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Trade unions concerned over Indian workers' arrests in UAE
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Six trade unions have written to External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee expressing their concern over Friday's arrest of about 3,000 Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on charges of rioting.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 10:23:56 PM

States not doing enough to check crooked recruiters: Ravi
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The state governments were not doing enough to prosecute unscrupulous recruiting agents who exploit Indian workers trying to go abroad, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:41:25 PM

Ravi appeals to Indian workers in UAE to shun violence
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday appealed to Indian workers in the UAE not to resort to violence to resolve their grievances after nearly 3,000 of them were arrested Friday for rioting.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 4:38:47 PM

All wasn't well with farewell to Manekshaw, say ethnic Indians (Special)
Indians living abroad have been quick to express their angst over the response - rather its absence - of the top Indian leadership to the final farewell for Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:12:00 AM

US-based organisation honours Sikhs in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) US-based Sikh Council on Religion and Education (Score) held a function here Sunday and honoured prominent Sikh personalities and organisations for excellence in their fields and humanitarian service.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 7:08:31 PM

Birlas, Mittals join fight against polio
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Concerned about the renewed polio threat in the country, leading Indian industrialist families like the Birlas and Mittals have stepped forth with generous financial support to the immunisation drive against the disease in India and elsewhere.

Sunday, July 06, 2008 5:56:56 PM

Five arrested for trying to illegally sell NRI's property
Jalandhar, July 5 (IANS) The Punjab Police Saturday registered a case against five people for trying to illegally sell a house here owned by a Britain-based non-resident Indian (NRI) woman.

Saturday, July 05, 2008 9:30:03 PM

US calling card firm to tap Indians in North America, Gulf
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) US-based calling card company Aryty - a slang for 'all righty' or 'no worries' - is setting up operations in India to tap the growing market for remitting prepaid phone minutes among the Indian diaspora in the US, Canada and the Gulf.

Wednesday, July 02, 2008 10:28:48 AM

NRI investors, have your cake and eat it too! (Commentary)
NRI investors are watching the current bearish days on the Indian stock market with trepidation. From the peak of the bull run at over 20,000 on June 8, the Sensex has plummeted to less than 14,000 now. The rise in crude prices has fuelled inflation at over 11 percent and the recent monetary policies to curb demand have accelerated the decline of the Sensex.

Wednesday, July 02, 2008 7:46:54 AM

Norka-Roots to set up Rs.150 mn residential school in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Fulfilling a long-standing wish of the Kerala diaspora, Norka-Roots, a state government organisation that caters to the needs of non-resident Keralites and NRK returnees, is expected to start a residential school here soon.

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 4:32:28 PM

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