TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0708 hrs IST Prime minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said India would render prompt and necessary assistance and support to ensure the security and safety of expatriate Indians working in various countries, just as it did recently in strife-torn Libya.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0708 hrs IST This may be Athisten Cooper’s first visit to India. But he is now determined to return to his home country and trace his roots.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0708 hrs IST A construction boom happening in the petrochemical industry in the Middle East will generate up to one lakh jobs for Keralites, managing director of Saudi Arabia-based Nasser S Al-Hajri Corporation Ravi Pillai said.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0704 hrs IST The role of NRIs is very crucial for the country as the world is yet to recover from the economic downturn, opined Union minister for commerce and industry Anand Sharma.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0703 hrs IST Minister of state for civil aviation K C Venugopal said Air India has mooted a proposal to bring back Indians freed from various foreign jails free of cost.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0703 hrs IST Minister for overseas Indian affairs (MOIA) Vayalar Ravi on Tuesday promised that the longpending demand to merge the cards issued to Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and People of Indian Origin (PIO) would materialize soon.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0703 hrs IST India needs projects like Kochi Metro in all parts of the country, observed deputy chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0703 hrs IST Ebrahim said that the Indian business community have been playing a decisive role in the tackling the economic issues of the country.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0657 hrs IST With investments in both manufacturing and educational institutions, the country is going to create 100 million jobs within a decade, said Union minister for commerce and industry Anand Sharma.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0657 hrs IST More impetus is required to improve the skills of the unskilled labourers who go abroad for work as this will ensure that they will have better income and bargaining power abroad, said ambassador-at-large to Singapore, Gopinath Pillai.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0657 hrs IST Indian diaspora is primarily distinguished by the power of original thought, which finds expression in all forms of creativity, said author and former ambassador of India to Bhutan Pavan Varma at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0657 hrs IST Chandy took up almost all issues like travel woes, the low ceiling set for gold import, problems of Indians jailed in different countries and the need for providing Aadhar cards to them.
TNN, 9 Jan 2013, 0657 hrs IST Well , if you were one who believed that women love to talk, then you have to hear what minister of state for HRD Shashi Tharoor had to say.
PTI, 8 Jan 2013, 2022 hrs IST President Pranab Mukherjee will address the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas tomorrow in Kochi.
IANS, 8 Jan 2013, 1556 hrs IST Indian-American businessman Sant Singh Chatwal is thinking of investing Rs 300 crore in setting up resorts in Kerala.
PTI, 8 Jan 2013, 1310 hrs IST “There is now a surge of expectation from an increasingly empowered and articulate public, for more responsive, transparent, participative, clean and efficient governance,” Manmohan Singh said, inaugurating the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Kochi, attended by the Indian diaspora.
TNN, 8 Jan 2013, 0732 hrs IST Urging action to improve the plight of non-resident Indians (NRIs) working in West Asia, the 11th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) began in the city on Monday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will formally inaugurate the three-day event on Tuesday.
PTI, 7 Jan 2013, 1430 hrs IST The paintings can be purchased by the collectors.
IANS, 7 Jan 2013, 1229 hrs IST The three-day 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) which kicked off here early Monday is the biggest ever held in the country, a Kerala minister has said.
TNN, 7 Jan 2013, 0359 hrs IST “My forefathers went to a distant place but kept Bihar and India alive in their hearts,” Mauritius President Rajkeswur Purryag said.