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UK Puts On Hold Plans To Suspend ‘Golden Visa’, Sparks Controversy

LONDON Dec 13: In a U-turn, the UK government on Wednesday put on hold plans to suspend “golden visa” category in reference to its use by super-rich foreign nationals, including Indians, to acquire fast-track settlement rights in Britain. Continue reading “UK Puts On Hold Plans To Suspend ‘Golden Visa’, Sparks Controversy”

When UK pushes for Brexit EU unveils strategy for ramping up ties with India

NEW DELHI Nov 22: The European Union Wednesday unveiled a ‘strategy paper’ outlining the broad contours to significantly scale up ties with India in a plethora of areas like investment, infrastructure, defence, security and counter-terrorism, and proposed a military-to-military cooperation in the Indian Ocean. Continue reading “When UK pushes for Brexit EU unveils strategy for ramping up ties with India”

500 nurses from Kerala to get trained in UK hospitals for three years

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Nov 21: Nurses from private and public hospitals in Kerala will get a chance to undergo training and get a three-year stint at hospitals in the UK as part of the project devised by the state-owned Overseas Development and Employment Promotion Consultants (ODEPC). Continue reading “500 nurses from Kerala to get trained in UK hospitals for three years”

US decides to end birthright citizenship

WASHINGTON Nov 2: President Donald Trump’s decision to bring an executive order to end the right to the US citizenship for children born in the US to non-citizens has invited widespread criticism, even from his own party. Continue reading “US decides to end birthright citizenship”

Theresa May to wear Khadi Poppy to honour Indian soldiers killed in war

LONDON Nov 1: British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she would join a number of other members of the Parliament in wearing the khadi poppy in honour of the Indian soldiers killed during World War I. Continue reading “Theresa May to wear Khadi Poppy to honour Indian soldiers killed in war”

Indian student in US creates find a parking spot app

HOUSTON Nov 1: An Indian student in the US has created a space-detecting algorithm that can help tackle the problem of finding a parking spot by using big data analytics and save a person’s time and money. Continue reading “Indian student in US creates find a parking spot app”

Foreign Workers In Qatar Can Now Leave Country Without Bosses’ Permission

DOHA OCT 29: Long-awaited reform of Qatar’s controversial exit visa system, which requires foreign workers to obtain their bosses’ permission to leave the country, came into force today, the government said. Continue reading “Foreign Workers In Qatar Can Now Leave Country Without Bosses’ Permission”

British Sikh Community Fears “Islamophobia” On Them Being Ignored

LONDON Oct 24: British Sikhs have expressed concerns that the UK government’s updated strategy to combat hate crime may be failing to fully acknowledge the problem of “Islamophobia on Sikhs”, or attacks on the community members for being mistaken as Muslims. Continue reading “British Sikh Community Fears “Islamophobia” On Them Being Ignored”

Illegal Overseas Assets Of “Thousands Of Indians” Under Scanner

MUMBAI Oct 23: The Income Tax Department has launched a major operation to investigate cases of illegal funds and properties stashed abroad by Indians and may invoke the new anti-black money law for strict criminal action in many such cases, officials said on Monday. Continue reading “Illegal Overseas Assets Of “Thousands Of Indians” Under Scanner”

UK will find India reliable partner whatever result comes with Brexit: High Commissioner

LONDON Oct 23: India’s outgoing High Commissioner Y K Sinha has said the UK will find India a reliable partner whatever turn its exit negotiations with the European Union (EU) may take. Continue reading “UK will find India reliable partner whatever result comes with Brexit: High Commissioner”