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Absolut hunts for four 'absolute' Indian models
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Cashing in on India's fashion boom, Swedish Vodka maker Absolut is launching a talent contest later this month to pick four 'absolutely elegant' Indian models to showcase a new clothes line by London-based Indian designer Ashish Gupta.

Friday, September 08, 2006 8:36:42 AM

Brand Bihar to woo NRI investors early 2007
Patna, Sep 7 (IANS) Bihar will hold a major meet early next year to woo investors. Non-resident Indians (NRIs) from the state are expected to participate in the meet which intends to repackage Bihar as a favourable investment destination.

Thursday, September 07, 2006 2:38:09 PM

'Vande Mataram' e-magazine launched
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Students from the city and their Indian counterparts in the US simultaneously launched an e-magazine Thursday named 'Vande Mataram', coinciding with the centenary celebrations of India's national song.

Thursday, September 07, 2006 2:04:55 PM

Ravi to tour Europe to interact with diaspora
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi leaves early Friday for a six-day tour to Austria, Switzerland and Germany to strengthen bonds with the Indian diaspora in these countries.

Thursday, September 07, 2006 11:53:22 AM

Ravi to visit Europe, to study NRI problems
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi would embark on a six-day European tour Friday to hold discussions with various non-resident Indian (NRI) organisations in Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006 8:21:18 PM

Oman firm ties up with Italian major for chiller unit
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Aiming to enter the big league in industrial air-conditioning, Suvidha Group, headed by a non-resident Indian based in Oman, is setting up a 50:50 joint venture with Italian major Climaventa to make chillers in India.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006 10:42:28 AM

Bill on NRI voting rights in parliament's winter session
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A bill to extend voting rights to non-resident Indians (NRIs) would come up again in the winter session of parliament as the house panel had returned it to the law ministry after examination.

Monday, September 04, 2006 8:47:08 PM

Oman woos Indian investment
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Oman's Commerce and Industry Minister Maqbool Ali Sultan Monday urged Indian industry to look at diverse opportunities in the Gulf country while indicating that Omani companies too are studying investment openings in India.

Monday, September 04, 2006 6:21:44 PM

Iraq pilgrims' tragedy: survivors to be brought to India soon
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After Iraq's escalating anarchy claimed the lives of three Indian pilgrims and eight Pakistanis who were on their way from Syria to the Shia holy city of Karabala, the Indian survivors, all women, were preparing to return home soon.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 10:09:05 PM

More safeguards planned for unskilled workers overseas
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government is planning to put in place safeguards to help and prevent exploitation of unskilled workers, including housemaids, working overseas, says Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi.

Sunday, September 03, 2006 1:07:22 PM

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