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Nepal to introduce new visa regime

August 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) Nepal is set to introduce a new visa regime in an attempt to discourage foreign criminals from using Nepal as a transit point to sneak into ... Read more...

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Maoists push farmers to grow marijuana

August 17th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region is fast turning into a hotspot for growing marijuana with Maoist guerrillas making farmers switch to the cash crop, say police officials."Maoists ... Read more...

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‘Economic activities behind spurt in human trafficking’

July 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Human trafficking for purposes other than sex trade has been on the rise in the county. With the increase in the level of economic activities, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NCB to open Chhattisgarh office

June 18th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is set to open an office in Chhattisgarh."Seeing the gravity of drug trafficking in Chhattisgarh, the government had sent a proposal ... Read more...

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Man held in Sri Lanka with cocaine in belly

May 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A Philippine national who had cocaine stashed in his stomach has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said the police narcotics bureau arrested the ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz activists demand closure of US airbase

March 16th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 15 (IANS) Social activists in Kyrgyzstan plan to block the entrance to a US airbase next week in a bid to demand its early closure, a media report ... Read more...

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47 tonnes of hashish seized in Turkey in 2011

March 15th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 14 (IANS) A total of 46.9 tonnes of hashish and 6.4 tonnes of heroin were seized by police in Turkey in 2011, the Anatolia news agency reported.Police detained ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan wants US out of Manas airbase in 2014

February 21st, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan has reiterated that the US must withdraw all its troops from the Manas airbase in the country when the current lease agreement expires ... Read more...

Posted in World |

37 Pakistanis among dead in Indonesia boat accident

December 28th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Thirty-seven Pakistani youths were among those drowned in a boat accident off the Indonesian coast of Java about two weeks ago, the interior ministry said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Seven migrants dead in boat capsize off Indonesia

November 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 1 (IANS) At least seven migrants -- reportedly from Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan -- died Tuesday, while 14 others were missing after their boat sank off the coast ... Read more...

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New Kyrgyz president calls for closure of US airbase

November 1st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan's President-elect Almazbek Atambayev has called for the closure of the US airbase at Manas in the central Asian republic."I don't think the base ... Read more...

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25 migrants found dead as boat reaches Italy

August 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 25 migrants - as yet of unknown nationality - were found dead Monday in a boat carrying nearly 300 refugees to an Italian island, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Southern Maharashtra transit point for Goa drugs’

June 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 27 (IANS) Southern coastal Maharashtra has emerged as a major transit point for drugs from Himachal Pradesh and other parts of north India to be smuggled into Goa, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Five Indians trafficked for organ sale rescued in Ghana

May 28th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), May 28 (IANS) Five Indians, who were being trafficked to Canada for organ sale, have been rescued and sent back to India, a police official said."The five Indians ... Read more...

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Two foreigners held with heroin worth Rs.3 crore

April 6th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) An Afghan and a Nigerian were arrested in the national capital with 1.66 kg of heroin worth Rs.3 crore in international market, police said Wednesday."Mohammed ... Read more...

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Malaysia may be a transit point for weapons of mass destruction: Hishammuddin

March 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 22 (ANI): Malaysia's Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has said that police are probing the possibility of the country being a transit point for weapons of mass destruction (WMD)."It is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s official! Oswals are not coming back to Australia

January 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Jan 16 (ANI): Fertiliser tycoons Pankaj and Radhika Oswal confirmed that they will not come back to Australia, as removalists moved in to pack up their elite Dalkeith home on Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

11 Pak soldiers killed in militant attacks on 5 security posts near Afghan border

December 24th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): Eleven Pakistani soldiers and 24 militants were killed in clashes after 150 insurgents attacked five security posts in a tribal area near the Afghan border on Friday, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cash from pilgrims used to finance 26/11: WikiLeaks

December 6th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Militants often use the annual Haj pilgrimage for laundering money and cash from pilgrims was used to finance the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a confidential US embassy cable ... Read more...

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Four Indians arrested in Bangkok with 8.5kg of ‘ice’

November 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
BANGKOK, Nov 16 (MCOT) – Four alleged drug smugglers, Indian nationals, have been arrested in possession of 8.5kg of crystal methamphetamine, commonly known as 'ice', valued at Bt32 million (over US$1 million) ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Petite 20-yr-old college girl takes ‘most dangerous’ police chief job in Mexico

October 21st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A town in Mexico has left most astonished after it appointed a college going mother-of-one to head a police force in the heart of a traditional route for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Africa United’ tipped to match success of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

October 3rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): An African movie based on the journey of 5 children to watch the Football world cup 2010 is tipped to match the success of 'Slumdog Millionaire'.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

24 Indian human-trafficking victims rescued in Malaysia

September 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (ANI): Twenty-four Indians, believed to be victims of a human-trafficking racket, have been rescued from a locked terrace in a house in Sungai Siput area in Malaysia.Two ... Read more...

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24 Indians rescued from traffickers in Malaysia

September 3rd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Sep 3 (IANS) At least 24 Indian men who were found locked up in a house in a Malaysian town have been rescued and two Pakistani men allegedly involved in ... Read more...

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Pakistani held with fake Indian notes in Nepal

August 10th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) A Pakistani, posing as a physically challenged man, was caught at Kathmandu's international airport while trying to smuggle in fake Indian currency -- with a face ... Read more...

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Two Indians held in Malaysia with drugs

August 10th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Police have arrested two Indians at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport with nine kilograms of ketamine taped to their bodies. The men, aged 40 and 28, had ... Read more...

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US Coast Guard seizes ship with 3.5 tonnes cocaine

August 6th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran-flagged ship carrying 3.5 tonnes of cocaine was seized and five of its occupants were arrested by the US Coast Guard off the Honduran coast. The vessel was ... Read more...

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Malaysia awaits Indian report on Sikh militants

July 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 30 (IANS) Malaysia is awaiting details from Indian authorities and Interpol on a Sikh militant group that is suspected to have set up base outside the national capital. Malaysia ... Read more...

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India, Iran to hold talks on economic cooperation

July 7th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India and Iran will hold two days of talks on expanding bilateral economic cooperation, beginning here Thursday. The talks will be held under aegis of the India-Iran Joint ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab does a reality check as a ‘drugged’ state

July 1st, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) With Punjab emerging as a major transit and destination point for drugs coming from Afghanistan and Pakistan, the state government has begun a new campaign against ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ethiopia wants Indian hospitals as healthcare hub for Africa (Lead)

June 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Impressed with some of India's private hospitals and the quality of healthcare they provide, Ethiopia wants them to open branches in that country so that they become ... Read more...

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Ethiopia woos Indian hospitals to set up branches

June 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Ethiopia wants private Indian hospitals to open branches in that country to provide specialized treatment to its citizens, an official said. An Ethiopian delegation was in India this ... Read more...

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Gambian Police Seizes Cocaine Worth $1 Billion, Arrests Traffickers

June 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Trafficking of narcotic drugs have become one of the greatest challenges all over the world. Recently, the Gambian police have seized cocaine worth $1 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fencing of India-Myanmar border under way

April 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 24 (ANI): Fencing along the India-Myanmar international border at Manipur's Moreh town is in progress to check illegal drug trafficking and movement of militants."The project is likely to benefit ... Read more...

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U.S. Kyrgyz airbase use fuelled repressive, corrupt rule of former Prez Bakiyev: Expert

April 23rd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23(ANI): A panel of experts has told the U.S. Congress that the country tolerated a corrupt government in Kyrgyzstan to maintain access to Manas Air Base that is key to ... Read more...

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