Indian Diaspora

  • US: Modi addresses Indian diaspora via video conferencing 13-05-2013 07:37 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Indian diaspora in the US via video conferencing. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's address comes on the occasion of 53rd Gujarat Day. Reaching out to the diaspora community, Modi lauded the Gujaratis for being cultural ambassadors of India...
  • India needs to fully tap potential of NRIs: FM 08-01-2012 05:59 PM

    Jaipur: Citing example of China, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that India too needs to fully tap the investment potential of NRIs and their entrepreneurial skills and promote inclusive growth. "We have not yet reaped the full benefits of India's great diaspora. The most obvious area remains that...
  • President asks diaspora to be more involved 09-01-2011 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: Highlighting India's economic resilience, President Pratibha Patil on Sunday invited the Indian diaspora to share their skills and finances in diverse sectors in the country including education and health and help it build a better future and ensure inclusive growth. Addressing the valedictory session of the Pravasi Bhartiya...
  • NRIs on electoral rolls soon: PM 08-01-2011 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to help them exercise their franchise, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday. He also announced setting up of India cultural centres in...
  • Village panchayats to have broadband: Pitroda 07-01-2011 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: 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, tech evangelist Sam Pitroda said on Friday. "I can assure you that in 18 months every village panchayat will have broadband....
  • PM urges scientists to work with diaspora 03-01-2011 03:54 PM

    Chennai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday stressed on attracting the young Indian diaspora through joint research projects while urging Indian scientists to "think big" and "out of the box" for scientific advancement and innovations in the country. "I would like to see more joint research projects between Indians in...
  • More Indians attacked 28-05-2009 05:12 PM

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  • Man charged with flatmate's murder in UK denied bail 09-05-2008 11:08 PM

    Visakhapatnam: After an awful performance in the IPL 5 opener, defending champions Chennai Super Kings roared back into the competition on the back of a brilliant all-round display from their $20-million acquisition, Ravindra Jadeja. The allrounder's 48 off 29 balls was the highest score of Chennai's match-winning 193, and a...
  • Man charged with killing Indian student denied bail 09-05-2008 07:35 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria said on Friday he was in the dark about a disciplinary hearing in Britain over corruption that led to the jailing of an English county player. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday that the legspinner and his former Essex team-mate...
  • UK cops charge 24-year-old for killing Indian student 09-05-2008 04:21 PM

    Mumbai Indians innings: 20th over: 100 for 9 That's a big win for Pune against the more fancied Mumbai Indians. Dinda gets smacked for four by Harbhajan but replies by trapping the Mumbai captain lbw for 16 with a yorker on the base of middle stump. Two dot balls later,...
  • Murder on Montague Road, Indian student dead 09-05-2008 01:28 AM

    Chennai: Mumbai Indians' explosive batsman Richard Levi said Sachin Tendulkar provided the calmness he needed during his knock against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League opening game here on Wednesday. Levi, who hogged the limelight after hitting the fastest hundred in Twenty20 internationals for South Africa against New...
  • Indian held for Andhra student's murder in UK 08-05-2008 11:23 PM

    Colombo: Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss frustrated Sri Lanka by scoring half-centuries in a solid 122-run opening partnership to put England in command of the second Test on Wednesday. England reached 154 for 1 at stumps on the second day in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings of 275. Cook...
  • Successful abroad, successful back home too 27-04-2008 01:01 AM

    Hobart: Mahela Jayawardene hit an aggressive half century to help set up Sri Lanka's thrilling three-wicket win over Australia in a limited-overs tri-series match on Friday. Man of the match Jayawardene hit six boundaries and a six to make 85 off 81 balls, and Dinesh Chandimal brought up an assured...
  • Sons, husbands fund the good life back home 27-04-2008 12:39 AM

    Rajiv Shukla on Thursday said that there are no differences in Indian team and all the players are united. ...
  • Remitted with love: Punjab, Kerala & migrant money 26-04-2008 11:29 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) is planning to cut down the number of central contracts handed out to players as a part of its new Memorandum of Understanding with the players' association. Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland said on Friday that the new contract system will be performance-based and players will...
  • UK judge scraps rule, skilled Indian workers win 08-04-2008 05:34 PM

    Sydney: Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell feels Michael Clarke's unbeaten triple hundred against India in the second Test shows that he is buoyed rather than bogged down by captaincy and should come higher up the batting order. Following his chanceless triple century, now would be the ideal time for Clarke...
  • Helmets must, Sikhs lose challenge to rule in Canada 07-03-2008 10:12 AM

    New Delhi: South Africa coach Gary Kirsten feels they need to work on a strategy to overcome the team's long standing problem of choking in crunch matches. South Africa have been struggling to shake off the 'chokers' tag, which they earned over a decade, since the 1999 World Cup semifinal...