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Indians account for 74% of total H-1B visa requests in current US fiscal

Indians account for 74% of total H-1B visa requests in current US fiscal

With 2.47 lakh applications till June 30, 2017, the Indians were the largest group, followed by China with 36,362 and Canada 3,551. 

Pakistan grants nationality to 298 Indians in five years: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Pakistan grants nationality to 298 Indians in five years: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Only 15 were given nationality in 2015, while 69 got it in 2016, until April 14 this year, 15 Indians got nationality, the statement said.

 

Gurinder Chadha hopes Indians love 'Partition: 1947'

Gurinder Chadha hopes Indians love 'Partition: 1947'

Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha says she has made "Partition: 1947" with "lot of love", and hopes it is appreciated by Indian audiences.

Chinese airline staff 'misbehave' with Indians, Delhi takes up complaint

Chinese airline staff 'misbehave' with Indians, Delhi takes up complaint

The matter has been taken up with the Shanghai Foreign Affairs Office of the Chinese Foreign Ministry and Pudong airport authorities after it was brought to the notice of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, sources told PTI.

3 Indians arrested for illegally staying in Lanka

Three Indians have been arrested for illegally staying in Sri Lanka, a media report has said.

Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Justice Department Spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said: "The complaint alleges racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in a university`s admission policy and practices."

Don't come on visit visas for job hunting in UAE: Indians told

The advisory follows a high number of calls and visits to the Consulate by Indian workers who have been duped by agents or employers on a regular basis.

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 abducted Indians

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 abducted Indians

Al-Jaafari's visit from July 24 to July 28 to India comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced liberation of Mosul.

Indians vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, says study

Indians vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, says study

Several diseases specific to South Asian populations had been identified in the past, but the genetic causes of the vast majority remained largely mysterious.

Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

 India ranked 39 among the world's laziest countries, with people taking just 4,297 steps a day.

Indians believed abducted by IS in Iraq may be in Mosul: Kin

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the families the government had received information that some Indian men were in Mosul, from where the 39 men had gone missing three years ago.

MEA helped over 80,000 Indians stuck in difficult situations abroad: Sushma

MEA helped over 80,000 Indians stuck in difficult situations abroad: Sushma

The minister said that helping the distressed Indians living abroad and the NRIs has been a top priority of her ministry.

Take this pictorial tour of PM Modi's France visit – from Elysee Palace to Arc de Triomphe

Take this pictorial tour of PM Modi's France visit – from Elysee Palace to Arc de Triomphe

PM Modi also paid his homage at Arc de Triomphe in Paris built in memory of Indians. 

UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir

The UN has denied that its observers in Kashmir came under attack from Indian Army in Kashmir, refuting the Pakistani allegations.

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids

38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids

Immigration officers raided MK Clothing Ltd and Fashion Times UK Ltd in Leicester last week and held 38 Indians and one Afghan man.

Now Indians don't have to pay for visas to visit Malaysia

Now Indians don't have to pay for visas to visit Malaysia

Razak said his government would ensure that the online visa application process does not take more than 48 hours.

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, 69% Indians have to pay bribe: Survey

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, 69% Indians have to pay bribe: Survey

India has got the dubious distinction of having the highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific, with a survey showing on Tuesday that more than two-thirds of Indians had to pay 'tea money' or fork out other forms of bribe to get public services.

Over 68 percent Indians don not practice preventive healthcare, says study

Over 68 percent Indians don not practice preventive healthcare, says study

The first survey to understand wellness trends in India revealed that less than a third urban Indians take steps to proactively adopt preventive wellness.

Phones in India dearer than significant other, says Survey

Phones in India dearer than significant other, says Survey

Sixty per cent of adults surveyed said their partner paid more attention to their own smart device when they were together on a date.