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Sikh asylum cases see big spurt as Canada acknowledges revival of separatism (IANS Exclusive)
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) The number of asylum seekers in Canada from India, a majority of them Sikhs, has soared by over 300 per cent in the past two years alone, with the Canadian government agencies acknowledging "renewed support for separatism in the Punjab region".

Friday, November 16, 2018 3:04:05 PM

India revokes 25 NRI men's passports over marital discord
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian government has revoked the passports of 25 men living abroad for abandoning their spouses in India, a Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) official said on Friday.

Friday, November 16, 2018 2:50:04 PM

US journalist alleges rape by Akbar, he says it was consensual (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Journalist-turned-politician M.J. Akbar, who quit as Union Minister after charges of sexual harassment by many journalists, has now been accused of rape by US journalist Pallavi Gogoi. Akbar said they had a "consensual relationship" even as his wife accused Gogoi of lying.

Friday, November 2, 2018 7:38:04 PM

Delhi man was pilot of crashed Indonesian plane
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Bhavye Suneja, the pilot of the Indonesian Lion Air Boeing passenger plane which crashed on Monday with 189 people aboard, was a student of Ahlcon Public School in Delhi till 2005.

Monday, October 29, 2018 6:18:05 PM

Delhi-based pilot loses life in Indonesian plane crash
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Bhavye Suneja, a Delhi-based pilot working with Lion Air, was the Captain of the ill-fated Indonesian Boeing plane carrying 189 passengers, which crashed into the Java Sea on Monday shortly after taking off.

Monday, October 29, 2018 5:00:05 PM

Sushma Swaraj to visit Qatar, Kuwait
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Qatar and Kuwait, two of India's key energy security partners in West Asia, from October 28 to 31, it was announced on Friday.

Friday, October 26, 2018 7:28:04 PM

Canada says Punjab's AAP legislators can visit country any time
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Months after turning back two Punjab legislators belonging to the Aam Aadmi Party from the Ottawa airport, Canada has written to India saying that the lawmakers can visit the country, an official said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:32:04 PM

France to have memorial for Indians who took part in World War I
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A memorial dedicated to Indians who fought in World War I would be unveiled in France next month.

Monday, October 22, 2018 10:34:03 PM

Odisha government responsible for casualties in cyclone: Congress
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) Odisha Congress in-charge Jitendra Singh on Monday said the state government was solely responsible for the death of more than 70 people in cyclone Titli and the consequent deluge.

Monday, October 22, 2018 9:40:05 PM

Two arrested in Punjab for militant links
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Police on Friday arrested two members of a Khalistani module allegedly engaged in propagating the Khalistani Referendum 2020 campaign by affixing banners and posters at public places in Amritsar city.

Friday, October 19, 2018 7:56:03 PM

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