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Britain to have database to track down illegal migrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Britain is setting up a computer database to track down around 150,000 people who are staying in the country illegally, a media report said Wednesday.Border officials ... Read more...

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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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Indian students once again head for Australia


May 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 9 (IANS) Indian students are once again heading to Australia, along with a rise in international students, with the perceived threat of physical violence having receded to a ... Read more...

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US helping India to establish community colleges


April 25th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The United States is working with India to flesh out an initiative to set up hundreds of community colleges in India on the American pattern, ... Read more...

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US highlights efforts to expedite student visa processing


November 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has highlighted its efforts to boost overseas enrollment by accelerating the process of granting student visas."The Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs gives student ... Read more...

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US students visa for Indians go up


October 28th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The US still remains the top education destination for Indians, with US visa applications by Indian students increasing by 18 per cent over the last ... Read more...

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Indians hit as Australia axes 15,000 student visas


October 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Immigration authorities in Australia have cancelled 15,066 foreign student visas in the last one year, and the worst hit are Indians.Of the total, 3,624 students lost ... Read more...

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Indian students hit as college campus shuts in London


October 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The London campus of Pune-based Tasmac Group's business school was ordered to shut down by British authorities, affecting around 200 Indian students studying there.But all ... Read more...

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Australia Issues Report on Crimes Against Foreign Students


August 12th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
By Imtiaz MuqbilResponding to a swathe of media reports in 2009-10 about allegedly racially-motivated attacks on Indian students, the Australian government has issued the results of a far more comprehensive study about ... Read more...

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Tri-Valley University head indicted in visa fraud


May 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The president of the California-based Tri-Valley University, whose closure affected nearly 1,500 Indian students, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on the allegations of ... Read more...

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UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

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‘India attaches highest importance to concerns of duped Tri-Valley University students’


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Thursday said that the Union Government attaches the highest importance to addressing the concerns of the Indian students affected by the closure ... Read more...

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Restricting entrance of overseas students to UK varsities ‘is madness’: Experts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): Moves to tighten restrictions on overseas students will risk nearly 12,000 jobs in education and another 12,000 in the wider economy, a study of five colleges that help prepare ... Read more...

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Proposed UK visa restrictions would be ‘hostile act against Britain’s universities’: Report


February 18th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): The implementation of Britain's proposed new restrictions on student visas would be a 'hostile act against the country's universities' as it would cut the number of foreign students ... Read more...

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India raises issue of sham US varsity students


February 14th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has sought US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal intervention to ensure that the interests of over 1,500 Indian students ... Read more...

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Indian students will be dealt with fairness, Krishna told


February 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 13 (IANS) The US Sunday assured India that Indian students, who were victims of a sham university in California, will be dealt with "fairness", when External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Duped Tri Valley University students must be ‘absorbed’ in other US varsities: Krishna


February 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12(ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said that the Indian students of California-based Tri-Valley University (TVU).About 1,500 Indian students of TVU, majority of them from Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Duped Tri Valley students ignored red flags


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Even as Indian missions in the US are making all out efforts to help hundreds of students caught up in an immigration scam by a sham ... Read more...

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India to take up fake varsity issue, Rao heading to US (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the radio tagging of Indian students duped by a fake university in US triggering outrage in India, India Tuesday said it will ask Washington how such ... Read more...

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India to take up dubious university issue with US


February 1st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the radio tagging of Indian students duped by a fake university in San Francisco triggering outrage in India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said New ... Read more...

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Duped Indian students in US face uncertain future


February 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian students duped by a fake university in the US face an uncertain future as their appeal is not likely to be heard in a ... Read more...

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US justifies radio tags, says visa frauds serious


February 1st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The United States has justified the use of radio ankle monitors on some students of a sham university in California, 95 percent of them from India, ... Read more...

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Tagging row: BJP seeks action against US officials responsible


January 31st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday called upon the US authorities to remove the radio tagging monitors of Indian students who had been defrauded by a ... Read more...

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US defends radio tagging of Indian students; probe on (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A day after India strongly condemned the radio tagging of Indian students duped by a fake university in San Francisco, the US Monday vigorously defended the practice, ... Read more...

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Sham varsity: US defends radio tagging, says probe on


January 31st, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The US Monday defended as "standard procedure" the radio tagging of Indian students, who face the prospect of deportation after the closure of a fake university ... Read more...

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BJP slams radio collaring of Indian students of closed US varsity


January 30th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticized the United States' decision of making some Indian students of the California-based Tri Valley University (TVU) wear radio collars ... Read more...

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Hard times ahead for ’sham’ US varsity students


January 30th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) With duped Indian students of a 'sham' university frantically looking for alternatives to avoid deportation back home, the Indian missions here have set up helplines to ... Read more...

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US move of tagging Indian students unacceptable: Krishna


January 30th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday slammed the US authorities for tagging some Indian students duped by a 'sham' university in California."The way some of the students have been treated by authorities ... Read more...

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India protests, community angered as sham US varsity students tagged (Night Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Some of the Indian students duped by a 'sham' university in California have been forced to wear radio-trackers around their ankles, triggering a wave ... Read more...

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India protests as sham US varsity students radio-tagged (Third Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) After being duped by a 'sham' university in California, some of the affected Indian students have been forced to wear radio-trackers around their ankles to ... Read more...

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India protests as students of sham US varsity tagged (Second Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) After being duped by a 'sham' university in California, some of the affected Indian students have been forced to wear radio-trackers around their ankles to ... Read more...

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US opens helpline for ’sham’ varsity’s students


January 29th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The US authorities have opened a helpline for the Indian students of a 'sham' university in California, while asking some of them to wear radio trackers ... Read more...

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Indian students of ’sham’ US varsity launch petition campaign


January 28th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Facing the prospect of deportation following the closure of a "sham" university in California, hundreds of its Indian students have launched a campaign to seek ... Read more...

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Indian students went to US with valid visas


January 28th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): As the fate of Indian students duped by American university inCalifornia hangs in the balance, New Delhi hopes that the US authorities will treat the students well ... Read more...

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India seeks report from missions over ’sham’ US university


January 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said India has sought a report from its missions in the US over the fate of Indian students after authorities closed ... Read more...

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