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Rehman Malik takes oath as senator


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime minister on interior affairs, Friday took oath as a senator, weeks after he was forced to step down over his ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik submits nomination papers for Senate


July 20th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Rehman Malik, former Pakistani interior minister and currently adviser to the prime minister, Friday submitted nomination papers for re-election to the Senate, Geo News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik resigns from Pakistani Senate


July 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Former interior minister Rehman Malik, who is now adviser to the Pakistani prime minister on internal affairs, Tuesday said he has resigned from the Senate, the ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik resigns as minister, made PM’s advisor (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani just after he resigned as interior minister ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik made advisor to Pakistani PM


June 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Geo News reported.The Supreme Court Monday suspended ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court suspends Rehman Malik from Senate (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik for holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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Court suspends Rehman Malik’s Senate membership


June 4th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) A court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik over holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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Russian spy’s belongings on display in US


May 18th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FBI has provided items belonging to Russian spy Anna Chapman for a New York exhibition devoted to secret agents, lifenews.ru said Friday.A female 007, ... 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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Obama’s stepmother granted British citizenship


December 13th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Kezia Obama, stepmother to US President Barack Obama, has been granted British citizenship after living in the country for nearly 10 years.The 68-year-old Kenya-born woman, ... Read more...

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Moore gets British citizenship


August 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore, who was born in the US, is "thrilled" after gaining British citizenship and says that the move will please her late mother Anne, ... 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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Cameron stands by “failed multiculturalism” comments despite Muslim backlash


February 7th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has been forced to defend his views on "state multiculturalism" after facing opposition from Muslim groups and Labour MPs.Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan ... 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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Altaf Hussain claims MQM enemies who killed Farooq now baying for his blood


September 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 25 (ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has claimed that the "enemies of the MQM" who had killed the party's senior leader- Dr Imran Farooq- were now wanting ... Read more...

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Katy Perry loves everything ‘English’


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Singer Katy Perry is madly in love with her English-actor boyfriend Russell Brand (star from "Get Him to The Greek' fame). The "Teenage dream' singer is ... 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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Everton star Arteta demands clarity on England selection


August 31st, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Mikel Arteta asked coach Fabio Capello and the Football Association to make a clear statement on his selection for England after admitting that he would consider such an ... Read more...

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Capello eyeing Spain-born Arteta as England international via citizenship swap


August 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has reportedly had a personal meeting with Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta to discuss if the Spaniard would consider taking British citizenship and becoming an ... Read more...

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Russian spook Anna Chapman rejected MI6 deal


August 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.8 (ANI): Spooks at Britain's MI6 tried to broker a deal with Russian spy Anna Chapman minutes before she flew to Moscow, a security source has claimed.Intelligence officers approached the secret ... Read more...

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‘Spy’ most popular among Russians on Facebook


July 14th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anna Chapman, one of the 10 people arrested in the US on the charges of spying for Russia, has been rated as the most popular among ... Read more...

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Britain strips Russian ’spy’ of citizenship


July 14th, 2010 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (DPA) Anna Chapman, the accused Russian agent who was at the centre of a major spy swap between Moscow and Washington last week, has been stripped of her British ... Read more...

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UK looking for ways to ban Anna Chapman’s return


July 10th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): The British Home Office is looking for ways to stop the Russian spy Anna Chapman, from returning to the country.According to The Telegraph, officials are investigating ways ... Read more...

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‘Russian spy’ Anna Chapman’s marriage was a sham?


July 10th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
New York, July 10 (ANI): Brit officials are investigating whether alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman's marriage to Alex Chapman was a sham.Officials are investigating to check whether Chapman's marriage was a fraud ... Read more...

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Google doodle celebrates Dennis Gabor’s birth


June 6th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 06 (ANI): Google has honoured holograph inventor Dennis Gabor.The Google doodle marked the 110th anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's birth.He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1971, for ... Read more...

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Britain saw rapid rise in non-EU influx with points plan


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 3 (IANS) The Labour's bluff was called as official figures revealed the tightened points-based immigration system was not so tough after all, with immigration from non-European Union ... Read more...

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Three Indians per hour get UK citizenship


May 29th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Official statistics reveal that three Indians are successful in getting British citizenship per hour.According to a Daily Express report, in 2009, 26,535 Indians secured British citizenship. If ... Read more...

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Indians scramble to get British citizenship


May 28th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Over 200,000 foreigners became British citizens last year, with a surge from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the Home Office said. Of those receiving the British passport, over half came ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent foreigners given British passports


May 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Over 50 percent foreigners including Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis were issued British passports in 2009, official statistics show. A total of 203,790 passports were issued in 2009 with more ... Read more...

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Britons flock to polls to choose new government (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (DPA) Britons flocked to the polls in a general election Thursday that could end 13 years of Labour rule and thrust the small Liberal Democratic Party into a ... Read more...

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Wigan Athletic ace N’Zogbia in driving test fraud probe


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22(ANI): Wigan Athletic winger Charles N'Zogbia was arrested, and later bailed, on suspicion of getting someone else to complete the written part of his driving test.N'Zogbia was held at Sale ... Read more...

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Iran releases detained British sailors


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): Five British sailors, who were arrested by Iran's naval guards for crossing the country's territorial waters, have been released, a statement issued by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards has ... Read more...

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‘Fresh bid to stop Indian professionals from settling in Britain’


August 21st, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian IT and other professionals who are transferred to Britain by their companies may not be able to apply for citizenship if a recommendation made by a government-appointed ... Read more...

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A points-based system to ‘earn’ British citizenship


August 9th, 2009 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Anna Tomforde London, Aug 9 (DPA) The British government has come up with a new idea on how to tailor citizenship to political loyalty and the country's economic needs.Under a new points ... Read more...

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