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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Afghan police shooting


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan soldier shot dead three foreigners, including a British citizen, who were training police recruits, the Guardian reported Monday.The attack took place in western Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Western Ghats being handed over to mining barons: Goa’s green campaigner


July 5th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) A rampaging iron ore mining industry and colluding officials are behind the shocking exclusion of Goa's forests from a cluster of 39 areas in the Western ... Read more...

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Briton held with roasted human foetuses


May 19th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A Briton has been held in Thailand with a haul of roasted human foetuses while being on his way to sell these off for black ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians steal a thriller against Kings XI (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 25 (IANS) After two consecutive defeats, Mumbai Indians got their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track with a thrilling four-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab ... Read more...

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British Muslim faces war crimes charges in Bangladesh


April 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A top Muslim activist in Britain -- a former Bangladeshi citizen -- has been accused of involvement in the abduction and murder of intellectuals during Bangladesh's ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Azhar Mahmood, now British citizen, is on IPL roster


February 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood, now a British passport holder, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab at Saturday's Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore.Azhar, ... Read more...

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Court slaps Rs.20,000 fine on NRI


January 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Abusing the process of law by questioning investigating agencies and maligning the judiciary has cost a non-resident Indian (NRI) Rs.20,000.The Delhi High Court order came ... Read more...

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What Guinness? My job is to run: 100-year-old Fauja Singh (Interview) (With images)


January 4th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) His marathons at the ripe old age of 100 may not have been recognised by Guinness World Records on technical grounds, but Punjab-born British citizen ... Read more...

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Jailed Pakistan cricketers face deportation from Britain


November 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Jailed Pakistani crickers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer could be deported from Britain once they finish their terms.The trio were found guilty by the ... Read more...

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China sentences three to death for killing tax official, family


November 11th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
NANNING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were sentenced to death on Wednesday for killing a tax official and three of his family members in southwest China, local authorities said on Thursday.The ... Read more...

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British man loses legs to great white after ignoring warnings


September 29th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
FISH HOEK, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A British man lost both his legs on early Wednesday afternoon when he was attacked by a Great White Shark off the coast of South ... Read more...

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Indian couple challenges British immigration law


July 27th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) An Indian woman who lives in Britain and wants her husband to join her there cannot do so because a new immigration law requires him to ... Read more...

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British man attacks flight crew on UK-bound plane


May 12th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- A British man was arrested in the Netherlands on Wednesday after he attacked the flight crew of a UK-bound passenger plane, local media reported.The ANP news agency reported ... Read more...

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Government trashes allegations by Purulia arms drop accused


April 30th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The government Saturday trashed as "mischievous" Purulia arms drop accused Kim Davy's allegations that Indian politicians and state agencies were involved in the 1995 ... Read more...

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Fletcher to take over Indian cricket team after Windies tour (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was Wednesday named India's coach for the next two years and is likely to take charge after the two-month tour of ... Read more...

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Coaching World champs India a challenge for Fletcher: Eric Simons (Interview)


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's bowling coach Eric Simons is keenly looking forward to working with Duncan Fletcher and says that for the former Zimbabwe captain, coaching the World ... Read more...

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Duncan Fletcher appointed India’s cricket coach


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was Wednesday named as the coach of the Indian cricket team for the next two years.Fletcher's appointment was made here during ... Read more...

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Russian spy Anna Chapman pours her heart out


April 17th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Former Russian spy Anna Chapman, who was involved in a high-profile spy swap with the US, has finally broken her silence over her life as a ... Read more...

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Opponents say Thai PM can lose job over British citizenship acknowledgement


February 25th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Feb 25 (ANI): The political opponents of Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva have said that he could lose his job over his acknowledgement that he also retains a British citizenship.Yesterday, ... Read more...

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‘Band Baaja’ success gets Anushka entry in ‘Patiala House’ poster


January 5th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Anushka Sharma couldn't have asked for more. The petite actress, who was missing from the first poster of her next outing "Patiala House", has now managed ... Read more...

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‘Patiala House’ about getting second chance in life: Nikhil Advani


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Nikhil Advani says his forthcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer "Patiala House" is about chasing one's dreams despite facing failures.Inspired by the England cricket team's first Sikh ... Read more...

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Akshay’s ‘Patiala House’ role inspired by Monty Panesar


December 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) In his next film "Patiala House", Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will be seen essaying a role which has been inspired by England cricket team's Sikh member Monty ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest twelve Somali terror suspects


December 26th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by BNO News
ROTTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Netherlands on Friday evening arrested twelve Somalis on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in the country, prosecutors said on Sunday.The public prosecution office confirmed ... Read more...

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Tunku Varadarajan is Newsweek international editor


December 8th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Noted British Indian Journalist Tunku Varadarajan, writer-at-large for the Daily Beast website and an alumnus of Forbes, has been appointed editor of Newsweek's international editions.Varadrajan, 48, ... Read more...

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Pakistani rights group condemns killing of British woman


October 29th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A Pakistani women rights group Friday strongly condemned the brutal murder of a Pakistani-origin British citizen in the country and urged the government to take immediate action to ... Read more...

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Spy Anna Chapman honored with a medal by the Russian President


October 19th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Attractive Russian spy Anna Chapman was honored with one of the country’s most prominent medals yesterday for her espionage activities in Britain and the United ... Read more...

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Madonna plans to move back to Britain


October 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) American pop diva Madonna is planning to move back to Britain after spending two years in the US following her divorce with filmmaker Guy Ritchie. The "Celebration" ... Read more...

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Briton killed by US drone attack in Pak was ‘Islamic Army of Great Britain’ chief


October 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 6 (ANI): The British terror suspect, Abdul Jabbar, killed in a Pakistan drone strike in September was elected leader of an al-Qaeda group called The Islamic Army of Great Britain, ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest British terror suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport


September 20th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police on Sunday morning arrested a British terror suspect aboard a Uganda-bound passenger plane at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, prosecutors said.The British citizen, who is of Somali ancestry, ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest British terror suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport


September 19th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police on Sunday morning arrested a British terror suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, prosecutors said. The British citizen, who is of Somali descent, was flying on a route ... Read more...

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Katy Perry eyeing British citizenship


September 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is planning to become a British citizen after she marries funnyman Russell Brand. The "I Kissed A Girl" hitmaker is set to wed the funnyman ... Read more...

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Brit claims he was jailed for 58 days in Iran on false “spy” charges


August 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Andrew Barber, a 43-year-old British citizen, has claimed he was falsely accused of "spying" and jailed in Iran for 58 days for taking a photograph of sunrise near ... Read more...

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