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Student attacks: Krishna heads to Australia Aug 6 to take stock
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Australia on a five-day visit Aug 6 to ascertain first-hand the problems faced by Indian students, some of whom have been victims of allegedly racist attacks, and the steps taken by Canberra to ensure their safety.

Friday, July 31, 2009 11:00:18 PM

Vedanta University Bill re-introduced in Orissa assembly
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The Orissa government Saturday re-introduced a controversial bill proposing a Rs.150-billion (43.75 billion) university in the state to be promoted by NRI billionaire and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal.

Saturday, July 25, 2009 7:47:01 PM

Indians in Sri Lankan jails seek Indian intervention
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Some 40 Indian prisoners languishing in Sri Lanka's prisons are seeking humane treatment, alleging that Indian officials appear deaf to their pleadings and complaints.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 1:09:20 PM

Kerala hosts conference on recession and the Gulf
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala capital is set to host a two-day international conference beginning Tuesday on the global economic crisis, its impact on Gulf nations and its implications for migrant labour, including Indians, working there.

Monday, July 20, 2009 11:29:56 AM

NRI voting rights bill under examination: Ravi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The law ministry is examining a bill proposing to accord voting rights to non-resident Indians (NRI), Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi told parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 6:40:15 PM

Indian students going abroad to be registered Comment1
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Indian students going abroad for higher education will in future be registered by the authorities here, parliament was told Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 6:28:16 PM

Emigration process to be made simple, transparent
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government has undertaken an e-governance project to make the process of emigration more transparent, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi told parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 5:42:11 PM

India among top recipients of remittances: World Bank
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India, China and Mexico retain their positions as the top recipients of migrant remittances among developing countries, said the World Bank Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:29:32 PM

Australian delegation in Punjab on reassurance mission
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) A delegation of officials from Australia is visiting Punjab to meet parents and educational consultants and reassure them that Indian students in Australia, bulk of whom come from the state, are safe there.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 5:28:42 PM

'Three of my family were killed, I survived because of god'
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Stitches on his left cheek, fractures in one leg and one hand, Om Prakash Yadav seems unusually calm for a man who almost died. When a section of the Delhi Metro track collapsed, he too went down with it. 'Three of my family members are no more. I am alive because of god,' he says.

Monday, July 13, 2009 5:25:10 PM

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