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Rich French feud over 75% Tax


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN News) A disagreement broke out between Bernard Arnault the executive officer of fashion giant and Edouard de Rothschild. The reason for the feud is because the former wants ... Read more...

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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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Weisz loves being US citizen


August 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) British actress Rachel Weisz, who got US citizenship last year, is excited about the fact that she can now vote in the US.She lives ... Read more...

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936 from St. Andre opted for Portuguese citizenship


July 21st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) At least 936 Indian citizens from the St. Andre assembly constituency, 15 km from here, have opted for Portuguese nationality in the last five years, Goa ... Read more...

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Relatives create ruckus after woman’s death in hospital


June 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 14 (IANS) Family members of a migrant woman from Pakistan created ruckus at a private hospital here when she died while undergoing treatment Thursday, police said.A first ... Read more...

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Jolie grateful for Sarajevo citizenship


May 7th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has thanked the people of Bosnia for making her an honorary citizen of Sarajevo.The actress-turned-director stepped behind the camera last year for ... Read more...

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Jolie honoured with Bosnian citizenship


April 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary citizen of Bosnia after drawing attention to the region with her directorial debut "In the Land ... Read more...

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Pakistani granted bail


April 9th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday granted bail to a Pakistani man accused of entering India illegally as a spy but who claims he had come back ... Read more...

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UAE citizenship for 930 Emirati women-born kids


April 7th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS/WAM) A total of 930 children who were born to Emirati mothers will get the United Arab Emirates citizenship.The Commission tasked with the implementation of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 500,000 seek Spanish citizenship


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thousands of Afghanis, Pakistanis apply for EU asylum


March 24th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 24 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 Afghanis and 15,000 Pakistanis have applied for asylum in the European Union (EU) in 2011, the EU's statistical office said.A total of 301,000 people ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani’ submits documents to prove innocence


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A man, accused of of entering India illegally as a Pakistani spy, submitted documents in a Delhi court Thursday to support his claim that he ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin poses for photos for first time with his kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Ricky Martin posed for the first time with his twins, Matteo and Valentino, and partner Carlos for an interview he gave to the Spanish edition of ... Read more...

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Pakistani gets bail to prove innocence


March 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A court Tuesday granted interim bail to a Pakistani, accused of entering India illegally as a spy, so that he could prove his innocence.Chief Metropolitan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UAE grants citizenship to 53 people


March 6th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE government has granted citizenship to 53 people born to UAE mothers married to foreigners.The General Department of Naturalisation and Residency at the interior ... Read more...

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Most London babies have foreigner as parent


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Two of every three newborns in London have at least one foreign-born parent, statistics reveal.In some areas, more than four in five newborns has a mum ... Read more...

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UAE withdraws citizenship from six people


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 22 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has withdrawn citizenship from six naturalised people for posing threats to the country's security, it was announced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Enrolment for Aadhaar number is voluntary


December 15th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Enrolment for obtaining Aadhaar number is voluntary and not mandatory, Minister of State for Planning Ashwani Kumar said Thursday.The minister told the Rajya Sabha that ... Read more...

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Thailand to ’soon’ issue passport for fugitive former premier Thaksin


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thailand will issue a passport for fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra "very soon", Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Friday.Surapong said the passport will be issued as ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer gets Dutch passport


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 3 (IANS) Brazilian FC Twente defender Douglas Franco Teixeirahas obtained his Dutch passport and he hopes to play for the Dutch national team.Douglas got the passport Wednesday ... Read more...

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Five jailed by Hague court for helping LTTE


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in The Hague Friday sentenced five ethnic Tamils to six years in prison for helping finance the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), EuAsiaNews ... Read more...

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Imran Khan files suit against drinking age


September 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan Wednesday filed a public suit in the Mumbai High Court against raising the age limit for drinking to 25 in Maharashtra."After the huge ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Briton nabbed in Spain for sexual abuse 11 years back


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A Briton, wanted in sexual abuse case, has been caught in Spain, eleven years after jumping his bail.Sixty-year-old Lewis Knight was wanted for allegedly sexually abusing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

12 mn across the world have no citizenship: UN


August 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Some 12 million people across the world do not have citizenship of any country, and are being denied basic human rights as a result, the UN ... Read more...

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Only 2 NRI applications for voting so far: poll panel


August 23rd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has received only two applications from NRIs after they were allowed to register as voters in November 2010, a top ... Read more...

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NRI woes on surrendering Indian passports (NRI Watch)


August 7th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Many non-resident Indians (NRIs) say they are facing problems because of the formalities they now have to face while surrendering their Indian passports to acquire US citizenship."It is mind boggling how ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda-linked terrorist held in Malaysia


June 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Johor, June 10 (IANS/AKI) An Indonesian linked with an Al Qaeda-affiliated terror outfit has been arrested in Malaysia, police said Friday.Abdul Haris bin Shuhadi is linked to the Southeast Asian ... Read more...

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My husband not a terrorist: Rana’s wife


June 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) The wife of Pakistan-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, the accused in the Mumbai terror attack of 2008, said Wednesday that her husband is "not a terrorist" and he ... Read more...

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Husain never stopped loving India, says Ambika Soni


June 9th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Mourning the death of M.F. Husain, who died in London early Thursday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said the celebrated painter never ... Read more...

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Russian woman seeks custody of her Egyptian-born children


June 1st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Krasnodar (Russia), June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman has asked Russian consular and social welfare authorities to help her take her two Egyptian-born children back home, Krasnodar region family ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Superman threatens to give up US citizenship


April 29th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some stunning news for all Superman fans as in the latest issue of Action Comics, the Super Hero plans to give up on his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

247 on US terror watch list bought guns


April 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): A review by the Government Accountability Office has determined that 247 people on U.S. terror watch list bought guns last year.The review also showed that between 2004 and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Regular Internet users are less likely to respect law: Report


April 29th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29(ANI): A new study has found that frequent Internet users are less likely to respect the law, serve on a jury or do volunteer work.According to an Australian National University ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama fears his birth certificate may reveal his father’s identity: Hawaii senator


April 26th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): The 'real issue' behind U.S. President Barack Obama's reluctance to releasing his long-form birth certificate may be because he wanted to hide the identity or citizenship of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian Indian couple promotes education among poor


April 25th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 25 (IANS) A young ethnic Indian couple in Malaysia has appealed to people to donate books, stationery, uniforms and food to help in the education of poor ... Read more...

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