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Prez inaugurates Islamic Centre

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..

NRIs likely to vote in next general elections

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..

Church urges gov to aid jailed fishermen in Qatar

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 ..

NRI to celebrate India Day in Dammam

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 ..

UK,US Indian Muslims Dejected over Babri Verdict

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 ..

NRIs want National Identity Card

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 ..

Overseas conclave to attract young generation

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 ..

RS approves Bill for NRIs’ voting rights

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..

No fresh attack on Indian students in Australia

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The government today said that there had been no report of any fresh attack on Indian students in Australia. Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal refuted the news reports about thrashing of an Indian student in the suburbs of Melbourne. He said that it has not been ..

Indian Consulate to help NRIs on financial matters

DUBAI (AMN) The Indian Consulate in Dubai would organise an open house on August to help Non Resident Indians (NRI) on financial matters.

Indian nationals who wish to seek the opinion of experts in financial matters, particularly debt, investments..

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