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Terrorists can still strike the through sea: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned of terror groups continuing to maintain their ability to use the sea route for strikes on the lines ... Read more...

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Two die as Peshawar bombing targets US consulate vehicle (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 19 others injured when a suicide bomber triggered a massive car bomb blast, targetting a US consulate vehicle near ... Read more...

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49 illegal immigrants arrested in Manipur


August 31st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Police Friday arrested six more illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and rounded up over 400 suspected immigrants for verifying their nationalities, police said.With Friday's arrest, the number ... Read more...

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Manipur continues to crackdown on illegal immigrants


August 31st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Home Minister G. Gaikhangam Friday said the crackdown to detect illegal Bangladeshi and Myanmarese nationals would continue in the state.On Thursday, Manipur police arrested 43 ... Read more...

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Britain to have database to track down illegal migrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Britain is setting up a computer database to track down around 150,000 people who are staying in the country illegally, a media report said Wednesday.Border officials ... Read more...

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Indian who dodged Philippine rebels to return by Tuesday


August 11th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) K.V. Biju, who managed to escape from the clutches of Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines and who is now safe in Sulu in that country ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Don’t use British jails as hotels: Indian-origin MP


August 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Jails in Britain should not be used as hotels for ­foreigners, Indian-origin Conservative MP Priti Patel said after reports emerged that the public was paying 400 ... Read more...

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No data on illegal migrants: minister


August 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran said Wednesday it was not possible to maintain any data on illegal migrants as there was no record ... Read more...

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‘Deport foreigners tending Goa bars sans work visas’


July 25th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Foreign nationals tending bars in Goa without work visas should be deported, a BJP legislator said Wednesday.Michael Lobo, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from ... Read more...

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Canada to ban sex trade from hiring foreign workers


July 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 5 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced that it will no longer allow sex trade-related businesses from hiring temporary foreign workers.The federal Citizenship and Immigration Department will after ... 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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Pakistan should admit Abu Jindal was 26/11 mastermind: India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday asked Pakistan to admit that 2008 Mumbai terror suspect Abu Jindal Hamza had found a safe haven on its soil and had ... Read more...

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‘Dalai Lama deserves Bharat Ratna’


June 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 11 (IANS) India should confer its highest civilian award - Bharat Ratna - on Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in recognition of his services to humanity, a ... Read more...

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21 foreigners dead in Nigeria air crash


June 6th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 6 (IANS) Twenty-one foreign nationals, including Indian co-pilot Mahendra Singh Rathore, were among the 193 dead in Sunday's air crash in Nigeria, aviation authorities said Wednesday.Eight Americans, six ... 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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Gang jailed for paedophile tours to Moldova


May 30th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) Members of a gang that organised paedophile sex tours to former Soviet state Moldova have been sentenced to up to 21 years in jail, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Now Kolkata joins the ’slutwalk’ movement


May 24th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The eastern metropolis resonated with slogans of "Jaa porechi, besh korechi (I don't care what people think of my dressing sense)" as over a hundred ... Read more...

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Rave party busted in Mumbai


May 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Around 100 people were detained after police busted a major rave party in northwest Mumbai late Sunday. Drugs were also seized from the site."Around 58 men ... Read more...

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Russian plane with 44 missing in Indonesia (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) A Russian Sukhoi Superjet-100 on a demonstration flight over Indonesia with 44 people, including Russian diplomats, went missing Wednesday, officials said.The plane with eight Russians and ... Read more...

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36 foreign drug peddlers held this year


May 8th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Thirty-six foreign nationals have been arrested and 1,166 kg of narcotics seized this year till March, Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullapally Ramachandran told ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens missing in Nepal flood (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least 13 people died and dozens of others, including three Russians, went missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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Apex court mocks slow pace of probes against jailed Pakistanis


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Mocking the investigating agencies probing cases involving foreign nationals, particularly Pakistanis, for years together, the Supreme Court Thursday said criminal justice system in India may ... Read more...

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Kazakh men use national flag to collect trash


April 18th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Kazakhstan have launched a criminal investigation into a report about a group of men using the national flag to collect garbage.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Why Pakistanis still in jail if sentence over: Apex court (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed its anguish at mentally challenged and deaf-mute foreign nationals, mostly Pakistanis, continuing to languish in Indian jails long after ... Read more...

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Why Pakistanis in jail if sentence over: SC


April 10th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed its anguish at mentally challenged and deaf-mute foreign nationals, mostly Pakistanis, who continued to languish in Indian jails long ... Read more...

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P-notes holders will not be taxed: Mukherjee


March 30th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Trying to soothe the nerves of overseas investors, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said holders of Participatory Notes (P-notes) derivatives through which foreign nationals ... Read more...

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Odisha assembly appeals for Italians’ release


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) The Odisha assembly Thursday appealed to the Maoists to release the two Italians the rebels had kidnapped March 14.The resolution, moved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, ... Read more...

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Manmohan reassures political consultation on NCTC (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Reiterating his assurances in the Lok Sabha on the much-contested National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday the anti-terror intelligence ... Read more...

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Italians’ abduction grim reminder of security threat: PM (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the abduction of two Italian nationals in Odisha is a "grim reminder" of the challenge posed by Maoists ... Read more...

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Italians’ abduction a reminder of internal security challenge: PM


March 20th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the abduction of two Italian nationals in Odisha is a "reminder of the challenge" to internal security posed ... Read more...

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12 more Myanmarese held in Tripura


March 8th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) The influx of Myanmarese into India through Bangladesh continues, with 12 more, including a woman, being held for illegally entering Tripura, police said Thursday.With this, 95 ... Read more...

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Two foreigners arrested for hacking bank passwords


March 6th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Two foreign nationals allegedly involved in hacking internet password of bank accounts have been arrested in south Delhi, police said Monday."Evans Ukah Mendi, 34, a ... Read more...

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Five arrested for fake visa-passport racket


February 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Five foreign nationals, including a woman, were arrested in the national capital for allegedly providing fake passports and visas, police officials said Friday."Gabriel Olawale Ajisafe, ... Read more...

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