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India-origin woman banker jailed for theft in Scotland

London , July 31 An Indian-origin woman bank employee has been jailed for stealing 120,000 pounds (around $202,000) from a customer's account in Scotland, a media report said Thursday.

Indian jailed in UAE for smuggling poppy seeds

Dubai , July 31 An Indian farmer has been jailed for four years for smuggling poppy seeds into the United Arab Emirates (UAE)though he claimed he brought these for the purpose of cooking, media reported.

Family seeks help for Indian missing in Australia

Sydney , July 30 The family of an Indian delivery van driver, who has been missing in Australia for the last three months, has publicly appealed for help here.

Many Kerala nurses wish to remain in Libya: Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram , July 30 There are more than 1,000 nurses from Kerala in Libya, but only 118 have registered to return to India, said Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday.

Indian returns lost purse filled with money

Dubai , July 29 In a heartening show of honesty, an Indian expatriate returned a purse containing 25,000 dirhams (around $6,800) and vital documents to an Italian woman who lost it on the roadside in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), media reported.

Indian killed in Oman road accident

Muscat , July 31 An Indian expatriate died in a road accident in Oman, media reported Thursday.

Bring back workers stranded in Libya, says Andhra

Hyderabad , July 30 Andhra Pradesh has urged the central government to take necessary steps to bring back Telugu workers stranded in war-torn Libya, said a statement Wednesday.

Indian in Dubai jailed for groping woman

Dubai , July 30 An Indian expatriate has been jailed for groping a woman at a metro station here, a media report said Wednesday.

Indian nurses now caught in conflict in Libya (Lead)

New Delhi , July 29 In a near replay of the incidents in Iraq, large numbers of Indian nurses are caught in spiralling violence in Libya, where rival militant groups seek to control the capital's international airport, and have approached the Indian mission for help and even evacuation.

118 Kerala nurses in Libya want to return

Thiruvananthapuram , July 29 A total of 118 Kerala nurses working in Libya want to return home in India, said a Kerala government official Tuesday.