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Consumer court pulls up Lufthansa, orders fine


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Non-disclosure of terms for promotional air tickets amounts to an "anti-consumer" practice, India's top consumer court has warned while penalising Lufthansa for harassing an elderly ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Sweden child custody case: Diaspora ministry asked to take action


June 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Overseas Indian Affairs ministry has been asked to take action for release of an NRI mother's son from custody of Swedish authorities in Gotland, close ... Read more...

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Sibal rules out rollback of common IIT test


June 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday virtually ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide common entrance test for Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

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Government looking into NRI child’s Swedish custody


June 7th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) After over a month's efforts by a local NGO for the release of an NRI mother's son from the custody of Swedish authorities in Gotland, the ... Read more...

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Norway kids in new family row


May 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Within a month of their return to India, two NRI children, who were earlier taken into foster-care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, find themselves in a ... Read more...

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Andhra seeks safe return of workers from Angola


May 15th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to ensure the safe return of 300 workers from the state currently stranded in Angola.Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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‘Dedh Ishqiya’ shoot to begin September (Movie Snippets)


May 9th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit will begin shooting in September for "Dedh Ishqiya", her first film since her return to India."'Dedh Ishqiya' to start shooting in September. ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Third Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned to ... Read more...

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NRI children return home from Norway (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two NRI children, who were in foster care in Norway after they were separated from their parents on grounds of alleged negligence, returned ... Read more...

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Norway custody case: Grandparents thank government


April 24th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The grandparents of Abhigyan and Aishwarya, the two Indian NRI children who were taken into foster care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, Tuesday expressed happiness ... Read more...

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NRI children back home from Norway (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) children in Norway who were taken into the custody by that country's Child Welfare Services on grounds of alleged ... Read more...

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Norway court hands over Indian children to uncle (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) In a major breather for the Bhattacharya family, a Norwegian court Monday decided to hand over the custody of two children, put under foster care ... Read more...

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Norway court hands over Indian children to uncle


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) In a major breather for the Bhattacharya family, a Norwegian court Monday decided to hand over the custody of two children, put under foster care ... Read more...

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NRI kids: India pressurises Norway; BJP, CPI-M up ante (Intro Roundup)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Oslo, Feb 27 (IANS) As opposition parties upped their ante and family members protested in New Delhi, India's special envoy Monday met the Norwegian foreign minister in ... Read more...

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Chowrasia hopes to get back to winnings ways at Avantha Masters


February 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian golfer and defending champion S.S.P. Chowrasia believes he is capable of pulling off a hat-trick of wins on home soil when the Avantha Masters tees ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia to set up joint defence panel (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh/New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia have looked at ways to enhance bilateral ties during the two-day visit of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony and have decided ... Read more...

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Indian traders safe in Shanghai: Government


January 5th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The government Thursday said the two Indian traders, who were holed up in a China hotel and were facing threats following a business dispute, were ... Read more...

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BJP welcomes quick government action on traders trapped in China


January 4th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday welcomed the government's action in ensuring the release of two Indian traders trapped in China.Welcoming the government action, ... Read more...

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Indian Army officer under scanner after honey-trapped by Pakistan (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a major embarrassment, a lieutenant colonel from the Indian Army was reportedly caught in a "honey trap" by Pakistani intelligence agencies that forced him ... Read more...

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PM, Pranab call up Chidambaram on 2G note


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who are away in the US, called up P. Chidambaram over the latest controversy in ... Read more...

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No time-frame for return to India: Madhuri Dixit


September 21st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says her decision to return to India was taken a while ago and was based on a belief that they could do ... Read more...

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Sonia recovering well, may return soon


August 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is "recovering well" but doctors will take a call on her health before deciding on her date of return to India, ... Read more...

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US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of agents raiding offices at the University of Northern ... Read more...

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Another US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner


July 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents raiding offices at the ... Read more...

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Conditions favourable in Pakistan for Sarabjit’s release: Sister


July 5th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 5 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, the sister of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in Pakistan's Kot Lakhpat jail on terrorism charges, Tuesday said that conditions were quite favourable ... Read more...

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Train to Pakistan - a journey not so pleasant


June 28th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, June 28 (IANS) It's Sunday morning. The Bhagat ki Kothi railway station here is ready to receive its weekly train from Pakistan. Stall owners outside are stocked with food ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death, Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death; Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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Husain had distanced himself from Indians: BJP


June 9th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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This Indian professor doesn’t want to return from Japan


March 17th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) Even as Japan faces the worst tragedy since World War-II, 55-year-old Saleem-ul-Rahman Nadvi, who has been living in the island nation for last 30 years, doesn't ... Read more...

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Australia raises CWG unpaid bills with India


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Australia Thursday raised the issue of millions of dollars owed to its firms by India's Commonwealth Games Organising Committee with visiting External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu was a perfect communist: Karat


January 17th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Monday said Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu was a perfect communist and was unique in many ways."Jyoti Basu for ... Read more...

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Intellectuals speak up for M.F. Husain, Arundhati Roy


January 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The pitch in support of M.F. Husain's return to India, and the opposition to the gag on writer Arundhati Roy and legal action against human rights activist ... Read more...

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Indian widow loses salary in Malaysia, daughter back home


January 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 1 (IANS) The misery of an Indian widow, deprived of her salary in Malaysia, was compounded as her teenaged daughter committed suicide after the woman failed to send her ... Read more...

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