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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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12 million Latinos to vote in US polls


September 13th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Around 12 million Latinos - people with Latin American ancestry - are expected to exercise their legal right to vote in the Nov 6 US presidential ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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14 killed in Russian factory fire


September 12th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 14 bodies of Vietnamese migrants were found in a plant near Moscow Tuesday after it was engulfed in a fire, according to the Russian ... Read more...

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US consulate set ablaze in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) Dozens of protesters rushed into the US consulate in Libya's Benghazi city Tuesday night and set the building on fire, said witnesses.The attack was reportedly a ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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12-hour shurdown in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland


September 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads, schools, banks and government offices remained shut and commercial establishments downed shutters in all the northeastern states, except Assam, Thursday in ... Read more...

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Uddhav says Digvijay is mad, never mind what granddad wrote


September 6th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Stung by Congress leader Digvijay Singh's statement that Maharashtra's Thackeray family originally hailed from Bihar, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray hit back Thursday, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmiri migrants protest, want free electricity


September 4th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants living in Jagti Township on the outskirts of Jammu Tuesday launched a protest seeking free electricity supply.The migrants had been supplied ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Consumption in rural India growing faster than urban areas: CRISIL


August 29th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) For the first time since economic reforms began two decades ago, consumption in rural India is growing faster than in urban areas, a survey by ratings ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maharashtra’s steps to protect Meghalaya migrants reviewed


August 27th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A delegation of ministers from Meghalaya Monday reviewed the security measures put in place by the Maharashtra government to protect students and other people from the ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Onam gesture to migrant labour


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) Kerala made a magnanimous gesture Wednesday by deciding to give a free Onam kit to an estimated one million migrants currently working in the state."I made ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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Assam ministers satisfied with migrants’ security in Hyderabad


August 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Two ministers from Assam Saturday reviewed the situation following the flight of some Assamese from here and reassured the migrants that Hyderabad was safe for them.For ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ban on Nepal women migrants denounced


August 14th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) The Nepali government should revoke its new ban on women under the age of 30 from working in Gulf countries, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.Instead, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mexican remittances go up


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans living and working abroad sent home $11.85 billion in the first six months of the year, an increase of 6.2 percent from the same ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Growing poor helped Kunis become successful


July 14th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis says being the daughter of poor migrants from Ukraine helped her develop the thick skin she needs to survive in Hollywood."You build ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britain to close borders if eurozone collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Britain will close its borders to people from countries like Greece if the eurozone -- the group of 17 countries which use the euro as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican remittances rise


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 7.8 percent in May compared with the same month in 2011, the central bank has said.Last month's total was ... Read more...

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Freezing influx, brain drain necessary to develop Goa: CM


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) Goa needs to freeze migration into the state and reverse the brain drain from the state to retain its unique identity as well as develop ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Migrants causing birth ratio problem in Shanghai


June 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A population and family planning commission in China's Shanghai city has said most children born outside its family planning policy last year were born to migrants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Package for pandits irk migrants from Jammu hills


June 21st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) While Kashmiri pandits, forced out of Kashmir Valley, are happy over the state government recommending more relief for them, the victims of militancy from hilly areas ... Read more...

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Refugees in our own country: Kashmiri pandits


June 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Kashmiri pandits, who have been forced out of the Kashmir Valley, gathered at Jantar Mantar here Wednesday, seeking rehabilitation and government's support.The protest was organised ... Read more...

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Boat with Egyptian migrants held in Italy


June 13th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 13 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian fishing vessel trafficking 60 migrants has been intercepted by Italian police off the southern coast of Sicily. The fishing boat was taken to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain to act tough with migrant criminals


June 11th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) British government wants its courts to act firmly with migrants, as the country's Home Secretary Theresa May has warned soft judges that she can force them ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi to help Myanmarese migrants in Thailand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 30 (IANS) Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has vowed to help migrant workers from Myanmar.The Nobel Laureate is in Thailand on her first trip outside her homeland ... Read more...

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Reang refugee repatriation from Tripura to Mizoram begins


May 4th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, May 4 (IANS) The long-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to neighbouring Mizoram began Friday but there is uncertainty over whether all the migrants will return ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Remittances to Mexico rise


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Remittances from Mexicans living abroad climbed 5.3 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period in 2011, Mexico's central bank said Wednesday.Expats sent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Remittances to India rose to $64 billion in 2011: World Bank


April 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India remains the top recipient of money from diaspora as total remittance flow to the country is estimated to reach $64 billion in 2011, almost ... Read more...

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Amid uncertainty, Reang refugees to return to Mizoram


April 25th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 25 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to adjoining Mizoram is set to resume Thursday, but there is still uncertainty over whether ... Read more...

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10 mn Indians wish to move to US: Gallup poll


April 25th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Around 13 percent of the world's adults -- or over 640 million people -- would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including ten million Indians ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ordinance to protect Kashmir’s Hindu temples being readied


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to issue an ordinance to protect Hindu temples in the Kashmir Valley, a demand that Kashmiri Pandit migrants ... 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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Bihar Day: Shiv Sena non-confrontationist, MNS belligerent


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday adopted a non-confrontationist approach on the proposed Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai where Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the ... Read more...

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