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Nearly 300 die of cholera in Sierra Leone: WHO


September 21st, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 18,000 cases of cholera have been reported in west Africa's Sierra Leone, and at least 273 people have died in the biggest outbreak since the ... Read more...

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British schools face space crunch


July 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Nearly one million extra school places will be needed within eight years as rising birth rates and immigration push pupil numbers to a 50-year high, the ... Read more...

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Goa mulling policy to attract investment in IT sector


July 17th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) The Goa government could soon come up with a policy to attract investment in the Information Technology (IT) sector, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa ... Read more...

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Austria needs immigration to fill job gaps: Minister


July 11th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 11 (IANS) Despite current concerns over unemployment, Austria will need more immigrants to fill job gaps in future, Minister for Social Affairs Rudolf Hundstorfer said here. "Over the ... Read more...

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Indian couple jailed in British immigration scam


May 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) An Indian couple has been jailed in Britain for involvement in an immigration scam and to assist people in their illegal overstay in the country, ... Read more...

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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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22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

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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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FM radio frequencies auction to generate Rs.500 crore


March 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government expects to generate Rs.500 crore from the first tranche of the Phase-III auction of FM radio frequencies, slated to be completed by ... Read more...

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Most London babies have foreigner as parent


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Two of every three newborns in London have at least one foreign-born parent, statistics reveal.In some areas, more than four in five newborns has a mum ... Read more...

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Dolphin population in Chilika declines


January 19th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 18 (IANS) The population of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Odisha's Chilika Lake has declined to 145 in 2012 from last year's 156, officials said Wednesday.The finding was based ... Read more...

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160,000 Britons lost jobs to migrants in five years


January 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 160,000 Britons have lost out on jobs to migrants in the past five years, an official report has revealed.One British worker misses out for every ... Read more...

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France to expel 35,000 illegal migrants


January 11th, 2012 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 11 (IANS) France will expel 35,000 illegal migrants from the country this year, French Interior Minister Claude Gueant said Tuesday.He was unveiling a government plan aimed at sending ... Read more...

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Mexico deported nearly 50,000 migrants in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 4 (IANS/EFE) Mexico deported nearly 50,000 Central American migrants in 2011, a government report said.A total of 46,716 Central Americans were deported between Jan 1 and Nov ... Read more...

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Gulf migration took toll on children’s education in Azamgarh


January 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 1 (IANS) For 25 years, Mohammad Ikram worked day and night in Saudi Arabia to fund the education of his four sons back home here, waiting ... Read more...

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UID to facilitate healthcare services: Nilekani


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani Thursday said "Aadhar", the unique identification number, would help people obtain a birth certificate easily and ... Read more...

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Rahul must apologise to people of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar: BJP


November 15th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the people of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for saying ... Read more...

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Fibre optical scheme for panchayats approved


October 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday cleared a scheme for creating a National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) for providing broadband connectivity to panchayats that is likely to boost ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices integrates all services under Tata DOCOMO


October 19th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) All the services of telephony provider Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) including Tata Indicom, Tata Walky and Tata Photon will be integrated under one unified brand ... Read more...

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Relief package for migrants on the way


October 9th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The central and the Jammu and Kashmir governments are working on a relief package for about 20,000 families who had migrated from Pakistan administered Kashmir during ... Read more...

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U.S. immigrant population reaches 40 million


October 8th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The population of immigrants in the United States has grown to more than 40 million people, according to a study released by the New Center for Immigration ... Read more...

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Mozambique probing case of missing Ethiopian athletes


September 15th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Maputo, Sep 15 (IANS) Mozambican police and migration authorities are investigating the disappearance of a group of 15 athletes from Ethiopia, who were here to take part in the ... Read more...

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Youth conference to find solutions to urban problems


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In an attempt to encourage youngsters to understand issues like unemployment, migration, pollution and the likes, and come up with possible solutions which maybe implemented, ... Read more...

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Goa University to have chair on Indian diaspora studies


July 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) The union Human Resource development (HRD) ministry has decided to set up a chair on Indian diaspora studies at the Goa University, Goa's commissioner for Non-Resident ... Read more...

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India to set up five PIO universities for its diaspora


June 12th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 12 (IANS) The Indian government will set up five PIO universities in the country to cater to the diaspora students of Indian origin.Announcing this at the just concluded ... Read more...

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Britain will be most populated European country by 2060


June 9th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Britain would become the most populated country in the European Union by 2060, according to latest statistics.The population of Britain would be 79 million by the ... Read more...

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US raises stateless Tibetans’ issue in Nepal


June 6th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) The US has expressed concern about the growing number of stateless people in Nepal, mostly young Tibetans, as Kathmandu refuses to let them register themselves officially ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in Qatar to help 70-year-old return home


May 30th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, May 30 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Qatar has pledged to help a 70-year-old man return home to his home state of Kerala after the man's employer company reportedly ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandit woman wins panchayat poll, wants migrants to return


May 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A Kashmiri Pandit woman who won the panchayat elections in north Kashmir's Baramulla district said her victory is a message to other Pandit families to return ... Read more...

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James Bevan is new British envoy to India


May 9th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) James Bevan has been appointed the new British envoy to India, the British High Commission here said Monday.Bevan will succeed incumbent Richard Stagg in November, ... Read more...

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100,000 paid subscribers for NYTimes.com


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22(ANI): The New York Times has said that it has signed up over 100,000 paid subscribers since it began charging for full access to the newspaper's website three weeks ago.The ... Read more...

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Indian community growing in New Zealand


April 18th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), April 18 (IANS) The number of migrants coming to New Zealand from India has continued to increase rapidly in the last three years, despite the global economic ... Read more...

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UK lawyers were paid 11 m pounds to fight failed immigration cases


April 17th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): British lawyers received eleven million pounds to fight cases for immigrants who were eventually told to leave the country.New figures provided by the Legal Services Commission show another ... Read more...

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Kinnaur — where improved literacy is leading to dismal sex ratio!


April 8th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Kinnaur, April 8 (IANS) Kinnaur's sex ratio has registered a fall. Not because of obvious reasons of female foeticide or a patriarchal mindset, but surprisingly due to improved literacy rate ... Read more...

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Kerala population grows to 33 mn, sex ratio also up


April 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) The population of Kerala increased 4.86 percent in the last decade from 31,838,618 to 33,387,677 and while its sex ratio, already the highest in the country, ... Read more...

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