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40,000 migrants among voters in Jammu

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 14:07

As many as 40,000 migrants from Pakistan are part of 1.7 million people who are eligible to cast their vote Thursday in the Jammu parliamentary constituency. These migrants, however, can`t vote in the assembly polls. The 40,000 migrants are among nearly 100,000 refugees from Pakistan who could affect the electoral fortunes of the candidates in this constituency.

Migrant Indians among most enterprising in UK: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 23:40

Indians are among the most enterprising of Britain`s migrant communities, a new data analysis report here has found.

Migrant Indians among most enterprising in UK: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 23:03

As many as 456,073 migrants have launched a small or medium-sized business in Britain, according to the think-tank Centre for Entrepreneurs and due diligence platform DueDil.

Only one Kashmiri migrant family has returned to Valley: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 17:56

The Jammu and Kashmir government said only one Kashmiri migrant family had returned to the Valley since 2009.

Chinese migrants quit coastal cities to save money, be nearer home

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 13:35

More migrant workers deserted China`s coastal regions last year, as lower living costs and proximity to home trumped higher wages, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said.

Second Indian national jailed for rioting in Singapore

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:27

A second Indian national was jailed for 15 weeks for his involvement in Singapore`s worst riots in 40 years.

Sudan, Egypt officers collude in migrant abuse: Rights group

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 18:40

Egyptian and Sudanese security officers have colluded with traffickers accused of holding Eritrean migrants for ransom and torturing them, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

UN urges Greece to investigate migrant drownings

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 01:32

The UN refugee agency has urged Greece to investigate the deaths of at least two migrants including a child in the Aegean Sea after allegations that the coastguard shares blame in the tragedy.

Riot-hit Singapore insists migrant workers treated respectfully

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 00:18

Singapore denied that a riot last month by South Asian migrant workers in the city-state was triggered by discontent over their wages and living conditions.

Swiss voters set to reject EU migrant quotas: Poll

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 04:10

Over half of Swiss voters oppose a controversial plan by right-wing populists to reimpose immigration quotas for European Union citizens, a poll showed Friday ahead of a referendum.

Maldives gets tough on illegal migrant workers

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 16:48

Maldivian authorities have started to fine firms that employ undocumented expatriate workers, media reports said here Friday.

ILO, EU to support welfare of migrant workers of South Asia

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 16:58

Seeking to promote the welfare of "vulnerable migrant workers" from India, Nepal and Pakistan to the Gulf countries, the ILO and EU today launched a joint 2.41 million euros project here.