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New tourism minister to foreigners: Eat beef in your country, then visit India

New tourism minister to foreigners: Eat beef in your country, then visit India

Union Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam suggested foreigners to eat beef in their own countries and then come to India. 

Sep 08, 2017, 07:12 AM IST
Terrorists may target foreigners at Hauz Khas Village: Delhi Police

Terrorists may target foreigners at Hauz Khas Village: Delhi Police

Foreign nationals visiting the posh Haus Khas Village here may be the target of terrorist groups, the Delhi Police have warned.

Jul 09, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Government approves new liberalised visa policy to attract foreigners, boost trade

Government approves new liberalised visa policy to attract foreigners, boost trade

In a move to attract more foreigners and boost trade in the country, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new liberalised visa policy for foreigners.

Nov 30, 2016, 19:22 PM IST

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).

Aug 31, 2016, 23:50 PM IST
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.

Apr 30, 2016, 05:06 AM IST
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According to the IRCTC, the facility was existing earlier but it was withdrawn after a few cases of misuse of credit cards came to light.

Apr 14, 2016, 15:22 PM IST
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.

Feb 07, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
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.

Nov 10, 2015, 21:50 PM IST
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.

Nov 06, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

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.

Oct 10, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military

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

Oct 06, 2015, 21:22 PM IST
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.

Aug 18, 2015, 15:27 PM IST
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

Aug 12, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

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.

Jun 09, 2015, 08:51 AM IST

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.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

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.

May 17, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

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".

May 03, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

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.

May 02, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

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