East African NRIs are a special tribe. After settling in the three countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in the 1890s, they have moved to Britain, Canada and the US in large numbers and even to Australia and New Zealand from the late 1960s onwards. But very few moved back to India.
Monday, July 16, 2007 9:28:19 AM
Bangalore/Canberra/London, July 14 (IANS) Firdous Arshiya, wife of detained Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who she says has been charged by the Australian police on 'baseless' grounds, has sought the help of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to free him even as his cousin Sabeel Ahmed was separately charged in London in connection with the botched terror plot in Britain.
Saturday, July 14, 2007 8:22:00 PM
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Indian American researcher Kunal Saha has demanded an apology from the chief of India's nodal AIDS body after the latter questioned his credibility as an investigator for a World Bank probe into HIV testing kits.
Friday, July 13, 2007 4:37:33 PM
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The family of a Keralite, sentenced to death by a Sharia court in Saudi Arabia for allegedly transporting narcotic drugs, claims he is innocent and has sought the Indian government's intervention for his release.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 5:31:33 PM
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Moved by the plight of a Bihar schoolboy who pulls rickshaw for a living and education, some non-resident Indians (NRIs) have come forward to help him.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:45:54 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12(IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Thursday that a new passport office will soon be set up in the state that already has four passport offices.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:44:48 PM
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Friday to brief him about investigations into the Bangalore link in the terror plot in Britain.
Thursday, July 12, 2007 1:22:55 PM
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Bangalore doctor Mohammad Haneef, in detention in Brisbane in connection with the failed British terror plot, Wednesday told his wife Firdous here that he is fine and the family should not worry.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:58:30 PM
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) How to use a syringe for triggering explosions, films on Al Qaeda and speeches of Osama bin Laden are some of the information stored in the hard disc of Kafeel Ahmed, a suspect in the failed United Kingdom terror plot, sources said here Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 7:12:10 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Roots-Norka, a company floated by the Kerala government's department of non-resident Keralites affairs (Norka) has got a licence to streamline the recruitment of Keralite labourers to Middle East countries.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 5:00:03 PM
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