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Canada bars Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa brothers over rights abuses

International observers estimate that up to 40,000 civilians from the ethnic Tamil minority were killed during the war's final months in an indiscriminate bombing and clearance campaign.

published on : 11th January 2023
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Night travel ban through Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve not to be relaxed

While dismissing a petition filed by the Sathyamangalam Lorry Owners Association seeking to modify the night travel ban, the court stressed the need for preserving the tiger reserve.

published on : 8th September 2022
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UN to end travel ban exemptions for Taliban officials

If no member of the Council objects by Monday afternoon, it will come into force for three months. In the meantime, the exemptions for the 13 officials end at midnight on Friday.

published on : 20th August 2022
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Sri Lanka's Supreme Court extends overseas travel ban on Mahinda and Basil Rajapaksa till Sept 5

Rajapaksa has been issued a new visa by Singapore, extending his stay in the country till August 11.

published on : 10th August 2022
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Sri Lanka court slaps travel ban on six leading protest activists

The six activists, including a trade union leader, were charged with being part of an unlawful gathering in mid-June and were given bail after their arrest.

published on : 25th July 2022
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Telangana man falsely accused and issued travel ban gets stuck in Saudi for 14 years

The family members allege that the company management told the Saudi Arabian law enforcement authorities that Komuraiah owed money to the firm, resulting in a travel ban.

published on : 25th July 2022
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In-flight protest against Kerala CM: Ex MLA KS Sabrinadhan arrested, gets bail later

Earlier, the Valiyathura police had registered an attempt to murder case (Section 307 of Indian Penal Code) against two Youth Congress (YC) workers Farseen Majeed and Naveen Kumar.

published on : 19th July 2022
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Indian professionals in China urge Jaishankar to press Chinese govt to permit return of their families

Many Indian professionals working in China for a long period ranging from five to 27 years sent a joint petition to Jaishankar on May 1, highlighting their anguish.

published on : 2nd May 2022
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Russia slaps travel ban on US Vice President Kamala Harris, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg

The travel restrictions on 29 Americans and 61 Canadians -- which also includes defence officials, business leaders and journalists from both countries -- would remain in effect indefinitely.

published on : 21st April 2022
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UK to end all COVID-19 travel rules ahead of Easter break

The passenger locator forms require people to fill in travel details, their address in the UK and their vaccination status.

published on : 15th March 2022
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UK sanctions Russian businessmen including Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich 

Abramovich said last week he was trying to sell Chelsea as the threat of sanctions loomed.

published on : 10th March 2022
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US confirms it will ban citizens from traveling to North Korea

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the restriction would be formally announced in the Federal Register next week, and take effect one month after publication.

published on : 21st July 2017
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Iranian cancer researcher travelling to Boston detained at airport

An Iranian cancer researcher arriving in the US to start work at a prominent Boston hospital has been detained at Logan International Airport.

published on : 12th July 2017
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Qatar Airways out of US laptop ban list

The laptop ban, coupled with the Trump administration's travel ban on six predominantly Muslim countries, had hurt Middle Eastern airlines.

published on : 6th July 2017
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Democratic attorneys general step up legal fight against Trump travel ban 

Democratic attorneys general are trying to thwart the executive branch in the same way their GOP counterparts did under President Obama.

published on : 10th March 2017
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US wants PhDs and not mid-level workers under H-1B visa programme: Senator

H-1B work visa and employment-based green card categories are often not consistent with their purposes as they do not bring in computer scientists but only mid-level management workers, sources said.

published on : 9th March 2017
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From missing flights to losing life: Sikhs in the US have seen it all

39-year-old Sikh man, Deep Rai was shot and wounded outside his house by a partially- masked gunman on Sunday.

published on : 5th March 2017
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Trump may sign updated travel ban next week

US President Donald Trump may sign an updated executive order banning travel from certain Middle Eastern and African countries early next week.

published on : 5th March 2017
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East Libya bans women from travelling abroad alone

We have known of cases of Libyan women dealing with foreign intelligence services, a General told a news channel.

published on : 21st February 2017
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US Muslim leaders sue Trump over 'fear-mongering' travel ban

US Muslim leaders filed suit against President Donald Trump today over an immigration order.

published on : 31st January 2017