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September 15, 2018

UP govt to sign MoU on Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Varanasi in January 2019

Pravasi bharatiya divas 2019 Varanasi

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will sign a MoU for organising Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in Varanasi from January 21 to 23.After signing this MoU they will make an official announcement.This is the first time that Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas will be held in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.State Govt plans to

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September 1, 2018

No change in H-1B visa policy : Trump administration

No change in H-1B visa policy

There has benn no change in processing of H-1B visa policy, which is undergoing a review by Trump administration.Smt Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister told the Parliament last month that India was taking up the issue with white house as well as with US Congressmen.She will also raise the matter at the 2+2 dialogue on September 6 in New Delhi.IT

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June 15, 2018

US administration reconfirms intent on revoking H-4 rule for spouses of H-1B visa holders

US administration has reconfirmed its intent to revoke the H-4 visa rule on employment authorisation to certain spouses of H-1B visa holders. However US Citizenship and Immigration Services insisted that no decision about H4 visas is final until the rulemaking process is completed.The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign employees. H-1B visa is

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May 13, 2018

India with 69 billion USD become largest remittance receiving country

According to RemitSCOPE,India has become the largest remittance receiving country in the world.As per report Indian migrant workers from the country sending home 69 billion US dollars in 2017. India with 69 billion USD, China with 64 billion and the Philippines with 33 billion USD are the three largest remittance-receiving countries in the world in 2017.RemitSCOPE report said, cash to

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May 4, 2018

Deepa Ambekar appointed interim civil court judge in New York City

Indian-American Deepa Ambeka will be second Indian-American woman judge in New York City after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari. Ambekar is appointed to the Civil Court though she will be serving in the Criminal Court announced by the Mayor of New York City .41 year old Ambekar worked for three years with the New York City Council.

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May 4, 2018

Indian American owned Californian compnay fined for violations H1-B visa programme

An Indian American owned Californian compnay was fined because compnay was paying salaries to their 12 Indian employees well below the levels required under the H-1B programme.It is also reported that compnay also made illegal deductions from employees salaries.This non-immigrant US visa that allows companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. IT companies

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May 1, 2018

US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard will be special guest in 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

New Delhi-The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being organized by Ministry of External Affairs in association with the State Government of Uttar Pradesh in January 2019. In reverence to the sentiments of larger Indian Diaspora community to participate in Kumbh Snan and their desire to witness the Republic Day Parade, the 15th PBD Convention 2019 will be held from

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