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Nothing suspicious found after US embassy in Berlin evacuated


September 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Embassy in Berlin was partly evacuated Thursday when consular section employees felt unwell after touching some documents but police found no suspicious substance, Xinhua ... Read more...

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New visa processing system for Indians travelling to US


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The United States embassy here Wednesday announced a new visa processing system under which Indians travelling to the US can have easier visa procurement and ... Read more...

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Britain opens visa application centre in Bangalore


May 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore,May 21 (IANS) Britain Monday opened a new visa application centre here to expedite processing time for residents of Karnataka planning to visit the European country for business, leisure or ... Read more...

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VFS to provide Thai visa services in Bangalore


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, will now collect from Bangalore visa applications of Karnataka residents who want to travel to ... Read more...

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India takes up visa rejection issue with US


March 26th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India Monday expressed concern over the rise in rejection of US visa to its professionals, and asked American authorities not to resort to such protectionist ... Read more...

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US unveils new scheme to ease visa renewal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The US Wednesday unveiled a new initiative that exempts interviews for some categories of Indians applicants who are applying for US visas, part of a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visa denial dragged to South African court


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The recent denial of visa to the Dalai Lama by the South African government has been dragged to courts here.In an affidavit before the Western ... Read more...

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Modi eying bigger national role, WikiLeaks reveals


September 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is eying a bigger national leadership role and is positioning himself for a power struggle in the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ director writing second comedy


April 10th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) After the success of his 2010 tongue-in-cheek Bollywood satire "Tere Bin Laden", director Abhishek Sharma is working on his second film which too will have satirical ... Read more...

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South Korea opens visa application centre in New Delhi


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) South Korea Friday opened its first visa application centre in India and said it would outsource the facilities to a private firm in a bid ... Read more...

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Britain expects more tourists from India in 2011


March 25th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The British Tourist Authority (VisitBritain) Friday said it expects an increase of 15 to 18 percent in the number of Indian tourists visiting Britain ... Read more...

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ISI halts talks with CIA at all levels over being treated as “their lackeys”


February 24th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence has stopped talking with the US' Central Intelligence Agency at any level, including the most senior, an ISI official has revealed.Speaking on the ... Read more...

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European Union concludes visa agreements with Georgia


January 19th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Tuesday concluded two visa-related agreements with Georgia that will enter into force in two months.The EU Council reached one agreement on visa facilitation ... Read more...

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All 77 integrated check posts computerized: Chidambaram


November 30th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that steps are being taken to improve immigration procedures.He said that at the end of November, the government has ... Read more...

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Madonna plans to move back to Britain


October 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) American pop diva Madonna is planning to move back to Britain after spending two years in the US following her divorce with filmmaker Guy Ritchie. The "Celebration" ... Read more...

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Australian colleges not refunding fees to Indian students


September 24th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Sep 24 (IANS) Many students from India's Punjab state are facing frustration as they are being denied fee refunds by some colleges in Australia, and an educational consultant ... Read more...

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1,011 cr Mission Mode Project on IVFoRT making good progress: Govt.


September 1st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram said here on Wednesday that the rupees 1,011 crore mission mode project on Immigration, Visa and Foreigners' Registration & Tracking (IVFoRT) continues to make ... Read more...

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Britain allays India’s visa concerns


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) British Immigration Minister Damian Green Monday assured India that Britain's new cap on skilled labour was not designed to bar skilled professionals and stressed that key ... Read more...

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Indian IT industry slams US move to hike visa fee (Lead)


August 7th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian IT industry Friday slammed the US government's proposal to sharply increase visa fee to raise funds for its border security needs. "The Border Security Bill, which ... Read more...

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Yousuf will be cleared to travel to England in time: Saeed


August 4th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nottingham, Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistan is confident that former skipper Mohammad Yousuf will be cleared to travel to England in time for this week's second Test against England, after he was not ... Read more...

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Pakistani jailed in UAE


July 28th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 28 (IANS/WAM) A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced a Pakistani man to three months in jail for helping a Yemeni national get a visa by fraudulent ... Read more...

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‘Lawns bowl team will have to resubmit visa application’


June 19th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) TheAustralian High Commission Saturday reacted strongly to media reports on "harassment" over the non-issuing of visas to an Indian lawn bowls team, insisting the players will have ... Read more...

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Oz refusal of visas to Indian lawn bowls team ‘ultimate case of Indian-bashing’


June 12th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12(ANI): In an action being claimed as the "ultimate case of Indian-bashing", the Indian lawn bowls team and their trainer have been denied visa to visit Sydney, as ... Read more...

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India, China sign three bilateral pacts


May 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 27 (ANI): India and China on Thursday signed three bilateral cooperation pacts, including two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on the sidelines of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's six-day visit to China.The ... Read more...

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US hikes non-immigrant visa fees from June 4


May 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The US has hiked the fees and introduced a two-tiered fee structure for all non-immigrant visas which will come into effect from June 4, a US consulate statement ... Read more...

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Canada should apologise to Indians, BSF: former trooper


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, May 22 (IANS) Canada should apologise to Indians and to the Border Security Force (BSF) for using "insulting" language, says a retired trooper who was refused a visa because he ... Read more...

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BSF dubbed ‘violent force’, ex-trooper denied visa


May 21st, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A retired Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was denied a Canadian visa after a diplomat accused the paramilitary force of "war crimes" and being a ... Read more...

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Australia strengthens student visa guidelines


April 28th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Australia has further tightened its policy on student visas to ensure these are only given to "genuine" individuals. A press release of the Australian high commission Wednesday quoted ... Read more...

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Tough for Chettri to break into Kansas Wizards sqaud


March 26th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) It is not yet clear whether India's forward Sunil Chettri will get to play in the Major League Soccer (MLS) as all clubs are allowed only eight ... Read more...

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India takes note of UK’s decision to halt student visas


February 2nd, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2(ANI): India on Tuesday took note of United Kingdom's decision to temporarily halt accepting student visa applications at its centres in New Delhi, Chandigarh and Jalandhar.Speaking on the issue, ... Read more...

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Students may lose lakhs as UK halts visa operations (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh/New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian students who dreamt of studying in the UK may not be able to do so thanks to a sudden British decision ... Read more...

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Students in trouble as UK halts visa operations (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Some have paid their tuition fees, others have their acceptance letters in their hands. But now hundreds of Indian students may not be able to study ... Read more...

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Students face heat as UK application centres suspend operations


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Hundreds of students from this part of the country are facing the heat of an unanticipated decision of the UK Border Agency to temporarily stop accepting ... Read more...

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British High Commission suspends visa application from parts of northern India


January 31st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): The British High Commission announced a temporary suspension in accepting visa applications from parts of north India due to an unprecedented spurt in student-visa seekers from the ... Read more...

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After dramatic rise, UK suspends student visa applications


January 30th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Suspecting rampant abuse after a 650 percent increase in student visa applications in three months, the British High Commission has temporarily suspended acceptance of new visa applications ... Read more...

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