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Demand for Indian domestic workers abroad: Ravi


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) There is demand for Indian workers of various skill sets such as housemaids and home nurses abroad, including in the Gulf countries, Malaysia, Singapore and ... Read more...

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Georgia reluctant to restore relations with Russia (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia will not restore diplomatic relations with Russia as long as Moscow recognises the independence of disputed regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, deputy Georgian ... Read more...

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Fly to US from Dublin with full customs clearance


January 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 10 (IANS) Armed with a unique pact with the US on screening for customs and immigration, Ireland is wooing Indian carriers to use Dublin as a hub to ... Read more...

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Seize Srinagar Haj travel operator’s property: Probe team


November 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) A team probing the duping of over 500 people by a local Haj tour operator Saturday recommended confiscation of his property to compensate the duped pilgrims, ... Read more...

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Ukraine backs India for UN permanent seat


November 25th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Ukraine Friday declared support for India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and also agreed to fast-track a visa pact for ... Read more...

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Third sex gets official gender status in Australia


September 15th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The third sex has received official recognition in Australia as travellers from Down Under can now select from three gender options on their passports -- ... Read more...

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Armenia offers visa upon arrival for Indians


February 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Indian and Chinese nationals will now be able to get their visas upon arrival in Tbilisi, after the Armenian Government decided to relax visa norms for these ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks $48,000 from Nepal for aborted passport deal (Lead)


December 5th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked the Nepalese government to reimburse the $48,000 the company incurred after ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks $48,000 for aborted Nepal passport deal


December 5th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) India's state-owned currency printing firm, Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India, has asked Nepal to reimburse the $48,000 the New Delhi-headquartered company incurred after the ... Read more...

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US, allies on global hunt for terror plotters


October 4th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) US and allied intelligence agencies are on a near-global manhunt for teams of Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorists thought to be preparing multiple attacks on major European ... Read more...

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Britons trained in Pakistan for Mumbai-style attacks


September 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) At least 20 British nationals are undergoing training in Pakistan-based terrorist camps to launch Mumbai-style shootings and suicide attacks in London and other European cities, The Daily Telegraph ... Read more...

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Indian student visas fall by half in Australia


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of Indians granted student visas in Australia during the last financial year has fallen to 29,721, less than half of the number in 2008-09. Overall, the number ... Read more...

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Athlete holding foreign passport cannot represent India: Court


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday held that people of Indian origin holding foreign passport cannot represent India in international sports events. Justice S. Muralidhar said this while ... Read more...

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India expresses fresh concern over Nepal passports


July 17th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Three months after the Nepal government scrapped a passport deal with India and awarded it to a French company, the growing controversy over the issue has ... Read more...

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Dark reasons for India’s exit from Nepal passport deal?


July 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) Less than three months after Nepal's coalition government cancelled a contract with India to print Nepali passports - a deal which would have allayed India's growing security concerns ... Read more...

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Malaysia emerging as ‘uniquely attractive destination’ for Indian tourists: TCI


March 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Mar. 24 (ANI): India's top outbound tour operator Travel Corporation of India (TCI) has described Malaysia as a "uniquely attractive destination."The Star Online quoted TCI's Mumbai-based director Rakshit Desai, as saying ... Read more...

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Infrastructure bonds option for ordinary NRIs: Ravi


January 8th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A new proposal to issue infrastructure bonds to overseas Indians will give a fresh investment option to ordinary Indian investors abroad, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs ... Read more...

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Japan, New Zealand, Finland and Luxemburg citizens to be issued visa on arrival


January 1st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): The Central Government's decision to issue visa on arrival for passport holders from Japan, New Zealand, Finland, and Luxemburg will come into effect from Friday.The visas will ... Read more...

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Thai court detains crew of aircraft carrying weapons


December 14th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 14 (DPA) A Thai court Monday ordered a 12-day detention period without bail for one Belarus national and four Kazakh citizens who landed a cargo plane with 35 tonnes ... Read more...

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Thailand to charge crew of aircraft carrying weapons


December 13th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 13 (DPA) Thailand will charge five Kazakhstan and Belarus crew members who landed a cargo plane with 35 tonnes of weapons at a Bangkok airport on the weekend, the ... Read more...

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Chinese statements are routine rhetoric: Farooq Abdullah


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Chinese statements on the border with India are a "routine rhetoric", Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah says, downplaying the projection by China of ... Read more...

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China projecting Kashmir as a separate country? (Lead)


October 19th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Besides issuing separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir, an issue that has irked New Delhi, China is now showing the state as if it ... Read more...

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China projects Kashmir as a separate country


October 19th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS) Besides issuing separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir, China is also projecting the disputed territory as an independent country in other ways. Visitors to Tibet, ... Read more...

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NRI family lands in Punjab jail, hours after marriage


October 6th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 6 (IANS) A family of NRIs from Britain and the US, including a groom who rode an elephant for his wedding, his mother and his sisters, have ... Read more...

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Anxiety in India over separate China visas for Kashmiris (Second Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of reported border incursions, China's recent practice of issuing separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

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Chinese separate visas for Kashmiris sparks anxiety in India (Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of reported border incursions, China's newly-discovered practice of issuing separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

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Indian concerns on visas to Kashmiris conveyed to China


October 1st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its "well-justified concern" to the Chinese government over the issue of separate visas to Indian passport holders from Jammu and Kashmir. "It is our ... Read more...

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India, Namibia sign pact for uranium supply


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.2 (ANI): Namibia, which has substantial quantity of uranium, has agreed to supply India with the same as part of a civil nuclear agreement.Under the Agreement on Cooperation in ... Read more...

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Pakistani national staying in India for 44 years held


April 10th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 10 (IANS) A Pakistani national who had been staying here since 1965 after she married a Indian national was arrested for trying to obtain an Indian passport on forged documents, ... Read more...

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India, Bulgaria sign agreement on exemption from visa requirement


February 26th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the signing of an agreement between India and Bulgaria on exemption from visa requirement for the holders of Diplomatic and official/service passports. ... Read more...

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Bhupathi says tennis players to blame for new dope rules


February 13th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) India's tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi Friday blamed the players for the new stringent dope rules, saying they had brought it upon themselves by cheating repeatedly. "Lot of players have ... Read more...

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Russia-South Ossetia friendship treaty comes into force


January 20th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (RIA Novosti) A friendship and cooperation agreement between Russia and the breakaway Georgian province of South Ossetia has come into force, the Russian foreign minister said Tuesday. Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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Shikha hurt at being left out of Fed Cup team


January 3rd, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the Indian government's new policy on player representation, Shikha Uberoi said she felt like losing her "pride" after being axed from the Fed ... Read more...

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Government policy axes Sunitha, Shikha from Fed Cup team


January 2nd, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Tennis players Sunitha Rao and Shikha Uberoi became the first casuality of the government's policy on player representation as they were dropped from the Indian Fed Cup ... Read more...

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Israel allows over 300 foreigners to leave Gaza


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 2 (DPA) Israel has permitted some 367 Palestinians with foreign passports to leave the Gaza Strip Friday, according to the foreign ministry. They include 168 people from Russia, 85 ... Read more...

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