited non-resident Indians (NRIs) to set up industries in the state, assuring them the state government was committed to extending them the maximum facilities.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 9:34:04 PM

Punjab announces Rs.5 lakh grant for Australia attack victims
Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced a Rs.500,000 grant to the kin of the two youth killed in suspected racial attacks in Australia earlier this month.

Monday, January 11, 2010 7:22:38 PM

'Indians playing significant role in Canadian politics'
Chandigarh, Jan 9 (IANS) Peter Milliken, speaker of the Canadian House of Commons, said Saturday Indians are playing a 'significant' role in his country's politics.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 8:21:30 PM

NCP welcomes voting rights for NRIS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Saturday welcomed the government's proposal to give voting rights to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) by the next general election.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 7:42:30 PM

Profiles of recipients of the 2010 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday conferred the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award to 14 distinguished members of the Indian diaspora for their achievements in life and contribution to the welfare of the Indian community and enhancing India's image overseas.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 7:20:03 PM

People will invest in India if laws are right: Indo-Canadian minister
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) If the Indian diaspora is to be tempted to invest in this country, then greater transparency, an institutional mechanism and clear cut laws are required, says a Canadian provincial minister of Indian origin.

Saturday, January 09, 2010 8:10:14 AM

Punjab MP seeks parliamentary panel on Australia attacks
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the wife of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, Friday criticised the central government for its 'cold hearted handling' of the attacks on Indian students in Australia, and demanded setting up of a parliamentary panel to study the situation.

Friday, January 08, 2010 8:55:13 PM

Infrastructure bonds option for ordinary NRIs: Ravi
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A new proposal to issue infrastructure bonds to overseas Indians will give a fresh investment option to ordinary Indian investors abroad, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Friday.

Friday, January 08, 2010 8:32:44 PM

'Indians holding dual citizenship must have tax obligations in India'
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Indians living abroad and holding dual citizenship should accept tax obligations from their mother country just as they seek and often get many privileges and benefits that go to Indians living and working at home, according to eminent economist and professor of Columbia University Jagdish Bhagwati.

Friday, January 08, 2010 7:59:30 PM

PM assures voting rights, social security for NRIs (Roundup)
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Voting rights by next general elections and social security to tide over economic distress were the highlights of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assurances to non-resident Indians Friday as he asked the vast diaspora to tap the opportunities their country of origin now offers.

Friday, January 08, 2010 7:09:14 PM

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