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Sri Lanka navy arrests 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers


September 6th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 6 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy Thursday arrested 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers, Xinhua reported.According to the Sri Lankan navy's media unit, a boat carrying the asylum seekers to ... Read more...

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Meghalaya organisations demand permit system for visitors


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) Several social organisations in Meghalaya Monday staged a sit-in, demanding immediate implementation of inner line permit (ILP) to restrict entry of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants to the ... Read more...

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Manipur pushes back 60 suspected Bangladeshis


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 2 (IANS) Authorities in Manipur have pushed back into Assam 60 suspected Bangladeshis, an official said Sunday.Manipur Police have launched a crackdown in several parts of the state ... Read more...

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43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Manipur Police Thursday detained 43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants while over 300 other suspects were rounded up during a combing operation, police said.Police conducted a combing operation ... Read more...

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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Hungarians released in Syria


August 26th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Aug 26 (IANS) Three Hungarian nationals kidnapped in Syria earlier this month have been released, Hungarian officials said.Janos Hajdu, head of the country's Terrorism Aversion Center, said all three ... Read more...

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$2 mn drug haul seized in Moscow region


August 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug haul of over 200 kg heroin, having an estimated market value of about $2 million, has been seized in Moscow region, said a ... Read more...

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Russia seeks extradition of arms dealer from US


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia has handed to the US documents required by the country to consider the extradition of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian justice ministry ... Read more...

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Turkmenistan grants amnesty to 1,300 prisoners


August 13th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov has granted amnesty to more than 1,300 inmates during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.This year "Laylat al Qadr", also known ... Read more...

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Common duty to work for Assam: Shinde


August 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It was not the first time Assam saw violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday, stressing that it was the duty of all political parties ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee meets Fijian counterpart


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met his Fijian counterpart Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and called for expansion of trade and investment between the two countries.The president ... Read more...

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17 Tajik security officers killed


July 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 Tajik security officers have been killed during a special operation against a mafia-style group in eastern Tajikistan, an official said Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Menus, signages in Russian could be removed in Goa


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Menus written only in the Russian Cyrillic script could be off restaurant tables along with foreign language signages if Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has his ... Read more...

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Belgium urges citizens to leave Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium government has issued a warning calling on its nationals to avoid trips to Syria and for those there to leave the country "immediately", ... Read more...

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Malaysia to evacuate citizens from Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 22 (IANS) Malaysia is removing its citizens from Syria following the fast deteriorating security situation in that country, according to Malaysian foreign minister Anifah Aman.In a ... Read more...

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Pakistan asks citizens not to travel to Syria


July 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday advised its nationals not to travel to Syria due to the deteriorating security situation in the Middle East country."In view of the deteriorating security ... Read more...

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Italian imam held for human trafficking


July 18th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, July 18 (IANS/AKI) A radical Muslim imam and three Syrian nationals were arrested in Italy Wednesday on suspicion of belonging to a human trafficking gang that smuggled illegal migrants ... Read more...

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232 Sri Lankans held while illegally migrating


July 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained about 250 nationals who were trying to flee the country to Australia.A total of 232 Sri Lankans, including public employees ... Read more...

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Two Kyrgyzis running online escort, drug racket arrested


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Two Kyrgyz nationals, including a woman, were arrested Friday for running an escort racket and peddling drugs over the Internet, police said.Valentina Shoal, 29, and Alimullah ... Read more...

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13 Bangladeshis arrested in Tripura


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladesh nationals, including three women, have been arrested by the railway police for illegally entering India via the border in Tripura, police said Friday.They were ... Read more...

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Allegations against me, team members false: Hazare (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, June 12 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said all allegations against him and his team are baseless and false and he was disappointed with the statements ... Read more...

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Allegations against me, team members false, says Hazare


June 12th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, June 12 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday Tuesday said all allegations against him and his team are baseless and false and he was disappointed with the ... Read more...

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Australia to double Myanmar aid


June 10th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Australia will double its aid to Myanmar to about $98 million by 2015, Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has said.Australia will also remove all its economic ... 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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India, Japan seal social security pact


May 30th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 30 (IANS) India and Japan have sealed a social security pact that will ease the economic burden on their nationals working in each other's country.Japan's Ministry of Foreign ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen


May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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Two Omanis shot dead in Abu Dhabi


May 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) Unidentified gunmen shot dead two Omani nationals in Abhu Dhabi's Al Ain city following a traffic accident.According to the director of Al-Ain police, Brigadier Hamad ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways launches recruitment drive in Oman


April 16th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a recruitment drive to hire 400 new employees from Oman by the ... Read more...

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Turkish nationals urged to leave Syria


March 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Turkey has urged its citizens to leave Syria, saying developments there have led to "serious security risks", BBC reported Friday.The uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ... Read more...

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Two IT firm workers killed in accident


March 15th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Two employees of an IT company were killed when the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by an unidentified vehicle on a flyover in ... Read more...

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Davey Johnson: ‘Fire me if Nationals misses playoffs’


March 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nats manager Davey Johnson clearly understands what is at stake. During a chat with CSN, Johnson stated categorically that if he fails to make the playoffs ... Read more...

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Indian contingent leaves for Asian TT Championships in Macau


February 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak will lead the Indian men's and women's challenge at the Asian Table Tennis Championships at Macau Feb 23-March 1.The other ... Read more...

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Bagladeshi robbers’ gang busted


February 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Four Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested here in connection with 10 cases of robbery, police said Wednesday.Jalil, 45, the mastermind of the gang, Kayyum, 32, ... Read more...

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BSF trooper dies three days after Bangladeshis’ attack


February 7th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) head constable, injured in an attack by a gang of Bangladeshi cattle smugglers at a border outpost in West Bengal's North ... Read more...

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