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More Indians in Singapore returning home due to job losses: Envoy

By Gurdip Singh SINGAPORE:More and more Indian workers are returning home as Singapore businesses cut down on workforce following the severe impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, an official said. “On an average, about 100 Indian nationals in Singapore continue to register daily with the High Commission here for flights back home, with over 11,000 […]

Narendra Modi living proof Indians can accomplish anything with hard work: Donald Trump

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rise from his humble background as a “chai-wallah” (tea-seller) underscored the “limitless promise of the great nation”, remarks which reflected the bonhomie shared by the two leaders. Everybody loves him, Trump said of Modi at the “Namaste Trump” event here, and […]

No claimants for dormant Swiss accounts of Indians; some may get liquidated soon

NEW DELHI/ZURICH:No claimants have come forward for about a dozen dormant Swiss bank accounts linked to Indians, leaving the funds lying in these accounts at the risk of getting transferred to the Switzerland government. The Swiss government began making details of dormant accounts public in 2015 to allow their claimants submit necessary proof to get […]

18 Indians among 23 aboard British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran

NEW DELHI: Eighteen Indian nationals are among the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz amid fresh escalation of tensions in the Gulf, according to a media report. The Stena Impero was seized on Friday by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil […]

USA move to abolish H-4 visas set to impact tens of thousands of Indians

By Lalit K Jha, PTI WASHINGTON: Abandoning the Obama-era rule of granting work permits to H-4 visa holders — who are spouses of professionals holding H-1B visas, mostly Indians — will benefit some US workers, the Department of Homeland Security believes. The Trump administration is planning to revoke a rule that makes spouses of thousands of […]

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