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Indian nurses shifted from Tikrit, says Chandy
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) All 46 Indian nurses holed up in Tikrit in Iraq have been moved out, apparently by Sunni insurgents, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 4:24:08 PM

Indian nurses moved out of Tikrit: Chandy
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) All 46 Indian nurses holed up in Tikrit in Iraq have been moved out, apparently by Sunni insurgents, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 4:14:03 PM

Kerala, Centre concerned about nurses' safety in Iraq
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Kerala government as well as the Centre are concerned about the safety of the 46 nurses who are stranded in an Iraq town, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday after he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 2:32:12 PM

46 Kerala nurses spend sleepless night in Iraq town
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The 46 Indian nurses stranded in Iraq's Tikrit town hardly slept through the night and till early Thursday morning had not boarded a bus brought for them by ISIS militants, said a source.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:40:03 AM

46 Kerala nurses in Tikrit asked to board bus to Mosul
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The 46 Indian nurses stranded in Iraq's Tikrit town that has been overrun by ISIS militants have been told to board a bus by unknown men and proceed to Mosul. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy confirmed to IANS the development. The Indian embassy in Baghdad has advised the nurses to "try and hold on till (Thursday) morning".

Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:20:04 AM

46 Kerala nurses in Tikrit asked to board bus to Mosul
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The 46 Indian nurses stranded in Iraq's Tikrit town that has been overrun by militants have been told to board a bus by unknown men and proceed to Mosul, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told IANS.

Thursday, July 03, 2014 12:04:04 AM

Nurses in Iraq safe, Indian envoy speaks with them
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government Wednesday said the 46 Indian nurses trapped in a building in Iraq's war-torn Tikrit town were safe and unharmed, and the Indian envoy has spoken with them.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:42:17 PM

Nurses in Iraq safe, Indian envoy speaks with them
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government Wednesday said the 46 Indian nurses trapped in a building in Iraq's war-torn Tikrit town were safe and unharmed, and the Indian envoy has spoken with them.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 7:02:16 PM

'Bombing near building but Indian nurses safe in Iraq'
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) There has been bombing and firing in the vicinity of the building in Iraq's Tikrit town which houses 46 Indian nurses and they had taken refuge in basement, the government said Tuesday and expressed hope that they will be evacuated safely.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:06:04 PM

Rs.20,000 monthly grant to Iraq hostages' families in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced that it will give financial assistance of Rs.20,000 a month to the distressed families of 40 Punjabis stuck in conflict- affected Mosul town in Iraq.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 6:46:16 PM

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