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  • US invites India to work with it in more regions of world

    WASHINGTON: The US has appealed to India to work with it in other parts of the world, just not only in South Asia. “We are counting on India’s rise not just as an economic partner but as a global power–one that engages everywhere from Latin America to the Middle East to East Asia,” Deputy Secretary… Read More »

    Sep 29, 2011
  • Visa reform to boost international arrivals, create jobs: US Travel Association

    The US Travel Association has rallied behind new visa reform legislation, claiming the legislation will address “problems with the US visa system that are currently discouraging international visitors from doing business and traveling here”. According to the US Travel Association, HR 3039, the ‘Welcoming Business Travelers and Tourists to America Act of 2011’, introduced by… Read More »

    Sep 29, 2011
  • Indians rush to send money home as rupee plunges

    KUWAIT — Money exchange centers across Kuwait are witnessing a heavy rush of Indian expats in the last few weeks who sought to cash in on the continued plunge of the Indian rupee against the US dollar. Though, the rupee improved marginally at the local forex market yesterday against the dinar, it continued to remain… Read More »

    Sep 29, 2011
  • India’s call centre growth stalls

    India’s call centre industry has grown rapidly in the past decade, but recent research suggests it’s no longer the world’s biggest. Some British and American companies are moving operations back home, so what’s the future for Indian phone bashers? In a classroom above a bus station in Mumbai, a group of students is being given… Read More »

    Sep 28, 2011
  • U.S. to streamline visa issuance for Chinese, Brazilians, Indians

    The visa processing time for Chinese, Brazilians and Indians may be shortened to 30 days, said a U.S. tourism official on Monday. “The U.S. Senate just introduced a legislation last week to bring the waiting time (for a visa) to under 30 days,” Roger Dow, president and CEO of U.S. Travel Association (USTA), told Xinhua… Read More »

    Sep 28, 2011
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