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Fake marriages more rife than thought, MPs warn

Committee chair Keith Vaz
SHAM marriages to win the right to live in Britain are more prevalent than thought and a major risk to immigration control, a group of MPs have warned. The number of suspect couples referred to the interior ministry each year had more than doubled over the past three years to 2,145, a parliamentary committee said. It urged for registrars, who officiate marr...

India battles to contain ?brain fever? as deaths reach almos

ALMOST 570 people in India have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as “brain fever”, health authorities said on Friday (July 25, warning the death toll may rise with more people still at risk. Outbreaks of Acute E More News »

US sees world trade deal at risk over customs disaccord

THE World Trade Organisation is facing a “crisis” because of disagreement - most notably with India - over improved customs procedures, the United States said on Friday (July 25). “We are deeply disappointed that backsliding More News »

World Bank lauds India PM, offers billions in aid

THE World Bank on Wednesday (July 23) offered India up to $18bn (£10.59bn) in financial support over the next three years while lavishly praising new Prime Minister Narendra Modi's “ambitious vision” for the country. Mod More News »

India train rams school bus killing 20, mostly children

A PASSENGER train rammed into a school bus in southern India on Thursday (July 24) killing 20 people, mostly young children, officials said in the latest fatal accident on the country's rail network. The train collided with the bus carryi More News »
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