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NRIs, American friends popularise polio drive in India
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Sixty-four-year-old Anil Garg left India in 1970 for the United States, but for the last few years he has been visiting his homeland to motivate people to 'fight the last battle against polio'.

Friday, February 15, 2008 8:47:49 AM

17,373 Gulf students to appear for CBSE board exams
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 17,370 students from several Gulf countries will appear for the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 and Class 10 board examinations this year.

Thursday, February 14, 2008 7:10:57 PM

Frenzy grips Punjab city as wrestler Khali fights
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 13 (IANS) His sport may not be played commonly in India but that has not dented the popularity of wrestler Dalip Singh, better known as 'The Great Khali' in the World Wide Entertainment (WWE) international circuit.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 10:03:38 AM

Greener pastures bring overseas Indian doctors back home
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Dinesh Bhargava carries with him over 30 years of successful overseas practice in plastic and reconstructive surgery. But the US-based doctor is craving to start afresh in India.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 9:25:40 AM

Mauritius PM to unveil his father's statue in Bihar
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam will unveil here Feb 18 the larger-than-life-size bronze statue of his father Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, who originally hailed from Bihar and was PM of the island nation 1961-82.

Monday, February 11, 2008 2:46:34 PM

NRIs demand fast track courts for property disputes
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) A leading organisation of Indians living abroad has urged the government to introduce fast-track courts to facilitate speedy disposal of their real estate disputes back home.

Monday, February 11, 2008 8:59:17 AM

The push and pull of being an NRI (Special)
Thousands of young, educated or semi-educated, unemployed and ambitious Indians are obsessed about going and living abroad. Middle-aged, successful NRIs are wanting to come back to an India of promise again. Here is the dilemma of migration: if you have not made it, you want to go abroad; and when you have made it, you want to return to your real 'home'.

Sunday, February 10, 2008 8:55:36 AM

Slain student's parents write to Indian, US authorities
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Parents of Indian student Mahesh Subramannian, whose sudden death in the US Jan 20 remains unexplained, have written to the US as well as Indian authorities seeking early information on the reasons for his demise. His death was the third incident in less than two months in which Indian students in the US have died under abnormal circumstances.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 9:15:26 PM

Kenyan Indians want to sing 'Hakuna Matata' (Special)
After over a month of violence and unrest, Kenyan Indians desperately want to sing the famous song 'Hakuna Matata' - 'no worries' or 'no problems'. This hit number from Disney's blockbuster 'The Lion King' became a global sensation in 1994 and has been very much alive on stage in the Broadway musical playing in London since 1999.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 9:28:02 AM

Britain offers to set up visa centre in Punjab
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) Britain Tuesday offered to set up a visa centre in Punjab to curb the illegal immigration from the state to that country.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008 6:12:13 PM

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