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Visas to Pakistani Hindus: India rejects conspiracy


August 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India Saturday rejected Pakistan's charges of a "conspiracy" about giving so many visas to Pakistani Hindus, saying due process and diligence was exercised in accordance ... Read more...

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Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus


August 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-member committee of parliamentarians to meet Hindus in Sindh province and reassure them of their security after Hindu ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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PM urged to help Pakistani Hindu refugees


April 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) A voluntary group working for Pakistani refugees in India has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the problems of Hindus living in Pakistan with ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military rulers approve anti-discrimination law


October 16th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's ruling military council on Saturday approved new amendments to the criminal code punishing all forms of discrimination, nearly one week after Coptic Christian protesters were attacked during ... Read more...

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Terrorist tag for Punjab Police demanded after turban incident


March 30th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) A Sikh advocacy group has urged the US and Canada to declare Punjab Police a 'terrorist organization' after its treatment of protesting pharmacists in Mohali ... Read more...

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Scientists integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks


March 13th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Health experts in the U.S. have successful integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. The achievement was recently made ... Read more...

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Hindu man pretended to be Sikh to seek refuge in Canada


November 12th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 12 (IANS) A Hindu man, who came to Canada in 1998 on fake papers and lied about his links to Babbar Khalsa to seek refuge on grounds of religious persecution ... Read more...

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Deported from Canada, paralysed man reaches Punjab village


November 6th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Nov 6 (IANS) A paralysed Sikh, who evaded deportation from Canada to India for two years by hiding at various gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in that country, finally reached his native Sohal ... Read more...

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Canada deports paralysed Sikh refugee


November 5th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Nov 5 (IANS) A paralyzed Sikh, who evaded deportation to India for two years by hiding at various gurdwaras here, was sent to India late Monday.Forty-eight-year-old Laibar Singh, who entered Canada ... Read more...

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New Delhi stands by its avowed polices on Taslima Nasreen: Pranab


December 22nd, 2007 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that India's policies on foreign nationals seeking shelter were applicable to Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen as well. Mukherjee told reporters ... Read more...

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BJP condemns “house arrest” of Taslima Nasreen


December 21st, 2007 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today described the alleged "house arrest" of Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen as "shocking news", and urged the UPA Government not to forget the ... Read more...

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BJP demands political refugee status for Taslima Nasreen


November 25th, 2007 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Coming down heavily on the West Bengal and the UPA governments, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today demanded that a political refugee status should be given to ... Read more...

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