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Mauritius' State Bank CEO killed in Mumbai terror carnage
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The business trip just a month before he was due to retire was Anil Gunness' last. The CEO of the State Bank of Mauritius was one of the 183 killed in the Mumbai terror attack that also targeted the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower Hotel.

Wednesday, December 03, 2008 11:48:30 AM

Extra security measures for January NRI meet: MOIA secretary
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Mumbai terror attacks will not affect the January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas meeting in Chennai, but extra security measures will be taken for the NRI meet, says the top official of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA).

Wednesday, December 03, 2008 10:27:30 AM

CEO of Mauritian bank reported missing in Mumbai
Port Louis, Nov 27 (IANS) The Mauritian government Thursday said none of its nationals were among the 101 killed in the massive terror attack in India's financial capital Mumbai, but reports reaching here said the CEO of a Mauritian state bank was missing there.

Thursday, November 27, 2008 5:32:50 PM

Indian in Scotland uses internet to help friend in Mumbai
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Bridging two continents, the internet enabled a girl sitting in Scotland to help her friend escape terrorists who attacked India's financial capital Mumbai, killing at least 101 people and injuring over 250 others.

Thursday, November 27, 2008 5:22:52 PM

Of Cherie, her memoirs and the India connection
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Britain has come a long way since the time people would stare at an English woman sitting with an Indian man, Cherie Blair, wife of former prime minister Tony Blair and a barrister, said here Saturday recalling moments from her life.

Saturday, November 22, 2008 5:22:27 PM

Family of Indian woman found dead in US suspects dowry death
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The family of a 24-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh, who was found dead in her house near Los Angeles in the US, suspects that her death was connected to her husband's demand for more dowry.

Saturday, November 22, 2008 10:54:40 AM

Gujarati-origin entrepreneurs in Uganda, Kenya seek Gujarat's help
Ahmedabad, Nov 21 (IANS) A group of entrepreneurs of Gujarati origin settled in Uganda wants to set up an industrial development park in Gujarat, a senior state government official said here Friday.

Friday, November 21, 2008 7:55:15 PM

Cherie Blair gets caught in Punjab politics
Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie Blair has tripped herself up with her off-the-cuff comments at a school function in a Punjab village and landed in a political controversy.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 7:41:01 PM

Global Indian Foundation to set up 15 schools in India
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Global Indian International School, which has its branches in seven countries and imparts education with an Indian spirit, is all set to open 15 more schools in India by 2010. Of these, the first five will come up by 2009 end.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 5:55:39 PM

Cherie Blair inaugurates school in Punjab village
Dhilwan (Punjab), Nov 18 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, Tuesday inaugurated the renovated building of a government school in Dhilwan village of Punjab's Kapurthala district.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 8:24:26 PM

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