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Javelin champion feted with millions of dollars gifts


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;), basking in the glory of its first Olympic gold medal for 36 years, has showered teenage javelin champion Keshorn Walcott ... Read more...

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Trinidad declares public holiday to celebrate Olympians


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 13 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) went into celebration mode after Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar declared a public holiday Monday in recognition of the country's achievement ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Holi


March 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 12 (IANS) Led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the Indian diaspora to ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Indian-origin PM survives no-trust vote


March 5th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, March 5 (IANS) For the first time in its 50-year history, the Trinidad and Tobago parliament sat for a marathon 27 and a half hours non-stop in ... Read more...

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India scientist helping to revive Trinidad and Tobago coconut industry


February 27th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 27 (IANS) India has sent a scientist to Trinidad and Tobago to assist in the control of a pest affecting the coconut industry in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago observes Mahashivaratri


February 21st, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar joined the rest of the Indian diaspora ... Read more...

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India to help develop Trinidad as ICT hub


January 27th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme will facilitate the advancement of Trinidad and Tobago' s objective of becoming the ICT hub of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

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Trinidad PM left ‘lifetime’ of memories for ancestral village


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 12 (IANS) Not only her relatives, others too in this Bihar village were busy Thursday discussing how Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar left them with ... Read more...

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Emotions flow as Trinidad’s ‘daughter PM’ visits Bihar village


January 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) The entire village as well as hundreds from neighbouring areas gathered for a glimpse of the "daughter PM" when Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla ... Read more...

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Return to roots: Trinidad PM to plant saplings in village


January 10th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 10 (IANS) When Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar visits her ancestral village in Bihar for the first time Wednesday, she will mark the return to her ... 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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Trinidad and Tobago to tie up with Jaipur institute


January 9th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar Monday announced that her country will collaborate with Jaipur-based Shankara Group of Institutions for training of women, especially in ... Read more...

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Gift of ancestral village soil awaits Trinidad PM


January 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Excited residents of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's ancestral village in Bihar have decided to gift her a chunk of its soil and ... Read more...

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Trinidad PM to inaugurate school building near Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar will visit the Shankara Group of Institutions at Kukas near here Monday to inaugurate the main building 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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Bihar villagers upbeat ahead of Trinidad and Tobago PM’s visit


January 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) Ahead of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's visit to her ancestral village in Bihar, preparations are in full swing at the village and ... Read more...

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Temporary problems with allies will be overcome: PM (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) As tensions escalated between the UPA and key alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday tried to soothe the frayed ties, saying ... Read more...

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Temporary problems with allies will be overcome: PM (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With tensions escalating with ruling UPA's key alliance partner Trinamool Congress, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday hoped that "temporary problems" with allies will be ... Read more...

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Temporary problems with allies will be overcome: PM


January 6th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday hoped that the "temporary problems" with the government's allies will be overcome with "determination." He did not name any ... Read more...

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India’s annual diaspora conclave kicks off Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) India's annual conclave to connect with its 30 million diaspora in some 130 countries kicks off Saturday in this Pink City, with the focus this ... Read more...

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PBD-2012: Preparations in full swing in Jaipur


January 5th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Preparations are in full swing in this Rajasthan capital for the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) diaspora conclave Jan 7-9, an official said Thursday.PBD-2012 will ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM arrives in India


January 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who traces her roots to India, arrived here Thursday on a 10-day visit during which she will ... Read more...

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Annual diaspora meet begins in Jaipur Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 1,300 delegates from 54 countries will participate in the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas annual diaspora meet that begins in Jaipur Saturday."Over 1,300 delegates ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM in India from Thursday


January 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain/New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar will be in India on a 10-day state visit beginning Thursday, during which she ... Read more...

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Kamla Persad-Bissessar, a ‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ on her way to India


January 1st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Jan 1 (IANS) Kamla Persad-Bissessar, the Indian-origin prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, will be going to India Jan 2 on a state ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM to visit ancestral Bihar village


December 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whose ancestors migrated from Bihar to the Caribbean islands in the 19th century, will visit the state's Bhelupur ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM to visit India in January


December 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 18 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will pay a 10-day state visit to India in January, where she will meet President Pratibha ... 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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Plot to kill Trinidad and Tobago PM uncovered


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar said Thursday that a plot to assassinate her and senior members of her cabinet has been uncovered, and it ... Read more...

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Queen opens CHOGM 2011


October 28th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II declared open the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here Friday, urging member-nations to address fresh global challenges in the fields of ... Read more...

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An all-woman affair at CHOGM 2011


October 28th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) In a first, the outgoing chair, the incoming chair and the head of the grouping of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) event here are ... 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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100,000 visit T&T; Diwali exposition


October 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 100,000 people thronged an annual exposition over 10 days to celebrate Diwali in this Trinidad and Tobago capital.The exposition, called Diwali Nagar, ... Read more...

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