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
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Thousands of people, mostly Oriyas, came together to celebrate their ethnic culture through seminars and workshops at a two-day event held in New Jersey, US, according to reports reaching here.
Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:12 PM
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) The disconnect between the 'established Indian order' and students was a matter of concern, says a prominent Australian parliamentarian who blames a 'cocktail of issues' for the recent attacks on Indian students in his country.
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 3:46:06 PM
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Karnataka will participate in the Global India Business meeting in Munich, Germany, next week to persuade non-resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in the state's industrial development, Industries Minister Murugesh R. Nirani said.
Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:21:57 AM
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The situation of Indian students in Australia was improving with constant monitoring by authorities in both countries, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Tuesday while an official from the southern continent stressed that her government had a 'zero tolerance policy on racism'.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 4:23:04 PM
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) A couple here Monday alleged that their son, found dead in an Australian town under mysterious circumstances in February this year, had fallen prey to racial attacks.
Monday, June 22, 2009 8:48:26 PM
San Anselmo/Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The world of music was in mourning after the death Friday of legendary sarod player Ali Akbar Khan - one of the greatest teachers and ambassadors of Indian classical music.
Friday, June 19, 2009 5:57:01 PM
Bhopal, June 18 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh High Court has stayed the admissions of Non-Residential Indians (NRIs)to private engineering colleges of the state against reserved seats on a 'first come first serve' basis, a petitioner said Thursday.
Thursday, June 18, 2009 7:40:53 PM
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India Wednesday signed a labour agreement with Bahrain that will facilitate better worker mobilisation between the two countries.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 8:42:53 PM
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Regardless of the racial attacks on Indian students in Australia, Down Under continues to be a hot spot for Punjabi students.
Monday, June 15, 2009 12:14:22 PM
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