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H1-B visa applications to be accepted from 3 April
 Washington: Application for H-1B work visas, for fiscal year 2018 can be filed from 3 April. It is highly popular among Indian IT companies and professionals. Unlike previous years, the official announcement by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) did not say till when it would continue accepting the H-1B petitions. In the general category, the Congressional mandated limit on H-1B visas include 65,000 and another 20,000 for those

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Indians granted 1.5L Australian visas in 2015-16
 The Australian High Commission in Delhi granted a record 1.5 lakh visitor visas to Indians during the 2015-16 program year. Australia's High Commissioner to India, Harinder Sidhu, said, "This is the first time...we have reached the 150,000

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India rejected 53% Pak visa applications in 2016
 India rejected nearly 53% of over 33,000 visa applications from Pakistan between January-May this year, according to government data. This has led the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gautam Bambawale, to enquire about this “drastic

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Continue e-visas for Saudi tourists: Kerala govt
 Kerala government on Wednesday asked the Centre to exempt Saudi Arabian tourists from having to get biometric visas instead of e-visas as it might hurt the state's tourism prospects. Saying that around five lakh tourists from Saudi Arabia visit

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Speedy entry of Indians into US : MoU signed
India and the US have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will provide speedy security clearances for pre-approved, low-risk Indian travellers on arrival in the US, at selected airports. The MoU was signed by Indian Ambassador to the US, Arun

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Visa to introduce payment rings at Rio Olympics
 American financial services company, Visa is set to introduce the 'Visa payment ring', which will let people pay through hand gestures, at the upcoming Rio Olympics. The ring, which will be given to a total of 45 athletes at Rio, contains a sec

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Study in Germany: Student Visa Guide
 Fullfilling Visa requirements  is utmost important to stay in Germany. Documents and papers to procure visa depends mainly on how long one will stay in Germany. Initially, visa is granted for a period of three months. Extension will also b

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India bans its citizens from travelling to war-torn Libya
 India has banned its nationals from travelling to Libya, irrespective of the purpose of the visit, in view of the prevailing security situation in that country. Announcing this on Monday, External Affairs Ministry said the decision has been no

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Malaysia introduces e-visa for Indian tourists
 The Malaysian government has introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization Visa (e-visa) for Indian tourists on a short visit to the country. This facility is available only to Indians who live in India and is valid for a single journey and a

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