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Air Arabia to run two Delhi-Sharjah flights daily


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to increase its market share, Middle East based budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said it will start operating two daily flight services ... Read more...

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Police case in Goa over video clip on northeast people


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) While continuing interactions with the northeastern community settled in Goa, police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against unknown people for circulation of a violent ... Read more...

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Goa government says state safe for northeast immigrants


August 17th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) In a bid to make the northeastern immigrant population in Goa feel secure and at home, the state government Friday issued a formal statement pledging itself ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed the immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state.Advani, who is touring the ... Read more...

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Dismiss Assam government, says Rajnath Singh


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 27 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh Friday said the central government should dismiss the Assam government for the communal clashes in the state.Singh told reporters here that ... Read more...

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Assam NGOs against Bangladeshis’ deportation allowed to amend PIL


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday permitted two Assam-based NGOs to include West Bengal and Meghalaya as parties in their PIL seeking to restrain the central and ... Read more...

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Madonna ‘purposefully’ chose Swastika scandal


July 27th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna has addressed the controversy surrounding the use of a swastika in her world tour, insisting the image was chosen "purposefully"."All images in ... Read more...

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9,000 Syrian refugees reach Iraq


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 22 (IANS)Iraq's Kurdish region has received up to 9,000 Syrian refugees looking to flee their homeland following ongoing violence, Xinhua quoted a Kurdish official as saying."The camps, which ... Read more...

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Italian imam held for human trafficking


July 18th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, July 18 (IANS/AKI) A radical Muslim imam and three Syrian nationals were arrested in Italy Wednesday on suspicion of belonging to a human trafficking gang that smuggled illegal migrants ... Read more...

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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

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Austria needs immigration to fill job gaps: Minister


July 11th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 11 (IANS) Despite current concerns over unemployment, Austria will need more immigrants to fill job gaps in future, Minister for Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer said here. "Over the ... Read more...

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German birth rate hits all-time low


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:20 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Birth rate in Germany, Europe's most-populous nation, hits all time low, with merely 663,000 children born in 2011, down by 2.2 percent, as compared with the ... Read more...

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Britain tops EU asylum seekers’ list


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Britain granted asylum to more people than any other European Union (EU) country last year, official figures show.Some 14,360 immigrants were given asylum within the UK ... Read more...

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Senior Conservative party councillor Gerry Forsbrey forced to apologise after using the ‘N-word’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A veteran Tory politician, Gerry Forsbrey, has been forced to apologize after he made a racist remark during a council meeting held last week in Staines. ... Read more...

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22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

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Indonesia rescues 120 asylum seekers who refuse to disembark


April 10th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian authorities on Sunday rescued 120 asylum seekers from the Middle East, but officials are still trying to convince them to disembark from the vessel, local media ... Read more...

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Indian IT poised for second revolution: Kiran Karnik


April 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The second phase of the infotech revolution in India - themed around innovation and creativity - is pushing IT promotion body Nasscom to focus on ... Read more...

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Racism rising at the workplace in Italy


March 9th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) Racism was increasing in Italy, particularly at the workplace, according to a new government report.The report by the National Office Against Racial Discrimination was presented Thursday ... Read more...

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Sarkozy says he will trim migrants quota


March 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said if re-elected, he would cut immigration flow to half. "Our system of integration is working more and more badly, because ... Read more...

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Smithsonian to chronicle the story of Indian Americans


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is putting together an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in ... Read more...

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Most London babies have foreigner as parent


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Two of every three newborns in London have at least one foreign-born parent, statistics reveal.In some areas, more than four in five newborns has a mum ... Read more...

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Interracial marriages on the rise in US


February 17th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the US and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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160,000 Britons lost jobs to migrants in five years


January 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 160,000 Britons have lost out on jobs to migrants in the past five years, an official report has revealed.One British worker misses out for every ... Read more...

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US launches hotline for detained immigrants


December 31st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement department has launched a telephone hotline for immigrants detained in the country to inform them of their rights and allow ... Read more...

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Indians top founders of US venture-funded firms


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Immigrants, with the largest number coming from India, have started nearly half of America's top 50 venture-funded companies in the US creating about 150 jobs each, ... Read more...

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Prejudice rooted in survival instincts of man


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 2 (IANS) Prejudice is a trait that might be rooted in sheer survival as our ancestors avoided outsiders who might have been carriers of disease or plague, reveals ... 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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Sarkozy calls for Schengen reform in Europe


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 2 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday that the passport-free Schengen agreement should be re-thought and re-founded.Sarkozy made the remarks while delivering a speech on Europe and ... Read more...

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More people leaving than immigrating to Spain


November 28th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The economic crisis that broke out in 2008 will result in a net outflow of people from Spain seeking work, the first time since figures have ... Read more...

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Quake drives decade-high emigration from New Zealand


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 22 (IANS) New Zealand had its first yearly net loss of migrants in a decade, show figures for the year ending October.The number of people who left New ... Read more...

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US deported 396,000 in 2011 fiscal year


October 19th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The US government deported a record 396,000 people in the 2011 fiscal year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.Almost 55 percent of the foreigners deported, ... Read more...

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10,000 Mumbai autorickshaw permit holders agree to electronic meters


October 5th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The transport wing of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Wednesday said all its 10,000 autorickshaw permit holders would be going in for electronic ... Read more...

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Pakistani GenNext in US doesn’t want to return: Jabeen Akhtar


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In the new generation of Pakistani immigrants to the US, the ties that bind youngsters to their Asian homeland are fast disappearing, says Jabeen Akhtar, ... Read more...

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Andy Garcia feels duty to help young actors


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Andy Garcia feels it is his duty to support the young generation of Latino actors who are getting started in the film industry, a commitment ... Read more...

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25 migrants found dead as boat reaches Italy


August 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 25 migrants - as yet of unknown nationality - were found dead Monday in a boat carrying nearly 300 refugees to an Italian island, ... Read more...

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