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Amnesty suggested for once rebel Sikhs abroad
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has urged the government to grant amnesty to Sikhs who fled the country after the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and got involved in anti-India activities abroad.

Thursday, October 09, 2008 10:38:56 AM

School for NRK children gets an official nod
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS)A school for the children of non-resident Indians of Kerala got an official nod Monday after Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan cleared a proposal for it.

Monday, October 06, 2008 8:19:55 PM

NRI deposits go up marginally in Kerala banks
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Deposits by non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Kerala banks went up 6.6 percent in the April-June quarter this fiscal to touch Rs.318.65 billion ($7 billion), bankers' committee said.

Monday, October 06, 2008 4:26:15 PM

Chhattisgarh cautions families looking for NRI grooms
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has cautioned families opting to marry their girls with Non-Resident Indian grooms and asked them to collect details about family background and other vital aspects before tying the knot.

Monday, October 06, 2008 1:09:52 PM

NRI couple caught with 3.7 kg heroin at Amritsar airport
Amritsar, Oct 5 (IANS) Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Sunday arrested an elderly non-resident Indian (NRI) couple from the Amritsar-Birmingham-Toronto flight that was about to take-off and seized from them 3.7 kg of heroin.

Sunday, October 05, 2008 6:20:28 PM

More visa centres in Britain: Keith Vaz
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian-origin British MP Keith Vaz Saturday appealed to the Indian government to open more visa centres across Britain for the benefit of the ethnic Indian community.

Saturday, October 04, 2008 10:31:43 PM

Mukherjee serves sweet compliments to Rice at lunch
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The much-touted signing of the India-US nuclear accord may be still some days away, but that did not prevent External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee from serving a lavish spread of compliments at a lunch he hosted here Saturday for visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Saturday, October 04, 2008 8:35:03 PM

Understated prose brings out the angst of the immigrant (IANS Book Review)
Book: 'The Immigrant'; Author: Manju Kapur; Publisher: Random House India; Price: Rs.395

Saturday, October 04, 2008 9:22:26 AM

Desai takes his Gandhi 'Katha' abroad
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Narayan Desai, one of the last of Gandhians, has for the first time taken abroad his popular story of Mahatma Gandhi which he relates in the form of a 'katha'. On Thursday, Desai will speak on the Mahatma's message of truth and non-violence in Canada.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 7:07:08 PM

90 die in Rajasthan temple stampede
Jodhpur, Sep 30 (IANS) At least 90 people were killed Tuesday in a stampede at the hill top Chamunda temple in Rajasthan's Jodhpur town, Inspector General of Police Rajeev Dasod said.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:51:42 AM

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