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CtoI News Desk November 8th 2019 USA

Report: Indian IT companies suffering most due to H-1B visa denials

From just six per cent in 2015, the denial rate of H-1B visas has risen to 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year.

USA

Visa launches new measures to combat payment fraud

Financial services provider Visa announced a suite of innovative security capabilities to help prevent payment fraud.

Corporate

New EB-5 visa rules make it tougher to get Green Card

Indian investors will now find it more difficult to get an American Green Card with the United States government changing the rules for...

USA

Conditional visa-on-arrival for Indians travelling to the UAE

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai has said that Indians visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Travel

Reports: US warns India of H-1B visa cap

The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally,...

Global

Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence

The increasing global influence of India and its workforce has meant a sharp rise in overseas travel over the past decade. This also has an...

Global Analysis & Commentary

India tops tech visa applications to the UK

India, along with the US, has the highest number of visa applications for the UK's technology sector, according to the latest data from a UK...

UK

New UK visa rules keeping Indian students out to have no impact: MEA

The Indian Government has maintained that new rules keeping Indians out of "low risk" visa list "will not have any impact" on the existing...

UK

ICA warns against fake visa application webpage

The fake website was phishing for visitors’ visa reference numbers and travel document numbers.

Singapore

NRI HR executive chosen as first recipient of China's new 'Certificate for Foreign High-end Talent'

Hyderabad-born NRI Saju George has been identified as the first recipient of China's new 'Certificate for Foreign High-end Talent', which...

Global

Two-year multiple entry UK visa to Indians to be considered on case-to-case basis

The British government will consider the two-year multiple entry visa for Indians on a case-to-case basis after reviewing the performance of...

UK

US firm on H-1B visa rules, but India to keep pushing its case: Swaraj

Stating that there was no significant move to relax H-1B visa norms for the Indian professionals in the US, the Indian Government informed...

Global

Record number of Indian tourists visit Dubai this year

The number of Indian tourists to Dubai has hit a new high with the Emirate saying that "India continued to top the list of traffic...

UAE

Madurai to get direct flight to Singapore from September 15

Madurai is all set to get a direct air link to Singapore with Air India showing keen interest to start international flight operations from...

Singapore

Indian travellers lead rise in increased passengers at Changi airport

Changi Airport handled 5.21 million passengers in June on the back of increased arrivals from all regions, 7.7 per cent higher compared to...

Singapore

Indian missions offering help to abused, abandoned women in 13 countries

Indian Government has informed the Parliament that its missions in 13 countries are offering assistance to Indian women abroad who have been...

Global

High Commission of India now has a dedicated mobile number for emergency calls

The High Commission of India (Singapore) has set up a dedicated mobile number (91729803) for attending to emergency calls from Indian...

Singapore

Live like Undivided family: How do you get your family to Singapore?

An EP holder can live with his family in Singapore by applying for Dependent Pass or DP for a spouse and children who are under 21 years old...

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