Abroad

  • Pakistan court allows Musharraf to travel abroad 12-06-2014 01:35 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistan court on Thursday accepted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's request to leave the country, media reported. The Sindh High Court(SHC) ruled that Musharraf's name should be removed from the exit control list, which has barred him from travelling out of Pakistan, Dawn online reported. A two-judge bench...
  • Subrata Roy cannot leave country: Supreme Court 28-01-2014 06:36 PM

    Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy will not be allowed to leave the country with the Supreme Court on Tuesday refusing to relax its order restraining him from going abroad till his company furnishes details of refunding Rs 20,000 crore of investors money. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and...
  • Students who wish to study abroad bear the brunt of the falling rupee 28-08-2013 09:13 AM

    Chennai: The rupee reached a new low of 67 vs US dollar on Wednesday, witnessing its biggest fall in 18 years. Bearing the brunt of the falling rupee are students who wish to study abroad. "It's like choosing to work for two years in between has become a punishment for...
  • Indo-American pleads guilty to bribing officials for contract 29-06-2013 03:42 AM

    Washington: An Indian American contractor has been pleaded guilty to the charges of bribing government officials for bagging a contract, the Department of Justice has said. 42-year-old Hitesh Desai, a resident of Jersey City in New Jersey, faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and fine of $...
  • India seeks details from UK on hefty visa bond proposal 26-06-2013 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: There is growing tension between India and the UK over the 3,000 pound visa bond for high risk visitors including Indians, Nigerians, Sri Lankans and Pakistanis. India is asking for more information on the bond. Sources in the British High Commission say that it's not a policy decision...
  • With false promises, fake mercantile institutes send students abroad 14-06-2013 09:05 AM

    New Delhi: A major overseas job racket has surfaced. Documents available with CNN-IBN show how fake mercantile institutes are duping hundreds of students. Agents and companies send students abroad on fake visas and there they are forced to work as labourers. Glossy ads, a salary in dollars and an exciting...
  • London varsity crisis hits 'Brand Britain' abroad 03-09-2012 07:54 PM

    London: Amidst much hand-wringing, the revocation of London Metropolitan University's licence to admit and teach Indian and other non-EU students has caused a "high level of concern" in various countries from where students come to study in the UK. LMU's board of governors were scheduled to meet later on Monday...
  • Indian taxi driver attacked, abused in Australia 18-06-2012 12:07 PM

    Melbourne: An Indian taxi driver was attacked, abused and his car was smashed, as a group of baseball bat wielding youth went about attacking and robbing cab drivers in Melbourne suburbs. The gang ambushed and robbed five taxis in separate incidents in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Attackers wearing balaclavas...
  • Students studying abroad worst-hit by rupee slump 10-06-2012 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: The depreciating rupee has no doubt cast a cascading effect on the economy but the worst-hit are Indian students studying abroad or those planning for higher studies in foreign universities as they have to shell out more money compared to what it was required a year ago. As...
  • Indian language literature goes to Frankfurt Book Fair 10-10-2011 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: In a first showcase of Indian indigenous writing, a literary panorama featuring works by over 30 language writers will be on display at the Frankfurt Book Fair in a pilot exhibition for readers and publishers from Europe, the US and other countries. The literary panorama, initiated by the...
  • Obama fans woo Americans in India to vote online 16-07-2008 09:51 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Zaka Ashraf believes that the proposal to have day-night Tests is a progressive one and has promised to back the idea to the hilt. "Provided there are no technical problems in it for players and spectators we would not be averse to playing a day...
  • Mira Nair is India Abroad Person of the Year 29-03-2008 01:12 PM

    Dubai: Swashbuckling Indian opener Virender Sehwag has jumped eight places in the ICC ODI Player Rankings after his record-breaking double century against the West Indies in the fourth ODI. Sehwag's breathtaking 219 that came off 149 balls and included 25 fours and seven sixes catapulted him to the 12th position....
  • India 360: Do IITians help India? 29-12-2006 02:22 AM

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  • Flush with funds, Indians fly out 29-08-2006 04:16 PM

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  • Air scare hits high-flying students 29-08-2006 01:49 PM

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