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Economic issues dominate Pravasi Divas session
MUMBAI, JAN. 7. Diverse subjects were discussed at the plenary session of the Third Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here today the theme of which was `India: A hub for globalisation'. However, the thread running through most of the discussions ...
`Sun never sets on this diaspora'
MUMBAI, JAN. 7. Paying glowing tributes to the achievements of the Indian diaspora, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today said ``the sun cannot set on the empire of Indian minds who live all across the globe.'' ``It used to be said of the ...
"Investments of NRIs will be safe"
MUMBAI, JAN. 7. The Minister of Overseas Indians Affairs, Jagdish Tytler, today assured the Indian Diaspora that their investments and properties in the country of their birth would be safeguarded. Addressing the plenary session, "Initiatives ...
Big calamity is also an opportunity: Manmohan
CHENNAI, JAN. 7. A demand draft for Rs. 2 crores was today handed over to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, on behalf of `The Hindu Relief Fund' by the Joint Managing Director, The Hindu, N. Murali, and the newspaper's ...
Rs. 3 crores from `The Hindu Relief Fund' handed over to Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, JAN. 7. From the contributions to "The Hindu Relief Fund", a demand draft for Rs. 3 crores was handed over to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, this afternoon by The Hindu Editor-in-Chief, N. Ram, and its Joint Managing ...
Informal sector: Centre for comprehensive law
NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. The Union Labour Minister, K.Chandrasekhara Rao, today said that the Government was committed to the welfare of the unorganised sector workers under the Common Minimum Programme (CMP). Speaking at an interactive session to ...
RJD unhappy, to contest 25 seats
NEW DELHI. JAN. 7. The Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) today signalled its protest against the seat- sharing agreement between the Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), by threatening to contest 25 seats in Jharkhand. ``This agreement was ...
From Aamir Khan for The Hindu Relief Fund
CHENNAI, JAN. 7.The Bollywood actor, Aamir Khan (in picture, in his lead role in the blockbuster, Lagaan), has donated Rs. 5 lakhs to The Hindu Relief Fund for tsunami victims. He sent a cheque to The Hindu's ...
GoM on Lok Pal
NEW DELHI, JAN. 7.The Government today proposed to bring judiciary within the ambit of the inquiry powers of the Lok Pal. It announced setting up of a Group of Ministers (GoM) to tighten up the provisions of the existing Bill.
British national held
MUMBAI, JAN. 7. Police have arrested a British national from a south Mumbai lodge for allegedly indulging in paedophile activities. "We found John Wheeldon in an objectionable position with two boys," the DCP, Nawal Bajaj, told reporters here ...
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