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India, Pakistan ink visa pact to ease travel, trade (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed a key agreement that will ease the visa regime to promote greater trade, travel and people-to-people contacts between the two ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan Saturday signed an agreement that will ease the visa restrictions on people from both countries.The agreement was signed between Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani elders to get visas on arrival (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior citizens, aged 65 and above, in India and Pakistan can now walk across the border between the two countries and need not go through the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ease visa norms for visitors


September 8th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The new visa policy between India and Pakistan, to be signed Saturday, has eased restrictions on visitors from both the countries.There will be a single-entry visitor ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to liberalise business visa norms


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen bilateral economic relations, India and Pakistan will soon sign agreements for liberalising visa norms for business travellers, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Granted bail, Anca will still stay in jail


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court Wednesday granted bail to businessman Abhishek Verma's Romanian wife Anca Neacsu in a forgery case on condition that she not leave the ... Read more...

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Two arrested for peddling cocaine


August 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An Indian and a Nigerian were arrested in a drug trafficking case, Delhi Police said Tuesday.Manvinder Singh Marwah, 26, resident of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma faces arrest for money laundering


August 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a Delhi court Tuesday that businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife will be arrested in a fresh money laundering case ... Read more...

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Infosys denies misusing US visas (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Washington, April 13 (IANS) India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Friday denied misusing B-1 or H1-B visas to send its employees to the US for onsite work."We do not ... Read more...

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US whistleblower accuses Infosys of visa fraud


April 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) India's IT giant Infosys brought in Indian workers illegally to US and often abused business visa rules requiring foreign workers to be paid US market rate, ... Read more...

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Fukushima survivor denied Indian visa: Greenpeace


March 7th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Alleging that the Indian government is attempting to stifle criticism, an NGO here said the government has cancelled a visa granted to Maya Kobayashi, a Fukushima ... Read more...

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India, Italy agree to ease business visa norms


February 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to liberalise business visa norms in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investments.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma discussed ... Read more...

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Trade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriers


February 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is not often that some 150 of India's top corporate leaders visit Pakistan. And when that happened last week, led by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, ... Read more...

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African held with Rs.2 crore-worth cocaine at Delhi airport (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A man from Africa was arrested at the Delhi airport with 200 grams of cocaine valued around Rs.2 crore, police said Monday. The contraband was ... Read more...

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India takes over presidency of Saarc business chamber


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday assumed presidency of the business chamber of the eight-member South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) after a gap of 12 years and ... Read more...

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Business visas for Chinese up


December 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Amid differences over a host of issues with China, the government Wednesday said it has taken note of the potential misuse of business visas and ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian breaches Australian visa rules


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia’s immigration officers are reportedly investigating US reality star Kim Kardashian after she reportedly breached her visa rules. The 32-year-old was reportedly issued with a tourist visa ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka launches online visa approval system


October 1st, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka Friday launched an online visa approval system for people on a short stay, Xinhua reported.The system, Electronic Travel Authorization ETA, will come into effect ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to double bilateral trade, liberalise visa regime


September 29th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Pushing their trade diplomacy amid differences over a host of issues like cross-border terror, India and Pakistan Wednesday agreed to jointly double bilateral trade to ... Read more...

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Australian to leave India for visa breach


August 30th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) An Australian man staying in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district has been told to leave India within two weeks for violating visa rules, police said Tuesday.Roderick John ... Read more...

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Pakistani with fake Afghan passport arrested


August 12th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A 20-year-old Pakistani national, staying in Delhi for the past two years while posing as an Afghan national, was arrested here Thursday, police said.Niyamattullah alias ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians among three held for cheating


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three people, including two Nigerians, have been arrested for cheating people by sending them fake messages and e-mails stating that they have won prizes from ... Read more...

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Nigerian held with Rs.40 lakh cocaine


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A Nigerian national was arrested here allegedly for drug trafficking and 40 grams of cocaine costing around Rs.40 lakh was recovered from him, police said Monday.Kingsley ... Read more...

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Two foreigners held with heroin worth Rs.3 crore


April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) An Afghan and a Nigerian were arrested in the national capital with 1.66 kg of heroin worth Rs.3 crore in international market, police said Wednesday."Mohammed ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held for running drug racket


March 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Two Nigerian nationals were arrested in the capital for running a contraband racket and 120 grams of cocaine were seized from them, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Ministry has no records on Davis’ diplomatic immunity status: DAG


March 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has informed the Lahore High Court that double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis came to Pakistan on an official business visa issued on the request made ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses petitions on Davis immunity


March 14th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has dismissed petitions pertaining to the diplomatic immunity of the arrested CIA contractor Raymond Davis after the foreign ministry admitted that they ... Read more...

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Lahore trial court to decide Davis immunity issue


March 14th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 14(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ruled that the trial court will decide the immunity status case of CIA contractor Raymond Davis."The case is in a trial court...it will decide ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians among three held for drug trafficking


March 10th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Three people including two Nigerians have been arrested in three separate cases of drug trafficking in the capital this week, police said Thursday.Emmanuel Okafor, 26, ... Read more...

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Nigerian, Nepali aide held, heroin seized


February 19th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A Nigerian man and a Nepali woman were arrested and two kg heroin worth Rs.2 crore in international market recovered from them in west Delhi, Delhi police ... Read more...

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Pak court extends double murder-accused US diplomat’s remand till Feb 11


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 2(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has extended the physical remand of double murder-accused US diplomat Raymond Davis till February 11.Davis, who had shot two Pakistani persons to death ... Read more...

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No diplomatic immunity for murder-accused US consulate worker: Pak official


January 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 30(ANI): The US diplomat charged with double murder in Pakistan does not enjoy diplomatic immunity, Punjab's Deputy Prosecutor General Rana Bakhtiar has said.US national Raymond Davis, who shot two persons ... Read more...

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Pak could face ‘a lot of trouble’ if ISI blew CIA’s station chief’s cover: Editorial


December 20th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 20(ANI): Pakistan could be in for a lot of trouble in coming days, if the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is indeed responsible for blowing Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s station chief Jonathan ... Read more...

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Islamabad Police files case against alleged CIA official


December 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Islamabad Police have filed a case against US citizen Jonathan Banks, for allegedly being the CIA chief in Pakistan and controlling the drone attacks.Acting on an application of ... Read more...

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