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Canadian citizen arrested with cocaine in Punjab


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment ... Read more...

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West Bengal to set up two deep sea ports (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up two deep sea ports in South 24 Parganas district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday. Global tenders would ... Read more...

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New generation will take us higher: Irrfan


July 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Irrfan Khan says that the new generation of filmmakers with a vision will put Bollywood on par with Hollywood."The new generation will do that and ... Read more...

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Norway kids in new family row


May 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Within a month of their return to India, two NRI children, who were earlier taken into foster-care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, find themselves in a ... Read more...

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Cops rescue abducted NRI in Kurukshetra


April 11th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) The Chandigarh Police, with the assistance of the Kurukshetra police in Haryana, Tuesday rescued a young non-resident Indian (NRI) from his abductors within hours of him ... Read more...

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BJP faces revolt over Rajya Sabha nomination (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The row in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Rajya Sabha nominations erupted Tuesday as senior leader Yashwant Sinha slammed the decision not to ... Read more...

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Migration of Goans needs to be documented: commissioner


March 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 14 (IANS) The history of steady migration of Goans to other regions of India needs to be documented, outgoing head of Goa governemnt's Non Resident Indian (NRI) affairs ... Read more...

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NRI kids: India pressurises Norway; BJP, CPI-M up ante (Intro Roundup)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Oslo, Feb 27 (IANS) As opposition parties upped their ante and family members protested in New Delhi, India's special envoy Monday met the Norwegian foreign minister in ... Read more...

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Norway NRI row: India sends special envoy to Oslo


February 27th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A special envoy of the Indian government Monday met the Norwegian foreign minister in Oslo and urged him to speed up the return of the ... Read more...

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Sab TV’s new show focuses on Indian value system


February 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Sab TV, known for making comedy shows, is now coming up with a new daily soap "I Love My India" which will show what happens ... Read more...

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Ordeal ends for Norway NRI parents, uncle to get custody of kids


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The ordeal of an NRI couple whose two children were taken away by the Norwegian Childcare Services on grounds of "emotional disconnect" and "improper" upbringing ... Read more...

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Twinkling, bejewelled Indian wedding cards - got one yet? (With Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) They could be Swarovski studded, they could match the bride's trousseau, they could come in multiple folds and, yes, they might just cost Rs.100,000 (about ... Read more...

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Increase investment in India: Pranab urges diaspora


January 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged non-resident Indian (NRI) entrepreneures to increase investment in India, saying the the economic engagement of the diaspora was not ... 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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I feel like an NRI when in India: Cherie Blair


December 10th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, who was here Saturday to inaugurate the Loomba Foundation's annual charity dinner, says coming to ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha lodges extortion complaint


October 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Bollywood director Prakash Jha Wednesday lodged a police complaint stating that two New York-based filmmakers were threatening to kill him if he did not pay them ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola-NDTV telethon raises Rs.7 crore for school infra


September 19th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Aided by three big-ticket donations in the closing stages, a 12-hour Coca-Cola-NDTV Support My School telethon here Sunday raised Rs.7 crore, exceeding the target by ... Read more...

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Foreigners prefer to adopt special-needs children


September 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) When it comes to adopting a child, not many Indians would go for one with special needs. However, the trend is quite the reverse in ... Read more...

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Only 2 NRI applications for voting so far: poll panel


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has received only two applications from NRIs after they were allowed to register as voters in November 2010, a top ... Read more...

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Speed up visas for Indian-origin people: Punjab


July 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Punjab government has asked the external affairs ministry to remove hurdles faced by people of Indian origin (PIO) in the US in obtaining visa ... Read more...

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Goa University to have chair on Indian diaspora studies


July 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) The union Human Resource development (HRD) ministry has decided to set up a chair on Indian diaspora studies at the Goa University, Goa's commissioner for Non-Resident ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up panel for NRIs


June 24th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) The Punjab government has approved the setting up of a four-member state commission for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to protect their interests in the state, officials said ... Read more...

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‘Johny Mera Naam…’ lacks punch (Kannada Movie Review)


June 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Johny Mera Naam....Preethi Mera Kaam"; Cast: Vijay, Ramya, Rangayana Raghu, Daththanna, Sharan and Achyutha; Producer: Jayanna and Bhogeendra; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Preetham Gubbi; Music Director: Hari Krishna; Camera: S. Krishna; Rating: ... Read more...

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Man arrested for usurping NRI’s property


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A computer savvy man has been arrested for using forged documents to usurp the property of a non-resident Indian (NRI) in south Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Three held for murdering NRI in Chandigarh


May 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) Chandigarh Police have arrested three men for killing a non-resident Indian earlier this year, police said Saturday.According to the police, Mubarak Hassan was stabbed to death ... Read more...

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Millions vote for new assembly in Kerala, Tamil Nadu (Afternoon Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Millions in the politically crucial southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu as well as the union territory of Puducherry Wednesday queued up at polling booths ... Read more...

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Enthusiastic voting in Kerala elections (Third Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded briskly and peacefully in Kerala Wednesday with more than 30 percent turnout in the first four hours of voting. Both the ruling Left Democratic ... Read more...

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Three held for planning to rob NRI


March 25th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Three men who were hired to rob an NRI were arrested here, police said Friday."Balbir Singh, 38, Maha Singh, 23, and Yadvendra Singh, 25, were ... Read more...

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Tainted Meghalaya law officer to be removed


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 23 (IANS) Meghalaya's Additional Advocate-General S.P. Mahanta, accused of land grabbing, forgery and impersonation, will not be allowed to continue in office till he is cleared by courts, ... Read more...

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Kashmera Shah in item number for NRI’s film


March 21st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kashmera Shah, who has been in the news for her topless calendar shoot recently, has shot for an item number for NRI filmmaker ... Read more...

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Visa procedure streamlined for NRIs: Goa commissioner


March 11th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) Visa for Indians, particularly Goans, settled in Pakistan in the pre-partition days has become easier with the union home ministry streamlining visa clearances, Eduardo Faleiro, commissioner ... Read more...

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Goa compiling blacklist of fake travel, job agents


March 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) The Goa government is creating a database of rogue travel and recruitment agents who cheat job seekers by sending them abroad on fake documents and charging ... Read more...

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Post-budget, NRIs have to spend more in India (Comment)


March 6th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Non-residents Indians (NRIs) will have to spend a little more on their visits to India after the latest budget. As the air travel tax has gone up, NRIs now pay more ... Read more...

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‘Tanu Weds Manu’ - watch it for Madhavan (IANS Movie Review)


February 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tanu Weds Manu"; Cast: R. Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut, Jimmy Shergil, Swara Bhaskar; Director: Anand L. Rai; Rating: ** 1/2Why should you watch "Tanu Weds Manu"? For R. Madhavan who will win ... Read more...

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What happened to Bhopal’s housing scheme, ask NRIs


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) A two-decade-old housing scheme in Bhopal for non-resident Indians (NRIs) has got enmeshed in red tape, with the government even giving the allocated land to others, ... Read more...

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