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The 'donkey route' to Britain: Hair-raising tales of illegal immigration
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Hell-bent on entering Britain, a group of young Punjabis board a container truck in Amritsar for their tough journey to jobs and riches. Freezing and bouncing, they arrive in Kabul, Afghanistan. After a brief rest, they trundle to Krasnoyarsk in Russia's Siberia. From here, the container truck rolls to Russian capital Moscow. The next stop is Belarus capital Minsk, before entering Poland for Warsaw and then on to Germany and finally to Belgium or France

Monday, March 24, 2014 2:38:03 PM

Pursuing Khobragade case would smack of personal vendetta: Panel
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The office of Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara and the US State Department should not pursue the Devyani Khobragade case any further since it would give the impression of a personal vendetta, according to a panel representing Indian Americans.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 7:30:05 PM

Pursuing Khobragade case would smack of personal vendetta: Panel
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The office of Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara and the US State Department should not pursue the Devyani Khobragade case any further since it would give the impression of a personal vendetta, according to a panel representing Indian Americans.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 7:30:05 PM

Celebrating women's power through extraordinary tales (IANS Books This Weekend) (March 8 is International Women's Day)
A woman's ability to fight back is her biggest strength. As we will celebrate the many facets of women ahead of International Women's Day that falls March 8, the IANS book stack offers you extraordinary tales of triumph and memories. Take a look.

Friday, March 07, 2014 1:48:09 PM

'Saudi economy is dependent on Indian workers'
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Enhanced strategic ties and defence cooperation will encourage Indians and Saudis to boost two-way investments, which are currently far below the potential, the Saudi-India business council chief has said, adding that the kingdom's economy is "dependent on Indian workers".

Thursday, March 06, 2014 2:42:15 PM

Senior US diplomat Nisha Biswal meets Indian officials
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India and the US Wednesday reaffirmed the priority attached to their bilateral strategic partnership and discussed ways in which to energise the existing dialogue mechanisms as senior US diplomat Nisha Desai Biswal, an Indian American, held talks with Indian officials here.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:50:04 PM

Senior US diplomat Nisha Biswal meets Indian officials
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India and the US Wednesday reaffirmed the priority attached to their bilateral strategic partnership and discussed ways in which to energise the existing dialogue mechanisms as senior US diplomat Nisha Desai Biswal, an Indian American, held talks with Indian officials here.

Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:50:04 PM

India, Saudi Arabia seek to deepen business, strategic ties (Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia Thursday sought to further deepen strategic diplomatic and business relations as the oil-rich Gulf kingdom's Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud met India's top leadership, including President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:32:18 PM

Over 50,000 women cleared to work as domestic maids
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A total of 53,616 women have been granted emigration clearance to work as domestic workers in the Middle East in the last three years, the government said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 9:00:10 PM

Over 50,000 women cleared to work as domestic maids
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A total of 53,616 women have been granted emigration clearance to work as domestic workers in the Middle East in the last three years, the government said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 9:00:10 PM

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