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Assam riots could be prevented: Rights body


September 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry into why the army was not deployed in ... Read more...

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Looking beyond the communal to diagnose Assam


September 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The problem in Assam, which resulted in frequent outbreaks of violence, was not one of illegal immigration alone; there were dangers in demonising a community ... Read more...

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Blame illegal immigrants for northeast tensions: Gadkari


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 24 (IANS) Illegal immigrants were to be blamed for triggering the mass exodus of northeastern people from southern states, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has said."The attacks on northeastern ... Read more...

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Meghalaya groups want check on illegal immigrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 22 (IANS) Entry permits should be introduced in Meghalaya to restrict the influx of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, social organisations demanded Wednesday.The Khasi Students' Union (KSU), along with eight ... Read more...

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Congress importing illegal migrants in Assam: Jaitley


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday accused the government of treating the Assam violence as a law and order problem and said the ruling Congress was ... Read more...

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Flesh-eating piranhas found in Greece river


August 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two flesh-eating piranha fish have been caught in a river separating Turkey from Greece.A Turkish fisherman caught an 18-inch piranha in the Evros river July ... Read more...

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The making of new Pakistani cinema - with help from India


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Mazhar Zaidi and Farjad Nabi are journalists-turned-filmmakers from Pakistan. When they came together to make "Zinda Bhaag" on a burning issue in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Peace hangs by a thread in ethnically-volatile Assam (News Analysis)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) The recent ethnic flare-up in Assam that killed 58 and displaced hundreds of thousands of people not only shook the governments in both the ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed illegal immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state. He accused the ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed illegal immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state.Advani, who is touring ... Read more...

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US apex court sides with Obama on immigration law


June 25th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Handing US President Barack Obama a partial victory in an election year, the Supreme Court Monday largely sided with his administration to strike down key ... Read more...

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Britain to open deputy high commission in Chandigarh


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 23 (IANS) Chandigarh will have a British deputy high commission by the end of 2012, British High Commissioner James Bevan announced here Wednesday.The deputy high commission will cater ... Read more...

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US had 11.5 mn undocumented immigrants in 2011


March 26th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS/EFE) The number of undocumented immigrants in the US was around 11.5 million in January 2011, compared with the 11.6 million the year before, according to ... Read more...

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Nine held in Italy for links with Turkish Hezbollah


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine people have been arrested in Italy for alleged links with Sunni Islamic militant group Turkish Hezbollah and for running an illegal immigration ring, media reports ... Read more...

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UPA record in corruption unbeatable: Advani


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's "stinking record" in corruption was unbeatable, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said here Wednesday while listing ... Read more...

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Can America fix its immigration system? (Washington Newsletter)


December 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Indians chasing the "American Dream" had reason to be happy about a law on the anvil that would help techies get the coveted green card ... Read more...

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Lok Bhalai Party merges with Akali Dal in Punjab


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 23 (IANS) Led by its president and former union minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, the Lok Bhalai Party (LBP) Wednesday announced its merger with Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

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Badal asks Ramoowalia to rejoin Akali Dal


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh Nov 22 (IANS) Ahead of the state assembly elections slated for early next year, Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked former ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man held for helping illegal migrants


November 14th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian-origin man has been arrested in Britain for helping illegal migrants come into the country, get married or enter colleges.Bhavin Shah, 34, was secretly filmed ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal endorses Rick Perry for president


September 13th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has come out in support of Texas Governor Rick Perry for his Republican party's nomination to challenge President Barack ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba win best actor awards


September 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Antonio Banderas and Jessica Alba received top honours at the ALMA Awards, created by the National Council of La Raza to honour Latino artists ... Read more...

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Teesta disappointment clouds Manmohan’s Dhaka visit


September 6th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh sought to open a new chapter in their relations as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived on a two-day trip even as a ... Read more...

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With Mamata out, four CMs to accompany PM to Dhaka


September 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, accompanied by four chief ministers from the northeast, leaves for Bangladesh Tuesday on a visit that is likely to see ... Read more...

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Liberals cheer new US immigration rules, critics cry ‘amnesty’


August 20th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The Obama administration's plan to focus its deportation efforts on illegal immigrants with criminal records or those who pose a threat to national security has been ... Read more...

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Gogoi credits success to economic development, peace


May 13th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) With the Congress poised to retain power in Assam, an upbeat Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said economic development and peace in the state were the ... Read more...

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58 bodies washed ashore on Tunisian coastline


May 11th, 2011 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, May 11 (IANS) A total of 58 bodies were found washed ashore the Tunisian coastline, Xinhua quoted a media report as saying.As per the official press agency TAP, these ... Read more...

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Former cricketer sent to police custody for immigration racket (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin, arrested here on charges of running an illegal immigration racket, was Wednesday remanded to eight days police custody. Police also ... Read more...

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Former cricketer sent to police custody for immigration racket (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin was arrested here Wednesday on charges of running an illegal immigration racket and sent to eight days police custody.Martin, an ... Read more...

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Former cricketer arrested for illegal migration racket


April 27th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin, a native of Gujarat, was arrested here Wednesday on charges of running an illegal immigration racket, police said.The cricketer, an ... Read more...

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Arizona Governor vetoes presidential ‘birther bill’


April 19th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Ar19 (ANI): Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would require President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship in order to get their ... Read more...

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Former Indian cricketer’s bail plea dismissed (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former Indian cricketer Jacob Joseph Martin in a case of forging documents to facilitate ... Read more...

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Bail plea of former Indian cricketer rejected


April 8th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former Indian cricketer Jacob Joseph Martin in a case of forging documents for illegal ... Read more...

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Tunisia and Italy agree to curb illegal immigration


April 7th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
TUNIS (BNO NEWS) -- Tunisia and Italy on Wednesday reached an agreement on illegal immigration that includes the repatriation of new arrivals on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, ANSA news agency ... Read more...

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Order reserved on ex-cricketer’s anticipatory bail plea


April 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on the anticipatory bail plea of former Indian cricketer Jacob Joseph Martin in a case of forging ... Read more...

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Court denies relief against arrest to ex-India cricketer (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused interim protection against arrest to cricketer Jacob Joseph Martin, who represented India in ODIs in 1999, in a case ... Read more...

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