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Sri Lanka, India discuss travel advisory


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka is holding discussions with India to lift a travel advisory issued after 184 Sri Lankan pilgrims were attacked in Tamil Nadu, a government spokesman ... Read more...

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Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid reports of attack on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and a travel advisory issued by Colombo, the government Tuesday assured that ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan minister rushes to Britain over travel advisory


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris has left for London in an attempt to meet British officials and urge them to withdraw a travel advisory ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to protest British travel advisory


August 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka will protest a travel advisory issued by Britain that warns its citizens of an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in the island nation, ... Read more...

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Indians in Syria asked to leave (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With violence in Syria escalating by the day, India Tuesday asked its nationals and families of the staff of the Indian mission in Damascus to ... Read more...

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India asks its citizens, mission staff to leave Syria


July 24th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With violence in Syria escalating by the day, India Tuesday said it has asked the staff of its embassy in Damascus and its other citizens ... Read more...

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British travel advisory on theft, drugs in Goa


June 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 26 (IANS) A British travel advisory has identified the Goan beach villages of Calangute and Candolim as hubs of theft and bag-snatching gangs.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advisory, ... Read more...

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China backs Myanmar peace efforts


June 12th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) China supports Myanmar's efforts to safeguard ethnic harmony, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.The main towns in Myanmar's riot-hit Rakhine state have been brought under control. However, ... Read more...

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India plays down travel advisory, says no contentious issues with China


June 5th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming, June 5 (IANS) Amid a row over a Chinese travel advisory, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said there were no contentious issues between India and China besides ... Read more...

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Record tourist arrival is peace dividend : Kashmir minister


March 27th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora said Monday that a peaceful 2011 has been the year of making history in terms of arrival of ... Read more...

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‘Record tourist arrival in Kashmir is peace dividend’


March 26th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora Monday said 2011 had been a historical year for the state in terms of arrival of record number ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed for vehicular traffic Friday morning following fresh snowfall in the Jawahar Tunnel area of the road.T.P.S. Rawat, chief engineer of ... Read more...

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India presses Australia to withdraw travel advisory


October 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 27 (IANS) India has pressed Australia to withdraw travel advisory that uses "disproportionate" language warning of terror attacks during the festive season. Vice President Hamid Ansari has ... Read more...

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Aussie travel warning for Indonesia following arrest of Bali bombing suspect in Pak


April 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 1(ANI): Australia's Foreign Affairs Department has said that the arrest of 2002 Bali bombing suspect, Umar Patek, may spark a violent response against Westerners by extremists in Indonesia.The department released ... Read more...

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India closely monitoring ‘obviously bad situation’ in Libya: Krishna


February 25th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Special Aircraft, Feb.25 (ANI): Admitting that the situation in Libya was "obviously bad", External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday said India is closely monitoring events in North Africa as also ... Read more...

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India protests Chinese stapled visa to Arunachal weightlifter


January 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A day after an Arunachali weightlifter and coach were refused permission to leave Delhi due to stapled Chinese visa, India has again told China to follow a ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda planning Mumbai-style attacks in Europe, US: CNN


November 11th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Al Qaeda is still planning Mumbai-style attacks in Europe, with the United States also possibly being targeted, CNN reported citing counter-terrorism officials in Europe and the ... Read more...

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Oz CWG team chief seeks to allay security fears over travel advisory warning


September 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30(ANI): Australia's Commonwealth Games team chief Steve Moneghetti has said that he would reassure athletes about the upgraded travel advisory issued by his country.Australia in its latest travel advisory ... Read more...

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India confident of holding safe, successful C’wealth Games: Govt.


September 25th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.25 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs here on Saturday said that the Government of India has taken effective measures to ensure safety and security of all during the forthcoming Commonwealth ... Read more...

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India ‘absolutely ready’ for Commonwealth Games (Roundup)


September 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after unidentified gunmen sprayed bullets on two Taiwanese tourists in the national capital, India said Monday it was "now absolutely ready" for the Oct 3-14 ... Read more...

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Australia issues fresh travel advisory after Delhi shooting


September 20th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after two foreign tourists were injured in firing near Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, Australia Monday issued a fresh travel advisory to its citizens travelling ... Read more...

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CWG organisers dismiss Oz warnings of terror threats


September 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 15 (ANI): Organisers of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which kicks off in New Delhi on October 3, have dismissed the Australian Government's warning of terror risks during the sporting event.A ... Read more...

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Britain advises its nationals to avoid Ladakh


August 8th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Britain Sunday advised its citizens against travelling to the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir after flash floods devastated the popular tourist town of Leh. "Due to ongoing ... Read more...

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Travel Advisory Issued: “Forced Shopping” in Hong Kong


July 21st, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Tourism Administration of China has issued a travel advisory warning people who are planning trips to Hong Kong after the release of a video which showed ... Read more...

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‘Forced Shopping’ In Hong Kong Makes China Issue Travel advisory


July 20th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mainland China’s National Tourism Administration has issued a warning to all people intending to travel to Hong Kong. This was done after reports ... Read more...

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Video Footage Of “Forced Shopping” In Hong Kong Angers China


July 20th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Hong Kong, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The supermarkets in Hong Kong attract a lot of foreign tourists all over the year and most of them are Chinese descendants. The Chinese ... Read more...

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New Zealand warns its citizens of ‘extreme risk’ of terror attack in India


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 2 (ANI): A day after the United States and Britain warned of possible terror attacks in New Delhi and advised its citizens against visiting crowded places in the national capital, ... Read more...

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Canada warns of terror attacks in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk


May 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Canada Saturday joined the US and Australia in warning of an imminent terrorist attack in India, particularly in capital New Delhi. Issuing a travel advisory, the Department of Foreign ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign agreement to boost education ties (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Despite the attacks on its student community in Australia, India has "not prevented them" from going there, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday as ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign education deal


April 8th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 8 (IANS) Indian students continued to come to Australia for higher studies and the government had not "prevented them" from doing so, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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India asks China not to issue stapled visas for Kashmiris


April 3rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Beijing, India Saturday asked China to stop the practice of issuing stapled visas to Indians from Jammu and ... Read more...

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Australians told that India is safe for IPL


February 28th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.28 (ANI): Australian cricketers are set to play in the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade official delivered a secret briefing ... Read more...

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Oz experts cautious about security environment for athletes in India


February 19th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 19(ANI): Several Australian experts believe the security environment for athletes competing in India has altered dramatically in the wake of the threat by Al-Qaeda linked militants on major sporting ... Read more...

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Oz intelligence agencies working with India on sport terror threat: Rudd


February 18th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said his country's intelligence agencies are closely working with their Indian counterparts to ensure foolproof security for the forthcoming international sporting events ... Read more...

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Russian rape case: Mother submits detailed report to consulate


January 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The mother of a nine-year-old Russian girl, who was raped by a tourist in north Goa's popular Arambol beach, has submitted a detailed report to the Russian consulate ... Read more...

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