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UN CALLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA GIANTS TO CONTROL PLATFORMS USED TO LURE MIGRANTS

GENEVA – The UN migration agency called on social media giants on Friday to make it harder for people smugglers to use their platforms to lure West African migrants to Libya where they can face detention, torture, slavery or death. The smugglers often use Facebook to reach would-be migrants with false promises of jobs in Europe, International Organization for Migration ... Read More »

Hindu migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh to get direct admission in MBBS, BE courses

The External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday said that the Hindu migrants, who belong from Pakistan and Bangladesh and are now based in India, can get direct admission into the MBBS and BE courses from this academic year. A self-financing scheme by the ministry has been running for foreign nationals from developing countries for admission in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery ... Read More »