Tuesday, August 21 2018

May 12, 2018

93% of H-4 work authorisation holders Are Indians

A report by the CRS of the US Congress says that among the H-4 holders 93% of them are Indian born individuals and over one-fifth of them are living in California. 5% H-4 visa holders are from China, the remaining 2% are from all the other countries combined. 93% of granted applications for employment authorisation were issued to women, while 7% were issued to men. It also added that California has over one-fifth of the H-4 visa holders with work

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May 12, 2018

India deserves Permanent membership in UNSC in line with its global role : Peru

Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

Top leadership of Peru has acknowledged that their country has a lot to learn and benefit from the success story of India and resolved with India to significantly enhance trade relations as the two countries celebrated 55 years of diplomatic ties in Lima on May 11.Vice President Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu held extensive talks with President, Prime Minister and senior Ministers of Peru in Lima on a range of issues indicating specific areas for enhanced engagement. He spoke at length about

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May 11, 2018

Hancock visits India to launch the UK-India Tech Partnership

UK Digital Secretary Matt Hancock will meet with UK and India investors to lay the foundations for new deals in areas such as fintech, cybersecurity, health-tech and smart cities. He also launched the expanded Tech Rocketship Awards, which helps Indian tech start-ups establish their businesses in the UK, boosting fresh innovation in Britain.Mr Hancock will confirm the partnership will link the Midlands Engine with Maharashtra with a focus on future mobility including low emission and autonomous vehicles, battery storage and

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May 11, 2018

India Pavilion Inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival 2018

Cannes :The inaugural session of the Indian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 was held at Cannes, France.Speaking about Indo-French Cinema collaboration Ms Vani Tripathi Tikoo, said that India has a fantastic relationship with both Cannes film festival and the French film industry. She further added that in recent times films like Tamasha and Befikre were shot extensively in this part of the world and found great resonance with the narrative story telling between the two countries. A round

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May 11, 2018

India monitoring situation after US withdrawal from Iran deal

New delhi-External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India will take necessary measures to offset any adverse impact on its interests due to US President Donald Trump’s decision to dump the Iran nuclear deal.India was closely monitoring the situation arising out of Mr Trump’s announcement to pull the US out of the Iran deal said Kumar.Iran is the third largest supplier of crude oil to India after Saudi Arabia and Iraq.

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May 10, 2018

India will be the fastest growing economy in 2018 – IMF

India will be the fastest growing major economy in 2018, with a growth rate of 7,4 per cent that rises to 7,8 per cent in 2019 with medium-term prospects remaining positive said International Monetary Fund.Report also said that medium term consumer price index inflation is forecast to remain within but closer to the upper bound of the Reserve Bank of India’s inflation-targeting band of four per cent with a plus or minus two per cent change.Asia continues to be both

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May 10, 2018

Assets of Vijay Mallya in London can be seized

High Court in London declared that an Indian courts judgement against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya can be legally enforced in Britain.This is a major success to Indian banks in Mallya case.The High Court remained unconvinced by 62 year old fugitive businessman claim that he has been a NRI since 1988 and has lived in UK since 1992, a country where he has indefinite leave to remain.

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May 8, 2018

Smart City CEOs to learn from experience other city leaders

Bhopal-Smart City CEOs to learn from experience & practices of other city leaders to accelerate the progress of smart city missions across the country said Union minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Puri. He was speaking while inaugurating the two day First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities alongwith Shivraj Singh Chouhan , Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh in Bhopal toda. Terming the the flagship missions of the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry as an comprehensive and systematic

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May 8, 2018

We are committed to get Access to Indian Pharma in Global Market – Prabhu

New Delhi-We are fully committed to promoting the Indian pharmaceuticals industry globally, said Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr Suresh Prabhu, after inaugurating iPHEX in New Delhi. The 6th annual International Exhibition of Pharma and Healthcare iPHEX is being attended by over 650 delegates from 130 countries, including scores of regulators. The Minister said that Government is committed to promoting pharmaceutical exports to untapped markets, including China which has agreed for a high level bilateral Round Table to pave the way

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May 8, 2018

Drop in the number of new H-1B Visa beneficiaries from India

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services said that India accounted for 74.2 per cent of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US to technology professionals in 2016 and the next year the figure increased to 75.6 per cent.In the report of USCIS said however there has been a drop in the number of new H-1B beneficiaries from India.China with a little over 9%, comes a distant second after India in terms of number of H-1B visas.The figures

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