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India Day Parade fills New York with its sights, sounds and stars


August 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of people watched as the sights and sounds of India took over Manhattan's Madison Avenue for the India Day Parade led by Bollywood star ... Read more...

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Indian Americans celebrate US Independence Day


July 9th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Two leading associations of Indian Americans celebrated the American Independence Day and Indian American Heritage by paying tribute to the pioneers and patriots of the two ... Read more...

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Goa tourism moves beyond beaches


September 16th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) If you feel Goa is all about beaches, think again. The custodians of tourism here are going for new hooks.The tourism industry here plans to aggressively ... Read more...

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‘Operate more flights between India, Ras Al Khaimah’


July 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Indian community in Ras Al Khaimah has asked the Indian government to increase the number of flights between the emirate and India to cut down ... Read more...

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India express condolences over death of Indian in Bahrain cross-fire


March 18th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 18 (IANS) India Friday expressed its condolences over the death of an Indian national, Stephen Abraham, in the violent clashes between protestors and security forces in Bahrain."In ... Read more...

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Bahrain assures safety of Indians


March 17th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bahrain has assured the safety of all Indians living in the Gulf state which has witnessed violent clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces.Bahraini Prime ... Read more...

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Bahrain assures safety of Indian nationals


March 17th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): The Ambassador of India to Bahrain, Mohan Kumar, called on Prime Minister H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa today, who assured him that the Bahraini authorities ... Read more...

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Republic Day celebrated in Kuwait


January 26th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, Jan 26 (IANS) Over 5,000 Indian nationals gathered here Wednesday to celebrate the country's 62nd Republic Day, organised by the Indian embassy.Ajai Malhotra, India's ambassador to Kuwait, unfurled the ... Read more...

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IT professionals dominate Indian diaspora in South Korea (Seoul Diary)


November 11th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) South Korea, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Wednesday, has a small but vibrant Indian diaspora of some 7,000 people, dominated by professionals from the ... Read more...

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Kerala nursing students in Melbourne to protest new rules


August 10th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Hundreds of nursing students from Kerala in Melbourne will march in protest to the Victorian parliament Wednesday against the new rules for nurses. Vinaya Augustine, 25, ... Read more...

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Indian community in Australia welcomes first use of race-hate laws


July 29th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 29 (ANI): Victorian Premier John Brumby and Indian community leaders in Australia have welcomed the first use of race-hate laws after Victorian police charged two men with inciting racial hatred ... Read more...

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Memorial service for dead Indian toddler Gurshan on Saturday


March 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 12 (ANI): A memorial service will be held for dead Indian toddler Gurshan Singh Channa in Melbourne's north on Saturday.According to news.com.au, Gurshan's parents, Harjit Singh Channa and Harpeet ... Read more...

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Victoria won’t tolerate attacks on Indians: Brumby


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.23 (ANI): Victoria Premier J. Brumby has said in a statement that no violence will be tolerated against any community in the state.The statement, which was released by the Australian High ... Read more...

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Oz Indian association against Govt.’s decision to bring in Indian journalists


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23(ANI): The Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria (FIAV) president Vasan Srinivasan has insisted that the cost of bringing Indian journalists to Australia at taxpayers' expense could be better spent ... Read more...

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Assaults on Indian students are of great concern: Brumby


February 21st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 21(ANI): Victoria Premier John Brumby has reiterated that assaults on Indian citizens and students in Melbourne are of great concern to him and the Australian Government.Brumby said that the government ... Read more...

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Indians in Australia feel safe, say studies


February 16th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Three new studies released by the Australian high commission here Tuesday show that a majority of international students, including Indians, feel safe in that country even though ... Read more...

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Studies show most Indian students in Australia feel safe


February 16th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Three new studies show the overwhelming majority of international students in Australia, including Indian students, feel safe and are happy in Australia.A study by JWT Education conducted in ... Read more...

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‘High-level Indian delegation should visit Australia’


February 14th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) A high-level delegation from India should visit Australia in the wake of the recent attacks on Indian students there, according to V.P. Unnikrishnan, secretary of the Federation of ... Read more...

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‘Students going to Australia need orientation’


January 18th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) The fears and problems faced by Indian students in Australia, specially in the wake of a spate of criminal attacks on the community, can be addressed ... Read more...

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Oz phone help line for Indians goes unanswered, students fearful after Garg’s murder


January 5th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Indian students in Australia are living in constant fear after accounting graduate Nitin Garg was stabbed to death in West Footscray, and to add to the problems the ... Read more...

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‘MIC gave RM1.5 miliion to Malay Indian NGOs in Johor’


November 20th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Johor Baru (Malaysia), Nov. 20 (ANI): Malay Indian NGOs in Johor have received over 1.5 million ringgits from the state government this year, the Malaysian Indian Congress has said.Johor MIC chairman K.S. ... Read more...

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Indian community leaders seek Chicago consul general’s removal


November 19th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Nov 19 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA), the largest community organization in the Chicago area, has called upon the Indian government to remove Consul General Ashok Kumar Attri from ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian students violence: Barbecue plan leaves Rudd, Rotary Australia red faced


November 14th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): Rotary Australia has taken on Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for apparently promising barbecues to Indian students in his country while on a visit to Indian capital ... Read more...

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Kochi resident nominated to Lok Sabha


September 13th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Sep 13 (IANS) Charles Dias of Kochi has been named as one of the two Anglo Indian nominees to the Lok Sabha -- taking Kerala's strength in the lower ... Read more...

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Thailand woos the Indian ‘MICE’ tourist


August 21st, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Thailand is wooing the Indian business tourist, with incentive packages for what is known as MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) tourism. Addressing the media in the capital ... Read more...

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Harmony walk in Victoria expresses support for multiculturalism


July 15th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Victorian state Premier John Brumby led fellow Victorians on a walk through Melbourne on July 12 to reaffirm Victoria's strong support for multiculturalism and cultural diversity.Around ... Read more...

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Small jail terms for thugs leaves Indian Australian community outraged


June 28th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 28 (ANI): An Australian magistrate's ruling to set young thugs who beat an Indian man almost to death free after serving only six months has angered the Indian community in ... Read more...

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Malay Indian panel wants all Indian groups to unite under ‘1Indian’ concept


May 12th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 12 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) Unity and Community Development Committee has called for a discussion with pro-government and Oppo­sition Indian-based organisations to set up a "1Indian" concept.Its ... Read more...

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US NRI groups hail Manmohan government’s trust vote win


July 22nd, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Parveen Chopra New York, July 22 (IANS) Indian American community leaders Tuesday wholeheartedly welcomed the news of the Manmohan Singh government winning the parliamentary confidence motion, terming it as an endorsement for ... Read more...

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Deepika Padukone to be Grand Marshal at India Day Parade in New York


June 11th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 11 (IANS) Deepika Padukone, who stormed Bollywood with her debut film "Om Shanti Om" last year, is to lead the 28th India Day Parade here as Grand Marshal Aug ... Read more...

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Indian workers in Kuwait without wages for seven months


April 11th, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, April 9 (IANS) Around 90 Indian workers of a construction company in Kuwait have alleged they have not been paid their wages for seven months. The Indian embassy in ... Read more...

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Indian missions in UAE outsource passport, visa services


April 6th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi and the consulate in Dubai have become the first Indian missions in the Gulf to outsource the process of collecting passport and ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM calls for peace


December 17th, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Kepala Batas, Dec 17 (ANI): In the wake of protest by ethnic Indians demanding rights for their community, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has called upon all the races to share ... Read more...

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Andrews now shifts blame from Haneef to Oz health services


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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