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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

Third mini diaspora meet to be held in Netherlands
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) After the US and Asia, the next mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), a conclave of the Indian diaspora, will be held in September in the Netherlands, in Europe.

Friday, July 10, 2009 6:31:18 PM

Australia to counsel Indian students following attacks
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Australian authorities will counsel Indian students on the 'dos and don'ts' to be kept in mind while pursuing higher studies Down Under following the spate of attacks on students there, Australian High Commissioner John McCarthy said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:51:01 PM

Recession causes 50,000-150,000 Indian workers to return home
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Nearly 50,000 to 150,000 Indian workers, most of them from the Gulf countries, have probably returned to the country due to the global economic slowdown, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi informed parliament Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 5:22:20 PM

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