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Punjab get injured African student airlifted


August 5th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The Punjab government said Sunday it will bear the expenses of airlifting an injured Burundian student to Delhi for his onward journey home. The young man ... Read more...

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British judge criticises police over leniency for French miscreants


July 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A British judge has criticised the police for their laziness as they preferred handing out on-the-spot fines to French youth following a violent assault because none ... Read more...

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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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China targets illegal foreigners with stringent law


June 30th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's top legislature has passed a new exit and entry law which stipulates harsher punishments for foreigners illegally entering, living or working in the country.The draft ... Read more...

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Shanghai woos foreign educated natives


April 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Shanghai natives returning to their home town for work, after having completed their overseas education, are being offered privileges in the city's schools for their children ... Read more...

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Aid to India not linked to contracts: Britain


February 14th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Britain Tuesday said its aid to India was not linked to trade or for securing contracts."The British government's aid to India is not linked to ... Read more...

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More Indians opting for public varsities in US


February 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the rupee depreciating against the dollar and the economy taking a downward swing, more Indians are choosing to study at public universities in the ... Read more...

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Foreign students get a taste of Indian education at IGNOU


January 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A group of 37 students from 11 countries visited the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to acquaint themselves with the education system here, officials ... Read more...

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Police hunt for man handing out poisoned drinks at Berlin Christmas markets


December 10th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the German capital of Berlin are searching for a man who is handing out poisoned drinks at the city's popular Christmas markets, officials said on Saturday. ... Read more...

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Brain drain by foreign students may hit British economy


December 5th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A rising number of foreign students who return home after studying science, maths and engineering at British universities could hit Britain's manufacturing economy with a brain-drain, ... Read more...

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Germany plans to attract more foreign skilled workers


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 2 (IANS) Germany plans to lower its threshold for attracting more skilled workers and professionals from other countries, a report said Thursday.A joint action plan, which was drafted ... Read more...

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US highlights efforts to expedite student visa processing


November 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has highlighted its efforts to boost overseas enrollment by accelerating the process of granting student visas."The Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs gives student ... Read more...

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Indians hit as Australia axes 15,000 student visas


October 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Immigration authorities in Australia have cancelled 15,066 foreign student visas in the last one year, and the worst hit are Indians.Of the total, 3,624 students lost ... Read more...

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India issues advisory for students bound for Eurasia


October 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India Wednesday issued an advisory asking Indian students already pursuing or planning to study in the Eurasian region to cross-check facts about the security situation ... Read more...

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Australia Issues Report on Crimes Against Foreign Students


August 12th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
By Imtiaz MuqbilResponding to a swathe of media reports in 2009-10 about allegedly racially-motivated attacks on Indian students, the Australian government has issued the results of a far more comprehensive study about ... Read more...

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US warns Indian students about “predatory visa fraud rings”


July 30th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) As another US university came under the scanner, the United States asked Indian students to be alert to the existence of "predatory visa fraud rings and ... Read more...

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US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of agents raiding offices at the University of Northern ... Read more...

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Another US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner


July 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raiding offices at the ... Read more...

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Britain is Europe’s top destination for migrant settlers


July 13th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) More immigrants settle permanently in Britain than in any other European country, a study has said.Nearly 397,900 foreign nationals decided to live in Britain in 2009, ... Read more...

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North Korea shuts down varsities for 10 months


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) North Korea has shut down all universities for the next 10 months and sent students to work in factories, agriculture and in the construction sector in ... Read more...

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Italian knowhow for aspiring designers in India


June 5th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Two leading Italy-based fashion, art and design institutes are here to help give Indian fashion a competitive edge and in turn gain knowledge about the ... Read more...

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A journalist should be a rebel: Kuldip Nayar


May 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Bemoaning the falling standards of journalism in the country, veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar Tuesday said journalists today were merely writing what the establishment dished out ... Read more...

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Foreign feet on India’s traditional dance floor


May 1st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The ancient classical dance form of Mohiniyattam has kept Russian dancer Olga Stoliarova wedded to India for the last eight years since she came to ... Read more...

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Punjab varsity suspends classes after soccer violence


April 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 28 (IANS) The Lovely Professional University (LPU) here Thursday called off classes for three days following the death of a Mizo student who was brutally thrashed by three ... Read more...

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Three African students held for soccer violence (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) Three African students of a university here who had brutally thrashed and killed a Mizo student during a football match were arrested Wednesday, police said."We had ... Read more...

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Search for African students after soccer violence (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) Searches are on to nab three African students - two from Tanzania and one from Sudan - of a university here who had brutally thrashed and ... Read more...

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Football match leaves one dead, African students booked


April 27th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 27 (IANS) A friendly fooball match between students from Africa and Mizoram in a college campus here turned deadly when players of the two teams engaged in a ... Read more...

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Tighter UK visa controls risk losing non-EU engineers, firms: Expert


March 28th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Vacuum cleaner tycoon Sir James Dyson, who sits on the Prime Minister's business advisory group, has said that he is "extremely concerned" at recent changes which will cut ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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UK MPs warn government over new student visa controls


March 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.18 (ANI): An all-party committee of British MPs has warned Immigration Minister Damian Green not to go ahead with changes in student visa control plans as it could severely damage the ... Read more...

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Radio collars removed from 12 students of fake US university


March 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Radio collars have been removed from 12 out of 18 students of the sham Tri Valley University in California, said the National Human Rights ... Read more...

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US start-up visa bill to boost entrepreneurship


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Two senior senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation aimed at slowing down the outflow of skilled talent and boost entrepreneurship in the US "to drive job ... Read more...

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Oz body calls for student visa regime reform


March 14th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Mar.14(ANI): The Australian Government has been urged to reform its international student visa program to curb the overseas students downturn.On Monday, Indrajeet Chauhan, the international students' officer of the National ... Read more...

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US arranging transfer of Tri-Valley students: Krishna


March 9th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The US has started the process of transferring Indian students from the troubled Tri-Valley University to other American universities, the Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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My foreign students have Indian identities: Hariprasad Chaurasia (Interview) (With Images)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Classical flute exponent Hariprasad Chaurasia is helping the West relate to Indian culture in a rather unusual way. He has encouraged at least 22 of ... Read more...

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