Visa

Qatar introduces visa on arrival facility for Pakistani travellers

Qatar has introduced a visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani passport holders, the media reported on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
US to halt issuance of non-immigrant visas in Russia

US to halt issuance of non-immigrant visas in Russia

The US visa freeze aims to "provoke dissatisfaction of our citizens with the activities of the Russian authorities," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on the US decision.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
Pak cancer patient calls Sushma Swaraj her 'mother'; granted visa for treatment in India

Pak cancer patient calls Sushma Swaraj her 'mother'; granted visa for treatment in India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured of granting visa to a Pakistani woman for her treatment in India. 

Aug 14, 2017, 07:20 AM IST
US President Donald Trump endorses merit-based immigration system

US President Donald Trump endorses merit-based immigration system

If passed by the Congress and signed into law, the legislation could benefit highly-educated people and technology professionals from countries like India.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Protect privacy of visa applicants, China tells US

China on Monday asked the US to protect visa applicants' privacy and provide them with due facilitation under law.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Not denied visa to India Foundation researchers: Chinese Embassy

On Friday, BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav, who is on the Board of Directors of India Foundation, had denied media reports that he was denied visa by China but confirmed that visas of two of their researchers were rejected.

Jul 08, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
Pakistan to make visa rules stringent for Chinese

Pakistan to make visa rules stringent for Chinese

Pakistan has decided to make visa rules stringent for Chinese citizens after the recent abduction and killing of a Chinese couple from Quetta.

Jun 22, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

Pakistan to regulate visas for Chinese nationals

Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Monday announced that the process of issuing visas to Chinese nationals will be reviewed and streamlined following the abduction of two Chinese from Quetta.

Jun 13, 2017, 00:43 AM IST

Haiti, US try to mend differences on temporary visa issue

Haiti and the United States on Wednesday worked on ironing out differences over temporary US visas held by nearly 60,000 Haitians.

Jun 01, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
 PM Modi talks to Australian counterpart Turnbull, expresses concern over renewed visa policy

PM Modi talks to Australian counterpart Turnbull, expresses concern over renewed visa policy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today conveyed to his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull India's concerns about the impact of the recent decision to abolish a popular work visa used by a majority of Indians.

May 02, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Have to live with visa issue, local-global talent mix must: Infosys

Infosys today said the visa issue in the US is something that the Indian technology industry will have to "live with" and pushed for adopting a healthy mix of local and global hiring to tide over such challenges.

Apr 13, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Indian computer programmers no more required in US, eligibility over for H-1B Visa

Indian computer programmers no more required in US, eligibility over for H-1B Visa

The policy memorandum released by the United States government over the weekend clearly states that computer programmers are no more eligible for H1-B visa regime by default. 

Apr 05, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
 Majority of consumers willing to adopt mobile payments: Report

Majority of consumers willing to adopt mobile payments: Report

Majority of consumers in the country are ready to move away from cash and adopt mobile payments for their purchases, says a report.

Feb 19, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Pakistan lawmakers threaten to boycott Americans after US denies visa to Senate Deputy Chairman

Pakistan lawmakers threaten to boycott Americans after US denies visa to Senate Deputy Chairman

Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri  was scheduled to travel to the US to attend the IPU hearing at the UN headquarters on February 13-14.

Feb 13, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

India eases visa policy for Afghans

To boost people-to-people ties, India has further liberalized the visa policy to make it easier for Afghans visiting India, the Indian embassy said on Friday.

Feb 03, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Judge blocks part of Donald Trump's immigration ban for those in US

Judge blocks part of Donald Trump's immigration ban for those in US

A federal judge blocked Saturday part of President Donald Trump`s temporary immigration ban, ordering authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travelers stuck at US airports.

Jan 29, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Accused of Muslim-bias on visa applications, Sushma Swaraj hits back

Accused of Muslim-bias on visa applications, Sushma Swaraj hits back

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today hit back against lesser-known outfit Hindu Jagaran Sangha for accusing her of taking care of visa requests "by Muslims only".

Jan 20, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Indian passport ranks 78th among world's strongest with low visa-free score; Germany tops

Indian passport ranks 78th among world's strongest with low visa-free score; Germany tops

The Indian passport has been ranked a lowly 78 position in a global ranking of the world's most powerful passports with a visa-free score of just 46.

Jan 17, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

India discontinues e-token for Bangladesh travellers

Bangladesh applicants with confirmed travel tickets will be able to submit their Indian tourist visa applications without prior appointments in a bid to ease the process, a media report has said.

Dec 29, 2016, 13:39 PM IST
No card, no mobile wallet only Aadhaar will enable you to make online transactions from now onwards

No card, no mobile wallet only Aadhaar will enable you to make online transactions from now onwards

The government's pet project 'Aadhaar Payment App' will be launched on December 25. It's widely believed that the new app will easily replace the debit/credit cards and point of sale machines (PoS) which are considered to be the backbone of the cashless society.

Dec 25, 2016, 12:01 PM IST