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Caribbean's Little India has an 'Indian' PM

When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, in November last year, he would not have had......

Avoid Zika-hit nations: IMA warns pregnant women

Pregnant women should avoid traveling to countries at risk of mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission, which is strongly suspected of causing microcephaly, said Indian Medical Association.......

The coup that changed India's Diaspora policy

As India gears up to honour its pravasis on January 9 to mark their contribution in the nation’s development, Rediff.com presents perspectives from eminent writers on the Diaspora.Kicking off......

Priti Rajagopalan wins commonwealth youth award

A Indian climate change activist who works with local communities and governments for environmental change has been awarded the Commonwealth Youth Award.  Priti Rajagopalan, 23, received a......

6 Indians in Commonwealth literary prize shortlists

Six Indian writers, including Jahnavi Barua and Rahul Bhattacharya, figure in the shortlists of the 2012 Commonwealth Book and Short Story Prizes. Barua, for her novel 'Rebirth', Bhattacharya for......

India, France talk climate change in Caribbean

India and France discussed ways to collaborate on tackling the problem of climate change as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and French President Nicolas Sarkozy met in Port of Spain on Friday, ten......

Got hot money? You are welcome here

It was a victory for free trade, island style: the World Trade Organization ruling that the US violated the General Agreement on Trade in Services by banning transactions with Internet gambling......

World economy still in the doldrums

The performance of the Indian economy appears to have improved due to, among other things, the prospects of a favourable monsoon.However, the current state of the world economy leaves little or no......

NRIs all set for the first Diasporic meet

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is likely to announce on Thursday the government's decision on grant of dual citizenship at a conference of over 1,000 Persons of Indian Origin and Non-Resident......

Bolt skips training camp ahead of world championships

Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will miss Jamaica's training camp in Japan before the world athletics championships in Beijing later this month, the manager of the Caribbean island's......

5 men to watch out for at World Athletics Championships

Justin Gatlin will run for the United States in Beijing. Gatlin last tasted defeat over 100m in September 2013 and over 200 in May of the same year. Since then he is unbeaten in 27 races over both......

Race row: 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games were on brink of cancellation

Secret papers have revealed that senior officials in the Thatcher government were not worried about a boycott by African and Caribbean nations that made the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh......

Perth ODI: Bailey, Starc help Australia thrash West Indies

Seamer Mitchell Starc grabbed a second successive five-wicket haul and George Bailey his maiden international century as Australia beat West Indies by 54 runs in the second one-dayer at the WACA on......

Skipper Jayawardene hails Sri Lanka's fighting spirit

Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene was proud of his team even though it lost the Commonwealth Bank one-day tri-series to Australia in Adelaide. - Scorecard "I am a hard taskmaster. I am quite......
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Caribbean nations prepare for maritime boundary talks with Commonwealth support

Government officials from eight Caribbean countries preparing for bilateral talks to settle unresolved maritime boundaries are in London this week... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/caribbean-nations-prepare-maritime-boundary-talks-commonwealth-support
VIMS assists in launch of NOAA buoy

Data will fill gap in Baywide observing system, enrich York River research Stakeholders with an interest in monitoring and preserving the health... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/vims-assists-launch-noaa-buoy
Let the challenge begin! Secretary-Generals youth leadership programme launched in the Caribbean

Young people posed probing questions to the Commonwealth's Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, as she launched a new youth empowerment and... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/let-challenge-begin-secretary-generals-youth-leadership-programme-launched-caribbean
Jamaican diver plots as little splash as possible at first Games

Yona Knight-Wisdom of Jamaica dives during the men's 1m Springboard final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 30, 2014.... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/olympics-rio-diving-wisdom-idINKCN103020?il=0
UNCTAD14 sees 90 countries sign up to UN roadmap for elimination of harmful fishing subsidies

Some 90 countries backed an UNCTAD-FAO-UNEP initiative on Wednesday, signing up to a roadmap towards ending harmful fishing subsidies. Fishing... ...

http://www.tralac.org/news/article/10149-unctad14-sees-90-countries-sign-up-to-un-roadmap-for-elimination-of-harmful-fishing-subsidies.html

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