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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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London Metropolitan University’s Visa License Revoked


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The London Metropolitan University has just had its visa to recruit and teach overseas students revoked. Over 2,000 students might soon be deported from London. The university is no longer allowed to ... Read more...

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Russian arrested in Goa for overstaying


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) A Russian national was arrested in Goa for staying beyond the period of his visa, police said Friday.Nikolai Sokolov was held in the coastal village of ... Read more...

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India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... 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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Mayookha’s coach yet to get clearance for London Games


July 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 21 (IANS) The coach of Mayookha Johny, India's star athlete who is competing at the London Olympics in triple jump, is yet to get clearance to accompany her ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held in Goa for overstay


July 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) Two Nigerians found living in India beyond their stipulated visa period have been arrested in Goa, police said Saturday.Okeyie Nwachukwu, 27, and Egika Obinna Nichlas, 29, ... Read more...

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Parents held after trying to smuggle baby through airport scanner


July 10th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sharjah, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian couple tried unsuccessfully to smuggle their baby through an airport scanner. They put their son in a big bag and tried to take him illegally ... Read more...

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Couple smuggles baby without visa in bag


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A couple was caught trying to smuggle their baby into the UAE when airport security spotted the five-month-old hidden in their luggage, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi man arrested in Assam


June 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national was arrested in this main Assam city for illegal stay in India since 1993 and employment in a courier company, police said ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.His son Arif ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ in Kannada excites Veena Mallik


May 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Mallik has started work on the Kannada version of "The Dirty Picture", saying the film is packed with glamour and sentiments that ... Read more...

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Iran deports 82 Pakistanis


May 21st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) A total of 82 Pakistani nationals have been deported by Iran for living illegally in the country, Daily Times reported Monday.The Pakistanis were arrested by Iranian ... Read more...

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Indian woman hangs herself in UAE


May 19th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman from India's Kerala state allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in Al Ain city in Abu Dhabi.Meera Mohan, from Kottayam, was living ... Read more...

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China expels Al Jazeera correspondent


May 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) China has expelled an American journalist working for Al Jazeera, a move that prompted the television network to shut its bureau in Beijing.Al Jazeera closed its ... Read more...

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SC impleads government on Pakistani virologist’s plea (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the central government to state its position on ailing Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who has sought permission to visit ... Read more...

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Finn man commits suicide in Delhi


April 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A 27-year-old mentally unstable Finn committed suicide Sunday by jumping off the sixth floor of a car parking facility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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Will attend Bihar Day in Mumbai, stresses Nitish


April 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday emphasised that he would visit Mumbai to attend the Bihar Diwas celebrations Sunday even though the event has run into ... Read more...

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Lalu’s RJD backs Nitish on Bihar Day in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) They may be bitter political rivals, but Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has thrown its weight behind Chief Minister Nitish Kumar when it comes ... Read more...

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SC grants bail to Pakistani doctor Chisty


April 9th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for involvement in ... Read more...

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Highlights of Zardari visit


April 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Highlights of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh: * Manmohan Singh says he would he "happy" to visit Pakistan. Timing to be decided through diplomatic ... Read more...

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ASEAN Summit begins


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, April 3 (IANS) The two-day 20th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit kicked off here Tuesday, gathering heads of state or government from 10 ASEAN member states.The ... Read more...

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Nigerian drug peddler arrested


March 30th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A 27-year-old Nigerian was arrested here for drug trafficking and cocaine worth Rs.24 lakh seized from him, police said Friday.Arthur Ezenwa was held by police ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner in jail after term ends deported


March 21st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Note to editors: IANS regrets that a story headlined "Pakistani virologist Chisty released, apex court told" moved Monday was factually wrong. A section of the media, including IANS, was led to ... Read more...

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Geelani questioned by police


March 7th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was Wednesday questioned here for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting ... Read more...

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Taylor Kitsch’s dietary advice


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Model-actor Taylor Kitsch, who got a nutritionist certificate while he was studying acting, says he is worried about overweight youngsters."Accountability, parents and school systems should help. ... Read more...

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Five arrested for fake visa-passport racket


February 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Five foreign nationals, including a woman, were arrested in the national capital for allegedly providing fake passports and visas, police officials said Friday."Gabriel Olawale Ajisafe, ... Read more...

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EU gets letter from Iran for n-talks


February 16th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has received a letter from Iran asking it to restart the nuclear talks."We received the letter today and we're studying it, we're ... Read more...

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Popular Kerala singer detained, freed by Saudi police


February 11th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) Popular Malayalam singer K.G.Markose was first detained and then released by Saudi Islamic police Saturday while on a tour of Saudi Arabia to hold a stage ... Read more...

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Indian student attacked in London


February 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A student from Hyderabad was critically injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in London late Friday night, his family members said here Saturday.Praveen Reddy, an ... Read more...

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Andhra woman seeks euthanasia for paralysed son (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Unable to take care of him due to poverty, a 64-year-old widow in Andhra Pradesh has sought euthanasia for her son -- a 36-year-old graduate in ... Read more...

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Pakistani youth wanted to meet president, arrested


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A 19-year-old Pakistani national was arrested from near Parliament House here for attempting to enter the Rashtrapati Bhawan Wednesday night, police said.The youth has been ... Read more...

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Putin urges tougher migration policy for Russia


January 27th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS) Russia should toughen its migration policy and continue to maintain a visa-free regime with former Soviet republics, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday."Russia is not going ... Read more...

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Kolkata litterateurs to protest ‘persecution’ of ‘Satanic Verses’ readers


January 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Describing as "shameful" the cases filed against writers who had read excerpts of banned book "The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature ... Read more...

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EU meets to impose more sanctions on Iran


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 23 (IANS) Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) met here Monday to impose additional sanctions on Iran focusing on its central bank and its oil exports, Xinhua ... Read more...

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