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Indian activist launches anti-dowry matrimonial service

Dubai, Jan 13 -- A prominent Indian social activist in Saudi Arabia has launched a matrimonial website to help South Asian expatriates, who are against the dowry system, find suitable matches.

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01/13/14
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India-born doctor acquitted of sexual assault charges

London -- An Indian-origin doctor in Britain was cleared of sexual assault charges after a tribunal found the alleged victim's evidence unreliable.
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01/12/14
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Rashtrapati Bhavan guest house ready to host after 19 years

New Delhi -- Believed to be last functional almost two decades ago, when former South African president Nelson Mandela stayed here, the 14-room guest wing of the Rashtrapati Bhavan has been renovated and is all set to host Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his wife Ashi Jetsun Pema, who will be staying there during their four-day visit from Monday.

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01/12/14
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India 360: AIR feature to connect listeners with world

New Delhi, Jan 12 -- When Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe comes Jan 26 as the special guest for the Republic Day Parade, the visit would also see state-run news broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) launch a special programme on connecting its millions of listeners with the world - India 360.

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01/12/14
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Diaspora meet PBD in New Delhi sees greater footfall, but little communication

New Delhi, Jan 12 -- People who came from across the world to attend the 12th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the annual gathering of the Indian diaspora that concluded here Thursday, say, though the event is gaining steam every year, they found a lack of communication among the participants.

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01/12/14
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Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade indicted by US grand jury, on way back home

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New Delhi/Washington, Jan 10 -- Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade who was formally indicted by a US grand jury and asked to leave the US is on her way back home, nearly a month after her arrest and strip-search for alleged visa fraud.

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01/10/14
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Bihar-born British educator Asha Khemka named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

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London -- Asha Khemka, an India-born educationist in Britain, has been named for the highest British civilian award for women for her services to education.

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01/07/14
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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014: Reviving the French Connection

Paris -- As the Indian diaspora from around the world are gathered in New Delhi this week for the 12th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, as usual the limelight is on the diaspora members from the US, Canada, Britain and Southeast Asia. But few people realise that nearly 20 percent of all delegates participating in the event hail from the Francophone world - the French-speaking nations around the world which number over 55.

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01/07/14
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Bollywood movie review: Sholay 3D’ - Classics never pale

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Film: "Sholay 3D"; Cast: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan and Amjad Khan; Writers: Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar; Director: Ramesh Sippy; Rating: *****
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01/06/14
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US incredible place to learn trade, says Indian costume designer

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New Delhi, Jan 6 -- Rome-based Indian origin costume designer Sonu Mishra, who has designed for "The Legends Of Hercules", releasing here Friday, says the US is a great place to learn your trade as a person's potential gets preference over his or her nationality.

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01/06/14
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