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Get compensation to families of Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure compensation to the families of Indian fishermen killed and wounded by ... Read more...

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Get compensation to families of Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa


July 17th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure compensation to the families of Indian fishermen killed and wounded by ... Read more...

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Delhi property dealer swindles South Korean embassy of Rs.57 lakh


June 11th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A property dealer swindled the South Korean embassy here of Rs.57 lakh, on the pretext of providing premises to set up a cultural centre, ... Read more...

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Arms seized from US officials’ cars in Pakistan


June 5th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Two vehicles of US embassy officials were Monday stopped in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, and pistols and automatic rifles were confiscated from them, a media report ... Read more...

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India conveys concerns over workers unrest to Angolan envoy


May 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In the backdrop of over 1,100 Indian workers' protest over pay-related issues in Angola, India Thursday called the southern African nation's envoy to South ... Read more...

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Two Chennai kids injured in Nepal crash, want to go home


May 14th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) Two young girls injured in Monday's plane accident in Nepal have pleaded to their Chennai-based uncle to come and take them back home."Come here and take ... Read more...

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India reaffirms its stand on tax law changes (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) India has reasserted its position regarding some retrospective amendments in Indian tax laws saying it was not a case of double taxation, but intended to ... Read more...

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Finn man commits suicide in Delhi


April 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A 27-year-old mentally unstable Finn committed suicide Sunday by jumping off the sixth floor of a car parking facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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Height of cricket diplomacy: Indian, British MPs play ball


April 14th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 14 (IANS) It was cricket in the clouds with some diplomacy thrown in as well. A group of parliamentarians from India and Britain played a cricket match ... Read more...

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Security tightened at Hu’s hotel after Tibetan’s death


March 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday increased security arrangements at the luxury hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao and his delegation will be staying during the five-nation BRICS ... Read more...

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Tight security in place for BRICS summit


March 27th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Security was beefed up in the Indian capital ahead of Thursday's BRICS summit that will see leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South ... Read more...

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Police to question Italian crewmen for three days (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 20 (IANS) The two crew members of an Italian ship who allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast can be questioned by police for ... Read more...

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Israeli officials, Goa cops review tourist security


February 18th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) A delegation of Israel embassy officials met top Goa Police officials here late Friday along with union home ministry officials to review security arrangements for Israeli ... Read more...

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Israel embassy security beefed up


February 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Security of the Israel embassy and its employees was beefed up Wednesday, two days after a bomb blast gutted an embassy car, police said Wednesday.Dharmendra ... Read more...

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25 Chinese nationals held in Egypt


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) As many as 25 Chinese nationals working for a cement factory in Egypt have been taken captive by some local people in Egypt's Sinai town of ... Read more...

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Finland to close embassy in Pakistan (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Finland has decided to close its embassy in Pakistan over security concerns, a media report said.Finland embassy officials in Islamabad said they have informed the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat ill-treated in Chinese court, India protests (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian diplomat posted in China was ill-treated in a court near Shanghai, triggering a strong protest from New Delhi, which summoned a Chinese diplomat ... Read more...

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Kerala mulls new bank and university for NRKs


December 30th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 30 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday held out an assurance that the state government will look into all the legal and technical issues of floating ... Read more...

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China executes South African woman for drug smuggling


December 12th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese authorities on Monday executed a South African woman after she was earlier convicted of drug smuggling, the South African government confirmed. The woman had repeatedly claimed to ... Read more...

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ISI spy claims he was in regular touch with Indian officials


December 12th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) Admitted Pakistani spy Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he was in regular touch with Indian cabinet ministers and Indian embassy officials here over the ... Read more...

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Protests at Russian embassy in Paris


December 9th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 100 people protested outside the Russian embassy in Paris against alleged electoral fraud in the Dec 4 parliamentary elections.The demonstrators, holding slogans in ... Read more...

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Bus overturns in eastern Egypt, killing 11 Hungarian tourists


November 8th, 2011 - 3:40 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven Hungarian tourists were killed and dozens more were injured when a bus overturned in the Egyptian coastal city of Hurghada, the state-owned Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Monday.The ... Read more...

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Four Andhra men killed in US car crash


October 24th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Four Indians, all hailing from Andhra Pradesh, were killed in a car collision near Detroit in the United States early Sunday. A pall of gloom has ... Read more...

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Australian sailor dies during India visit


October 24th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, Oct 24 (IANS) An Australian Navy sailor has died on Her Majesty's Australian Ship (HMAS) Toowoomba during a port visit to India's Mumbai city, Australian authorities said Monday.HMAS Toowoomba ... Read more...

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Pakistan bars US diplomats from travel without permission


October 12th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistani police Wednesday refused to allow American diplomats to go out of the port city of Karachi without proper travel documents, local media reported.Four vehicles of ... Read more...

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Chinese doctor dies of dengue in Pakistan


September 30th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) A Chinese doctor has died of dengue in Lahore, a media report said Friday.Sixtysix-year-old Chuwong, who was running an acupuncture clinic, tested positive for dengue about ... Read more...

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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Satish Misra wants to sue WikiLeaks, denies Mayawati comment


September 6th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) general secretary Satish Chandra Misra Tuesday denied a US diplomatic cable on whistleblower website WikiLeaks that he had called Uttar ... Read more...

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Pakistanis in UAE celebrate Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The Pakistani community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday celebrated their country's Independence Day with fervour and enthusiasm.The flag-hoisting ceremony was held at ... Read more...

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Punjabi singer sent to judicial custody


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Punjabi pop singer Sukhwinder Mann, arrested earlier this month in a case of fake visas, is in judicial custody, Delhi Police said Saturday.The assistant regional ... Read more...

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Swedish survivor of train accident flown to New Delhi


July 13th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A Swede who was badly injured in Sunday's train accident in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh, which left 69 people dead and 249 others injured, was ... Read more...

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US asks embassy officials in Yemen to evacuate


May 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS/AKI) The US has ordered all "non-essential" personnel and their families at the embassy in Yemen to leave the country as violence increased amid protesters' calls for ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s visit to Kabul sees heightened security


May 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Afghanistan, coming after a gap of six years, has been marked by a heightened level of security and secrecy.... Read more...

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Czech designs captivate Indians at expo


May 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Showcasing a range of contemporary designs from exquisite crystal ware, porcelain to state-of-the-art automobiles, the "Czech Design Week" has got underway in Delhi and Mumbai ... Read more...

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Chinese tourists handed over to embassy officials


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) Punjab Police have handed over the two Chinese tourists, one of whom was abducted and later released, to the Chinese embassy in New Delhi Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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