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Blue chip British companies at Kerala investor’s meet


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) Renowned companies like Rolls Royce, BMT and Balfour Beatty will be part of the British delegation that will make presentations at the three-day Emerging Kerala ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan minister rushes to Britain over travel advisory


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris has left for London in an attempt to meet British officials and urge them to withdraw a travel advisory ... Read more...

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Denied visa, Bolisetti to miss British GT race


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti will miss the fifth round of the British GT championship, scheduled for Aug 4-5 at Snettorton, UK, as his application for a ... Read more...

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EU spends millions on office in Barbados


July 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Amid a global economic downturn and financial crunch being faced by some of its members, the European Union (EU) has spent millions of pounds of the ... Read more...

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33 Bangladeshi migrants held in Britain


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) At least 33 illegal migrants, including a number of students, from Bangladesh have been arrested in police operations launched across Britain.The illegal migrants were arrested by ... Read more...

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Pakistani traffickers stealing British data


June 19th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Human traffickers in Pakistan are intercepting information from British-Pakistanis to forge documents to help illegal migrants settle in Britain, a daily said Tuesday.Several hundred people of ... Read more...

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No TB test for visitor visa: Britain


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Indians visiting Britain for less than six months do not need to undergo tuberculosis (TB) test, it was clarified Wednesday.An announcement by the British government that ... Read more...

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Indian couple jailed in British immigration scam


May 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An Indian couple has been jailed in Britain for involvement in an immigration scam and to assist people in their illegal overstay in the country, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans protest against Geneva resolution


March 20th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Some 2,000 Sri Lankans marched to the British High Commission here Tuesday to condemn Western countries for a resolution that accuses Colombo of committing "war crimes".The ... Read more...

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Royal Air Force connects to India with ‘Chammak challo’ (With image)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A Royal Air Force band forged an Indian connect by adding popular Bollywood track "Chammak challo" from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Ra.One" to its repertoire ... Read more...

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Olympics boycott is on the table, claims Bhopal NGO


February 27th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) Union sports ministry officials have assured them that India was all prepared to boycott the London Olympics over the Dow Chemicals' sponsorship issue and was only ... Read more...

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For namesake’s visa, Bhajji gets a googly


February 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 21 (IANS) Cricketer Harbhajjan Singh may have tormented many batsmen with his bowling but this is one googly he may fail to comprehend himself.Police in Jalandhar ... Read more...

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Row over British MP Keith Vaz’s campaign in Goa


February 15th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) Poll officials in Goa have sought expert opinion from the Election Commission (EC) over British MP of Indian origin Keith Vaz campaigning here for a Congress ... Read more...

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British MP’s political outing in Goa draws flak


February 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) British MP of Indian origin Keith Vaz's electoral campaigning Sunday for a controversial political family in Goa, has triggered outrage in the Goan diasopra and on ... Read more...

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Another Indian student stabbed in Britain, Krishna assures help (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 26-year-old student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night. External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke ... Read more...

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Britain to give Bangladesh $350 mn aid


January 16th, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) Britain will provide 230 million pounds (over $350 million) to Bangladesh for improving quality of primary education and health sector over a period of next five ... Read more...

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Senior citizen murdered inside her Delhi flat


January 10th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) An 80-year-old woman was found smothered to death inside her house in east Delhi Tuesday by her domestic maid, police said.The deceased, identified as Sarojini ... Read more...

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Experts call for statutory remedies to NRIs’ problems


November 10th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The problems and grievances of a large number of non-resident Indians (NRIs) have proliferated in the absence of legislative and administrative remedies, says former attorney ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi migrants held in Britain


November 1st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 1 (IANS) A total of 25 Bangladeshi migrants have been arrested in Britain for working illegally at businesses across the country, while a Bangladeshi restaurant owner has been ... Read more...

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27 Indians held in Britain for illegal stay, work


September 28th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Twenty-seven Indians, who were allegedly staying and working illegally in London and Manchester, were arrested by the UK Border Agency in two separate raids, the ... Read more...

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Briton dies in Manali


September 25th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Sep 25 (IANS) A Briton who was holidaying in this Himachal Pradesh resort has died due to excessive drinking, police said Sunday.Tristan M. Eyre, 28, who was staying at ... Read more...

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A factory for fake visas in Bangladesh


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A raid at a printing unit in Bangladesh has revealed it was producing fake British documents on "an industrial scale", it was reported here.The Sun reported ... Read more...

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This pinch is going to hurt him a lot


July 31st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A British businessman on holiday in Singapore faces jail or lashing with a cane for allegedly pinching a woman's bottom, a media report said.Austin Cowburn, a ... Read more...

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India, Britain to step up anti-terror ties


July 5th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and Britain Tuesday discussed measures to step up anti-terrorism ties as British foreign office minister, Jeremy Browne, arrived here on a two-day India ... Read more...

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Boxer Vijender marries long-time girlfriend Archana


May 17th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh tied the knot Tuesday with his long-time girlfriend Archana in a private ceremony that was attended by Congress ... Read more...

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Star boxer Vijender to tie the knot Tuesday


May 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), May 15 (IANS) Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh will tie the knot Tuesday with Delhi girl Archana, a relative of the star boxer confirmed Sunday. Vijender also ... Read more...

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James Bevan is new British envoy to India


May 9th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) James Bevan has been appointed the new British envoy to India, the British High Commission here said Monday.Bevan will succeed incumbent Richard Stagg in November, ... Read more...

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30 illegal Pakistani immigrants held in Britain


April 15th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) At least 30 Pakistanis working illegally in Britain have been arrested in a series of operations across the country, the British High Commission here said Thursday.Around ... Read more...

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Fake student visa applications from India increases before new UK law comes into force


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Indians desperate to enter Britain before tough new rules come into force next week have applied in large numbers for visa as fake students.Up to 40 per cent ... Read more...

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False alert causes n-radiation scare in Bangladesh


March 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Panic gripped many in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh after they received text messages warning of radiation following the explosions in a Japanese nuclear reactor damaged ... Read more...

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Don’t silence BBC Hindi radio, say intellectuals


February 16th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Stating that BBC Hindi radio was a source of "accurate, impartial and independent news" for 10 million listeners in India, a group of intellectuals, artists and journalists ... Read more...

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UK, Pak MPs sign ‘Declaration of Friendship’ to deepen parliamentary ties


January 29th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): UK and Pakistani parliamentarians have signed a 'Declaration of Friendship' in Pakistan's National Assembly, recognising the strong bonds between both nations and laying out plans to further enhance the ... Read more...

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British mission staffer’s son, 6 others held for robbery


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A son of a British High Commission employee here and executives and professionals working in multi-national companies (MNCs) are among seven people arrested for robberies, dacoities and ... Read more...

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Wife-beating: India hopes diplomat’s recall will end immunity row


January 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India hopes that an unsavoury controversy surrounding Anil Verma, an Indian diplomat in London accused of assaulting his wife, will be set at rest after the external ... Read more...

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Two British men believed to be kidnapped in Pakistan


January 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Peshawar, Jan.12 (ANI): Police in Pakistan are searching for two British men believed to have been kidnapped close to the Khyber Pass, an area notorious for Taliban activity and criminal gangs. ... Read more...

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