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2,057 foreigners arrested in 2015, 168 in Delhi: NCRB

A total of 2,057 foreigners were arrested across India in 2015 for various criminal offences with Delhi figuring second in the list of arrests after Maharashtra, according to 'Crime in India' report 2015 released by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).

Good news! Foreigners, NRIs can now book train tickets in India using debit, credit cards

Good news! Foreigners, NRIs can now book train tickets in India using debit, credit cards

Here’s is a good news for foreigners and NRIs. Now, they will be able to book train tickets in India online by using international debit and credit cards through IRCTC website.

Indian Railways: Foreigners, NRIs to book train tickets from abroad

Indian Railways: Foreigners, NRIs to book train tickets from abroad

According to the IRCTC, the facility was existing earlier but it was withdrawn after a few cases of misuse of credit cards came to light.

Now foreigners can eat beef in Haryana as state govt mulls special permit

Now foreigners can eat beef in Haryana as state govt mulls special permit

As per the law, cow slaughter in Haryana will invite rigorous imprisonment ranging from three to 10 years and a fine of up to Rs 1 lakh.

No visas to foreigners wanting to visit India for surrogacy

No visas to foreigners wanting to visit India for surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy is often termed as 'rent-a-womb' industry and India has emerged as a popular destination for childless foreign couples seeking a baby through surrogacy with poor women ready to play surrogate mothers.

Bangladesh allows police to open fire on attackers

Bangladesh allows police to open fire on attackers

Bangladesh authorities on Thursday night issued a six-point security guideline in view of the target killing of security personnel.

Expats spooked after 2 foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh

The killings are affecting our business. We had to cancel some bookings," said a five-star hotel manager in Dhaka.

Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military

Ukraine's parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces.

Bangkok blast kills 20, 11 foreigners among dead

Bangkok blast kills 20, 11 foreigners among dead

The death toll from a bombing in the Thai capital rose to 20 on Tuesday with 123 wounded, police said, with at least 11 foreigners from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore among those killed.

Factfile: Foreigners executed by ISIS

Factfile: Foreigners executed by ISIS

Below is a list of executions of foreigners by militants or movements linked to the Islamic State jihadist group.​

2014

Foreigners join mega Yoga day event in Delhi

 A number of foreign nationals, including diplomats, on Sunday rolled out their yoga mats at Rajpath adding an international flavour to the mega Yoga Day event that is likely to set a world record.

Australia widens probe into illegal home buying by foreigners

 Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey on Tuesday widened a probe into the illegal buying of residential property by foreigners, with almost 200 sales being investigated for breaching investment rules.

Luxembourg referendum could give foreigners voting rights

Luxembourg could blaze a trail in the EU when it votes Sunday on whether to grant full voting rights to foreigners who make up nearly half of the population, as part of an unprecedented triple referendum.

All India Badtameez: Social experiment on tourists' safety in India

This episode of All India Badtameez features a social experiment on tourists' safety in India.

Singapore orders shutdown of 'anti-foreigner' portal

Singapore Sunday ordered a local man and an Australian woman facing jail time for articles seen as hostile to foreigners to shut their website down, saying it threatens "public order and national harmony".

38 Indians among 50 foreigners killed in Nepal earthquake

At least 38 Indians were killed and 10 injured in the devastating earthquake that jolted Nepal last week, leaving over 6,600 people dead and more than 16,500 injured till Saturday, the government said.

Decision to execute foreigners sets Indonesia apart

 ​While there are foreigners languishing on death row across Asia, where several countries impose the death penalty for drugs offences, it is rare for authorities to execute them.

Foreigners tell of being `hunted like dogs` in South Africa

Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told Tuesday of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return to the country where they had sought a new life.

Smriti Irani spots hidden camera in Goa Fabindia's trial room

Trying on clothes at an outlet of a reputed garment brand at Candolim village near here, a vigilant Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today spotted a hidden camera positioned to record inside the small room, raising an alarm after which Goa Police registered a case against the staff for voyeurism.

Smriti Irani spots hidden camera in Goa Fabindia's trial room- Part 2

Trying on clothes at an outlet of a reputed garment brand at Candolim village near here, a vigilant Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today spotted a hidden camera positioned to record inside the small room, raising an alarm after which Goa Police registered a case against the staff for voyeurism.