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As husbands make money abroad, Goan women find themselves lonely
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) A study conducted among women in Goa whose husbands work abroad has revealed that even though these families are well off, the problem of loneliness and the responsibility of being a single parent has given rise to social problems.

Monday, June 08, 2009 1:31:21 PM

Goa diaspora remitted Rs.800 crore in 2008
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) Goa received nearly Rs.800 crore (Rs.8 billion) in remittances last year from 56,000 emigrants settled abroad, a official study on Goan diaspora has revealed.

Saturday, June 06, 2009 4:33:14 PM

Andhra minister gets additional NRI portfolio
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Minister for Higher Education D. Sridhar Babu was Friday given the additional portfolio of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) issues in the wake of attacks on youths from the state in Australia and the US.

Friday, June 05, 2009 7:31:47 PM

Modi wants meeting between worried parents, Australian High Commission
Gandhinagar, June 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has suggested that Australian High Commission officials in New Delhi should talk to the worried parents to reassure the safety of their wards in that country in the wake of alleged racist attacks on Indian students there.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 4:54:14 PM

India will deepen ties with its diaspora: President
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India will deepen its ties with its 25-million diaspora in 130 countries that has emerged as an important force in respective countries of domicile, President Pratibha Patil said Thursday.

Thursday, June 04, 2009 1:54:53 PM

Kerala nurse cremated in Britain, relatives cry foul
Thrissur, June 3 (IANS) The relatives of Malayali nurse Mini Francis, who died in Britain in March, Wednesday raised doubts about the cause of her death after her husband cremated her there, despite a court order to bring her body back to India.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 7:41:41 PM

Punjabi by nature: students lay out red carpet for foreigners
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) Practising racial tolerance and treating foreign students to some good old Punjabi hospitality - that's how the students of Panjab University (PU) are setting an example amid reports of alleged racist attacks on Indians in Australia.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 5:48:40 PM

Parents of students in Australia hold protest march in Punjab
Patiala (Punjab), June 2 (IANS) Worried parents of students studying in Australia Tuesday held a march here to protest against a series of racist attacks on Indian students in that country and demanded a delegation be sent to get full information.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:52:12 PM

Indian High Commission told to transport Kerala nurse's body
Kochi, June 2 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday directed the Indian High Commission in Britain to ensure that all arrangements are made to bring back the body of Malayali nurse Mini Francis, who died there in March.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 5:15:42 PM

India to keep records of students abroad: Vayalar Ravi
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Tuesday said his ministry will prepare and maintain a register of all Indians studying abroad and streamline campus placements to foreign universities following a spate of attacks on Indian students in Australia.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:09:54 PM

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