Homecoming

  • Over 15,000 Indians safely evacuated from Libya March 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Operation Safe Homecoming is over with 15,000 Indians being evacuated from Libya by air and sea in two weeks. The last flight carrying stranded Indians in strife-torn Libya landed in New Delhi on Friday morning. There was visible relief and exhaustion on the faces of passengers many of...
  • Libya: More Indians to be evacuated by ship March 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian government has launched a multi-pronged operation to evacuate 18,000 Indians stranded in violence-torn Libya. So far 1,200 Indians have been brought back safely under Operation Safe Homecoming. New Delhi is looking to evacuate 1300 more Indians by ship from Libyan port city of Benghazi, on Tuesday. Six-hundred...
  • Sweet homecoming for crew members of Stolt Valor November 25, 2008

    Mumbai: After two months in captivity, five of the 18 Indian crew members of the hijacked Japanese chemical tanker Stolt Valor reached Mumbai on Monday. The ship and its crew were released by Somali pirates after a ransom of $ 2.5 million was reportedly paid. "We just hoped and prayed for...
  • Happy homecoming for Sharif, set to file nominations November 26, 2007

    New Delhi: It was a happy homecoming for former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, after seven years in exile. Sharif returned on Sunday to his home, his people and a big Punjabi welcome. Thousands turned out to welcome their hero home despite government pleas to keep numbers down because of security...
  • Sharif's homecoming: govt warns of suicide attacks November 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is due to arrive in Lahore on Sunday with his family members. He is likely to be accompanied by brother Shahbaz and both intend to file their papers for the January elections. Sharif will be flown to Lahore on Sunday evening in...
  • Congratulate Viswanathan Anand | Gift a bouquet October 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The country's long-standing ace sportsman Vishwanathan Anand is the new World Chess Champi ...
  • Mumbai gives T20 heroes a vigorous welcome September 26, 2007

    Mumbai: It was as close as Mumbai could get to D-day. Dhoni and his men returned with the Twenty20 World Cup at the Chhatrapaji Shivaji international airport on Wednesday morning. Hundreds of fans gathered to cheer them. Young Shweta bunked school and braved a crowd of hundreds to catch a glimpse...