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Bank of Baroda to open more branches in Africa

August 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) State-run Bank of Baroda is aiming to open 15 more branches in East African countries Kenya and Uganda and several other nations in Asia and Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Mumbai gateway for international narcotics trade

March 26th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Mumbai remains the most important gateway for the international drug trafficking business in which a large number of Nigerians and east African nationals are involved, ... Read more...

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A medical tourism company - with end-to-end solutions

December 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) With Punjab and its capital Chandigarh attracting an increasing number of overseas patients, most of them NRIs, a group of doctors has floated a medical tourism ... Read more...

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India to help Kenya revive its textile sector

October 14th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has offered technical assistance to Kenya in reviving its textile sector, which employs nearly one-third of the East African country's industrial workforce."India offered to collaborate in ... Read more...

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African women slaves wore ‘khangas’ brought from India

July 23rd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) A wraparound known as 'khanga' or 'leso' in Kenya was imported from India in the 19th century to drape women slaves in East Africa before they were transported ... Read more...

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Unesco keen to jointly certify select IGNOU courses

November 20th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Unesco has evinced interest in jointly certifying select programmes being offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Armoogum Parsuramen, director of Unesco's South Asia office, ... Read more...

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East African rapid response force to address piracy

November 25th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 25 (Xinhua) East African countries have formed a 7,000-strong rapid deployment force to respond to conflicts and other crises including piracy within the region. Kenyan Foreign Minister Moses Wetang'ula said ... Read more...

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Modi’s African visit has great significance: industry

November 16th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Praising Chief Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Uganda and Kenya, beginning Monday, the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Sunday said African countries has huge business potential ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police arrest 25 foreign students for overstaying

October 22nd, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) 25 foreign students, most of them hailing from different East African countries were arrested for allegedly overstaying here in violation of rules, the police said Wednesday.The arrests were ... Read more...

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Less rain linked with warming of Indian Ocean

August 18th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 18 (ANI): A study conducted by the Goddard Space Flight Center under NASA has suggested that the decrease of rainfall along the eastern seaboard of Africa is a ... Read more...

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Lifting ivory ban would threaten elephants with extinction

July 12th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): The world trade in ivory, banned 19 years ago to save the African elephant from extinction, is about to take off again, with the emergence of China ... Read more...

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Ship with 10 Indians missing off Somalia (Lead)

May 20th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) A Jordanian cargo ship with 10 Indians on board was seized by pirates near the Somalian capital Mogadishu Saturday morning, days after it left Mumbai, the Directorate General ... Read more...

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