Indians among top professional migrants to UAE
India is the leading source of professional talent coming to the UAE representing 28%, with UK, Pakistan, US and Qatar making up the top five in the list.
India's social security pact with Canada comes into force
The clause would enable Indian as well as Canadian employees to avoid double social security contribution and enhance competitiveness.
60 per cent of Indians in Kuwait jailed over drugs cases
The Embassy has requested Indians to strictly obey the rules and regulations regarding the laws about drugs in Kuwait.
Greek crisis: Bleak times for Indian migrants
For migrants affected by the crisis, there are only two choices - wait for the crisis to end or restart elsewhere.
Indian workers win $20 million settlement against US company
Nearly 200 Indian workers, brought to the US to repair facilities in the aftermath of the Hurricane Katrina, have won a $ 20 million settlement.
New British work rules to hit Indian students hard
The UK on Monday announced that it will ban overseas students from outside the European Union to work while they study in the country
Indian-origin families relive Tunisia terror attack horror
Two Indian-origin families who escaped a gunman in Tunisia as he shot 38 tourists dead last month are still recovering from the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack.
After 7 years Disney grants Sikh religious accommodation at work
A Sikh-American employee at Disney in Florida has achieved a significant victory, with the co agreeing to end the segregation and accommodate his religious beliefs.
2 Indians among 26 killed in ISIS suicide attack in Kuwait mosque
Two Indians were killed in a suicide attack at a Shia mosque in Kuwait, according to Indian Embassy, which has asked Indian nationals to be cautious.
CII expresses concern over UK's proposal on migrant labour
Expressing deep concern over UK's proposal to reduce demand for migrant labour, CII said the move would restrict movement of skilled professionals.
No restriction on sending Indian workers to Saudi Arabia: India
Saudi Arabia hosts a 2.8-million-plus Indian community, the largest expatriate group in the country.
UAE employers' registration for Indian workers made mandatory
India has made it mandatory for employers of Indian workers and nurses in the UAE to register themselves online on a government website before hiring them.
Time for Indian CEOs to pack up in Oman? Proposal to reserve top five positions for natives
Oman isn’t exactly a favourite destination in the Gulf for expats. And the Shura plan has just taken the sheen further from the country.
India abroad: A year of continuity and change
The importance given to a 'neighbourhood-first' policy was reflected in Modi's gesture inviting regional leaders to his swearing-in last year.
Indians second biggest job creators in London in 2015: Data
Latest data released by London and Partners on Tuesday showed that Indian companies have already created 504 new jobs this year in London alone.
Trapped in crossfire, over 100 Indians seek evacuation from Saudi Arabia's border town
Sources said most of the Indians are unable to leave the town because their passports are with the authorities and they have been asked to remain at work.
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- Editor’s Pick: covers topical issues that effect the student community
- Virtual Classrooms: articles on e-learning- the concept, trends, courses available and the latest in e-learning
- Study Abroad: profiles courses in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, France and Singapore and has information on how one can apply for study there, on application procedures, visa formalities among others
- Experts’ Speak: industry leaders put forth their views here. The section also profiles notable student achievers, heads of institutes both in India and abroad and eminent personalities
- Edu Funds: information on scholarships and educational loans
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- Students’ Speak: section for the students, by the students, of the students. It is a platform where they can voice their opinion on any issue ranging from lack of infrastructure in colleges to campus trends to experiences of studying abroad or studying any niche course
- Special Needs: section dedicated to students with learning difficulties and advocates inclusive education
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