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US seizes stolen statues from Indian art dealer


July 28th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) US authorities have seized several stolen sandstone and bronze statues and other cultural artefacts with an estimated value of more than $20 million from a ... Read more...

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78 Indian workers left high and dry in Saudi Arabia


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Seventy-eight Indians, working for a private firm in Saudi Arabia, have been left stranded without food and water after their employer reneged on paying their ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Indian traders, will take up issue with China


June 6th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met two Indian traders embroiled in a dispute with locals over defaulting payment running into millions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola India and World Vision to support rural schools in India


June 6th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS) Coca-Cola and World Vision, a humanitarian organization, have joined hands to revitalise 100 rural and semi-urban schools in India under the internationally recognised "Support My ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty to visit his country during the pendency of his appeal against his conviction in ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday granted the octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty permission to visit Pakistan during the pendency of his appeal against his ... Read more...

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Court bars Indian maid from pursuing case in US


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has restrained an Indian domestic help, awarded nearly $1.5 million relief for alleged "ill-treatment" by an Indian consulate employee in the ... Read more...

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Maid case: Court reserves order on government plea (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the government's plea seeking directions to restrain an Indian domestic help, awarded nearly $1.5 million relief ... Read more...

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India to reopen consulate in Karachi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) India plans to reopen its consulate in the port city of Karachi, said Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal.Sabharwal said Tuesday that talks ... Read more...

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Court wants contract between Indian maid, government


March 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the central government for a copy of the contract signed with an Indian domestic help who was working with ... Read more...

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Government wants curbs on maid’s claim case in US (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking directions to restrain an Indian maid, awarded nearly $1.5 million relief for alleged ill-treatment by an ... Read more...

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Maid case: India awaits final verdict


February 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/New York, Feb 24 (IANS) India said Friday it will await the final verdict on the recommendation of a US judge that an Indian housemaid be paid nearly $1.5 ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat asked to pay $1.5 mn to abused housemaid


February 24th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) A New York judge has recommended that a young Indian housemaid deserves nearly $1.5 million for her "barbaric treatment" at the hands of an Indian ... Read more...

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‘Indian youths on Sharjah death row could return May’


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) Seventeen Indian youth on the death row in Sharjah for killing a Pakistani national could walk free in May as blood money has already been ... Read more...

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Indian military team’s China visit is on


January 7th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China is on, though scaled down, even as a visa was denied to an Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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China sparks row, denies visa to IAF officer from Arunachal


January 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) China has denied a visa to an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer from Arunachal Pradesh, sparking a row close on the heels of a controversy ... Read more...

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Indian traders safe in Shanghai: Government


January 5th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The government Thursday said the two Indian traders, who were holed up in a China hotel and were facing threats following a business dispute, were ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy meets Krishna on Indian traders plight


January 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Chinese envoy Zhang Yan Wednesday met External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and assured him about the safety of two Indian businessmen who were tortured and ... Read more...

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British cops meet slain Indian student’s kin (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) British police officers Monday evening visited the grief-stricken family of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot dead in Manchester a day after Christmas. The ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat ill-treated in Chinese court, India protests (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian diplomat posted in China was ill-treated in a court near Shanghai, triggering a strong protest from New Delhi, which summoned a Chinese diplomat ... Read more...

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India protests ill-treatment of diplomat in China


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) India Monday summoned the Chinese deputy chief of mission here to lodge a protest over the alleged ill-treatment of an Indian diplomat in Shanghai ... Read more...

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Why not asylum to Pakistani Hindus, court asks government


December 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the government's response on a petition seeking grant of asylum to 151 Hindus from Pakistan who are facing deportation ... Read more...

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India opens consulate in Perth


October 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 27 (IANS) India has opened its second consulate in Australia here and made a strong pitch for greater Indian trade and investment with this resource-rich western Australia region."Today ... Read more...

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Nepal snubs Indian call for second consulate


October 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) Despite the apparent bonhomie during Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai's maiden official visit to New Delhi this month and his assertion that it created trust between ... Read more...

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Three Indian Haj pilgrims die


October 7th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jeddah, Oct 7 (IANS) The cabinet Friday decided that 125,000 pilgrims from India will go on Haj under a subsidized scheme even as three of the 30,177 Indians ... Read more...

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Saba Pataudi becomes first woman patron of Waqf properties


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 2 (IANS) Saba, the elder daughter of the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, has become the first woman to head the Awqaf-e-Shahi, becoming the patron of Waqf properties ... Read more...

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Six killed, five injured in Kabul attack (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Six people, including two police officers, were killed and five others were injured Friday in two suicide bombings and a shootout near the house of Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kabul blasts (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Four people, including two police officers, were killed in two suicide bombings near the house of Afghanistan's First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Blasts in Kabul


August 19th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Bombs exploded Friday morning near the house of Afghan First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here but there was no immediate report of damage or casualties, ... Read more...

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Haryana man shot dead in US


July 13th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), July 13 (IANS) A man from this Haryana town was shot dead by unknown assailants at Indiana in the US while he was on his way back from ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat dismisses slavery charges after housekeeper files suit


June 21st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, June 21 (IANS) The Indian consul general in New York, Prabhu Dayal, has dismissed as "mischievous" and "complete nonsense" charges by a former housekeeper that she was treated ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat treated housekeeper like a slave: Lawsuit


June 21st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Prabhu Dayal, the Indian consul general in New York has been slapped with a forced-labour suit by a former housekeeper who says she was treated like ... Read more...

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MEA’s twitter account crosses 10,000 followers


May 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) In less than a year, the external affairs ministry's twitter account has collected over 10,000 followers, pioneering the outreach of government organisations on social media ... Read more...

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Indian PM wraps up Kabul visit


May 13th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday left for home after a two-day visit to Afghanistan during which he pledged to further the partnership between two countries ... Read more...

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India to open consulate in Perth (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday approved the opening of an Indian consulate in Perth in Australia and the creation of 12 posts there.The approval came at ... Read more...

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