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India at Olympics: Indians abroad have high expectations (With Image)


July 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
No matter where they live in the world, non-resident Indians, particularly the older generation, will cheer for Indian participants at the London Olympics. Even those born in their countries of residence ... Read more...

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Connecting Roma gypsies to their Indian roots, via screen (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Barring alternative sexuality and love, cross-cultural Indian cinema rarely explores taboos in international politics like the rampant persecution and denial of rights to the gypsy ... Read more...

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Portuguese language could help build bridges: Goan author


May 30th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 30 (IANS) Goa, the popular tourist hub on the Indian west coast, could build global bridges, both linguistic and cultural, a new book just out suggests.The book in ... Read more...

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Massive Indian investments create jobs in US


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 US states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in America, creating thousands of jobs, revealed a survey.The 2012 India ... Read more...

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Huge Indian investments create jobs in US: Survey


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 American states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in the US, creating thousands of jobs, according to the 2012 ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi’s work to be exhibited at Sotheby’s London


February 18th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's wedding saris and a range of specially commissioned shawls and headbands will be showcased as part of the 'Inspired by ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama, sports, Delhi on book cart (IANS Books This Week)


December 1st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Settle in with a book from the colourful shelf this weekend.1. "Upwardly Mobile"; Written by Ranjini Manian; Published by Penguin India; Priced at Rs.250The book ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Canadian air force units to return to Indian roots


November 17th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Two Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons with origins in India 67 years ago are returning to their roots here beginning Friday to renew ... Read more...

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Khadi, Gandhi topis at James Ferreira’s show


October 12th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Having made the models dance on popular item song "Sheila ki jawaani" last time, designer James Ferreira this time chose patriotic songs at the Wills ... Read more...

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A memorable homecoming to roots for Indian PIOs


October 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A trip to connect with their Indian roots has left a group of young Persons of India Origin (PIO) totally smitten and wanting to return ... Read more...

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A fit Samit Patel raring to go


October 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Having overcome fitness problems which kept him out of England team for two-and-a-half years, Samit Rohit Patel is raring to go in the five-match One-day series ... Read more...

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Stop being elitist, focus on interior: Dibakar


September 20th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Exploring the country's interiors for stories and talent is the need of the hour for Bollywood, says filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee, adding that the filmmakers should ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi & her daughter become vegetarian


April 19th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian super model Padma Lakshmi has revealed that she going back to being a vegetarian. Due to her Indian roots, Lakshmi was raised a vegetarian but ... Read more...

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Indian companies create thousands of jobs in US


April 1st, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Quite contrary to the general impression that India was taking away American jobs through outsourcing, Indian businesses which have invested widely in the US economy ... Read more...

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Indian firms responsible for creating jobs in US


March 31st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): A new study by the Confederation of Indian Industry, "Indian Roots, American Soil: A Look at Indian Companies in the U.S. Economy" released yesterday evening in ... Read more...

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Malaysian community with Indian roots to preserve identity


March 15th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 15 (IANS) Malaysia's tiny Chitty community, which came here from India long before the Europeans and the Chinese, wants to be designated 'bumiputra' - sons of the ... Read more...

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I am a Malay, says Malaysian ex-PM with Indian roots


March 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 8 (IANS) "I am a Malay...in sentiment and spirit," Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose roots are partly Indian, has asserted in his autobiography that is ... Read more...

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Of love and longing for India: a French woman’s journey


January 20th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Christelle Gourdine, a French national of Guadeloupean and Indian origin, has been fascinated by her Indian roots for many years. But she is surprised and ... Read more...

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A Canadian yoga teacher traces her Indian roots


December 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Shobha Rae had two missions when she came to India from Canada - complete a yoga teachers' training course and seek out her relatives for ... Read more...

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Two of Pakistani origin appointed to British House of Lords


November 21st, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Two persons of Pakistani origin are among the 54 new members appointed to the British Parliament Upper House of Lords.Tariq Ahmad, a businessman and former vice chairman of ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Black Sticks player Bhana is big hit


March 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Priyesh Bhana is a New Zealander but his Indian roots and his sizzling runs have made him a crowd favourite in the ongoing Hockey World Cup. The ... Read more...

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Auckland Indians celebrate India’s Republic Day a day before


January 25th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Jan.25 (ANI): Indians living in Auckland, New Zealand celebrated the Indian Republic Day here yesterday.Thousands gathered in Manukau and Aotea Square for mini-parades, cultural concerts and Indian food fairs ... Read more...

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Avatar’s Indian connection!


December 24th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
As James Cameron's "Avatar' breaks box office records in India, here's an interesting piece of news– one of the actors in the film has Indian roots.L.A. born actor Dileep Rao who ... Read more...

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On journey to India, searching for roots


November 1st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Five people of Indian origin are on a journey to India to visit the villages that their ancestors left over a hundred years ago to ... Read more...

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Malaysian national detained for overstaying in India


October 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 5(ANI): A 37-year-old Malaysian national was recently detained by Uttar Pradesh Police for overstaying in Badaun district two years after his passport's expiry.Mohammad Hashim Abdul Kasim belongs ... Read more...

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Akshata Murthy, Daughter Of Infosys Founder, Ties The Knot


August 31st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The 29 year old daughter of the Infosys founder Narayan Murthy, Akshata tied the knots on Sunday. In a wedding ceremony held in Bangalore, Akshata Murthy got married to her ... Read more...

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Jindal recalls Indian roots to assert America will overcome


February 25th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) America will overcome its crisis, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has asserted, drawing upon his personal experience as the son of an Indian immigrant. Offering the Republican rebuttal to President ... Read more...

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”Bharatvanshi” true description of PIOs: Advani


January 11th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.11 (ANI): Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and senior Bharatiya Janata Party Leader Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday said that Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Non-resident Indians (NRIs) ... Read more...

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Sacked British Indian minister blogs about disappointment (Lead)


October 6th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Parmjit Dhanda, an Indian-origin Labour MP who lost his ministerial post in the recent reshuffle of the british cabinet, has written about his disappointment in his personal blog.The ... Read more...

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Public woe of sacked Indian-origin minister


October 6th, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Parmjit Dhanda, an Indian-origin Labour MP who lost his ministerial post in the recent cabinet reshuffle, has expressed his disappointment on his personal blog.The MP from Gloucester was ... Read more...

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Leading Hungarian gypsy band to connect with Indian roots


September 3rd, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Roma gypsies are coming home to the sun and sand dunes of Rajasthan to make music this autumn.Parno Graszt, billed as one of the best Hungarian ... Read more...

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Deafening Indian silence on Nepal’s new president


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 23 (IANS) Eyebrows are being raised in Nepal about India's silence on the first presidential election in the Himalayan republic that saw a seasoned politician with Indian roots ... Read more...

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Indian MBAs can benefit from learning Chinese: management guru


July 1st, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Ashok Easwaran Chicago, July 1 (IANS) Bala V. Balachandran, the Indian origin expert who is to have an endowed chair in his name at the Kellogg School of Management in the US, ... Read more...

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A Mauritian civil servant finds Indian roots


May 24th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by admin
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) A Mauritian civil servant has discovered that his great great grandfather was an Indian - in all likelihood from Orissa - and was brought to Mauritius ... Read more...

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Indian designers woo Australia with chiffons and silks


May 7th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 7 (IANS) From cricket to costumes, as everything Indian permeates the Australian consciousness, two of India's brightest new design talents - Vineet Bahl and Anupama Dayal - have ... Read more...

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