India being the 81st Most Powerful Pa...

Passport across the World

India with rest of the world. Maybe one day we will be the most powerful visa holders of the world. That day has already arrived. The Passport Index 2017 has given India the 81st place in a ranking of the world’s most powerful passports with a visa-free score of 46. The report was released in […]

‘Earn and learn’ Malaysia launched to...

‘Earn and learn’ Malaysia launched to grow and develop talent shifting the educational paradigm13

Malaysia is fast becoming popular for its high-quality education, boasting some of the top universities in Asia. In fact, the country ranks 11th in the world when it comes to the number of international students. For its neighbouring countries, Malaysia’s high education standard is also well acknowledged. India, for one, is where a great number […]

Foreign tourists arriving in India wi...

sim

Foreign tourists availing e-visas will now get pre-activated free SIM cards as they arrive in India, a move hailed by tour operators’ body IATO. Launching the much awaited service, Union tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said the talk time to the tune of Rs 50 will be available on the BSNL SIM card which will also […]

H1-B visa worries ‘hyped upR...

h1visas

 The former TCS CEO and incumbent Tata Sons Chairman, said that people were going overboard over apprehensions regarding the H1-B visa and urged the Indian IT industry to take it easy as exciting times lay ahead and opportunities would be abounding. He said this while addressing the annual Nass com conference in Mumbai on 15 […]

Brexit: Australia eyes relaxed UK imm...

trade deal

Australia’s high commissioner to the UK said the country would want better access for business people working in the UK before reaching a post-Brexit deal. He said it might be possible to strike a deal within eight months of Brexit. Preliminary moves over a possible agreement had been made, he added. UK Prime Minister Theresa […]

Brexit causing UK labour shortage, ac...

Brexit causing UK labour shortage, according to survey

A new survey carried out by the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) in collaboration with Adecco, an HR firm, revealed that Brexit is making citizens of non-UK countries leave Britain. In the ‘Labour Market Outlook’ survey, which questioned 1,051 employers in the United Kingdom, more people from the EU member states are feeling […]

Visas to be fast-tracked for Common w...

Visas to be fast-tracked for Common wealth

Commonwealth citizens should have UK visas fast-tracked to send out an “important message” after Brexit, 45 Conservative MPs tell the Home Secretary today. In a letter to Amber Rudd, the MPs urge the Government to “extend the hand of friendship to our Commonwealth partners” and make the UK more welcoming for Commonwealth citizens. The MPs […]

EU migration curbs at the expense of ...

EU migration curbs at the expense of single market membership

Ministers are drawing up plans for a two-tier system of UK border controls for EU citizens as Theresa May prepares to tighten migration rules at the expense of single market membership. Senior government officials expect the prime minister to decide on a system based on work permits and new automated security checks -similar to the […]

UK Visa Application Changes Allowing ...

UK Visa Application Changes

Anticipating a huge demand for UK visas during the summer in India, the United Kingdom will allow Indian nationals applying for standard visitor visas in India to apply for visas three months prior to the expected date of travel.  This was announced at a British event in Pune as the “Beat the Peak” campaign.  In […]

UK want fast-track visa services for ...

UK want fast-track visa services for Indians

UK want fast-track visa services to their citizens as Brexit drives Britain to look for newer trade relationships outside Europe. The letter published in The Sunday Telegraph does not seek easier visa terms, but easier conditions for Indian and Commonwealth citizens once they land at Heath row and other ports of entry. It mentions a scenario faced […]