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Amrika Chalo: A play on US-Pakistan love-hate relationship


December 31st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Described as a self-critical view of double standards and hypocrisies between the two nations, a play on the US-Pakistan relationship, now on here and a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ukrainians go on winter holiday - to Goa!


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Kiev, Jan 20 (IANS) Fun-loving Ukrainians are heading to Goa in big numbers. The Indian holiday destination is a clear favourite, with Ukraine's flag carrier operating two packed direct flights ... Read more...

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UK Border Agency ‘may be unlawfully discriminating against Pakistanis’


November 4th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): The UK Border Agency (UKBA) may be unlawfully discriminating against Pakistanis, as there was a worrying lack of confidence in the work of the visa section, particularly in ... Read more...

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Report: ‘Serious failure’ in UK visa controls for Pakistanis


July 27th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): An independent chief inspector of the UK Border Agency, John Vine's report has revealed that immigration controls for Pakistani applicants who want to settle in the United Kingdom ... Read more...

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‘Careless’ British High Commission tells dozens of Pakistanis it has lost their passports


December 21st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): British High Commission in Islamabad left dozens of Pakistanis distressed after informing them that their passports had been lost.The High Commission also asked them to come up with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

American dream burns bright, new visa section opens


September 14th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) With over half a million Indians going to the US, Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Monday opened a new consular section at the US embassy here that will ... Read more...

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Canadian lawmaker to be deported from Sri Lanka


June 10th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 10 (DPA) A Canadian parliamentarian is to be deported from Sri Lanka on the grounds that he was a sympathiser of the Tamil rebel movement, senior government officials said Wednesday. Bob ... Read more...

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Germany’s Bangalore connection gets a visa-link


November 21st, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) The German consulate in India's tech hub formally inaugurated by Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier Friday caps over five decades of Bangalore's German connection. The consulate, now functioning ... Read more...

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Pak considers opening of a visa section in Amritsar


November 15th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that Ministry of Foreign Affairs would examine a proposal by Sikh pilgrims to open a visa section at ... Read more...

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Tourism in Pakistan takes a knock


September 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tourism industry, which has faced continuous decline since 9/11 and the subsequent war on terror, has been badly affected by the recent wave of suicide attacks - ... Read more...

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British High Commission to move visa section to UAE


July 10th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 10 (ANI): Following the fresh spate of bombings in Pakistan , the British High Commission is learnt to have decided to relocate its visa section to Dubai , ... Read more...

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This was waiting to happen (Article)


July 8th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem Prakash London, July 8 (ANI): The tragedy in Kabul was waiting to happen for a long time. India has been lucky that it did not happen earlier. Why? That can ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

This was waiting to happen


July 8th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem Prakash London, July 8 (ANI): The tragedy in Kabul was waiting to happen for a long time. India has been lucky that it did not happen earlier. Why? That can ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Blast shatters windowpanes of India House (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The windowpanes of India House, the residence of the Indian envoy to Pakistan, were shattered when a powerful bomb exploded outside the nearby Danish embassy here Monday. No ... Read more...

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Blast shatters windowpanes of India House (Lead)


June 2nd, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The windowpanes of India House, the residence of the Indian ambassador, were shattered when a powerful bomb exploded outside the Danish embassy here Monday. No one ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Islamabad bombing, India House hit


June 2nd, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Up to eight people, including possibly a foreigner, were killed in a suicide car bombing outside the visa section of the Danish embassy here Monday. The ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Islamabad bombing, India House hit (Fourth Lead)


June 2nd, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Up to eight people, including possibly a foreigner, were killed in a suicide car bombing outside the visa section of the Danish embassy here Monday. The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blast shatters windowpanes of India House


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The windowpanes of India House, the residence of the Indian ambassador, were broken and cracks appeared on its boundary wall when a powerful bomb exploded outside ... Read more...

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London mission says goodbye to snaking visa queues


May 28th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 28 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in London - among the busiest of diplomatic missions - bids a cheery farewell Thursday to snaking queues, complaints of graft ... Read more...

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Tibetan youths storm Chinese embassy


March 21st, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Chanting "We want freedom", around 20 Tibetans stormed the Chinese embassy here Friday after catching the police unaware and waved Tibetan flags inside the compound before being ... Read more...

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Suresh Nanda’s passport suspended by four weeks


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The passport of arms dealer Suresh Nanda, accused of receiving kickbacks in a defence deal, was Monday suspended for a further period of four weeks. The external ... Read more...

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Govt suspends Nanda’s passport for 4 more weeks


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The government on Monday suspended the passport of arms dealer Suresh Nanda, alleged to have received kickbacks in defence deals, by four more weeks pending a decision ... Read more...

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