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More steps to benefit Indians working abroad

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 18:43

The Overseas Indian Affairs Ministry has stepped up its efforts to promote the Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) aimed at benefiting Indians working abroad.

India is largest functional democracy: President

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:34

President Pranab Mukherjee said India was the largest functional democracy in the world, with its own strength which manifests itself whenever the situation demands.

Price rise not a "new phenomenon": Ravi

Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 15:42

Price rise is not a `new phenomenon` and the central and state governments were making earnest efforts to check inflation, Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said on Sunday.

PCI issues guidelines for publishing foreign vacancy ads

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 21:23

In an effort to safeguard interests of overseas job aspirants, Press Council of India has issued guideline to regulate procedure followed by companies for advertising overseas vacancies in newspapers.

Didar Singh appointed Ficci Secretary General

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 16:02

Industry body Ficci on Friday appointed former Secretary in the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs A Didar Singh as its Secretary General.

India received $66.13 billion in remittances in 2011-12

Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 21:23

India received over USD 66.13 billion in remittances in the year 2011-12 as compared to USD 55.62 billion in the previous, a hike of 19 percent.

‘Obama shouldn’t poke his nose in Indian affairs’

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 23:20

CPI has taken exception to the comments of US President Barack Obama on the investment climate in India.

Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi`s wife dies

Last Updated: Saturday, September 05, 2009, 10:10

Mercy Ravi, wife of Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi, died here early Saturday at the Madras Medical Mission hospital, family sources said. She was 63.