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TN gets diaspora's help to boost school education

The Tamil Nadu government has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the United States-based Tamil Nadu Foundation to reduce the number of school dropouts in the state's villages. The MoU was signed......

Rajapaksa's win puts Tamil diaspora in a quandry

Mahinda Rajapaksa's re-election as Sri Lankan president has come as a disappointment for the Tamil diaspora, which is still reeling from Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam rebels' defeat in the......

Vote: India's newsmakers of 2014

The year 2014 has been an eventful one for India. The country got a new government and a new state, broke new frontiers in various fields and of course its share of controversies.  Rediff.com......

Globetrotter PM to set a record of sorts

Narendra Modi set to become most-travelled Indian PM in first six months in office. Archis Mohan reports Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month will be undertaking one of the longest ever abroad......

The politics of 'other'ness

As the political battle for the future of Maharashtra's political future nears its electoral conclusion, Shreekant Sambrani looks at the intertwining nature of national and regional interests......

Indian Malaysians irked with new visa ruling

A large-section of the diaspora in Malaysia is irked with a new visa ruling imposed by New Delhi, which bars tourist visa holders from re-entering India within two months of the last visit,......

Column: Bollywood's global market beckons

A WTO ruling opening up China to Hollywood should help Bollywood too, Sanjaya Baru.Bollywood is becoming big business, said the opening line of the lead story in the Business Standard last week.......

Showcasing Gujarat, abroad

Rajiv Shah's appointment as Barack Obama's Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics reminds us that there isn't any comprehensive study of the Gujarati diaspora. Though Shah's news......

Economy to dominate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The state of the economy is likely to dominate the seventh annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas events to be held in Chennai from January 7 to 9.Vayalar Ravi, Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs,......

Anil Ambani eyes video rental business

The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) has chalked out a roadmap for its online and offline video rental business - BigFlicks - which works on the lines of the US video rental......

Modern or shockingly regressive? The 2 States of mind

'2 States, for all its modern touches, is a very regressive film, deeply rooted in old fashioned values that surely make no sense in the India of 2014,' says Aseem Chhabra.An elderly gentleman I......

Is Jai Ho A R Rahman's best song?

Aseem Chhabra listens to the music played at A R Rahman's concert in New York. Also Read: Thousands flock to catch A R Rahman in actionIs Jai Ho! A R Rahman's best composition? Most Indian fans of......

Shashi Tharoor: The Magic of Bollywood

Shashi Tharoor delivered this speech at the IIFA inauguration in Colombo on Sunday: Aayu Bovan, Vanakkam, Namaskaram, Good evening! At one level it might seem a little odd for me to be addressing......

Raavan not to be screened at 11th IIFA awards

Notedfilmmaker Mani Ratnam on Monday said that his forthcoming film Raavan, starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, will not be screened at the 11th India International Film Academy (IIFA)......

Craze for Rajni's film hots up

Every Rajnikanth release is a festival of sorts for his diehard fans. But with the superstar's latest release Sivaji: The Boss, the fans have outdone themselves. Here is a look at what happened......

  People speak for tamil diaspora

  • QNA
Q. What will be the future of Tamils in Srilanka?
:  A. Let us believe that Tamils are given equal rights in Lanka through political resolution. Already Tamil people are representated in Lankan...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-will-be-the-future-of-tamils-in-srilanka//answers/14557704

hitlerkabaap
Q. Who is good Mamta or DMK ???
Hitlerkabaap:  A. DMK is always good b'coz they have an history of fighting and working for there tamil diaspora thru out world but mamta known for her hatred...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-good-mamta-or-dmk-/14557573/answers/14548157

sky
Q. Tamil is now producing a lot of interesting films like Paruthiveeran, Subramaniapuram and Naan Kadavul. What is your take on this new wave in Tamil Cinema??
Sky:  A. The Tamil language film industry, known as Tamil cinema, is the second largest film industry in India, and is based in the Kodambakkam district of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tamil-is-now-producing-a-lot-of-interesting-films-like-parut/14547515/answers/14453938

cyrus irani
Q. What is mehndi? also explain.
Cyrus Irani:  A. Henna or Hina ( als known as Mahndi) (Lawsonia inermis, syn. L. alba) is a flowering plant, the sole species in the genus Lawsonia in the family...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-mehndi-also-explain./14449689/answers/5448382

  Web results for Tamil Diaspora
Diaspora Group Wants Tamils to Vote at Lanka Polls

An influential Tamil diaspora group based in the UK has asked the Tamil people in Sri Lanka to use every vote carefully in the January 8... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Diaspora-Group-Wants-Tamils-to-Vote-at-Lanka-Polls/874252
Indian startup MuviStudio, launches video-on-demand solutions

: Indian technology start-up Muvi Studio, has launched their Video on Demand (VoD) platform for the worldwide entertainment industry. The... ...

http://www.indiatechonline.com/it-happened-in-india.php?id=1659
Clean Ganga, reforms on agenda

Countering Opposition criticism, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said it was always understood that the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/clean-ganga-reforms-agenda-296
How Singapore is turning into India Inc's gateway to the world

Hidden behind JSW Steel's sensational $5000 million international bond debut in November is a new narrative of a fast changing dynamic in global... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/how-singapore-is-turning-into-india-incs-gateway-to-the-world/articleshow/45609667.cms
PBD to host sessions on Girmitiyas, Francophone diaspora

New Delhi, Dec 22 The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the world's largest annual gathering of people of Indian origin to be held in Gandhinagar in... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a515397.html

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