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Indian-Americans celebrate I-day while Sunita greets from space (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams sent greetings from space as the community celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, featuring Bollywood stars and cultural ... Read more...

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Indian Americans celebrate I-Day with colourful parades


August 15th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian Americans from East to West coast celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, Bollywood stars and cultural performances but with a prayer in ... Read more...

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Vinod Khanna leads Long Island’s first India Day Parade (With images)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Emerging as the newest 'Little India' in the US, Hicksville, an upscale suburb of New York, witnessed the inaugural India Day Parade on Long Island ... Read more...

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Christmas comes early to Singapore (Postcard from Singapore)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) The timing could not have been more perfect. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his entourage landed here Saturday evening, just in time for the fairy ... Read more...

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Violence was unprecedented, says Indian leader in Britain


August 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A councillor in London's Southall, also known as Little India, Thursday said he had never seen such large scale violence in recent years."There is calm ... Read more...

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Canadian PM joins oldest Vaisakhi parade in North America


April 17th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 17 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined thousands of Sikhs here Saturday for the weekend Vaisakhi celebrations. Called the Vaisakhi Parade, it is one of the oldest ... Read more...

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Of history, curries and Mumbai soaps (IANS Books This Week)


April 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The book case this week is a delight for those who love a good story.1. "The Good Muslim of Jackson Heights"; Written by Jaysinh Birjepatil; ... Read more...

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Workers at two Indian eateries in US get $95,000 in back pay


April 5th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Employees of two Indian eateries in California recovered nearly $95,000 in back wages following an investigation by US labour regulators revealing they were not being paid ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi bonds with daughter amid bitter custody battle with ex


February 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 08 (ANI): Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi stepped out with her 11-month-old daughter for lunch in New York amid an increasingly bitter custody battle with her former lover Adam Dell.Dressed ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM assures Indians to resolve problems


November 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that his government would continue to pay "serious attention" to problems faced by the ethnic Indian community.His assurance ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Vietnam


October 28th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Thursday for Vietnam on the final leg of his Asian tour, after a three-day trip to Malaysia where ... Read more...

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A Little India in KL, amid underlying ethnic tension (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the tiled streets and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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alay Indians well placed to bridge friendship between India, Malaysia: PM


October 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27(ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday praised the Indian community in Malaysia for their contribution to the country's development.Dr. Singh, who is on the ... Read more...

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A Little India is born, but what of ethnic tensions


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the swept tiled streets, and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Little India lights up to receive Manmohan, Razak (Second Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Diwali is still some days away but the Little India business area here has already been lit up as it prepares to receive Indian ... Read more...

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PM touches down in Malaysia to bolster ties (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Having said sayonara to Japan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday for a three-day visit during which he will underscore the linkages between ... Read more...

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‘Little India’ to receive Manmohan, Razak (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) The "Little India" business area here has been lit up ahead of Diwali as it prepares to receive Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Malaysian ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s ‘Little India’ to receive Manmohan, Razak


October 26th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) "Little India" business area has been lit up ahead of Diwali as it prepares to receive Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Malaysian counterpart Najib ... Read more...

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Manmohan to launch ‘Little India’ in Malaysia trip


October 25th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address business honchos during his visit to Malaysia later this week and also launch the "Little India" business centre here.Manmohan ... Read more...

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PM leaves for three-nation Asia tour Sunday


October 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India is set to energise its Look East policy when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday goes to Japan, the first leg of a three-nation tour that ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to undertake three-nation Asia tour


October 21st, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will leave on a three-nation Asia tour, commencing on Sunday (Oct.24).He will visit Tokyo, Malaysia, and Vietnam during this tour. ... Read more...

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Rubina Dilaik In Love With Mauritius


September 25th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Immediately after the closure of "Chhoti Bahu', Rubina Dilaik (Radhika) and Avinash Sachdev (Dev) were asked to leave for Mauritius for a Zee TV event on the ... Read more...

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PM’s Kashmir speech too late, too little, say Kashmiris


August 10th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Separatist leaders dismissed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on the Kashmir crisis Tuesday as "echoing the same old policy", while the common man wondered whether the balm ... Read more...

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Life returns to normal for Singapore’s parakeet Mani


July 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 12 (DPA) Star treatment has ended for Singapore tipster Mani the parakeet with the final whistle blown at the World Cup and the parrot out-forecast by never-failing Paul, Germany's psychic ... Read more...

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Indian jewellery store looted in Britain


June 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, June 9 (IANS) A gang of masked robbers raided an Indian jewellery store on Belgrave Road and decamped with valuables worth thousands of pounds Tuesday. They are yet to be caught, ... Read more...

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LITTLE INDIA OF THE CARRIBEAN HAS A HINDU LADY PRIME MINISTER


May 27th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATORLITTLE INDIA OF THE CARRIBEAN HAS A HINDU LADY PRIME MINISTERBy I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Port of Spain, ... Read more...

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British MP seeks action over Aussie attacks on Indians


February 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) A British MP representing one of the largest Indian-origin settlements in Europe has demanded to be told what actions the Australian government is taking to prevent further violent ... Read more...

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‘Little India’ mosque in Malaysia a symbol of tolerance


December 19th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 19 (IANS) The sultan of Selangor, Sharafuddin Idris Shah, has opened Masjid India Muslim, a renovated mosque patronized by ethnic Indians that has become a symbol of tolerance. Speaking at ... Read more...

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MANMOHAN SINGH IN THE CARIBBEAN’S `LITTLE INDIA’


November 27th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATORMANMOHAN SINGH IN THE CARIBBEAN'S `LITTLE INDIA' By I. Ramamohan Rao New Delhi (ANI): The visit of Dr Manmohan Singh to Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean has been ... Read more...

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China planning to build ‘Little India’ to attract outsourcing industry


November 2nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Wuxi, a picturesque city that lies along the Taihu Lake resort of the Jiangsu province, is planning to build a "little India" in years to come in ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s ‘Little India’ to be gazetted as main tourist spot


October 18th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), Oct. 18 (ANI): The administration of Malaysia's Klang district has decided to give an economic boost to the famous 'Little India' by declaring it a must see tourist spot.Selangor Mentri ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Little India comes alive for Deepavali celebrations


October 9th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
George Town (Malaysia), Oct.9 (ANI): Malaysia's "Little India" area in George Town has come alive with shoppers flocking to buy clothes, prayer paraphernalia, provisions, traditional Indian delicacies and decorative pieces in preparation ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Little India gears up for Deepavali


September 29th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
George Town, Sep. 29 (ANI): With only three weeks remaining, 'Deepavali' preparations are going on in full swing in Malaysia's 'Little India'.Colourful banners proclaiming "Deepavali sales" are strung across the streets ... Read more...

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Malaysian Tourism Minister says little being done to promote Little India


August 16th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), Aug.16 (ANI): The Government of Selangor in Malaysia has failed to gazette Little India here as a tourist spot has negated the Federal Government's efforts to promote the area and ... Read more...

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UK cracks down on Asian soothsayers


August 11th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IBNS
London, Aug 11 (IBNS) British authorities are cracking down on the many tantriks, babas and psychics who prey on the fears and desires of the Asian community by promising them remedies, ... Read more...

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