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India posts 25 percent increase in visas on arrival


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 9,412 visas on arrival (VoAs) were issued till August compared to 7,514 during corresponding period of 2011, registering a growth of 25.3 ... Read more...

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Zoo keepers use iPads, apps for apes


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not only have humans been found to have an interest on electronic gadgets, but it has also been discovered that the apes in zoos have developed passion ... Read more...

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‘Strong ties with US, Russia key to handle China’


August 29th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Robust ties with powers such as the US and Russia are key to how India handles its relations with China in the coming years, former ... Read more...

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South African woman held at Mumbai airport


August 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A South African woman was Friday arrested for carrying 18 kg of amphetamine, a banned drug, at the Mumbai international airport, a customs official said."We have ... Read more...

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Australia says boat carrying 67 asylum seekers is missing


August 15th, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A boat carrying nearly 70 asylum seekers which left Indonesia for Australia in late June has not been heard from since, Australian home affairs minister Jason Clare ... Read more...

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Tata Motor appoints Karl Slym as managing director


August 14th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Tata Motor Tuesday announced that Karl Slym has been appointed the managing director of the company, India's biggest truck and bus maker.Slym is expected to take ... Read more...

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More foreign travellers opting for visa on arrival


August 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 941 visas were issued under the Visa on Arrival (VoA) scheme in July 2012 as compared to 820 visas in July last ... Read more...

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Saina aims for gold in Rio


August 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal, back home with an Olympic medal, said the bronze she won in London will motivate her to be the best in the ... Read more...

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India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: China’s Lin Qinfeng lifts 69-kg gold


August 1st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Qingfeng dominated the men's 69-kg competition to win China's third weightlifting gold at the London Olympics.Lin snatched 157 kg and added 187 kg in ... Read more...

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Olympic Badminton: Jwala, Diju lose opener (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian pair of V. Diju and Jwala Gutta could not put up a fight against Indonesia's Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsi and lost their mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Indonesia blocks 1 mn porn websites before Ramadan


July 18th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Indonesia's communications and information ministry has shut down more than one million pornographic websites ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.Minister Tifatul Sembiring said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Two wanted terrorists held in Indonesia


July 13th, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Two alleged members of terror group Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid, who are suspected of being involved in the killing of two police officers last year, have been ... Read more...

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I have nothing to lose, everything to gain: Jwala Gutta (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Jwala Gutta, the first Indian to qualify for two badminton events at the Olympics, says she has nothing to lose and everything to gain from the ... Read more...

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Rise in Visa on Arrivals in June 2012


July 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Visa on Arrivals (VoAs) recorded an increase of over 12 percent in the month of June compared to the same period last year, officials ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshis held in Malaysia (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Eighty-one illegal migrants, including an Indian, two Pakistanis and 33 Bangladeshis, have been detained in Malaysia.In a joint operation by 12 Malaysian government agencies, 81 illegal ... Read more...

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Quake hits Indonesia


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia Saturday, but there was no immediate report of damage or casualty.The tremor struck around 11.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescues ailing Pakistani sailor


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) In an emergency medical rescue mission, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship rescued an ailing Pakistani sailor from a merchant vessel off the coast of Goa ... Read more...

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Andhra CM announces Rs.50 lakh for Saina


June 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for Indian badminton champion Saina Nehwal for her victories in ... Read more...

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Jwala-Diju enter mixed doubles quarters at Singapore


June 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 21 (IANS) India's Jwala Gutta and V. Diju entered the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Singapore Open Super Series badminton event defeating Malaysian duo of Aik Quan Tan ... Read more...

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Why Saina loves Indonesia!


June 19th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal is in love with Indonesia."I feel like a champion when I enter Indonesian courts. I don't know why," the world number ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s impressive run in Indonesia Open ends (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here ... Read more...

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Kashyap smashes his way into Indonesia Open semis (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap came up with another stellar performance in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event as he beat higher-ranked Dane, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, to ... Read more...

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Kashyap enters semis of Indonesia Open


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap continued his good run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event, defeating higher-ranked Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark in the men's singles ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarter-finals of Indonesia Open


June 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal overcame a spirited challenge from Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia to enter the women's singles quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event ... Read more...

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Dubai, Indonesia to boost trade ties


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The government of the emirate of Dubai will strengthen trade cooperation with Indonesia, it was announced Wednesday.An Indonesian delegation, led by Consul General in Dubai Mansyur ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 17 percent


June 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals grew by 17.5 percent in May to 57,506 from a year earlier, the tourism authority said Tuesday.The latest arrival rates were nearly ... Read more...

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Saina pockets Thailand Open title


June 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal waged a tough battle against local hope Ratchanok Inthanon to win the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Four Indians, including Saina, in quarters (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal advanced to the women's quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok defeating Chinese Li Han 21-17, 21-13 ... Read more...

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Decline in Visas on Arrival in May


June 7th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) There was a decline of over 6 percent in Visa on Arrival (VoA) from 11 countries in May this year compared to the same period ... Read more...

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Indian questioned over Bali smuggling


May 29th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) An Indian and three Britons are being questioned in Indonesia following the arrest of a British housewife for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into the country ... Read more...

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Four Britons, Indian held in Bali cocaine case


May 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Four Britons and an Indian have been arrested in Bali for allegedly smuggling cocaine into the country, it was reported here Monday.Lindsay Sandiford, from Redcar in ... Read more...

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Jakarta concert cancelled, Gaga disappointed


May 28th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is upset because her concert in Jakarta has been cancelled.The pop superstar was to perform in the Indonesian capital June 3, but ... Read more...

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ASEAN-India officials meet in Cambodia


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, May 27 (IANS) Officials of India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are meeting here Sunday to review their bilateral cooperation.The one-day meeting is co-chaired by ... Read more...

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Around 500 held in China telecom scam


May 24th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A total of 482 people have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement in a major transnational telecom scam in China, the government said Thursday.Among the ... Read more...

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