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More Indians head to Nepal

May 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal has witnessed a sustained tourist inflow with visitor arrivals in April rising by 23.1 percent year on year, according to official figures released Thursday. Arrivals ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian, 161 others die in Mumbai-style Nigeria terror (Third Lead)

January 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was among 162 people killed as heavily armed Islamists carried out a deadly Mumbai-style terror attack in Nigeria's second largest city Kano, media reports ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Balogh arrested on her wedding day

November 18th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English woman had a nightmarish surprise on her “wedding day” when the police picked her up for arranging a sham marriage to get a visa for ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror trial winds down Tuesday

June 7th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 7 (IANS) Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana who is accused of providing material support to Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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Headley was caught with a map of Copenhagen: FBI

June 2nd, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 2 (IANS) When confessed Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley was arrested at Chicago Airport, he had a map of Copenhagen, a copy of the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten ... Read more...

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Violated ISI, LeT spy code to share secrets with Rana: Headley

May 27th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Self-confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Coleman Headley has said that he may have been wrong to divulge the Mumbai attack plot to his long-time friend Pakistan-born Canadian ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi journalists stopped over visa confusion

October 3rd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Five Bangladeshi journalists here to cover the Commonwealth Games were stopped by Indian officials at the border in West Bengal for over four hours for not having ... Read more...

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Pakistani fugitive held in Italy

August 15th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Latina (Italy) Aug 15 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani fugitive who had been on the run since 2006 after being sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for drug and human trafficking has been arrested in ... Read more...

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Headley attended five terror training camps in Pakistan

March 19th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 19 (IANS) In changing his plea from 'not guilty' to 'guilty', Pakistani American terror suspect David Headley has given graphic details of his preparations for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, ... Read more...

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Headley pleads not guilty to Mumbai terror attack (Lead)

January 28th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistani-American terror suspect David Headley Wednesday pleaded not guilty to 12 charges, including conspiracy to bomb public places in India and abetting the murder of American citizens in ... Read more...

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Britain announces massive hike in visa fees

January 21st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Immigrants who want to bring over their elderly dependent relatives to Britain face a massive hike in visa fees, the British government announced. Britain's Home Ministry said the visa ... Read more...

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Rana provided Headley cover for scouting Mumbai targets

January 15th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan-born Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana alledgedly provided co-accused David Coleman Headley the cover for opening an office of his immigration service in Mumbai to scout targets ... Read more...

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Iran seeks identity of alleged bin Laden’s daughter

December 27th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 27 (DPA) Iran Sunday blamed the Saudi Arabia embassy for failing to confirm the identity of a person said to be Osama bin Laden's daughter and currently in the Tehran ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Italy to deport transsexuals after prostitute’s death

November 23rd, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities would deport 10 Brazilian transsexuals who were reportedly friends of Brenda, the prostitute at the centre of a sex and drugs scandal found dead in Rome ... Read more...

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Indonesian navy arrests 260 Sri Lankan migrants

October 12th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 12 (DPA) The Indonesian navy arrested 260 migrants from Sri Lanka who were suspected of sailing in to seek asylum in Australia, officials and media reports said Monday. Navy spokesman Iskandar ... Read more...

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Nepal prince’s consort wins battle for citizenship

February 22nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 22 (IANS) More than 40 years after she first came to Nepal and a three-decade-old grim battle with its royal family, an American visitor who became the consort of the ... Read more...

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CEO of Mauritian bank reported missing in Mumbai

November 27th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port Louis, Nov 27 (IANS) The Mauritian government Thursday said none of its nationals were among the 101 killed in the massive terror attack in India's financial capital Mumbai, but reports reaching ... Read more...

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Nepal records highest tourist arrivals in eight years

November 3rd, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 3 (IANS) Nepal, regarded a Shangri-La for holiday makers with its Himalayan ranges, assortment of religious shrines and network of casinos, has recorded the highest tourist arrivals in eight years.According ... Read more...

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From Muzaffarabad to Srinagar, a momentous journey begins

October 21st, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan), Oct 21 (IANS) Hundreds of people lined the road as a caravan of 14 trucks began the historic journey to bridge a six decade divide to Srinagar as trade began ... Read more...

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