Tag Archives: NRI community

Not heard, NRIs give thumbs down to sammelan

Jalandhar, Punjab: Calling it a closed session, most NRIs at the second and last day of the NRI Sammelan here today accused the Punjab Government of not giving them an opportunity to raise their concerns. They accused the government of having a selective approach towards them as only 300 of the 725 who attended the event got a chance to interact ...

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Author Jyoti Bawa takes her decade-long fight against female foeticide forward

Amritsar, Punjab: Last year over five lakh female foetuses were aborted or girl children were killed after birth in Punjab. Chandigarh, the hub of economic, social and contemporary culture in the region, has one of the highest ratios of female feoticide as well. On an average, 30 per cent NRIs visit India annually for female foeticide, most of them young couples. ...

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