Diaspora News Headlines

Kerala to bat for online voting for its diaspora

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 19

The Kerala cabinet will take a decision next week whether to adopt online voting for its diaspora, a minister said Friday.

Sushma Swaraj to inaugurate Kerala diaspora meet

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 19

The Kerala government's Non-resident Keralite (NRK) Global Meet-2015 to be held Jan 16-17 at Kochi would be inaugurated by Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, said a Kerala minister Friday. She will be the chief guest on the first day of the event.

India-born mentally ill man sentenced in Britain

London , Dec 18

An India-born man residing in Britain has been sent to a mental hospital with a no-time limit restriction order under the Mental Health Act for killing his wife in 2009, media reported.

Indian says getting better every day after Sydney siege

Sydney , Dec 18

Viswakanth Ankireddy, an Indian IT worker who was held hostage during the Sydney cafe siege Dec 15, said Thursday that he is getting better day-by-day with his wife's support.

Government to recruit Kerala nurses for Kuwait

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 16

Nurses in Kerala might be able to go to Kuwait without paying the hefty fees that private agencies charge as the state government plans to entrust state agencies with the task of recruiting nurses.

Kerala government agencies to recruit nurses for Kuwait

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 19

Kerala government agencies will recruit nurses for Kuwait after reports came that nurses have been cheated by private recruitment firms, a minister said Friday.

Diaspora can help Indian brands go global

Kolkata , Dec 19

The diaspora has an important role to play in helping Indian companies make a "solid global impact" and make sure the country has a current account surplus, a famous US-based marketing guru said here Friday.

Two pieces of fruit a day help fight depression: Study

Sydney , Dec 18

Eating at least two pieces of fruit like apples daily helps in preventing depression, especially in middle-aged women, according to a study published Thursday by Australian scientists.

Was a 17-hour agonising wait: Sydney hostage's father

Kolkata , Dec 16

It was an agonising 17-hour wait for the parents of Puspendu Ghosh, who was trapped by a gunman in the hostage drama at the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney Monday.

87 more nurses to return home from Libya

Thiruvananthapuram , Dec 16

Eighty-seven nurses from Kerala working in Libya are all set to return home in the coming days, says an official here, adding that the remaining 600 nurses have not expressed desire to return at the moment.