Indian professionals

'Most professionals in India curious about new opportunities'

'Most professionals in India curious about new opportunities'

Most professionals in India (91 percent) like hearing about new opportunities and mostly higher compensation lures them into switching to new job, according to a LinkedIn report.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
H-1B visa row: 1.5 lakh Indians are in US on employment-based visas, says Govt

H-1B visa row: 1.5 lakh Indians are in US on employment-based visas, says Govt

There are over 1.5 lakh Indian nationals who have been issued employment-based visas, including nearly 1.26 H1B job permits, by the US in 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

 

Mar 30, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Would continue to engage with Trump admin on H1B issue: India

The government on Thursday tried to assuage concerns of Indian professionals over H1B visa, saying the steps taken by the US were aimed at illegal immigration and it would continue to engage with the Donald Trump administration on the issue.

Mar 09, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

India again urges US to facilitate movement of Indian professionals

With the lack of a Totalisation Agreement continuing to hamper movement of Indian professionals and experts to the US, India on Thursday reiterated its call to the US to engage in negotiations for signing such a pact.

Oct 20, 2016, 23:46 PM IST
Wow! Indian professionals 'most confident' globally, says a survey

Wow! Indian professionals 'most confident' globally, says a survey

The results show that the confidence level among Indians is 55 percent as compared to professionals globally which is 35 percent.

May 30, 2016, 09:29 AM IST
Good News! UK visa changes not to impact majority of Indian professionals

Good News! UK visa changes not to impact majority of Indian professionals

Under the changes to the Tier 2 norms effective from Wednesaday, non-EU workers will need to earn at least 35,000 pounds to remain in the UK for longer than six years unless they are working in a PhD-level occupation or a job which is on the UK's Shortage Occupation List, including nurses.

Apr 06, 2016, 18:20 PM IST
India raises visa issue with UK, new British law to impact Indian professionals

India raises visa issue with UK, new British law to impact Indian professionals

The minister had recently said India has taken up similar issues concerning visa rules of the US government at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Apr 01, 2016, 20:52 PM IST

Senate immigration bill to benefit immigrants from India: WH

The White House made its position clear on the contentious H-1B provisions of Senate version of the immigration bill.

Dec 03, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Democrats' immigration bill rings alarm bell for Indian firms

The killer provisions are in particular related to the much-sought after H-1B and L-1 visas.

Oct 31, 2013, 10:56 AM IST

Obama renews push for immigration reforms

President Barack Obama has made a renewed push for comprehensive immigration reform, voicing support for a bill that the Indian IT industry fears would stem the flow of Indian professionals to the US.

Oct 25, 2013, 10:33 AM IST

Cap on US H1B visa reached

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced that it has reached the cap on Congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B work visas, the most sought after by Indian professionals.

Jun 13, 2012, 09:40 AM IST

New platform for Indian expatriates in Saudi Arabia

A group
of Indian professionals has launched its chapters in different
Saudi cities where Indian expatriates are employed.

Apr 13, 2012, 22:26 PM IST

US Lawmakers question rise in denial of H1B visas

H-1B and L1 work visas are popular among Indian professionals.

Feb 17, 2012, 19:42 PM IST

Indian professionals vital for London economy: LCCI

Hiring professionals from India and other non-EU countries is vital for London economy, and cutting migration from these countries puts economic recovery at risk, said the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), criticising UK Prime Minister David Cameron's efforts to slash immigration numbers.

Dec 08, 2011, 21:11 PM IST

UK: Immigration rules to hit Indian professionals

Several Indian professionals will
be adversely affected by Britain`s new immigration rules that
come into effect on Wednesday.

Apr 05, 2011, 18:04 PM IST

Huge `talent deficit` may hit Corporate India: Deloitte

India Inc is likely to face a huge `talent deficit` in the coming years, as the country is not producing enough people equipped with the right skills required for the globalised environment, global consultancy Deloitte says.

Aug 23, 2009, 16:26 PM IST

Indian professionals protest new proposed UK visa curbs

Indian and other non-European Union professionals on Thursday expressed concern over a recommendation by a key migration panel to deny the right to settle in Britain for those coming here on intra-company transfers.

Aug 20, 2009, 21:18 PM IST

Indian professionals to get easy short-term visas from Korea

With the signing of a comprehensive India-South Korea free trade agreement, Indian professionals from 160 sectors such as IT and engineering would now be able to get easy short-term Korean visas.

Aug 17, 2009, 19:24 PM IST