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UAE introduces new system to regulate jobs

DUBAI(AMN) In a move that is poised to help expatriate workers including Indians, the Labour Ministry of the United Arab Emirates has introduced a new firm classification system to regulate the job market. UAE Ministry of Labour, has issued a resolution laying out new regulations and criteria for..

Noted Scholar Omar Khalidi is no more

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 ..

Prez for strengthening ties with UAE

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 ..

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 ..

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SPORTS

Lack of consistency and self belief led to India’s failure in the World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar The 14th edition of the Men’s Hockey World cup produced a new Champion in B ...

Hockey Federation reprimands coach Harendra for his outburst against umpires

Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Sunday officially reprimanded In ...

Australia humiliates England 8-1 to claim Hockey World Cup Bronze

    Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar A rampaging Australia pumped out all their pent up frus ...

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MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Threat to Dilip Kumar’s Bungalow, Saira Banu Seeks PM’s Help

In January, the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police had registered a case of cheating against builder ...

Malayalam, Ladakhi films win big at IFFI

By Utpal Borpujari / Panaji (Goa) Indian cinema scored big at the 49th International Film Festival of India ( ...

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