Motion on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas' success moved in UK House

A motion has been moved in Britain's House of Commons applauding the success of the recently concluded Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference that was attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

PM reviews preparations for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas being held in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took stock of preparations for the upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), being held for the first time in his home state Gujarat, when the state's Finance Minister Saurabhbhai Patel called on him here.

Narendra Modi woos NRIs at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday sought to woo NRIs, asking them to do something for their native land, including by encouraging foreigners to visit India.

Diaspora members mob Narendra Modi, cheer him

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was Thursday mobbed by enthusiastic Indian diaspora members as they crowded around him, tried to get themselves photographed with him while many placed silk scarves around his shoulder.

Narendra Modi takes a jibe at PM Manmohan Singh, says good times are ahead

Taking a dig at Dr Manmohan Singh, Bharatiya Janata party`s prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said he backed the Prime Minister for saying that good times are ahead.

Govt steps have helped reduce problems of NRIs in Gulf: Vayalar

With an aim of addressing problems faced by Indian workers in Gulf countries, the government has taken measures and as a result complaints of exploitation have come down significantly, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said on Wednesday.

Will the `pardesi` return to Indian cinema? (Jan 7-9 is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas)

Time was when Bollywood films revolving round `pardesi` heroes, heroines or families ruled the roost.

Malaysia seeks Indian support in education, biodiversity

Malaysia wants to collaborate closely with India in the areas of biodiversity and education, said Malaysia`s Minister for Natural Resources and Environment G Palanivel.

PM Manmohan Singh appreciates Saudi Arabia`s help to expats

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed his gratitude to Saudi Arabia for addressing the problems of over a million Indian workers after that country adopted a new labour policy.

Use of digital tools enriching our democracy: PM Manmohan Singh

The use of digital tools in political campaigning and the active participation of youth in politics are enriching India`s democracy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.

Country heading towards better times, no reason to despair: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday sought to dispel apprehensions of the Indian diaspora on the state of the economy, saying the country was heading towards "better times"

`Domestic violence rampant among Indian community in Canada`

Violence against women, wife battery, honour killings and even foeticide among the Indian diaspora in Canada are a cause of worry, say Indo-Canadian delegates at a diaspora meet here.

Reunion Island Indians connect with `Mother India`

French is their mother tongue and they have been born and lived for four generations far away from India, but a thirst to know more about the land where their forefathers came from draws them to India regularly.

No reason to despair or worry about future: PM

Despite perceptions in some quarters outside that India is losing its momentum of growth achieved in the past decade, there is no need to worry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas begins tomorrow

Engaging with the youth and discussions on healthcare will be key focus areas of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014 which kicks off here on Tuesday.

PM acknowledges surge of expectation from articulate public

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday acknowledged a "surge of expectation" from an increasingly articulate public.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas begins in Kerala

The three-day 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, which kicked off early Monday is the biggest ever held in the country, a Kerala minister has said.

PM on two-day visit to Kerala from today

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will on Tuesday formally inaugurate the 11th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.

Big Canadian delegation to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Over 100 delegates from Canada will participate at the 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Kochi next week.

Special Kerala session at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will have a special session to discuss issues concerning people from Kerala.