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Happy New Year! Goa airport gets visa-on-arrival facility for 43 countries

Nov 28, 2014

Happy New Year! Goa airport gets visa-on-arrival facility for 43 countries

Centre has extended visa-on-arrival facility at the Goa airport for tourists from 43 countries, which is expected to bring in 15 percent growth in tourism. #Japan #Delhi #NewsTracker #Israel #Germany #Kolkata #Indonesia #Mumbai #Goa #Mauritius #Chennai #Bengaluru #USA #Norway #Hyderabad #UAE #Kenya #Kochi #Ukraine #Samoa #Jordan #Visa on arrival #Dabolim airport #Tuvalu
From Nile to Israel: How a chaiwallah and his wife travelled to 16 countries

Nov 27, 2014

From Nile to Israel: How a chaiwallah and his wife travelled to 16 countries

A 65-year-old chaiwallah in Kerela, Vijayan, only source of income for the past 40 years has been his nondescript tea shop in Kochi. #Life #travel #USA #wife #chaiwallah
Myanmar parliament speaker rules out change in constitution

Nov 18, 2014

Myanmar parliament speaker rules out change in constitution

Obama, in telephone conversations with Thein Sein and Suu Kyi before visiting Myanmar last week for a series of regional meetings, underscored the need for a credible process for holding polls. #World #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Democracy #USA #Mynamar
Obama backs Aung San Suu Kyi's bid to change Myanmar's constitution

Nov 14, 2014

Obama backs Aung San Suu Kyi's bid to change Myanmar's constitution

Obama held talks with fellow Nobel laureate Suu Kyi at her lakeside villa in Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon #World #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Aung San Suu Kyi #Democracy #USA #Mynamar
US officials grilled by UN anti-torture panel over violations since 9/11

Nov 12, 2014

US officials grilled by UN anti-torture panel over violations since 9/11

The UN Committee Against Torture, which has 10 independent experts, is responsible for reviewing the records of all 156 UN member countries that have ratified the UN Convention Against Torture #Barack Obama #United Nations #9/11 #CIA #NewsTracker #USA #Human Rights #Torture #Guantanamo Bay #illegal detention #Michael Brown #International Humanitarian Law #Alessio Bruni #Gitmo #Blacksites #CIA rendition #Blackwater #United Nations Convention Against Torture
UN envoy to Syria says govt seemed positive about truce in Aleppo

Nov 11, 2014

UN envoy to Syria says govt seemed positive about truce in Aleppo

Control of Aleppo is divided between an array of rebel and pro-government forces. Neither side has managed to take a decisive advantage in more than two years of fighting. #United Nations #Syria #France #Australia #NewsTracker #UN #USA #Iraq #UK #Jihadists #Islamic terror #islamic-state #Caliphate #foreign fighters #Anti-Terror laws
UN's chilling warning: 'Unprecedented' number of foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq, Syria

Oct 31, 2014

UN's chilling warning: 'Unprecedented' number of foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq, Syria

"Islamic State leaders recognise "the terror and recruitment value of multichannel, multi-language social and other media messaging," the UN report said. #United Nations #Syria #France #Australia #NewsTracker #UN #USA #Iraq #UK #Jihadists #Islamic terror #islamic-state #Caliphate #foreign fighters #Anti-Terror laws