migrant population

Russia leads world in illegal migration


June 29th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has the world's largest number of illegal migrants, accounting for almost seven percent of the country's working population, according to a report by the ... Read more...

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‘China requires better family planning over migration’


April 14th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities believe their country requires a better family planning due to a consistent rise in migrants' population.A senior family planning official has admitted that China's ... Read more...

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China to recruit 8,000 police officers


January 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) China will recruit 8,000 police officers to boost security in its western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, authorities said.Their tasks include patrolling, management of the migrant population ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to have special polio drive for migrants’ children


December 10th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) With the children of migrants exposed to the risk of contracting polio, the Tamil Nadu government Friday announced it would conduct special polio campaign for this ... Read more...

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40 artists donate to South Asian art platform


November 5th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Forty leading Indian contemporary artists have donated their art works to resuscitate and expand the Khoj International Artist's Association - one of South Asia's leading ... Read more...

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Qualcomm launches 3G radiophone project for children in India


August 31st, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) US-based wireless technology services provider Qualcomm has launched a radiophone project in an initiative that seeks to combine community radio with mobile phones for ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray again attacks north Indian migrants


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) For the second time in five days, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Monday targeted north Indians and the migrant population and demanded a check ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts: Raj Thackeray points fingers at migrants


July 14th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday blamed the north Indians and migrant population, including illegal Bangaladeshis, in Mumbai for Wednesday's triple blasts which left ... Read more...

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Six housing projects for slum dwellers


March 11th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) To cope up with the increasing burden of migrant population in the city, the Delhi government has decided to build more houses for slum dwellers ... Read more...

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Northeastern women harassed, discriminated against in Delhi: Report


March 8th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Even as the world celebrated International Women's Day Tuesday, a report highlighted the everyday tribulations undergone by women from northeast India in the national capital.According ... Read more...

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Census in Goa could give distorted picture: Church


February 25th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) The Church in Goa Friday said the influx of migrants and the significant outflow of people working as sailors on long haul cruises could mean a distorted representation ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s population may top 23 million


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 23 (IANS) The population in Shanghai, one of the major economic powerhouses of China, might have reached 23 million, far exceeding the earlier estimates of 20 million, a demographer has ... Read more...

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Over 600 children missing from Delhi this year


December 30th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Nearly 2,161 complaints of missing children were registered in seven of the 12 districts of Delhi in nine months of 2010, response to a Right to Information ... Read more...

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China’s census complicated by citizens’ reluctance to reveal personal details


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): China's once-a-decade census, which was launched on November 1, is being complicated by a new reluctance on the part of citizens to disclose information or expose violations of ... Read more...

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Shanghai sets up 3,600 condom outlets for migrants to promote ’safe sex’


September 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Sept 4 (ANI): The Shanghai administration has set up over 3,600 condom outlets in areas having high concentrations of migrant workers for distributing free contraceptives in a bid to promote safe ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri cinema edges its way to success


August 28th, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Under the big tree called Bollywood, the Bhojpuri film industry has been steadily taking root. While the mega Hindi film industry struggles to profit from its ... Read more...

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I can solve problems better than Raj Thackeray: Rakhi Sawant


August 26th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Rakhi Sawant is big-mouthed, they say. The celebrity item girl, who will soon play agony aunt in a new reality show "Rakhi Ka Insaaf", claims ... Read more...

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Maoists suspected to be gaining ground in Gujarat


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Mar 22 (ANI): Gujarat Police suspect that Maoists are slowly gaining ground in the State.Gujarat, which is one of the states in the country having a large tribal population, has ... Read more...

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Bivalent polio vaccine launched in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh


February 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The bivalent polio vaccine campaign was Sunday launched in two states - Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. Children below five years of age were administered the vaccine, capable ... Read more...

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Bivalent polio vaccine to be administered in Delhi


February 5th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A bivalent polio vaccine, capable of simultaneously controlling two strains of the virus, will be administered to children under five in the national capital for the first ... Read more...

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Terrorist threats in Dehradun


November 28th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, Nov 28 (ANI): Police Department officials have tightened the security here, after some well-known organisations and public schools in the region received threatening letters from alleged terrorists.The top brass of the ... Read more...

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Drug related crimes down in Chandigarh: Police


September 16th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Drug related crimes have gone down significantly in the union territory of Chandigarh in 2009 due to various measures adopted by the city police, officials said here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Indian’s murder in South Africa not racist attack: Diplomat


July 8th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 8 (IANS) A top Indian diplomat here has dismissed suggestions in sections of the Indian media that the death of an Indian IT worker in an armed robbery ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start 100 community colleges for have-nots


July 3rd, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a unique initiative, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will start 100 community colleges to educate underprivileged students using the unutilised capacities of educational institutions ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders woo Chandigarh’s migrant population


May 11th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and the Bharatiya Janata Party's actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha Monday addressed election rallies in this union territory in an attempt to ... Read more...

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Tata group launches low-cost housing programme


May 6th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Tata Housing Development Co Wednesday launched a low cost housing project under the banner 'Shubh Griha', offering property in the price band of Rs.3.9 lakh to Rs.6.7 lakh ... Read more...

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Knocking on slum doors for AIDS awareness, testing (Feature)


December 10th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The narrow alleyways that serve as kitchens, playgrounds and open drains all at once are unusually quiet. Gulping down fears, a few expectant mothers and adolescents walk ... Read more...

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UK migrant population set to cross 200,000 mark every year


November 18th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): The migrant population in Britain is set to cross the 200,000 mark every year, reports The Telegraph. According to the paper, the Home Office moves to stem the influx ... Read more...

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Now, radical Punjab party wants migrants out


November 1st, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Nov 1 (IANS) At a time when Maharashtra is in the middle of a controversy over the migrants issue, a radical Sikh organisation in Punjab Saturday launched a campaign against ... Read more...

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Karnataka plans ID cards for city residents


July 28th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka plans to issue identity cards to people living in cities and towns as part of stepped up security measures following Friday's serial blasts in Bangalore. Close circuit ... Read more...

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Incestuous marriages not always unhealthy: Study


June 3rd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Incestuous marriages - as between first cousins - might not always be unhealthy, concludes an Australian researcher. "Britain has seen a rise in first cousin marriages amongst its ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray pours more venom out against North Indians


May 19th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray continues to pour venom against North Indians. On the occasion of Konkan Vision Mahotsav on Sunday, the MNS leader made ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha MPs threaten privilege move against Ramadoss


April 30th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , April 30 (IANS) A section of the Rajya Sabha members Wednesday threatened to move a privilege motion against Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss for saying that the migrant population from ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh poised for another IT leap


March 20th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh, which is consistently registering an IT growth rate above the national average, is poised to take IT development to "quite another level" and establish itself on ... Read more...

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Sarnath kids launch crusade against regionalism row


March 5th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Sarnath (UP), Mar 5 (ANI): Several children participated in a march here to raise their voices against the recent regionalism controversy that shook the country. Donning attire of different states, the children sent ... Read more...

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