indian diaspora

Kerala eyes next Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, 2017 U-17 football


February 15th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Kerala Wednesday expressed its desire to host two major events in the near future - the next edition of the global Indian diaspora conclave, and the ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief leaves for Britain on official visit


February 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court nixed his plea on changing his birth date, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday left on a ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Britain from Monday


February 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court rejected his plea to reconcile his birth date in official records as May 10, 1951, Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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In a first, Antony goes to Saudi Arabia on key defence visit


February 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) As part of India's larger geopolitics and global security strategy, A.K. Antony will pay a two-day visit from Monday to Saudi Arabia, the first ... Read more...

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Mauritius PM heads to India


February 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India and Mauritius, home to a large Indian diaspora and source of substantial FDI for New Delhi, will ramp up their economic and diplomatic ... Read more...

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Reform global institutions: President Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Underlining India's growing global stature, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday pitched for the reform of global institutions to reflect contemporary realities."The role and stature of ... Read more...

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The beer hug: Bihar emerging as brewery hub


January 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) Bihar is emerging as a brewery hub with major domestic and foreign firms setting up production units in the state due to availability of cheap labour ... Read more...

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Emirates wants to add more seats, destinations to India


January 15th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 15 (IANS) Already a big player in India, flying to 10 cities, the UAE's flag carrier Emirates hopes the next bilateral pact between the two sides will ... Read more...

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India to aim at 8 percent plus growth next fiscal: Namo Narain Meena (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) India's "growth story is intact" and the goverment would target more than eight percent growth in the next financial year on the back of easing inflation ... Read more...

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Fly to US from Dublin with full customs clearance


January 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 10 (IANS) Armed with a unique pact with the US on screening for customs and immigration, Ireland is wooing Indian carriers to use Dublin as a hub to ... Read more...

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India honours 14 of diaspora for enhancing its global image


January 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday conferred the "Pravasi Bharatiya Samman" awards to 14 eminent overseas Indians, including Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar, and ... Read more...

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Bullish on India, Chatwal plans 100 hotels in 10 years (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Hampshire Hotels and Resorts promoted by Indian American entrepreneur Sant Chatwal plans to launch 52 hotels in India in the next five years under the ... Read more...

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Chatwal plans to open 52 hotels in India


January 9th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) US-based hospitality major Hampshire Hotels and Resorts promoted by Indian American entrepreneur Sant Chatwal plans to launch 52 hotels in India in the next five ... Read more...

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Rajasthan invites diaspora youth to come visiting


January 9th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Youth from the Indian diaspora will be invited to visit Rajasthan and know the state better, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced Sunday.Addressing the inaugural session of ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago keen to host mini Indian diaspora meet


January 8th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Sunday invited Indian investments in her country, assuring all possible help and said the Caribbean nation was keen ... Read more...

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NRIs get right to vote in Indian elections (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Fulfilling a long-standing demand of its diaspora, India Sunday said it would allow NRIs to vote and participate in the election process."Pursuant to the law ... Read more...

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Government concerned about diaspora’s safety in Gulf, West Asia: PM


January 8th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian government is concerned about the safety and security of its diaspora living in areas like the Gulf and West Asia, Prime Minister Manmohn ... Read more...

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Non-resident Indians get voting rights (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Fulfilling the long-standing demand of its diaspora, India Sunday said it would allow Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote and participate in the election process."Pursuant to ... Read more...

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India seeks diaspora investment in energy, healthcare


January 7th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) India Saturday asked its 30 million strong diaspora spread across over 130 countries to contribute in the development of healthcare, energy and infrastructure sector.Almost 1,500 ... Read more...

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Healthcare spending to be upped to 2.5 percent of GDP: Azad


January 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) India will increase spending on healthcare to 2.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) during the 12th Five Year Plan that starts April 1, 2012, ... Read more...

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India looks to Trinidad for oil, signs 5 pacts


January 6th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India Friday enhanced its economic and cultural ties with Trinidad and Tobago by signing five pacts and agreed to step up energy collaboration with ... Read more...

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Contest for NRIs to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


December 16th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) NRI Matters, an online platform for the Indian diaspora to get advice on financial matters and share their thoughts, has again launched an event ... Read more...

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India to increase personnel in missions in Gulf countries


December 7th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With West Asia meeting over 70 per cent of its energy needs and hosting a six-million strong Indian diaspora, India Wednesday underlined its high stakes ... Read more...

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Guyana born NRI elected chief of diaspora body


November 29th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Guyana born US resident Ashook Ramsaran has been elected the international president of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), the largest umbrella organization ... Read more...

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Oz film legend apologises for attacks on Indian students


November 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) Australian film legend Phil Noyce Sunday apologised on behalf of Australians for the spate of attacks on Indian students studying in his country. Noyce, several ... Read more...

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PM in Bali, wants stronger ties with ASEAN, Singapore


November 17th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this Indonesian island Thursday to attend the 9th India-ASEAN summit and the 6th East Asia summit, hoping for stronger ... Read more...

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Australian business delegation to visit India


November 9th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 9 (IANS) New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell will head a business delegation to India to forge closer trade ties. New South Wales is Australia's most populous state ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM chief guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the chief guest at India's annual diaspora conclave early next year that will see the participation ... Read more...

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US Senate greets Indian diaspora on Diwali


October 26th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Recognizing the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the US Senate has greeted Indian diaspora across the world by expressing its "deepest respect for Indian Americans ... Read more...

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US hails Indian diaspora’s role in strengthening ties


October 11th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) With a growing Indian American community which has increasing influence, the US sees the Indian diaspora as an important partner for forging closer ties with ... Read more...

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Ravi lauds Indian Diaspora


September 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 26 (IANS) A meet on Indian Diaspora here has ended after stressing the vital role of the Indian community in deepening cultural and economic relations between India ... Read more...

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India to set up Gandhi Centre in the Netherlands


September 20th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The spirit of India will shine at the Hague in Netherlands, where the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will inaugurate the Gandhi Centre Oct ... Read more...

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New York Times launches India-focussed website


September 12th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) With American print media in decline with advertising revenues migrating to digital platforms, The New York Times has launched an English-language website called "India Ink" ... Read more...

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Goan dances enthrall Trinidad and Tobago audience


August 13th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 13 (IANS) Fast-paced Goan music and dance set the audience's feet tapping at a performance held in Trinidad and Tobago's capital city that has a rich Indian diaspora.A ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora in Netherlands to hold first annual meet


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 3 (IANS) Representatives of the Indian diaspora organisations in the Netherlands will meet in The Hague Sep 25 for the first Dutch edition of the annual diaspora ... Read more...

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