New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) After concluding a major bilateral civil aviation pact with Saudi Arabia, India Thursday announced similar agreements with Bahrain and Oman to give more choice to the four million Indian diaspora in the Gulf region.
Thursday, January 31, 2008 6:44:09 PM
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Based in Oxford, he has been churning out 'what if...' stories that have set the literary fraternity abuzz. Kunal Basu, author of 'The Japanese Wife' , who insists he does not write about the diaspora, likes to work with the element of the unknown.
Thursday, January 31, 2008 10:15:01 AM
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) 'Any sum you give me for my mobile phone and TV will help me reach home. Not only am I broke, but also have returned penniless after spending a year in prison,' a man deported from Dubai said at the airport here.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:49:14 PM
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) K. Mohandas was Wednesday named the new secretary in the ministry of overseas Indian affairs.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 6:19:33 PM
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's relics are scattered all over the world. One more urn containing his ashes - one of the last anywhere in the world - is in possession of Yogananda Ashram in Los Angeles, California.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:25:11 PM
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) For Gurdial Singh and his wife Surjeet Kaur, a Sikh couple from France, life was wonderful in their adopted country till the French government decided to ban the wearing of turbans in schools.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 11:21:53 AM
Ranchi, Jan 26 (IANS) India's 59th Republic Day turned into a day of mourning for relatives of 29-year-old Abhijit Mahto, the Indian doctoral student who was killed in the US, as his body arrived here Saturday afternoon.
Saturday, January 26, 2008 6:22:05 PM
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Padma awards list has a fair share of people of Indian origin abroad, including Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams, London-based steel tycoon Lakshmi Narayan Mittal, and Vikram Pandit, the newly appointed Citigroup CEO based in New York.
Friday, January 25, 2008 10:10:35 PM
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Representatives of the Indian Sikh diaspora Friday vowed to take to the European courts and the United Nations (UN) their fight for their 'fundamental right' to wear a turban.
Friday, January 25, 2008 6:59:08 PM
Gurgaon, Jan 25 (IANS) Five people arrested from this Haryana town on the outskirts of the national capital for allegedly luring poor men from Uttar Pradesh and illegally selling their kidneys used to cater to patients from Nepal, Lebanon, Dubai and Greece, police officials said Friday.
Friday, January 25, 2008 2:13:57 PM
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