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  • US eases process for Indians applying for B1, B2, C, and D visas

    The US announced on 21 March that they will waive the personal interview requirement for some Indians who are renewing visas their visas. The new rules will apply to those within categories of B1, B2, C and D visa. Specifically, under the new programme Indian applicants seeking to renew a visa that is still valid… Read More »

    Mar 28, 2012
  • Facebook hires software engineers from India to fill US posts

    MUMBAI: Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site, is doing something that no domestic or multinational company has done before – hire software engineers from India for positions based in the United States. Typically, global firms such as IBM and GE hire in India for positions here and send some of these recruits abroad for… Read More »

    Mar 28, 2012
  • VISA: Portuguese government realigns visa and residency policies – Portugal

    The Portuguese Council of Ministers announced Thursday it has made changes in the current legislation regarding entrance, residency and voluntary and involuntary departure of non-nationals. A statement released by the Council announced “significant improvements” to five different areas of visa policies. In addition to criminalizing the employment of illegal immigrants, the new regulations create a… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2012
  • India, South Korea boost business, defence ties; ease visa norms

    India and South Korea have targetted doubling their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, even as they boosted defence ties and signed a pact to ease visa norms to promote greater business and people-to people to contact. “Bilateral trade has risen by 65 percent over the past two years since the implementation of our… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2012
  • Dominican Republic to start destination promotion in India

    Keen to tap the growing Indian outbound market, especially the Wedding and Family Travel segments, Dominican Republic made its first marketing and promotional foray in India by participating in SATTE which was held last month. According to Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, Ambassador of Dominican Republic to India, the island nation, the second largest in the Caribbean’s, is… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2012
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