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Achuthanandan plans sops for Keralite diaspora
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday said that the state government is working out a slew of programmes for the welfare of non-resident Keralites (NRKs).

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 4:06:55 PM

NRIs, save Mother Ganga to save yourself (SPECIAL)
Tens of thousands of Hindus come to India from many corners of the globe every year solely for Mother Ganga. Some come to submerge the ashes of their beloved in the holy river for salvation. In a few weeks, hundreds of NRIs will visit the river goddess to perform annual 'shraddhs', or prayers for the departed souls of their loves ones. Most devout Hindus visit the river to take a holy dip to wash away their sins.

Monday, June 18, 2007 8:18:34 AM

Andhra-born Indian scientist to be honoured
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) The Indian government has decided to give a fitting tribute to a scientist from Andhra Pradesh who as a researcher in the US gave the world the antibiotic tetracycline that has saved millions of lives in the last 50 years.

Sunday, June 17, 2007 11:06:30 AM

10 Indians freed in Nigeria after 16 days in captivity (LEAD)
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Ten Indians abducted in the oil-rich Rivers state of Nigeria have been freed by militants after 16 days in captivity.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 6:30:34 PM

10 kidnapped Indians in Nigeria freed
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Ten Indians kidnapped in Nigeria by gunmen have been freed, within a week of the release of two abducted Indian engineers, official sources said Saturday.

Saturday, June 16, 2007 11:08:10 AM

Widow, children wait for compensation from Lebanon
Kendrapada (Orissa), June 15 (IANS) A woman here with three minor children is struggling to get compensation from the Lebanese government almost a year after her husband was killed in an Israeli air raid in that country.

Friday, June 15, 2007 7:35:45 AM

And now 24-hour TV channel on real estate
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) The Rs.44-billion realty-cum-property developer firm Alliance Group is set to launch next month a 24-hour TV channel dedicated to real estate, a top company official said Thursday.

Thursday, June 14, 2007 9:49:57 PM

Badal asks Britain to send English teachers to rural Punjab
Chandigarh, June 13 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday asked Britain to send English teachers to schools in the state's rural areas to help teachers and students sharpen their skills in English.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 9:11:13 PM

Poland could be next hot destination for Indian workers
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Poland could soon witness a large influx of Indian workers, particularly in the construction sector, after the two countries sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to streamline labour migration to the East European country.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 6:57:12 PM

Increase in visa applications to Britain from Kerala
Kochi, June 12 (IANS) There has been a spurt in the number of visa applications to Britain since the opening of the Visa Facilitation Service (VFS) centre in Kochi in May 2003.

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 10:51:32 AM

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