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Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb ... Read more...

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New Thai airline recruits transsexual stewardesses


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (ANI): A newly launched Thai airline has recruited three transsexuals among its first batch of flight attendants.Thanyarat Jiraphatpakorn, winner of the 2007 Miss Tiffany transsexual beauty pageant, was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Labour lawmaker demands Oz Govt explanation on move to seek skilled Indian migrants


January 21st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.21 (ANI): A Labour Party lawmaker in Australia has sought a clarification from Prime Minister Julia Gillard about an Indian newspaper report that suggested that Canberra is seeking more skilled migrants, ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to have tourism police


June 29th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) With Chandigarh fast turning into a favourite of tourists, authorities of the union territory are planning to have a special tourism police with knowledge of English and some ... Read more...

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Human rights groups flay UK anti-trafficking policy


June 17th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) Human rights groups have flayed the existing British anti-trafficking policy, saying it was punishing victims of trafficking instead of targetting those behind the crime.They have found ... Read more...

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First lady Michelle Obama questioned by a girl about immigration


May 20th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States first lady Michelle Obama was questioned on the sensitive topic of immigration by a second grader. The girl also told the first lady ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Barack Obama Working Hard To Make The Agenda Work


March 15th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, March 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama seems to have his hands and brain full of work before the congressional election as it is becoming evident from the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US confirms immigration talks with Cuba


February 18th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The US government has confirmed that one of its top diplomats for Latin America will participate in a new round of talks on immigration issues with Cuba ... Read more...

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‘Indian students to face extra scrutiny under Tory government’


January 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 9 (IANS) Indians wishing to study in Britain will be singled out for extra scrutiny by border officials if the Conservative Party forms the next government, a ... Read more...

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Britain will clamp down on skilled migrants too: Brown


November 12th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, besieged by immigration issues six months ahead of elections, Thursday whittled down a list of jobs that are open to highly-skilled migrants, ... Read more...

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‘British police targeted Indian-origin rights campaigner’


April 18th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) British police targeted the country's leading human rights campaigner, Shami Chakrabarti, in a botched hunt for the source of a series of home ministry leaks on illegal immigration ... Read more...

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Don’t use trade for resolving non-trade issues: Kamal Nath


September 28th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 28 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath has cautioned against the temptation to use non-tariff barriers or non-trade issues to address trade.In an exclusive interview with a special ... Read more...

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Chandigarh launches city cards, celebrates World Tourism Day


September 27th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Chandigarh launched city cards Saturday, by which tourists will be able to avail various facilities and discounts in the city. The city celebrated World Tourism Day by also ... Read more...

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Scottish MNC accused of under-paying Indian workers


July 3rd, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Scottish cash machine manufacturer NCR is facing accusations of paying its Indian workers less than the national minimum wage. Dundee West MP Jim Mcgovern claimed workers from India ... Read more...

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BBC fuelling race attacks on Poles


June 5th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporations (BBC) over coverage of the Polish immigrants has led to increased racial attacks on the community.Yesterday the BBC was accused of fuelling racist ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EU plans to launch Blue Card on lines of US Green Card


March 2nd, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Mar 2 (ANI): The European Union (EU) is planning to set up a US Green Card style visa programme to attract highly qualified immigrant workers, which is a good news for ... Read more...

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UK Minister to discuss immigration issues with India


February 3rd, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 3 (ANI): After British Prime Minister Gordon Brown discussed issues related to immigration rule with India, a six-member team led by British Immigration Minister Liam Byrne will visit India to ... Read more...

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