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Stowaway Liam Corcoran says that, ‘boarding a plane was easier than doing homework’


July 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Corcoran is a young boy of 11 years who became a stowaway on a plane that was headed to Rome from Manchester. Liam said that nobody ... Read more...

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Myanmar ’slaves’ rescued in Thailand


May 19th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 Myanmar migrant workers locked up inside a shrimp factory near Bangkok have been rescued by Thai police.Kyaw Thaung, a spokesperson for the Burmese Association ... Read more...

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Briton charged with planning Kenya bombings


May 10th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A 29-year-old Muslim Briton has been accused of planning bomb attacks in Kenya on behalf of Al Qaeda-linked terror outfit al-Shabab.Jermaine Grant, a resident of London, ... Read more...

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Deonarine finally cleared for UK travel


May 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), May 10 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Narsingh Deonarine left for England late Wednesday to join the West Indies touring party after his protracted visa saga finally ended.Deonarine, who along with fellow ... Read more...

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Pakistan deports Osama family to Saudi Arabia


April 27th, 2012 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan early Friday deported slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's three widows and 11 other family members to Saudi Arabia.They had been in custody ... Read more...

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US issues alert for its people in Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad Thursday issued a security alert for its staff and American citizens to take precautions for next two weeks, but did not ... Read more...

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Osama’s relative in Pakistan to shift family


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistan has allowed slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family to leave the country, and a Yemeni brother-in-law of the militant leader has arrived here ... Read more...

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Rebirth for us, say ship tragedy survivors from Tamil Nadu


January 20th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) "It is a rebirth! Only god saved us", were the comments that gushed out of survivors of the ill-fated Italian oceanliner Costa Concordia on reaching here ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist banned from flying to Britain


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist, believed to be hiding in Yemen, has been banned from flying into Britain amid fears that he might try to blow ... Read more...

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Passport officers’ meet to kick off Tuesday


November 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will Tuesday open a two-day conference of passport officers from all over the country that aims at streamlining the ... Read more...

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Seize Srinagar Haj travel operator’s property: Probe team


November 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) A team probing the duping of over 500 people by a local Haj tour operator Saturday recommended confiscation of his property to compensate the duped pilgrims, ... Read more...

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80 Afghans held for illegally entering Pakistan


November 25th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A total of 80 Afghans have been arrested for illegally entering Pakistan through a border town in southwestern Balochistan province, officials said.The Afghans entered through Chaman ... Read more...

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Kashmir Haj pilgrims duped by travel agency


October 31st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) Despite paying all expenses, more than 500 Kashmiris cannot perform the Haj pilgrimage this year thanks to a local travel agency that backed out at the ... Read more...

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959 caught for using forged visas


August 30th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A total of 798 foreigners were deported since January 2008 for using forged Indian visas and 161 Indians were arrested for obtaining fake foreign visas, ... Read more...

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India urges Pakistan to free its fishermen


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With more than 250 Indian fishermen languishing in the jails of Pakistan, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna raised the issue of their release with visiting ... Read more...

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US diplomats denied entry to Peshawar


July 21st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Seven US diplomats were stopped from entering Pakistan's Peshawar city due to lack of travel documents, a media report said.The diplomats were travelling in three cars ... Read more...

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South Korean woman tourist robbed in Uttar Pradesh


July 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 19 (IANS) A South Korean woman tourist was robbed by unidentified men inside a train near here, police said Tuesday.Lee Yunha was Monday approached by three-four ... Read more...

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Americans in Pakistan advised to avoid crowds, demonstrations


June 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The US has warned its citizens in Pakistan to avoid crowded places in big cities and keep their travel documents up-to-date, a media report said Sunday.An ... Read more...

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Pak poll body seeks advice about dual nationality politicians


May 1st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 1(ANI): The Pakistan Election Commission has sought the law ministry's advice on whether it can compel politicians to reveal details of nationalities they may have acquired while submitting their nomination ... Read more...

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Release prisoners who have completed term: Pakistan-India panel


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners has recommended to the two governments to immediately release prisoners who have completed jail term and whose verification has ... Read more...

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India, Pak look to fast track release of each others’ fishermen


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): India and Pakistan are working on a proposal for expeditious release of each other's fishermen inadvertently crossing the maritime boundary for the first time.The Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan ... Read more...

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Ex-NATO commander McChrystal cleared of wrongdoing in Rolling Stone piece


April 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Pentagon has cleared a sacked US general of wrongdoing in connection with a magazine report that said his staff and he had spoken disrespectfully about top ... Read more...

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India, Pak agree to release prisoners having completed sentence by Apr. 15


March 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Welcoming the release of prisoners and fishermen by each other, India and Pakistan on Tuesday agreed they would release those civilian prisoners/fishermen, who have completed their sentence ... Read more...

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123 Indonesians still waiting for evacuation from Libya


March 11th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 123 Indonesians are still in Libya, more than the previous number announced by the government earlier this week, the Jakarta Globe reported Thursday.

On Monday, Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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Four Germans arrested in Lahore released after documents’ verification


March 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 5(ANI): Four German nationals, who were arrested in Lahore on Friday for not having their travel documents, have been released after the verification of their credentials.Policemen had taken them to ... Read more...

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World Cup: Dhaka keeps vigil on cricket bookies


February 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) World Cup co-host Bangladesh has said it is keeping a vigil on international cricket bookies to ensure that they do not try to establish contacts with players and ... Read more...

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Delhi to host honorary consuls meet


February 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The first South Asian regional meet of honorary consuls will be held in the capital Feb 15-17. Organised by Honorary Consular Corps Diplomatique-India (HCCD) under the ... Read more...

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761 Pakistanis currently detained in Indian prisons: Qureshi


February 4th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamanad, Feb 4 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has told the National Assembly that around 1,786 Pakistanis are imprisoned in 14 countries for various crimes, out of which 761 are ... Read more...

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Gillard rejects Assange’s legal help plea over Wikileaks disclosure of US cables


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 2 (ANI): A day after Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought the Australian government's help over the ongoing secret US diplomatic cables leak fiasco, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said she ... Read more...

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Restaurateur alleges racist attack by police, locals in Goa


January 25th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) The owner of a restaurant serving African cuisine - a rarity in Goa - Tuesday complained of arson and assault by the police and locals, claiming her ... Read more...

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Indian docs inspired by Gandhi treat people by listening to them


January 24th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Indian doctors Abhay and his wife Rani Bang have revolutionised the approach to healthcare for mothers and babies.In one of the poorest parts of India, the husband and ... Read more...

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Jermaine Jackson trapped in Africa after passport expires


January 10th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine has been left stranded in Africa after his passport expired during a trip abroad and reportedly won't be renewed until ... Read more...

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Indian citizen ‘overstays’ Malaysian prison term by 32 months


January 4th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (ANI): An Indian citizen has been languishing in a Malaysian detention centre for more than 36 months despite being sentenced to a four-month jail term for illegal entry.S. ... Read more...

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Indian in Malaysian jail threatens to kill himself


January 4th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (IANS) An Indian man languishing in a Malaysian prison for over 36 months, though he was sentenced only for four months, now wants to end his life, a ... Read more...

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Six Tibetans arrested in Nepal as refugee exodus continues


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) Police have arrested a group of six Tibetans who escaped into northern Nepal from Tibet, less than a fortnight after a WikiLeaks expose said China was paying Nepal's ... Read more...

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