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Government pension scheme for Indians abroad


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian government is promoting a new Pension and Life Insurance Fund (PILF) scheme in a bid to provide financial security to poor Indians working abroad.Indian ... Read more...

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India thanks Bangladesh for honouring 1971 heroes


April 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India and thanked Dhaka for its decision to honour Indian nationals and groups for their role in the 1971 war that led to the ... Read more...

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CII lauds US export control reforms in defence, space sectors


January 28th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) With the US lifting sanctions against Indian space and defence agencies under its 'entity list', the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Friday lauded the American export ... Read more...

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After waiver, Indian defence units look for US components


January 28th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 28 (IANS) Indian defence research and development units will consider importing sensitive technologies and electronic components from the US following their removal from the 'entity list' by the Obama ... Read more...

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Indian scientists welcome US move to lift export controls


November 8th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Indian space and defence scientists Monday welcomed the announcement by US President Barack Obama to remove Indian organisations from the Entities List for importing high technology items ... Read more...

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India fears cyber attack by Pakistani hackers


August 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India Thursday said it has warned the defence services, financial institutions and private sector organisations of a possible cyber attack by Pakistani hackers. Minister of State for Telecom ... Read more...

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After Kosi dam, Nepal protesters target GMR, Satluj


June 14th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Even as 15 Maoist organisations vowed to prevent work on the mega 3,300 MW Sapta Kosi Multipurpose Project signed between the governments of India and Nepal, local organisations ... Read more...

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Malay Indian body demands fair scholarship allocation


June 11th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 11 (ANI): An Indian group, the Federation of Malaysian Indian Organisations, has requested the Malaysian Government to review its policy on scholarship allocation, the Daily Star reports.The organisation's President, ... Read more...

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Low enrolment may force closure of Tamil schools in Malaysian estates


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (ANI): Tamil schools in Malaysian estates are facing a crisis with many on the verge of closure due to low enrolment rates.While Tamil schools are flourishing in the ... Read more...

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Scottish Government publishes its ‘India Plan’


March 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.29 (ANI-Business Wire India): The Scottish Government has announced an 'India Plan' as part of a strategic intent for higher engagement with South Asia.The plan was launched by the ... Read more...

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‘Nepal church, mosque bombers funded by Indian groups, armed by ULFA’


December 30th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) Three months after being caught for masterminding attacks on churches and mosques in Nepal, the chief of an underground organisation that persecuted Christians and Muslims says ... Read more...

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Malay government allocates RM4 million ringgits for Tamil schools


November 13th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 13 (ANI): The government in Malaysia's Selangor state has allocated four million ringgits in next year's budget for the development of Tamil schools.However, eight Tamil schools may face closure ... Read more...

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Corrupt bureaucrats being probed: PMO, Mukherjee


October 13th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): The government on Tuesday said that a probe has been ordered into corruption charges against the bureaucrats after the Indian envoy to US, Meera Shankar, said in ... Read more...

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Nobel laureates decry delay in India’s mega science project (With Images)


September 25th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) Prominent scientists from around the world have called for "urgent action" by the Indian government to prevent any further delay in the construction of the ... Read more...

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IIT-Delhi earns more from research than government grants


August 30th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Contrary to perceptions that Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are not doing enough research, IIT-Delhi has earned over Rs.102 crore (Rs.1.2 billion) in a year from research ... 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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Malay Indians celebrate New Year’s, Spring festivals as one in Sarawak


April 18th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Miri (Malaysia), Apr.18 (ANI): The Malay Indian community here got together to celebrate various festivities under one roof.According to The Star, the festive gathering on Thursday night, was to celebrate the New ... Read more...

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Indians in Nepal can’t be bothered to vote


April 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) They think nothing of hopping across the border to India to attend a wedding, obtain medical treatment or attend business conferences.But tens of thousands of Indians ... Read more...

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Malay Indians want maths and science to be taught in Tamil


March 21st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Mar.21 (ANI): The Federation of Malaysian Indian Organisations wants the teaching of science and mathematics to revert to the Tamil language in Tamil schools. It also wants the ... Read more...

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Outlaw groups linked to LTTE, Sri Lanka tells EU


January 28th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama has asked the European Union to include groups linked to the Tamil Tigers on its terrorist list, EuAsiaNews reported Wednesday.Bogollagama made the ... Read more...

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Indians around the world celebrate Diwali with fervour (Roundup)


October 29th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Indians around the world celebrated Diwali with great pomp and show - visiting temples and gurdwaras, spending the evening at musical concerts and hotel parties besides lighting earthen ... Read more...

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Leicester lustre leads Diwali celebrations in Britain


October 29th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, Oct 29 (IANS) People braved near-zero temperatures at several places in Britain to celebrate Diwali, with all eyes on the city of Leicester for its breathtaking display of dazzling fireworks. Cutting ... Read more...

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Gulf remembers the Mahatma on International Non-Violence Day


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 3 (IANS) The 139th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was observed as International Non-Violence Day across the Gulf.A number of functions were organised Thursday by Indian missions and expatriate Indian ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Terai party wrests tax relief for Indian transporters


September 30th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) Nepal's debutant Terai Madhes Loktantrik Party (TMLP), which emerged as the fifth largest party in the April general election, has been able to wrest a major tax relief ... Read more...

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Indians in Gulf plan elaborate I-Day celebrations


August 14th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian missions and expatriate Indian organisations across the Gulf are making elaborate preparations to mark the 61st anniversary of India's independence this Friday. In Abu Dhabi, Indian Ambassador ... Read more...

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UN honours two Indian set-ups for excellence in public service


June 24th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (IANS) Two Indian organisations have been honoured with the United Nations Public Service Excellence Awards 2008 here on the occasion of the UN Public Service Day. One of ... Read more...

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Energy Crisis: A tale of three entities


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): London was the venue of an annual summit between the leaders of Indian industry and their British counterparts. The annual event has certainly seen the growth of ... Read more...

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Warwick and CII forge cutting edge research link


June 18th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMGG), an international research organisation, is to boost its links with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in order to boost cutting edge research in ... Read more...

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Indian NGOs launch postcard campaign for Hindraf leaders’ freedom


May 7th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) A coalition of India-based NGOs has distributed 100,000 postcards among the Malaysian public to be sent to Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, seeking freedom for five jailed ... Read more...

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Oxford University begins scoping study with Indian businesses


February 28th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 28, (ANI/Business Wire India): The Oxford University Indian Business Centre (OUIBC) today commenced a scoping study with Indian companies to prepare for the development of its 'Executive Education Programmes' ... Read more...

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