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Indian boxers' US training trip off due to visa troubles again

Indian boxers' US training trip off due to visa troubles again

The Indian boxers' much-delayed training trip to the acclaimed Michael Johnson Centre in the USA has been cancelled for a second time owing to visa problems.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:09 PM IST
Over 14 million US visa seekers to get social media profiles scanned

Over 14 million US visa seekers to get social media profiles scanned

The administration of US President Donald Trump had announced in September 2017 that such a move would be initiated.

Apr 01, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
Foreign visitors on e-tourist visa to India shoots up by 58% in January 2018

Foreign visitors on e-tourist visa to India shoots up by 58% in January 2018

The number of foreign visitors arriving on e-Tourist visa in India registering a massive growth of 58.5% as compared to January 2017. 

Feb 13, 2018, 15:14 PM IST
Drunk driving at New Year's party may harm prospects of getting passport

Drunk driving at New Year's party may harm prospects of getting passport

Drunken driving during the new year bash this time in the city may harm the prospects of one's getting a passport or visa as police will update such details in the Crime Records Bureau (CRB).

Dec 29, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

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