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Arun Jaitley Raises H1-B Visa Issue With US Commerce Secretary

Arun Jaitley “strongly raised” the key H-1B visa issue in his meeting with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington DC.

Apr

21

2017

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Wipro Sacks Around 600 Employees

The development comes at a time when Indian IT companies are facing an uncertain environment given the curbs being proposed on worker visa norms by various countries.

Apr

21

2017

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Indian-origin CEO in US Beats Wife, Gets One Month in Jail

Abhishek Gattani pleaded "no contest" to subjecting his wife Neha Rastogi to domestic abuse.

Apr

21

2017

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Everywhere Indian Engineers Are Unwanted

With the rise of nationalist sentiment around the world, countries from the west to the east have been making moves to weed out the foreign worker population for years now.

Apr

21

2017

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Vijay Mallya to Stay Confined to UK Home

The government's effort to bring Vijay Mallya to justice in India for defaulting on bank loans got a boost on Tuesday when the UK accepted its request to help extradite the absconding tycoon.

Apr

21

2017

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Internal Process on in The UK in Mallya Case

The extradition process from the UK involves a number of steps including a decision by the judge whether to issue a warrant of arrest.

Apr

21

2017

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India Joins S African Blankets For Madiba Initiative

India will join the UK and the US to spread out thousands of blankets, knitted in memory of Nelson Mandela, in major South African cities as part of a global initiative to help needy and disadvantaged people.

Apr

20

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1984: India’s Space Odyssey

Thirty-three years on, Rakesh Sharma remains the only Indian cosmonaut to have embarked on that journey.

Apr

20

2017

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Visa Policy Changes: India In Touch With US, Australia

The government is in touch with the governments of the United States and Australia on these matters and is also making full assessment of impact of these recent changes.

Apr

20

2017

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Not Surprised On Rising Job Queries by US-Based Indians

The number of Indians in the US searching for jobs in India has gone up more than ten-fold between December and March.

Apr

20

2017

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1948 Gandhi Stamps Sold For Record 5,00,000 Pound

The "unique" strip of four ten-rupee stamps is considered the most important and desirable item of post-Indian independence philately.

Apr

20

2017

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China Renames Districts in Disputed India State

China has renamed six districts along a disputed Himalayan border region with India, in a move seen as "retaliation" for a visit by the Dalai Lama.

Apr

20

2017

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Puppychino: The Indian Cafe Where Drool is Cool

A new cafe in the Indian capital Delhi is catering to humans who don't want to leave their four-legged friends languishing at home.

Apr

19

2017

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Indian-American CEO Ordered to Pay $135,000 to Former Worker

An Indian-American CEO has been ordered to pay $135,000 to her former domestic worker after a Labour Department investigation found she underpaid and mistreated her.

Apr

19

2017

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Trump Signs Order to End H-1B Misuse

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday curtailing the purported misuse of guest workers visa.

Apr

19

2017

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NRI to Invest $150 Million to Produce India’s Biggest-ever Movie

The promoters of the movie claim that it would be the costliest Indian movie and made in Hollywood style .

Apr

19

2017

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Indian Tycoon Faces Extradition After UK Arrest

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been arrested in London following an extradition request from India where he is accused of fraud.

Apr

19

2017

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20,000 Desi Sellers Ride Amazon to US, Europe Shores

Online retail major Amazon.com is now taking products from over 20,000 sellers in India and selling all over the US and in Europe as well.

Apr

19

2017

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Paris is The New Tax Haven For FPIs

Foreign funds and global banks are taking advantage of India’s treaty with France by using Paris as a base for investments in India to escape tax

Apr

19

2017

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Only 1 Indian Extradited From UK Since Treaty Signed in 1992

India has made several extradition requests since a treaty with the United Kingdom was signed in 1992, but only one has succeeded so far though there are indications that pending cases may be expedited.

Apr

19

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Indian Business Tycoon Vijay Mallya Arrested in The U.K.

London's Metropolitan Police confirmed that Mallya was arrested on an extradition warrant after surrendering himself at a police station.

Apr

19

2017

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Malaysia to Assist India in Dr Zakir Naik Probe

Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik has permanent resident (PR) status in Malaysia, which was granted to him about five years ago, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Apr

18

2017

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Mind Game

An unusual sport’s rapid growth in India.

Apr

18

2017

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Indians Must Get More Organised to Defend Their Interests in America

At the very least, Indian companies in America need to appear on a common platform and set up a flagship institution to showcase their collective contribution.

Apr

18

2017

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Australia Abolishes Visa Programme Used Largely by Indians

In an unexpected announcement, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today said the government will replace its popular 457 visa that brings temporary foreign workers to the country.

Apr

18

2017

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Vijay Mallya Arrested in London

Embattled business mogul and loan defaulter Vijay Mallya was arrested by Scotland Yard on an extradition warrant.

Apr

18

2017

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H1B Visa Applications Drop as US Employers Anticipate Reforms

Employers seeking H1B visas for 2018 submitted 199,000 applications this year, compared with 236,000 last year, US Citizenship and Immigration Services said

Apr

18

2017

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NRIs Can Remit up to $1 Million From Sale of Property in India

NRIs are allowed to remit up to $1 million from the sale proceeds of property in India from their NRO account.

Apr

18

2017

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Beyond a Colourful India

A debate has been raging amongst the British Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers for some time now.

Apr

18

2017

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Why The World Wants to Keep The Indian Techie Out

The world is increasingly resisting Indian tech workers whose hard work for frugal salaries has become a legend.

Apr

17

2017

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Indians Who Bet on The Hottest Virtual Currency

Bitcoins can be bought or mined (discovering new ones) but the latter requires high-end computing power and lots of time.

Apr

17

2017

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India Reeling Under Job Vacancies

Despite a population of 121 crore — 31% of them aged between 20 and 44 years — India continues to reel under severe staff shortage, ranging from 20% to 50%, in crucial services.

Apr

17

2017

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Turban Day Celebrated At Times Square In New York

Non-profit group 'The Sikhs of New York' organised the 'Turban Day' at Times Square.

Apr

17

2017

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3 Options For India in Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

At the debate in parliament, the entire Opposition joined hands with Sushma Swaraj in proclaiming Kulbhushan's innocence.

Apr

17

2017

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US-based NRI in Indian Squad For FIFA U-17 World Cup

The Indian squad for the Under-17 football World Cup has been boosted with the inclusion of Namit Deshpande, a US-based NRI scouted by the All India Football Federation through its overseas scouting portal.

Apr

17

2017

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Sebi Set to Block P-Note Route For NRIs to Prevent Laundering of Black Money

The regulator plans to put in place a clear bar on NRIs and entities owned by them and resident Indians subscribing to participatory notes, a move aimed at preventing possible round-tripping or laundering of black money.

Apr

17

2017

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Air India Offers Discounted Star Award Redemption For Travel in US

Government-owned Air India on Saturday announced a discounted Star award mileage redemption offer for passengers planning to travel within the USA.

Apr

17

2017

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Indian Doctors Suffer Bias Within UK Medical System

Doctors trained in countries like India are suffering from an inherent bias within the UK medical system, a new report has indicated.

Apr

15

2017

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Indian Man Pleads Guilty to Running Call Center Scam in US

A 43-year-old Indian in the US has pleaded guilty to illegally running a multi-million dollar Ahmedabad-based call centre and defrauding individuals.

Apr

15

2017

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From Cash to Cashless – The India Story

Our transition into a robust digital ecosystem can only be envisioned on the back of a solid telecommunications network.

Apr

15

2017

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Reading The Dezz

The Great Indian Desert is a place of many mysteries, including clonal forests, pieces of missing time and, possibly, a dinosaur footprint

Apr

15

2017

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With Brexit, U.K.-India Pact Could Boost Trade

The potential for the growth in India-U.K. trade following Brexit is an issue that has cropped up frequently in the debate around Britain’s decision to leave the E.U.

Apr

14

2017

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Indian Arrivals to Malaysia on The Rise

The demonetisation crisis might have put a dent on Indian outbound travel to Malaysia in 2016, but Malaysian agents are finally seeing signs of recovery from the market.

Apr

14

2017

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India to Make Coaches For Some of The World's Biggest Metro Projects

Drawn to India by an explosion in metro-rail projects, Alstom SA and Bombardier Inc are now poised to use the nation known for being the world’s back-office as a manufacturing export hub.

Apr

13

2017

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Apple’s Make in India Tax Demands Rejected Due to GST

Minister says the issues of tax incentives for Apple will have to be taken up by the GST council.

Apr

13

2017

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The 17-year-old Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi Fight That Will Leave Us Scarred

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have been fighting for so long that all the good memories are fading... we can only hope their paths don’t cross

Apr

13

2017

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India-American Doctor Inducted Into Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame

An Indian-American doctor has been inducted into the Global Medical Missions Hall of Fame in recognition of his efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness in parts of the world hit by poverty and poor access to medical care.

Apr

13

2017

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US Sikhs Launch Advertisement Campaign That Seeks to Push Back on Hate

Sikhs in the United States are launching a million-dollar awareness campaign that seeks to stop hate-fueled attacks.

Apr

13

2017

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India Outrage at 1m-rupee Bounty on Demon Mamata Banerjee

There has been outrage in India after a member of the ruling BJP party announced a bounty of $17,018; £13,622 on West Bengal state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's head.

Apr

13

2017

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Indians Studying in US Universities Don’t Have to Worry About H1-B Visa Row

US universities are dismissing all fears, saying Indians studying in the US need not be nervous due to recent row over HI-B visa.

Apr

13

2017

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Singapore Quietly Shutting The Door on Indian Techies

Nearly 10,000 miles away from the anti-immigrant climate in Trump’s America, an island nation has been clamping down on Indian tech workers

Apr

13

2017

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Indian Doctors Likely to be More in Demand in UK Post Brexit

Britain has long depended on doctors from India to run the National Health Service (NHS) since it was founded in 1948, but the reliance is likely to increase after the UK leaves the European Union.

Apr

13

2017

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Britain Changes Strategy on Selling Arms to India

Defence minister’s trade mission pushes technology expertise rather than weapons.

Apr

12

2017

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H1B Visa Reform Hits Tech Billionaires

US President Donald Trump’s H1B visa reform policies have eroded the net worth of India’s high-profile technology tycoons, including Azim Premji

Apr

12

2017

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When You Gve Your Biometrics to Modi

It is amusing that Aadhaar has remained optional for the poor, and has become mandatory for people whose survival does not depend on the government.

Apr

12

2017

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Easy Repatriation For illegal Indian Immigrants in Saudi

Efforts are on in full swing to ensure that no Indian is an overstayer, violator of visa laws or infiltrator in Saudi Arabia once the Amnesty scheme offered by King Salman expires.

Apr

12

2017

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Legacy of British Rule is Still Holding India Back

Maybe it’s time to see British rule in India as the horror it really was.

Apr

12

2017

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Donald Trump Puts Indian Workers First With New Millennium Bug

By leveraging Trump's visa crackdown, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi could boost the nation's tech sector and create even more jobs at home.

Apr

12

2017

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India Pledges Help For Death Row Spy

India says it will do "whatever it takes" to ensure justice for a former navy officer sentenced to death in Pakistan on charges of spying.

Apr

12

2017

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Indians in Demand Despite H-1B Noise

Presidents of the top US universities have recently assured international students, particularly those from India in high-tech courses, that they are still in demand by top American industrial and business enterprises notwithstanding the recent noises to change H-1B visa norms.

Apr

11

2017

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Death Penalty For Indian Spy in Pakistan

A military court in Pakistan has sentenced to death a former Indian navy officer detained last year on charges of spying.

Apr

11

2017

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NRIs Don’t Need Aadhaar to File IT Returns

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) are not required to quote Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns back home.

Apr

11

2017

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The Siddis, India's African Tribe

They are descendants of the African continent who arrived in India hundreds of years ago as slaves and also as merchants.

Apr

11

2017

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AAP's NRI Backers Turn Hostile

Lack of financial transparency in the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has prompted a group of NRIs, who once worked to mobilise funds and support for the party, to turn against it.

Apr

11

2017

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NRI Forum Plans Orientation For Blue Collar Workers Going Abroad

Lack of financial transparency in the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has prompted a group of NRIs, who once worked to mobilise funds and support for the party, to turn against it.

Apr

11

2017

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STB's Efforts in Wooing Tourists From India

STB is attempting to effectively reach out to Indian travellers in Tier 2 cities who rely on travel agents for travel bookings.

Apr

11

2017

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Mood in Central, Eastern Europe an Advantage For Indian Cos

We have now got about $1 Billion worth of joint investments with Indian companies.

Apr

11

2017

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Indian police Arrest Alleged Kingpin of U.S. Tax Scam

Indian police arrested the suspected mastermind behind a call center scam run out of a Mumbai suburb that targeted thousands of Americans and netted more than $300 million.

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