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    Dual citizenship for NRIs who left after January 26, 1950
    MUMBAI, JAN. 7. Paying rich tributes to the 2.5 million knowledge and opportunity-seeking Indians settled abroad, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today offered dual citizenship to all those who migrated from the country after it became a ...

    What is dual citizenship
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. On December 23, 2003, Parliament passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2003. Those eligible to become citizens of India as on January 26, 1950, could now apply for dual Indian citizenship. Rules giving effect to this were ...

    Three killed in `fidayeen' attack
    SRINAGAR, JAN. 7. A deputy commandant of the Border Security Force, a jawan and a policeman were killed and four persons, including a security officer, injured when a two-man `fidayeen' squad attacked the Income Tax office here today. One of ...

    India offers financial aid to Indonesia
    JAKARTA, JAN. 7. India today proposed extending "concessional lines of credit" to Indonesia for the "reconstruction of roads, buildings and harbours" in Aceh province, which was ravaged by the tsunami 12 days ago. The External Affairs Minister, ...

    Kanchi Acharya will not visit Mutt if released on bail: counsel
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. If the Supreme Court grants bail to the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi in the Sankararaman murder case, he will not visit the Kanchi Sankara Mutt till the Tamil Nadu police complete their investigation. Making ...

    Congress, JMM finalise seat-sharing pact
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. The Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha struck a seat-sharing agreement for the February Assembly elections to the 81-member Assembly in the State. The JMM would contest 35 seats and the Congress 33. The rest was ...

    India, Iran reach pact for LNG supply
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. India has tied up with Iran for supply of 7.5 million tonnes annually of liquefied natural gas for 25 years as part of the bilateral cooperation between the two countries through several agreements inked today. The supplies are ...

    Talks on Baglihar dam fail
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. The India-Pakistan talks on the construction of the Baglihar dam on the Chenab river in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir broke down today; and Pakistan has said it would go ahead and seek the appointment of a "neutral ...

    Court directive to prevent absconders from contesting polls
    PATNA, JAN. 7. The Patna High Court has issued fresh directives to the Election Commission and Bihar police to prevent absconders from contesting the coming Assembly elections. A Division Bench, headed by the Acting Chief Justice, Nagendra ...

    No reopening of treaty: India
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. Pakistan's insistence that it will seek the appointment of a "neutral expert" to arbitrate on the Baglihar dispute is not reflected in the agreed minutes, "but if it chooses to do it then we will state our position. India is ...

    Inflation falls to 6.39 p.c.
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7.Continuing its downward trend, inflation fell to a six-month low of 6.39 per cent for the week ended December 25, mainly due to fall in prices of fuel, fruits and vegetables, edible oil and manufactured products. The ...

    Tata, Reliance Info asked to withdraw fixed wireless ads
    NEW DELHI, JAN. 7. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has directed Tata Teleservices and Reliance Infocomm to withdraw the misleading advertisements for fixed wireless services as `Walky' and `Unlimited cordless' and stop making such ...

    U.S. upholds tariffs on shrimp
    NEW ORLEANS, JAN. 7.The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday cleared the way for tariffs to be imposed on shrimp imports from six Asian and South American countries, but expressed concern that tariffs on India and Thailand would burden ...

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