indian diaspora

Y-Axis rolls out customized travel services


September 21st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Y-Axis, a leading overseas careers and immigration consultant, Friday announced launch of X! Travel Club for overseas travellers.Claiming to be the largest of its kind multi-brand ... Read more...

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Khalistan activists: Canada assures India of action


September 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid reports of stepped-up activities of Khalistan activists in Canada, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Wednesday assured India that his country was committed to curbing ... Read more...

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India pledges $10 mn for Palestine


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pitching for durable peace in the West Asia and Gulf region, India Tuesday said it will continue to work for full membership of the ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks youth diaspora to learn about India


September 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked the youth of the Indian diaspora to learn about India, its traditions and thought process and to use the ... Read more...

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Kochi to host AAPI’s global healthcare summit


September 5th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) To help bring the best, most efficient and cost effective healthcare solutions to India, the Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), a powerful body ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora basks in U-19 win glory


August 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) Indians in Australia are ecstatic over India being crowned the world champions in under-19 cricket, a win that reassured them that Indian cricket has "a great ... Read more...

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Global business meet for Indian diaspora


August 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A global business meet to provide a platform to the Indian diaspora will be held in New York next month by New Global Indian Foundation ... Read more...

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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Tulsi Gabbard set to become first Hindu in US Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Honolulu City Councilwoman Tulsi Gabbard has a great chance to become the first Hindu member of the US House of Representatives in 2013 with her ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Indian orders create jobs in US, disprove Obama


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 5 (IANS) Civilian and military orders placed by India in American companies are creating thousands of jobs in the US, deflating President Barrack Obama's populist campaign ... Read more...

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Indian Diaspora meet to be held Sep 30 in Amsterdam


July 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.Organised by the Foundation for ... Read more...

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Olympics: first medal in, hopes alive in badminton and tennis (Overall India Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang opened the medal count for India at the London Olympics by winning a bronze here Monday, and hopes for more laurels ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins bronze, Saina advances (Intro Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang made India proud by winning its first medal - a bronze - while champion shuttler Saina Nehwal and both the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins India’s first medal a bronze (India Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang put India into the medal bracket by shooting a bronze in his pet 10 metre air rifle event even as his ... Read more...

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After hockey, shooting is India’s most successful Olympic sport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooting Monday became the second sport after men's hockey to fetch India more than two medals down the years at the Olympics, with the success ... Read more...

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Prohibitive ticket prices keep Indian diaspora off Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) With three days to go for the Olympics opening ceremony, the rush for tickets is intense - but not for the estimated 1.6 million Indians ... Read more...

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Of Indian women changing with globalisation and time (With Image)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Sohana Badshah is a carefree rich "Bombay girl", who moves to London to study interior designing. She falls in love with Jagdish Sachdev, ... Read more...

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Exhibition in London to showcase Indian culture, goods


July 11th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Marketing services agency Impact Marketing Services will organise a three-day entertainment and shopping extravaganza in London that will feature top Bollywood artists and showcase Indian ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... Read more...

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Mexico welcomes Indian PM in Hindi (Travelling with the PM)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Las Cabos (Mexcio), June 18 (IANS) "Aap ka swagat hai" (You are welcome), read a giant billboard en route Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's convoy from the San Jose del ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam and son enthrall Trinidad audience


June 5th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 5 (IANS) Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, along with his five-year-old son Nevaan, enthralled the audience at an overflowing Centre of Excellence here.Several thousand people packed the centre ... Read more...

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British queen’s 60-year crown gala connects to India with mega party (With Image)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The gala celebrating 60 years of British Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne in 1952 reached the Indian capital Sunday night in a multi-racial ... Read more...

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St Vincent and the Grenadines celebrates its Indian heritage


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) St Vincent and the Grenadines, a string of small islands in the Caribbean, celebrated its Indian heritage on a grand scale Friday. A commemorative function ... Read more...

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Overseas Indian affairs ministry rapped for inadequate data


May 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) for lacking authentic data on the exact size of the Indian diaspora, noting ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar envies New Zealand’s no parliament interruption record


April 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 16 (IANS) The New Zealand parliament has a "fine record of sitting without interruption", said Meira Kumar who, in her almost three years of presiding over the ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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India to spend Rs.50 crore on overseas Indians


March 16th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will spend close to Rs.50 crore on welfare schemes targeted at overseas Indians in 2012-13, according to budgetary estimates proposed by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Holi


March 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 12 (IANS) Led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the Indian diaspora to ... Read more...

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Tagore, spirituality and Islam on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The book shelf this week is loaded with exciting titles that tease the brain and broaden the horizons with words on Tagore, Islam and the ... Read more...

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‘India diversifying sources to reduce dependence on Iranian oil’


February 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India will increase imports of crude oil from Africa and Latin American countries to reduce dependence on Gulf countries, especially Iran which is facing sanctions ... Read more...

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Opening up a treasure trove of Punjabi literature


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Diplomat-writer Navdeep Suri opened a treasure chest of Punjabi literature with the launch of the "A Life Incomplete", an English translation of his grandfather ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago observes Mahashivaratri


February 21st, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar joined the rest of the Indian diaspora ... Read more...

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Krishna meets UNGA chief, discusses Syria situation


February 15th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With violence in Syria worsening, India Wednesday said there cannot be a "one size fits all" solution and stressed on the resolution of the ... Read more...

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