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Chinese have more clout than Indians in Canada: Dosanjh
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) Despite the presence of more Indian origin members in the Canadian parliament compared to the Chinese, the Indians hold less clout, feels Punjab-born MP Ujjal Dosanjh.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 3:51:02 PM

Remittances to Kerala set to fall
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac Saturday said the state is soon going to feel the heat of the economic slowdown as remittances from abroad are certain to fall in the coming months.

Saturday, January 17, 2009 3:44:53 PM

Achuthanandan to launch welfare fund for diaspora in Dubai
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday announced that he would travel to Dubai February end to inaugurate the collection to a welfare fund being set up for the diaspora.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:00:36 PM

Satyam's Raju spent first night in jail like ordinary prisoner
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Once in the list of the richest Indians, disgraced founder and former chairman of Satyam Computers B. Ramalinga Raju and his brother B. Rama Raju spent Saturday night in the Chanchalguda jail and slept on the floor along with 26 other prisoners accused of petty crimes like theft.

Sunday, January 11, 2009 11:09:01 AM

Once in same jail as Gandhi, Naidoo gets Pravasi Award
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Two years ago, Parmanathan 'Prema' Naidoo stood in the doorway of the cell at the Fort in Johannesburg, now the premises of the Constitutional Court in a democratic South Africa, and recalled the torture he had undergone as an apartheid-era prisoner in the same jail where young lawyer Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had been imprisoned almost a century earlier and later Nelson Mandela as well.

Saturday, January 10, 2009 12:39:22 PM

Pratibha Patil calls for restructuring IMF, World Bank
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has called for restructuring the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank on a broad basis as, she said, the global economy is integrated.

Friday, January 09, 2009 7:13:09 PM

Highlights of 7th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The following are some of the highlights of the seventh edition of the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas that concluded here Friday:

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:06:32 PM

Indian workers in Gulf air problems at diaspora meet
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Complaints of ill treatment of migrant workers by Indian immigration officials and by officials of Indian embassies abroad, the lack of higher education facilities for children of Indian workers and lack of legal assistance for jailed workers abroad were some of the issues brought to the notice of Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi by the people from the Gulf region here Friday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:05:42 PM

Prahlad, Sardjoe among Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardees
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Thirteen eminent overseas Indians, including noted management guru C.K. Prahlad and Suriname Vice President Ramdien Sarjdoe, were Friday conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman at the conclusion of India's three-day annual convention to connect with its diaspora.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:43:19 PM

Heard at security check
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Heavy security at the seventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in the wake of the Mumbai terrorist attack need not mean tension as a light-hearted exchange here revelaed.

Thursday, January 08, 2009 8:59:02 PM

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