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M.A. Yusuf Ali resigns from Air India board


July 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) M.A. Yusuf Ali, an industrialist from the Middle East, has resigned from the Air India board.Speaking to reporters Saturday, Ali said that in the past two ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... 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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NRIs unhappy with Chouhan’s absence from diaspora event


January 12th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Non-resident Indians of Madhya Pradesh origin who want to invest in the state Thursday said they were disappointed with the absence of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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


January 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) The entire Bhelupur village as well as hundreds of people from the neighbourhood gathered here for a glimpse of the 'daughter PM' when Trinidad and Tobago ... 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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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 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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India looks to Trinidad for oil, signs 5 pacts


January 6th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India Friday enhanced its economic and cultural ties with Trinidad and Tobago by signing five pacts and agreed to step up energy collaboration with ... 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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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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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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Over 1,500 delegates to attend Indian diaspora conclave in 2012


August 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates from across the globe are likely to participate in India's annual diaspora conclave to be held in Jaipur Jan 7-9, 2012, ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora in Netherlands to hold first annual meet


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 3 (IANS) Representatives of the Indian diaspora organisations in the Netherlands will meet in The Hague Sep 25 for the first Dutch edition of the annual diaspora ... Read more...

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India gives 3-P mantra to diaspora on economic engagement


June 11th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 11 (IANS) India Friday promised to remove irritants hindering the engagement of its 27 million-strong global diaspora with their parent country.But it also recommended three Ps - purpose, ... Read more...

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India asks diaspora to become partners in progress


June 10th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) Calling the Indian diaspora its bridge of friendship to the world, India Thursday invited the million-strong Indo-Canadian community to become a part of its success ... Read more...

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Vayalar skips, Preneet Kaur to lead India at Pravasi Divas


June 8th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 8 (IANS) Vayalar Ravi, minister of overseas Indian affairs and civil aviation, is skipping this week's mini Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here. Instead, Preneet Kaur, minister of state ... Read more...

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Five Indian ministers at Toronto’s mini-PBD


May 30th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 30 (IANS) Canadian Governor General David Johnston will join Vayalar Ravi, oversees Indian affairs minister, and his four cabinet colleagues in welcoming the Indian diaspora to the mini ... Read more...

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Bihar PIOs meet governor


April 15th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A delegation of the Global Association for Persons of Indian Origin (GOPIO) India chapter met Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar Friday to further boost ties with ... Read more...

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India to woo businesses at Toronto mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


March 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 28 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) will hold a roundtable on business opportunities in India ... Read more...

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Canadians take part in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


January 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Canadians proudly participated in the ninth edition of the Government of India-sponsored Indian diaspora reunion, the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), January 7 to 9 in New Delhi.The Canada-based ... Read more...

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BJP MLA murder case: Bihar Govt. will fully cooperate with CBI, says Nitish


January 10th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan 10 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said his government will fully cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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India asks Gulf countries to end sponsorship regime


January 8th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has initiated active diplomatic process with the Gulf countries to get the sponsorship regulations - the main reason behind violations of human rights in the region ... Read more...

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Difficulties in NRI voting rights being worked out: Ravi


January 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Saturday said the government was working out the difficulties in physical verification of non-resident Indians living in the Gulf countries ... Read more...

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India’s economy to grow between 9-10 per cent from 2011: Manmohan Singh


January 8th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Inaugurating the 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in today, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that India's growth is expected to be 9-10 per cent from next ... Read more...

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NRIs will be on India’s electoral rolls soon: PM


January 8th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has decided to merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls ... Read more...

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All village panchayats to have broadband in 18 months: Pitroda


January 7th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) All 250,000 village panchayats in the country will be connected with broadband by mid-2012 under a $4-billion project to take the benefits of technology to the poor, ... Read more...

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Vayalar Ravi undertakes two-day visit to Hanoi


October 21st, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi undertook a two-day official visit to Hanoi where he called on Hoang Van Phong, Minister of Science and Technology of ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s message still relevant: Vayalar Ravi


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Durban, Oct 2 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's message is still relevant today with discrimination on basis of race, caste, tribe, language and gender being current issues globally, Overseas Indian ... Read more...

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Durban street now named Juma Masjid Square (Second Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Durban, Oct 2 (IANS) A plaque renaming as 'Juma Masjid Square' the street outside one of the oldest mosques in South Africa built on a plot owned by a Gujarati ... Read more...

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Durban street now called Juma Masjid Square (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Durban, Oct 2 (IANS) A plaque renaming as Juma Masjid Square was unveiled by India's Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi on the street outside one of the oldest mosques ... Read more...

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Do business with India, Indians in Africa told (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Durban, Oct 2 (IANS) Africans of Indian origin should look at India as a "land of economic opportunity" and connect more through business and education, besides traditional social and cultural ... Read more...

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