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Indian prisoners in Colombo feel betrayed by Delhi


March 15th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Amid allegations of Indian indifference towards Sri Lankan Tamils, Indian prisoners serving long sentences in Colombo's main prison say they feel badly let down by ... Read more...

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Malaysia accident: Dead Indians to be brought home


March 6th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The bodies of two Indians, who were killed in a bus accident in Malaysia, will be flown to India, the external affairs ministry said here ... Read more...

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Hindus fleeing Balochistan: Daily


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) There has been a surge in Hindu families fleeing Pakistan's Balochistan province as they feel insecure, a daily said Tuesday, adding that around 100 families have ... Read more...

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Asians most discriminated against in New Zealand: Study


February 11th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 11 (IANS) People of Asian origin -- including those from India and China -- are the most discriminated against ethnic group in New Zealand, a survey has found.The ... Read more...

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Maldives crisis deepens, India pushes for political deal (Roundup)


February 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, Feb 10 (IANS) With the crisis in the Maldives deepening as former president Mohamed Nasheed took to streets to protest his ouster, India Friday sent a special ... Read more...

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Maldives crisis festers, India pushes for political deal (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, Feb 10 (IANS) With the crisis in the Maldives deepening as defiant former president Mohamed Nasheed alleged a coup, India has stepped up its outreach to ... Read more...

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India mediates in Maldivian political crisis (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India said Tuesday it was "closely" monitoring the situation in the Maldives, where president Mohamed Nasheed quit after four years in office after overnight protests ... Read more...

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Australia froths at Indian mouthwash advertisement


February 7th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) The Australian cricket body has ordered the removal of a boundary-rope advertisement of an Indian mouthwash in Hindi after health authorities launched a probe over its ... Read more...

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A camera records India-Sri Lanka partnership


February 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 6 (IANS) India-Sri Lanka development partnership has come alive through a photographic exhibition titled "India through Sri Lankan Eyes" that opened here Saturday.Curated by Mithra Weerakone, president of ... Read more...

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Maldives learns from Indian democracy: President Nasheed


January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 28 (IANS) Maldives has learnt its "lessons from the Indian experience", said President Mohamed Nasheed as the Indian envoy here described the country as "perhaps one of India's ... Read more...

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Hundreds of suspects arrested for Nigeria attacks


January 26th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 26 (IANS) Hundreds of foreign nationals, believed to be from neighbouring Chad, have been arrested in Nigeria for the massacre of 186 people, including an Indian, last week, ... Read more...

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Nigeria witnesses 11 more killings (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people have been killed in terror attacks in Nigeria, pushing the toll in this west African nation in the last four days to over ... Read more...

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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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Indian among 160 killed in Nigeria terror attack (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and six Indians, including two children, were injured in a string of bombings and gun battles that savaged Nigeria's second largest city ... Read more...

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Indian killed in Nigerian terror attack


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian is among over 150 people killed in a terror attack in Nigeria's northern city of Kano.Kevalkumar Kalidas Rajput, 23, was killed, said the Indian ... Read more...

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Krishna flies to Jaffna to assist ethnic Tamils


January 18th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 18 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday flew from by chopper to Kilinochchi on way to Jaffna in the northern province of Sri Lanka to meet ... Read more...

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Krishna holds talks with Sri Lankan president, PM


January 17th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 17 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday held a breakfast meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the second day of his four-day visit to ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Sri Lankan Tamil, Muslim leaders


January 16th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday met separately leaders of ethnic Tamils and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) ahead of his talks Tuesday with ... Read more...

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Cameron did not like BBC India special he appeared in


January 13th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron did not like the controversial BBC programme "Top Gear: India Special" that he appeared in, 10 Downing Street sources said ... Read more...

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Spying case: Ex-diplomat Madhuri Gupta granted bail (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Madhuri Gupta, a former Indian diplomat and alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), was granted bail by a Delhi court Tuesday in a ... Read more...

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Ex-diplomat Madhuri Gupta’s trial for spying from March 22


January 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday fixed March 22 for the trial of Madhuri Gupta, a former Indian diplomat and alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence, ... 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 Army officer under scanner after honey-trapped by Pakistan (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a major embarrassment, a lieutenant colonel from the Indian Army was reportedly caught in a "honey trap" by Pakistani intelligence agencies that forced him ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM to visit India in January


December 18th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 18 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will pay a 10-day state visit to India in January, where she will meet President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Bhagwati India’s next envoy to London?


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The jockeying for India House, the seat of the Indian high commission in London, seems to be over with the government apparently zeroing in on ... Read more...

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Mozambique selects students to study in India


November 16th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Maputo (Mozambique), Nov 16 (IANS) The southwest African nation of Mozambique is selecting students to study in India under a scholarship programme recently provided by an Indian university.The scholarships are ... Read more...

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Pakistan appreciated after Indian chopper returns safely


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Signalling the spirit of the resumed peace process, an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into Pakistan in bad weather Sunday returned with its crew after ... Read more...

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‘India Show’ to be held in Toronto


October 11th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Over 150 Indian engineering companies are likely to participate in the 'India Show' to be held in Toronto Oct 17-20, officials said Tuesday.It will be ... Read more...

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Indian students hit as college campus shuts in London


October 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The London campus of Pune-based Tasmac Group's business school was ordered to shut down by British authorities, affecting around 200 Indian students studying there.But all ... Read more...

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A memorable homecoming to roots for Indian PIOs


October 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A trip to connect with their Indian roots has left a group of young Persons of India Origin (PIO) totally smitten and wanting to return ... Read more...

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Who will be India’s next envoy to Britain?


August 28th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Lobbying for India House, the seat of the Indian high commission in London, has intensified with senior diplomats and officials jockeying for the coveted ... Read more...

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India meddling in Balochistan, says Pakistan daily


August 15th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A Pakistani newspaper Monday accused India of covertly helping Baloch nationalists and urged the government to carry out a diplomatic campaign against New Delhi."Not content with ... Read more...

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Goan dances enthrall Trinidad and Tobago audience


August 13th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 13 (IANS) Fast-paced Goan music and dance set the audience's feet tapping at a performance held in Trinidad and Tobago's capital city that has a rich Indian diaspora.A ... Read more...

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Pakistan-born Australian cricketer granted India visa


August 10th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan-born Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja was Wednesday granted an Indian visa thus making him eligible to play in September's Champions League Twenty20 if he is picked ... Read more...

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Pakistani-born Australian cricketer being denied Indian visa


August 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan-born Australian batsman Usman Khawaja said Tuesday that he was being denied visa to India for September's Champions League Twenty20 tournament because of his country of ... Read more...

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