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Who made Big B nervous?


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has recorded a song for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 6" with composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, says he had butterflies in his stomach ... Read more...

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Syrian envoy rejects $1 mn for defection


August 12th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian ambassador to Mauritania has rejected an offer of $1 million to defect in exchange for permanent residence in Qatar, Iran's Press TV reported.It ... Read more...

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Belarus embassy wraps up in Sweden


August 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian embassy in Sweden has stopped accepting most documents after a diplomatic row erupted between the two countries. It has turned the task over ... Read more...

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Beijing gives 721 foreigners resident permits


May 28th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) A total of 721 foreigners have been granted the permanent resident status in Beijing in the past nine years, authorities said.Since 2004, 852 foreigners had applied ... Read more...

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Happiness lies in love, homeland is life: Putin


December 16th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin believes that a person is happy if he is able to love."Happiness lies in love," Putin said, speaking at his ... Read more...

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US House approves faster green cards for Indian IT workers


December 1st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) In a move that may allow more highly skilled immigrants from India and China to obtain the so-called green cards faster, the US House of Representatives ... Read more...

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Beijing aims to relocate tens of thousands to suburbs


September 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) Beijing plans to move tens of thousands of downtown residents to the city's suburban districts over the next five years to ease overcrowding.Dou Shuling, an official, ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh Mumbai Cricket Association’s new chief


July 16th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Vilasrao Deshmukh, the union minister for science and technology, Friday became the new president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), defeating former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar ... Read more...

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Scholarships for Himachal students living far from school


July 8th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Students in Himachal Pradesh travelling more than 5 km from their home to school daily are entitled to get a scholarship, the state government announced Friday. ... 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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Indian students have highest transition rate to work in New Zealand


February 19th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Wellington, Feb 19 (IANS) Students from India have the highest rate of transition to work in New Zealand after completing their studies, followed by their Chinese counterparts, a minister has ... Read more...

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No China link, cash from disciples: Karmapa


January 29th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Following the seizure of huge amounts of foreign and Indian currency from the premises of his monastery and from his aides, the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley ... Read more...

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Myanmar, Indonesian tourists to get visa on arrival


January 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced that it has extended its tourist visa-on-arrival facility for visitors from Myanmar and Indonesia to promote tourism.The visa-on-arrival scheme was introduced from Jan ... Read more...

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Indian students’ flow to Australia radically down: Envoy


January 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The flow of Indian students to Australia for higher studies has substantially reduced but it could be due to the stringent migration policies than incidences of attacks on ... Read more...

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Visa on arrival to tourists from four Southeast Asian nations


December 30th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Tourists from Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines will be provided tourist visa on arrival from Jan 1, 2011, home ministry officials said Thursday. The visa shall ... Read more...

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NRI woman, relatives booked for duping Punjab man


December 26th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nurmahal (Punjab), Dec 26 (IANS) An Indian origin Canadian woman and her relatives have been booked on charges of duping a man here on the pretext of taking him abroad, police said ... Read more...

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The Nobel laureate who discovered his sister was actually his mum


December 12th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A Nobel prize-winning geneticist who discovered that the woman whom he regarded his sister was actually his mother has now opened up about how he stumbled upon the ... Read more...

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Enraged PCB least interested in Zulqarnain’s grievances or taking him back: Sources


November 18th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is neither interested in taking notice of troubled wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider's grievances nor bringing him back to the national fold, as it is ... Read more...

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Australia revamps skilled migration test


November 11th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) Australia has drastically changed its skilled migration test to favour potential migrants with higher skills, experience and better command over the English language, Immigration Minister ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Harijans want quota in jobs


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) Members of Harijan communities in Bangladesh's southern port city of Barisal have asked for 80 percent reservation in the jobs such as sweepers and cleaners. The country is ... Read more...

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Fury over Indian students being ‘cheated’ following change in Oz residency laws


September 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Thousands of foreign students, including Indians, might reportedly ignore the Australian government's "cap and cull" bill that aims to cancel the visa applications of international students, and try ... Read more...

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Sex-for-immigration lands Canadian judge in jail


July 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 30 (IANS) In an embarrassing case for the Canadian immigration system, a court here Thursday jailed an immigration judge for demanding sex from a South Korean woman to ... Read more...

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Beijing’s population surges 20 mn


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Beijing's population has surged more than three percent in the past two years to 19.72 million, a media report said Friday. The Beijing Municipal People's Congress released the figures ... Read more...

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Cuban Singer “Bolero Queen” Olga Guillot Dies At 86


July 13th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Queen Of El Bolero" Cuban singer Olga Guillot breathed her last on Monday at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. The singer was 86 years old ... Read more...

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Israel arrests Palestinian lawmaker


July 1st, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 30 (DPA) Israeli police arrested Wednesday a Palestinian lawmaker of the radical Islamist Hamas movement who lives in East Jerusalem, Israel Radio reported. Mohammed Abu Tir, born in East Jerusalem, was ... Read more...

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Canadian province invites Indian investors to acquire SMEs


June 6th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is inviting Indian entrepreneurs to take over small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which do not have succession plans. The province also wants Indian ... Read more...

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Parents of 88,000 children deported from US, study shows


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) More than 88,000 children in the US were deprived of both or either of their parents who have been deported from the country over the last 10 years, ... Read more...

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Temporary migrants using student visa to extend stay in New Zealand


March 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 10 (ANI): More and more temporary migrants are applying for student visas to extend their stay in New Zealand because of a new law.The sharp rise is believed to be ... Read more...

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A total of 160 species live inside our guts


March 4th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): In what could be called as a big feat in microbial research, researchers have decoded all the bacterial genes found in the human gut-a total of 160 species.The ... Read more...

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Sex-for-immigration lands Canadian judge in dock


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 23 (IANS) A former judge of the powerful Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board is in the dock for seeking sex from a South Korean woman refugee for granting her Canadian ... Read more...

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In minus eight degrees, Akshay runs for Canadians


December 18th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar announced here Thursday that he would make a cross-cultural film on Canada with ice hockey as the theme even as ... Read more...

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Man with cocaine capsules in stomach dies at Brazil airport


November 27th, 2009 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 27 (EFE) A 35-year-old Italian citizen died at an airport in northeastern Brazil of a cocaine overdose after one of the 20 capsules containing cocaine that were in his ... Read more...

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Canada to send back yet another Pakistani couple


September 8th, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) Canada is set to throw out yet another Pakistani couple and their children after the top federal court rejected their plea to stay deportation orders against them. The couple ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s got a fake driving licence in Bihar


August 24th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) A fake driving licence has been issued in the name of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Bihar's Saran district, officials said Monday. The Congress MP's address ... Read more...

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‘Fresh bid to stop Indian professionals from settling in Britain’


August 21st, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian IT and other professionals who are transferred to Britain by their companies may not be able to apply for citizenship if a recommendation made by a government-appointed ... Read more...

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