Friday February 20, 2015
The foreign shareholding through GDRs/ADRs/FDI/NRI/PIO/ FIIs/RFPIs in Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd has reached the prescribed threshold limit, RBI said in a notification.
Delhi News | Written by Snigdha Basu (With inputs from agencies) | Saturday February 21, 2015
A 35-year-old Nigerian woman was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car in Delhi, police said on Friday.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 20, 2015
Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" industry that made the Southeast Asian country a top destination for fertility tourism.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
The 29th edition of fortnight-long Surajkund International Crafts Mela culminated today, recording a footfall of around 12 lakh visitors, including 1.6 lakh foreigners, this year.
World News | Reuters | Monday February 16, 2015
Thousands of foreigners have flocked to Iraq and Syria in the past two years, mostly to join Islamic State, but a handful of idealistic Westerners are enlisting as well, citing frustration their governments are not doing more to combat the ultra-radi...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 4, 2015
US spy agencies will expunge intelligence on foreigners gleaned from phone or email intercepts after five years, unless it has security value, according to a policy review released on Tuesday.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 27, 2015
Gunmen stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners Tuesday, killing at least three guards and taking hostages, a security official said.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 23, 2015
Australia called on Indonesia on Friday to reconsider its decision to execute two Australians convicted of drug offences, a move that is likely to strain already fragile ties between the two neighbours.
Top Stories | Sunday January 18, 2015
Brazil and the Netherlands recalled their ambassadors from Indonesia and expressed fury Sunday after Jakarta defied their pleas and executed two of their citizens along with four other other drug offenders by firing squad.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
Indonesia today put to death six people convicted of drugs offences, including five foreigners, in the first executions carried out under new President Joko Widodo.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 16, 2015
Sri Lanka's new government on Friday announced lifting a ban on foreign nationals visiting to the island's former war zones and scrapped an economic embargo on minority Tamil regions.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
Indonesian authorities plan to execute six prisoners on Sunday convicted of drug offences, including five foreigners, the government said, the first time capital punishment will be carried out under new President Joko Widodo.
World News | Reuters | Friday January 16, 2015
More than 20 people are missing after a tug boat sank in the Yangtze River in China's eastern Jiangsu Province on Thursday, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Friday quoting local authorities.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities were questioning six people, including some foreigners, in connection with a suicide bombing at an Istanbul police station.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 12, 2015
"No one messes with my France! Paris is the city of light," says Brazilian Marie Badas in the midst of the giant crowds marching through Paris on Sunday in the wake of this week's terror attacks.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 9, 2015
An Indian has been jailed here for three years for offering a Dh10,000 ($2,722) bribe to an employee of the UAE's Directorate General of Naturalisation and Foreigners Affairs (GDNFA) to clear his papers, a media report said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Monday January 5, 2015
While illegally crossing the Iraqi-Syrian border, Canadian Peter Douglas was adamant that his incursion was for humanitarian reasons - to help the people of Syria.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
The government has made it easier for foreigners to fully own existing medical device makers in India, in a bid to boost investment in the $7-billion sector.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 4, 2014
A Saudi court on Wednesday sentenced one man to death and imprisoned several others for involvement in an Al-Qaeda cell that targeted foreigners, official media said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Saudi Arabia today executed a Syrian convicted of drug smuggling, bringing the number of locals and foreigners beheaded in the kingdom this year to 75 despite international concerns.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
Several former Canadian soldiers plan to join Kurds to combat Islamic State militants in coming weeks, Canadian media reported on Friday, bolstering the ranks of foreigners fighting alongside the group.
India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma (with PTI inputs) | Thursday November 13, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's controversial remark that "upper caste people are foreigners" has evoked sharp criticism from the opposition as well as from his own party, the JD(U).
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from PTI) | Thursday November 13, 2014
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has landed himself in another controversy by calling upper caste people "foreigners and descendants of Aryan race."
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 13, 2014
The Centre is contemplating a survey in states along the international border to check whether foreign nationals are employed in madrasas. The move comes after reports that Bangladeshi nationals were teaching students at a madrasa in Burdwan, where a...