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President Trump planning to end Obama era ruling that doled visas for spouses of Indian techies 24.4.2018 Sify Finance
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Tom Hardy finally appears as the anti-hero in official 'Venom' tr... 24.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Tom Hardy finally appears as the anti-hero in official 'Venom' tr...
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'Venom' trailer: Tom Hardy plays the perfect anti-hero 24.4.2018 Hindu: Health
At a time when Marvel fans all over the world are going ga-ga over the impending release of 'Avengers: Infinity War', the trailer of 'Venom' stands out with its slick and snazzy portrayal of the anti-hero.
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LCR Capital Partners appoints Raj Chinai as Senior Advisor for Middle East, India 24.4.2018 General News
LCR Capital Partners, a US-based private investment and advisory firm on Tuesday announced joining of Raj Chinai, CEO of ARC Advisory Partners as Senior Advisor - Middle East & India.Based out of Dubai, Raj Chinai will be instrumental in facilitating LCR's growth in the region through valuable insights, growth strategies and business development activities on EB-5 program-focused business across the Middle East and India.The EB-5 Investor Visa Program provides an opportunity for qualified immigrant investors and their immediate families (children up to the age of 21) to obtain US green cards and permanent residency through a one-time investment of USD 500,000, typically as five year secured loans, into premier hospitality brands and iconic real estate projects that create 10 or more American jobs. One example is the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences in Miami, Florida, for which LCR is currently raising EB-5 capital.Over the past 20 years, Raj has had a successful track record of
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Trump admin plans to propose end of work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders 24.4.2018 General News
The Trump administration is planning to propose to end giving work permits to the spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians. A formal communication is expected to be made later this summer, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna said in a letter to Senator Chuck Grassley. "Our plans include proposing regulatory changes to remove H-4 dependent spouses from the class of aliens eligible for employment authorisation, thereby reversing the 2015 final rule that granted such eligibility," Cissna said. The Trump administration's move to end the Obama-era rule could have an impact on more than 70,000 H-4 visas holders, who have work permits. H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. They had obtained work permits under a special order ...
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International community should identify states that provide 'sanctuary' to terror groups: India 24.4.2018 General News
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India today asserted that arguments of "political convenience" to provide an alibi for terrorist organisations are no longer tolerable and the international community should identify states that provide "sanctuary" to terror groups. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, addressing separate meetings of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) here in the Chinese capital, underlined India's strong opposition to cross-border terrorism and the urgent need to build a strong security architecture to combat the threat posed by it. In her address at the SCO Council of Foreign Ministers' meeting, also attended by Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Swaraj raised the issue of global terrorism. There are a number of challenges that are being faced by the world today, foremost being the threat of global terrorism and the imminent need to build a strong security architecture to combat it, she said. "Terrorism is an ..
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LCR Capital Partners appoints Raj Chinai as Senior Advisor for Middle East, India 24.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr 24 (ANI): LCR Capital Partners, a US-based private investment and advisory firm on Tuesday announced joining of Raj Chinai, CEO of ARC Advisory Partners as Senior Advisor - Middle East
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Tourism New Zealand eyes double digit growth from India 24.4.2018 General News
New Zealand is eyeing double digit growth in footfalls from India in 2018-19, which will help it achieve the target of 1 lakh visitors before the deadline of 2023. "In 2017-18, ending February, we hosted 62,000 travellers from India, which was 16.05 per cent growth over the previous year. So looking at the trend this year, which began in March, we expect the growth to be in double digit as well," Tourism New Zealand regional manager, South and South-East Asia, Steven Dixon told PTI here. In 2016-17, 53,424 Indians tourists visited New Zealand. "Increasing awareness through different promotional programmes and tying up with travel agents, who have promoted New Zealand as a preferred destination has helped us in achieving this growth," he added. Dixon said, the New Zealand government has set a target of 1,00,000 visitors from India by 2023, and if the growth continues at the current rate it will be achieved earlier. New Zealand, he said, is mainly targeting independent ..
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US plans to end work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders 24.4.2018 Rediff: Business
H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.
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Pak terrorism must end for dialogue with India 24.4.2018 General News
The relationship between India and Pakistan will always remain wilted till there is a complete halt to cross-border terrorism, says a report published by a Europe-based think tank.According to the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) report, a key reason for the trust deficit that exists between New Delhi and Islamabad is "the sheer incompatibility between both nuclear powers."The EFSAS report clearly acknowledges that both countries have their problems, but Pakistan in particular possesses a nature that is in perpetual conflict with India's."The deep-rooted anti-India stand and inflexible hostility has been complemented by a continuous undermining of democratic institutions by the (Pakistan) Army, which makes it difficult to know, whom to talk to in Pakistan when one is embarking on a path of normalising relations," says the EFSAS report .It further says that the army's "preoccupations with a large-scale Pashtun social movement for fundamental human rights in ...
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Arguments of political convenience to provide alibi for terror groups no longer tolerable: Sitharaman 24.4.2018 General News
Asserting that the world has now realised that there are "no good terrorists", India today said that arguments of political convenience to provide an alibi for terrorist organisations are no longer tolerable, in an apparent reference to Pakistan which is blamed for providing safe havens to terror groups attacking its neighbours. Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Defence Ministers' meeting here, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman raised issues such as cross-border terrorism, extremism, cyber security and narcotics trafficking. "These issues require solutions based on cooperative frameworks that involve all countries and stakeholders," she said. Raising the issue of cross-border terrorism in presence of Pakistan Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, Sitharaman said any support to terrorism are no longer tolerable. "Arguments of political convenience to provide an alibi for terrorist organisations that support terrorism through material support or ...
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H-1B visaholders' spouses may not get to work in US: Top 10 developments 24.4.2018 Top Stories
Trump administration's move to end work authorisation for H4 visaholders will have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians
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Tom Hardy impresses all with 'Venom' avatar 24.4.2018 General News
Actor Tom Hardy impressed everyone at CinemaCon convention here by showing an extended footage from upcoming superhero movie "Venom".
Trump administration plans to end work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders 24.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Of these spouses with work authorisation as of early 2017, 94 per cent were women, and the vast majority, 93 per cent, were from India.
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Trump admin toughens H1-B visa procedure 24.4.2018 General News
The Trump administration is working on proposals to streamline the H-1B visa procedure, the most sought after by Indian IT professionals, to focus on attracting the best and the brightest foreign talents, according to a top federal agency official. The proposed regulation also aims to intensify efforts to crackdown on H-1B visa fraud, said Francis Cissna, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director in a letter to Senator Chuck Grassley. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is working on two proposed regulations to improve the H-1B programme. The first regulation proposes to establish an electronic registration programme for petitions subject to numerical limitations for the ..
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'India, US cannot be fighting on trade issues but cooperating on defence' 24.4.2018 General News
India and the US cannot be "fighting everyday on trade issues while cooperating on defence, former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has said, highlighting the need to "fire on all cylinders" to move ahead their strategic relations. Verma said Washington and New Delhi want an "ambitious relationship" and to become natural allies for that they need to be "firing on all cylinders", including economic and military. "We need a full scale relationship, not just the defence relationship, not just the strategic relationship. We need to focus on the economic side too. We somehow need to navigate America First with Make in India," Verma said here yesterday. "We can't be fighting everyday on trade, cooperating on defence and think we are just going to have a great relationship. We need to be firing on all cylinders, that means economic, that means military," he said. He further stressed that the US needs to take its defence relationship with India to the next level. "That means we ought to ..
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Blow For Indians, US Plans End To Work Permits For H-1B Holders' Spouses 24.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the United States, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a...
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Trump admin plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses 24.4.2018 General News
The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians. The move to end the Obama-era rule could have an impact on more than 70,000 H-4 visas holders, who have work permits. H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. They had obtained work permits under a special order issued by the previous Obama administration. Indian-Americans were a major beneficiary of this provision. More than 100,000 H-4 visa holders have been beneficiary of this rule. A 2015 rule issued by the Obama administration allows work permits for spouses who otherwise could not be employed while H-1B visa holders seek permanent resident status -- a process that can take a decade or longer. The Trump administration is planning to terminate this provision. A .
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US to assign prosecutors, judges for migration caravan cases 24.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered to assign prosecutors and judges to immediately deal with cases of undocumented immigrants arriving in the country in the migratory caravan.
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US Senate panel narrowly endorses Pompeo after Trump intervenes 24.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A US Senate panel has narrowly endorse Mike Pompeo as the new Secretary of State after President Donald Trump and a Republican Senator intervened at the last minute, the media reported.
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