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BJP slams Gogoi’s remarks on Muslims


September 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday criticized Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for linking birth rate among Muslims in Assam to illiteracy and said the Congress has ... Read more...

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Check illegal migration from Bangladesh: Experts


September 9th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung and other intellectuals have urged the government to take steps to tackle the presence of illegal ... Read more...

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Shutdown near total in northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 6 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in six northeastern states Thursday over various demands, including the entry of migrants into ... Read more...

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CPI wants policy on illegal immigrants


August 28th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Tuesday demanded a national policy to detect illegal migration of foreigners into India."The illegal immigrant issue is a serious problem ... 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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Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check infiltration.Taking part in ... Read more...

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Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says


August 8th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check illegal infiltration.Taking part ... Read more...

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Assam violence unprecedented, government to blame: Advani (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday termed the violence in Assam "unprecedented" and said the central government was to blame for ... Read more...

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Punish the killers in Assam: CPI-M


July 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday blamed the Assam and central governments for the violence in the state that has left around 30 people dead and demanded strict ... Read more...

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Russia leads world in illegal migration


June 29th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has the world's largest number of illegal migrants, accounting for almost seven percent of the country's working population, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladesh border guards to increase vigil


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have decided to increase vigilance at sensitive border outposts and enhance interaction of commanders at the ground level to ... Read more...

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BSF, Bangladesh border guards to discuss trans-border issues


March 16th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trans-border smuggling, trafficking and illegal activities will be the focus of a five-day meeting between India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) ... Read more...

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Russia, Austria to boost anti-cyber crime cooperation


March 15th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 14 (IANS) Russia and Austria have agreed to consolidate their cooperation against cyber crime by agreeing to have a common input for "enhanced global regulation".According to Austrian Interior ... Read more...

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Bangladesh assures firm action against Indian insurgents


December 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's border guards Monday assured firm action against insurgents from India's northeastern states taking shelter in that country, an Indian officer said.The commitment was made at ... Read more...

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PM should confront Bangladesh on infiltration: Advani


July 10th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during his visit to Bangladesh, should bring up the issue of ... Read more...

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Welfare scheme for jobless Non-Resident Keralites


June 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Now, Non-Resident Keralites (NRKs) who return home jobless will be provided assistance for education, marriage, maternity besides money for performing funeral rites, Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai ... Read more...

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India to host ASEM foreign ministers’ meet in 2013


June 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In a step that indicates its increased global role, India Tuesday said it will host the meeting of foreign ministers of the 46-nation Asia-Europe ... Read more...

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India to push for IMF reforms, discuss Libya at ASEM meet


June 6th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) As the race for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) intensifies, India will push hard for the reform of international financial ... 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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Ravi stresses on effective mechanism for benefit of migrant workers


April 20th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr 20 (ANI): Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi today called for setting up of an effective mechanism for the protection and welfare of Indian migrant workers. Addressing the Fourth Ministerial ... Read more...

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Gadkari defends Jaitely on WikiLeaks expose


March 27th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday defended senior party colleague Arun Jaitley on a leaked US embassy cable which referred to the latter's ... Read more...

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Jaitley dismisses Wikileaks expose


March 26th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Saturday trashed a US embassy cable, released by Wikileaks, in which an American diplomat purportedly wrote that ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels council seeks Arab League recognition


March 12th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's National Transitional Council, set up by anti-Gaddafi rebels as a ruling body in the east of the country, has urged the Arab League to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi warns of ending cooperation with EU


March 11th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Friday threatened to break off cooperation with the European Union on combating terrorism and illegal migration.Gaddfi, in an address to ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign 29 agreements from defence to trade


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday inked 29 bilateral agreements, which include building advanced stealth jets to increasing banking linkages and setting up a steel plant.While 11 agreements ... Read more...

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Visit visas misused for illegal migration: Minister


November 29th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Monday called for a check on the "misuse of visit visas", citing it as one of the main reasons for illegal ... Read more...

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Reports of UK discriminating against Pakistanis “completely false”: Adam Thomson


November 6th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): British High Commissioner to Pakistan- Adam Thomson- has denied any discriminatory treatment being meted out to Pakistanis visiting or residing in the United Kingdom."Several Pakistani media outlets ... Read more...

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State governments to help regulate illegal migration


October 28th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday called on state governments to partner his ministry in helping regulate illegal migration of workers from the country."The state ... Read more...

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Canada seeks India’s help in checking illegal migration


September 7th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Canada's Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney Tuesday met Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi and sought India's cooperation to curb illegal migration by sharing information ... Read more...

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Canada seeks Punjab’s cooperation on illegal migration


September 7th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Canadian Consul General Scot Slessor Tuesday sought the Punjab government's cooperation to address the issue of fraudulent visa cases and illegal migration that had created a major problem ... Read more...

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UK Immigration Minister meets Ravi to discuss immigration policy


August 25th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): British Immigration Minister Damian Green, who is on a three-day visit to India, met Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi here on Wednesday to discuss to ... Read more...

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Britain seeks Punjab help to check illegal migration


August 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) British Minister for Immigration Damian Green Tuesday urged the Punjab government to help the British High Commission in proper verification of people applying for visa to his country. The ... Read more...

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Britain talks tough on abuse of visa rules


August 24th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Britain would not allow students, migrants or immigration agents from Punjab to abuse its visa rules, said Minister for Immigration Damian Green Tuesday, stressing that there would ... Read more...

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Country’s third Migrant Resource Centre set up in Haryana


August 18th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) The Haryana government has set up a Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) in Panchkula near here to disseminate information about legal migration to Europe and the risks involved in ... Read more...

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Canada hints LTTE behind human-smuggling ship


August 14th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Aug 14 (IANS) As a ship carrying nearly 500 Sri Lankan Tamils landed here Thursday, the Canadian public safety minister hinted that the Tamil Tigers were behind smuggling these ... Read more...

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