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Sri Lanka to protest British travel advisory


August 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka will protest a travel advisory issued by Britain that warns its citizens of an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in the island nation, ... Read more...

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Assange granted asylum for fear of US: Ecuador envoy


August 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador has granted political asylum to Julian Assange over concerns that the WikiLeaks' founder could be transferred to the US and face death penalty after ... Read more...

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Britain refuses Assange safe passage to Ecuador


August 17th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain will not allow Julian Assange safe passage out of the country, Foreign Secretary William Hague said after Ecuador granted the Wikileaks founder political asylum.British authorities ... Read more...

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Britain threatening to take Assange by force: Ecuador


August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Ecuador said Wednesday that the British government has raised the possibility of forcibly removing Julian Assange from the Andean nation's embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Assange served extradition notice


June 29th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been served with an extradition notice by British police, BBC reported. He is wanted in Sweden on sex assault charges.The 40-year-old ... Read more...

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Tight British visas driving Indian students to Australia


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) In a classic reversal of a situation a few years ago, Australian universities now stand to benefit from the recent tightening of student visa ... Read more...

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US agencies hid Mumbai-style terror plot from Britain


April 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) American spy agencies refused to give British intelligence services full details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot in the country, fearing their top-secret sources may get exposed, ... Read more...

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Script plays villain between Anil, Priyadarshan


February 28th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) After "Viraasat", it took 15 years for Anil Kapoor to say yes to Priyadarshan's film "Tezz". It is unlikely that they will ever work together again ... Read more...

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Carl Froch Ruben admits to prolonging a title fight


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British boxer Carl Froch has become the subject of investigation by British authorities after he admitted prolonging a bout because of a bet. The former WBC Super ... Read more...

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George Cross theft: Winner’s widow moves Himachal court


February 7th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Perturbed over the failure of the Himachal Pradesh Police in solving the theft of the George Cross awarded to her martyred husband by the British for ... Read more...

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Hopes to retrieve George Cross from Britain dashed


February 4th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Hopes to bring back the George Cross awarded to a pre-independence Indian soldier have grown dimmer as the British authorities have turned down the plea of ... Read more...

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The mystery behind Shimla’s ‘Scandal Point’ (With Images)


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) It is a famous address in a famous city and among the must visit spots for tourists. But exactly why Shimla's 'Scandal Point' has been named ... Read more...

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Navy War Room leak: London court accepts evidence (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A district court in London has accepted the evidence presented by Indian authorities in connection with extradition of Ravi Shankaran, an accused in the Naval ... Read more...

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2000 cricket match-fixing probe gathers steam


November 16th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of the swiftness with which London's Metropolitan Police cracked the 2010 spot-fixing case involving three Pakistani cricketers, the Delhi Police is ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies report of MQM leader’s killers’ arrest


November 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Monday rejected a claim made by London police that two suspects have been arrested in Pakistan in connection with the murder ... Read more...

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Indian students hit as college campus shuts in London


October 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The London campus of Pune-based Tasmac Group's business school was ordered to shut down by British authorities, affecting around 200 Indian students studying there.But all ... Read more...

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Kaneria frustrated over delay in court hearing


September 27th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria says courts are frustrating all his attempts to get back to international cricket by delaying hearings in the spot-fixing case.The Sindh High ... Read more...

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Britain pulled up for doublespeak


August 11th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) A Chinese newspaper Wednesday pulled up British authorities for calling rioters in London "thugs" while lauding those in revolt in Third World countries as defenders ... Read more...

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BlackBerry becomes a weapon for rioters in Britain


August 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) With rioters in Britain using BlackBerry to direct fellow looters to spread mayhem in cities across the country, Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has promised ... Read more...

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Gagarin statue unveiled in London


July 14th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A statue of the world's first man in space, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, was unveiled Thursday in London, Russian Space Agency Roscosmos said.The monument is ... Read more...

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Coin minted in 1789 auctioned in Australia


July 5th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A coin minted in Spain in 1789 for Britain, and which was in circulation during the first years of the British colony in Australia, has been ... Read more...

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Britain to free 100 peisoners


June 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) At least 100 prisoners -- including 10 Islamists and two Al Qaeda-linked terrorists -- would be released by British authorities by 2012, sparking fears that they ... Read more...

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West African dwarf crocodiles seized in London


June 10th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities entered a house in London on a mission but they ended seizing four West African dwarf crocodiles at the premises. The animals were being kept in ... Read more...

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Brit policy of sheltering terrorists made it ‘Londonistan’: WikiLeaks


April 27th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Britain ignored repeated warnings to stop granting asylum to Islamic extremists wanted in other countries for terrorism offences, resulting in the 2005 London Tube and bus bombings, according ... Read more...

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Former cricketer sent to police custody for immigration racket (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin was arrested here Wednesday on charges of running an illegal immigration racket and sent to eight days police custody.Martin, an ... Read more...

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Former cricketer arrested for illegal migration racket


April 27th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin, a native of Gujarat, was arrested here Wednesday on charges of running an illegal immigration racket, police said.The cricketer, an ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI may seek extradition of London businessman


April 25th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) might seek extradition of Ashish Patel, the London-based owner of AM Films and AM Car, if he denies disclosing ... Read more...

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Many UK royal wedding security steps would not work in US


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Americans may be surprised to know it would be difficult to implement many of the security preparations in the United States that are being put in place ... Read more...

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Counter-terrorism in UK tougher since last Royal wedding


April 17th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): British authorities facing a range of potential threats are launching an unprecedented security operation in preparation for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton to ... Read more...

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Muralidaran granted UK work visa to play for Gloucestershire


April 7th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7(ANI): Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralidaran, who was worried about the United Kingdom's new visa regulations, has secured a work permit to play county cricket.Muralidaran's manager, Kushil Gunasekera, said that ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s arrest warrant in Benazir murder case sent to UK Foreign Affairs Dept.


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case to British authorities.According to Interior Ministry sources, the Federal ... Read more...

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How hoax of UFOs landing in UK sparked nationwide panic in 1967


March 5th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A new book has revealed how Britain's most successful UFO hoax sparked a nationwide panic in 1967, and duped even the highest echelons of Whitehall.Files released by the ... Read more...

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Britain intercepts ship carrying Libyan currency


March 4th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) British authorities have seized Libyan currency worth 100 million pounds from a ship that sailed from Britain but failed to dock in Tripoli, an official said.A ... Read more...

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Britain foils plan to export 1 bn pounds in Libyan banknotes


February 28th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) British authorities have foiled an attempt to send out nearly one billion pounds worth of Libyan banknotes back to Tripoli, a media report said Monday.It was revealed Sunday ... Read more...

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British authorities plan to install compulsory water meters in each & every house


January 31st, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British authorities are expected to come out with a new law that will make it compulsory for every house to have a water meter.The law is expected ... Read more...

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