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South Block describes Haneef case as 'diplomatic success'
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Australian government's move to clear Muhammad Haneef of all charges of supporting terrorism is a 'diplomatic success', say officials in the ministry of external affairs who have been batting for 'fair and just treatment' of the India doctor.

Friday, July 27, 2007 4:57:54 PM

Haneef - the latest victim of error in age of terror (Special)
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Australian government's decision to drop terrorism charges against Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef and the admission that they had made a 'mistake' once again highlights how often investigators in both the West and India have gone wrong in the age of terror.

Friday, July 27, 2007 4:04:26 PM

Haneef's wife elated, wants him back like 'normal person' (Lead)
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) She's thrilled that the Australian government has absolved her doctor husband Muhammad Haneef of the charge of supporting terrorism, but Firdous Arshiya says he must return like a 'normal person'.

Friday, July 27, 2007 3:32:42 PM

Recruiting agents to help in skills upgrade scheme for emigrants
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian government will rope in recruiting agents to help identify trades and skill gaps in which potential emigrant workers can be imparted training before they move abroad for employment.

Friday, July 27, 2007 1:10:01 PM

Send Haneef home on 'regular visa', India tells Australia
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India will request the Australian government to grant Muhammad Haneef a 'regular visa' after the Indian doctor was Friday cleared of all charges of supporting those involved in the failed British bombings.

Friday, July 27, 2007 12:05:24 PM

Haneef's wife elated, waits for him to come home
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) 'I am happy and relieved,' an elated Firdous Arshiya said Friday as news came in that the Australian government had dropped all charges against her doctor husband Muhammad Haneef, under arrest since July 2 in connection with the failed British bombings.

Friday, July 27, 2007 11:51:10 AM

Mittal reaffirms commitment to Orissa steel project
Bhubaneswar, July 26 (IANS) London-based global steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to set up a 12 million tonne steel project in Orissa during his whirlwind visit of the state.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:25:13 PM

Court ruling on Kohli's review plea Friday
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Friday deliver its order on the review petition of Manindar Pal Singh Kohli, a Briton of Indian origin facing extradition to Britain on charges of raping and murdering British teenager Hannah Foster four years ago.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 6:02:26 PM

Mizo priests help revive Christianity in Britain
Aizawl, July 26 (IANS) Christian clerics from India's northeastern state of Mizoram are much in demand in Britain to meet an increasing shortage of ordained priests, besides trying to make people attend church congregations.

Thursday, July 26, 2007 10:46:33 AM

Bihar to market brand Bhojpuri to woo diaspora in Mauritius
Patna, July 25 (IANS) Bihar is ready to market its Bhojpuri brand to woo Mauritians of Indian origin, most of them from Bihar itself.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 6:26:09 PM

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