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Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid reports of attack on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and a travel advisory issued by Colombo, the government Tuesday assured that ... Read more...

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Indians, beware of gold fraudsters in West Africa


August 30th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Ghana has cautioned people back home to be careful in dealing with gold dealers who advertise on the internet and avoid ... Read more...

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Visas to Pakistani Hindus: India rejects conspiracy


August 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India Saturday rejected Pakistan's charges of a "conspiracy" about giving so many visas to Pakistani Hindus, saying due process and diligence was exercised in accordance ... Read more...

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Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pakistani daily


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus


August 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-member committee of parliamentarians to meet Hindus in Sindh province and reassure them of their security after Hindu ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Interior Minister Rehman Malik, however, said ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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New NDA commandant takes over


August 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 7 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Ashok Singh took over as the new commandant of the tri-service National Defence Academy (NDA) Tuesday, an official said."Lt.Gen. Singh is an alumnus of ... Read more...

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India releases Sri Lankan boats, fishermen


August 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Coast Guard has released 11 Sri Lankan fishermen who were detained in Indian waters in May along with two fishing boats, it was announced ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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Two killed, 26 Boko Haram members held in Nigeria


July 28th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 28 (IANS) At least two members of Islamist sect Boko Haram were killed and 26 arrested in Nigeria's Borno state for their alleged involvement in the killing of ... Read more...

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23 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka: Krishna


July 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Twenty-three Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy six days ago while fishing near Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait, have been released and will ... Read more...

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India shocked at killing of 2 Indians in Nigeria, demands probe (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the brutal murder of two Indians in Nigeria and demanded a thorough probe into the gruesome incident.The two Indians were murdered ... Read more...

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2 Indians killed in Nigeria, India seeks probe


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Two Indians have been brutally murdered and another seriously wounded by unidentified assailants in Nigeria. Strongly condemned the killings, India Thursday sought an official report ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free Indian fishermen


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India has taken up with Sri Lanka the arrest of 23 Indian fishermen by its navy and sought their release.Indian diplomats left for Mannar in ... Read more...

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India to build 43,000 houses in Sri Lanka


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 14 (IANS) India will build 43,000 houses for Sri Lanka's war displaced communities in the north and east, the Indian High Commission here said Saturday.This is part of ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: Pakistani dailies laud lack of stuffy protocol


July 12th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) The emergency landing of an Air India plane in Nawabshah was handed professionally by India and Pakistan and indicated progress in the relations between the neighbours, ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: India in touch with mission in Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is in touch with the Indian High Commission in Islamabad over an emergency landing by an Air India flight in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Indian business showcase opens in Ghana Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 8 (IANS) As Africa grows in strategic and economic importance for India, a three-day exposition showcasing Indian businesses and what they have to offer to this 54-nation ... Read more...

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India renews request for Sarabjit’s release, awaits clear picture (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's midnight U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, suspected to have been orchestrated by its powerful military establishment, has not gone down well ... Read more...

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India presses for Sarabjit’s release, awaits confirmation (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday renewed its request to Pakistan to release death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh after a midnight volte-face by Islamabad and said it was ... Read more...

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D.K. Joshi named new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi, a highly-decorated anti-submarine warfare specialist, will be the new Indian Navy chief in the rank of admiral, an official announcement said here ... Read more...

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India to give major boost to Africa’s cotton output


June 1st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, June 1 (IANS) India has set in motion a $4.66 million programme to develop the cotton industry across the African continent, which has faced a combination of problems ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Kumaria is new IAF vice chief


May 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Air Marshal D.C. "Tiny" Kumaria, a veteran fighter pilot, will Friday take over as the Indian Air Force (IAF) vice chief. Kumaria currently heads the ... Read more...

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Harassed by Pakistani son, court rescues Indian father


May 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) He returned from Pakistan after two decades and forcibly took over his father's apartment. A Delhi court has now ordered him to vacate.Additional District Judge ... Read more...

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Spying case: Court notice to diplomat Madhuri Gupta (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), on a Delhi ... Read more...

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Spying case: Court notice to diplomat Madhuri Gupta


May 8th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence, on a Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Spying case: Diplomat allowed to visit heritage sites


April 26th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday allowed Madhuri Gupta, a suspended Indian diplomat and alleged spy of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence, to visit Ajanta and Ellora caves ... Read more...

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Lessons in tabla, dholak in Trinidad schools


April 8th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 8 (IANS) Nearly 167 years after Indians arrived here, the sounds of the tabla, dholak and harmonium will be heard in over 550 primary schools of Trinidad and ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla celebrations to mark Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


April 7th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 7 (IANS) As a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, artists of India and Bangladesh have begun jointly performing various cultural shows, including drama, on the themes penned by ... Read more...

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Third official of Prabhu Daya taken into custody


March 15th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) Kerala police Thursday took into custody second officer Prasobh Sugathan in MV Prabhu Daya, the Singapore-flagged ship that is suspected to be involved in the March ... Read more...

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