Indians studying in American educational institutions should not be kicked out as the country needs smart people like them, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has said as he sought to set the record straight about his immigration policies.
The number of Indian students has decreased in the last few years in the UK following a clamp down on bogus colleges, but the British government is wooing students by increasing scholarships, a British High Commission official said on Friday.
The US has conveyed that the decision to deny entry to Indian students was not because of black-listing of two California-based institutions but based on the immigration assessment of individuals even as India asserted that American authorities need to honour visas issued by them.
London mayor Boris Johnson has proposed a new Commonwealth work visa for Indian students which will allow them to work for two years after graduating from a British university which he hopes will help address the sharp decline in foreign students coming to study in the UK.
Nearly 800 students and 60 teachers from various schools in New Delhi will interact with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday along with students from across the country who have excelled in various activities.
Glion Institute of Higher Education, among the top three institutions of higher education for international careers in hospitality management, has announced that it will now accept applications for its London campus from students across the globe, including India.