BOSTON: Noted scholar and human right activist Dr. Omar Khalidi died here in road accident on November 29. He was 57. Dr. Khaldi had worked at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Nigar Khalidi, and daughter, Aliya. He had thousand of ..
ABU DHABI: President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil India has sought to re-define and strengthen India’s bilateral economic and social ties with the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Addressing members of the Indian community at the India Social and Cultural Centre the President asked the captains of ..
ABU DHABI (UAE): The President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday inaugurated the Indian Islamic Centre here. Speaking on the occasion, the President said, the Centre would prove to be a valuable cultural bridge between UAE and India. She said that while inculcating pride among the community..
RIYADH: The Chief Election Commissioner of India S Y Quraishi has said that allowing voting rights to the Non Resident Indians (NRIs) is a complex issue. He however said that the commission is preparing mechanism through which the expatriates could vote in the next general elections.Speaking at..
CHENNAI: Church officials in India have urged the federal government to act on the case of jailed Indian fishermen in Qatar.
“We are asking the government to take immediate action for the fishermen’s release,” said Caritas India chairperson Bishop Peter Remigius of Kottar. According to Bishop ..
DAMMAM (KSA): A group of Indian expatriates in Dammam and Alkhobar have organized a cultural programme at sprawling King Fahd Amusement Park here on October 22. The purpose of festival is to celebrate India’s diverse and rich culture.
The organizers have named it ‘India Day celebrations’ and it ..
NEW DELHI (TIA): The anger and dismay over the Allahabad High Court verdict on Babri Masjid has gone beyond the boundaries of India. Indians living abroad are also expressed concern over the judicial system of the country.
Expressing shock and dismay over the verdict, British Indian Muslims said ..
RIYADH (TIA): The Indian Overseas Community and Non Resident Indians (NRIs) have urged the government to explore the mechanism to include them in the on going census. They also demanded the government to provide them National Identity Cards like any other citizen of the country. The work on the ..
BY ASHOK B SHARMA/ NEW DELHI: The three-day conclave of Overseas India scheduled at the beginning of 2011 is likely attract young generation. There would be two pre-conference seminars on healthcare and education, topics of interest to Overseas Indians. The 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas being ..
NEW DELHI: (AMN) Non-Resident Indians (NRI) can now easily cast their votes in their motherland during elections. Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament on Tuesday passed a Bill in this regard.
After the bill take the shape of law, the Indians, who have not acquired the citizenship of..
AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, wh ...
AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting ...