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Salma Agha to get lifetime Indian visa, say MHA sources 30.5.2016 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, May.30 : Pakistani origin actor and singer Salma Agha, who had requested for an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card, will get a lifetime Indian visa, said sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
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Modi’s Afghan outreach compromised by Delhi’s bureaucratic hurdles 29.5.2016 FirstPost: World

India’s bureaucrats need to take a relook at the new visa restrictions which don’t match with Modi’s foreign policy vision and could do harm in the long run

The post Modi’s Afghan outreach compromised by Delhi’s bureaucratic hurdles appeared first on Firstpost.

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Three more arrested for 'couriering' children to US 29.5.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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3 Nigerian drug peddlers arrested 28.5.2016 deccanherald.com
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested three Nigerian nationals during a raid on a house in Anandapura, for possessing drugs.

Officials, acting on a tip-off arrested the trio and seized 117 grams of cocaine and other drugs.

The accused were said to be selling the narcotics to college students, software employees and those organising parties. One of the accused was an associate of two Filipinos, who were arrested in 2015 while trying to sell narcotics, said an official.

The accused were questioned to ascertain the source from where they got the illegal substance and if more number of people are involved.

Document verificationAlso their passports and visas are being examined, added the official.

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3 more held for 'couriering' children 28.5.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Police arrested three more persons on Friday in connection with the illegal immigration racket in which couples dropped several children in different corners of the world by using their valid, multiple-entry visas, and showing the children as their own.
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Indian companies to pay $4,000 more for H-1B visa fee 27.5.2016 Deccan Herald - Business
Flagship Indian IT companies would have to pay at least an additional USD 4,000 for every H-1B visa application under the new regulations that came into effect last December, according to details published today by a federal US agency. And those applying for L-1 visa petitions would have to pay USD 4,500 more than other US companies under the new law, which would be in effect till September 30, 2025. The H-1B visa is designed to allow US employers to recruit and employ foreign professionals in speciality occupations within the US while L-1 visas are available to employees of an international company with offices in both the US and abroad. Indian IT firms - which have to incur an additional burden of about USD 400 million annually - have called it "discriminatory", with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself raising this at the highest level. US federal Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted the details of the increased fee on its website today. For H-1B petitioners, one "must pay the ...
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Ahead of PM visit, US Senators flag curbs on faith freedom 26.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
'There has been fairly vigorous and vociferous debate within India with respect to religious freedom and religious tolerance'.
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US senators critical of India days before Modi's visit 25.5.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
India comes under attack over religious intolerance, human trafficking and slavery at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing.
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Two years of Modi govt have been intense work committed to cleansing the system: Nirmala Sitharaman 25.5.2016 ET: Opinion
I am looking at the IPR policy. It will have to get more effective on the ground. We will need a lot more patents to be registered, says Sitharaman.
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Narendra Modi continues Vajpayee’s legacy of appeasement of China 23.5.2016 FirstPost: World

India under the BJP is so sensitive to China's reaction that it has always compromised both principles and pragmatism in its relations with Taiwan.

The post Narendra Modi continues Vajpayee’s legacy of appeasement of China appeared first on Firstpost.

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India pursuing visa fee hike issue with US, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 23.5.2016 TOI: Hyderabad Times
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the Centre will continue to take up the issue of hike in visa fees for Indian software professionals working in the US at the highest level with that government.
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Will continue to raise H-1B, L1 visa fee hike with US: Prasad 22.5.2016 Deccan Herald - Business
The Centre will continue to take up the issue of hike in visa fees for Indian software professionals working in the US at the highest level with that government, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "As far as (issue of) H-1B and L1 visa fee hike is concerned, we have taken it up with the highest level (the US government). Even Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) has spoken to US President, I have also taken it up and we will continue doing so," the Communications and IT Minister told reporters here. He was speaking on the sidelines of the annual Heads of Circles Conference organised by the Department of Posts. "I can only say one thing, Indian companies pay tonnes of money in tax to US companies. Our companies are giving good IT value addition to Fortune 500 companies of US. It is a very reciprocal commitment which we are giving," he said. Prasad said domestic IT companies are present in 200 cities across 80 countries and that India today occupies 56 per cent of the world outsourcing hub. "It is ...
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Will continue to raise H-1B, L1 visa fee hike with US: Ravi Shankar Prasad 22.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
The Centre will continue to take up the issue of hike in visa fees for Indian software professionals working in the US at the highest level with that government, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
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Will continue to raise H-1B, L1 visa fee hike with US: Ravi Shankar Prasad 22.5.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
The Centre will continue to take up the issue of hike in visa fees for Indian software professionals working in the US at the highest level with that government, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday. "As far as (issue of) H-1B and L1 visa fee hike is concerned, we have taken it up with the highest level (the US government). Even Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) has spoken to US President, I have also taken it up and we will continue doing so," the Communications and IT Minister told reporters here. He was speaking on the sidelines of the annual Heads of Circles Conference organised by the Department of Posts. "I can only say one thing, Indian companies pay tonnes of money in tax to US companies. Our companies are giving good IT value addition to Fortune 500 companies of US. It is a very reciprocal commitment which we are giving," he said. Prasad said domestic IT companies are present in 200 cities across 80 countries and that India today occupies 56% of the world outsourcing hub. "It is ...
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Chinese team warms up to Rijiju to boost ties 21.5.2016 TOI: India
Beijing may not have diluted its claim on Arunachal Pradesh, but a Chinese delegation from Shenzhen on Friday met minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju to discuss strengthening of trade and cultural cooperation with India. The team evinced keen interest in India’s pharmaceutical sector
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Obama to host Narendra Modi at White House 21.5.2016 Zee News : India National
President Barack Obama will host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 7, as the pair try to flesh out nascent trade and security ties.
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Obama, Modi to meet next month in Washington – White House | Reuters 20.5.2016 FirstPost: India

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington next month to discuss security and other issues, the White House said on Friday

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White House confirms Modi's June visit 20.5.2016 TOI: Home
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India makes comeback in Pak electoral politics 14.5.2016 TOI: Pakistan
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MEA turns down plan for PM to address investors’ meet in U.S. 14.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
MEA turns down plan for PM to address investors’ meet in U.S.
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