Long-term UAE residency visas for expatriates in five new job categories announced

DATE: 23-May-2019 Reported By: Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The long-term residency visas for expatriates from five select categories has come into force, permitting them to stay in the UAE for up to 10 years, a top official of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced in the capital Wednesday.

Announcing details at a m...

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Migration to Gulf for jobs drops 62% over 5 years.

DATE: 22-May-2019 Reported By: The Times of India

MUMBAI: Emigration clearances granted to Indians headed to the Gulf for employment have dropped by 21%, standing at 2.95 lakh during the 11-month period ended November 30, 2018, as compared to 2017.

The five-year outflow of Indian workers to Gulf peaked in 2014 at 7.76 lakh. Compared to tha...

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Indian Embassy In UAE Urges Expats To Report Salary Delay

DATE: 20-May-2019 Reported By: NDTV

ABU DHABI: The Indian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has urged Indian expats to report any delay in payment of salary by their employers. In a public notice shared on Twitter on Wednesday, it urged Indians to report to any such instance to the Embassy in Abu Dhabi or the Consulate Gene...

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Saudi Crown Prince Orders Release Of 850 Indian Prisoners At PM Modi's Request

DATE: 25-Feb-2019 Reported By: NDTV

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has ordered the release of 850 Indian prisoners lodged in jails in his country on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government said this evening.
"Another big deliverable! At the request of the PM @narendramodi, His Royal Highn...

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Non-resident Indians will not enjoy proxy voting rights in 2019 polls too

DATE: 25-Feb-2019 Reported By: The Arabian Stories

The last session of Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government has failed to get the Bill passed in Rajya Sabha even though it was passed in Lok Sabha in August 2018.

MUSCAT: Indians residing in Oman and other foreign countries will not be able to vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha e...

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27 out of 31 Rohingya arrested in Tripura registered as refugees: UNHCR

DATE: 13-Feb-2019 Reported By: hindustantimes

The UNHCR has also urged the Indian government not to detain or deport the refugees
Twenty seven of 31 Rohingya including 16 children arrested by Tripura Police on Tuesday are registered as refugees with the UNHCR, the UN refugee agency has said.

The UNHCR has also urged the Indi...

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Exclusive: Seven years jail for illegal recruiters

DATE: 25-Jan-2019 Reported By: The Arabian Stories

The Bill will also make mandatory registration/intimation of all categories of Indian nationals proceeding for overseas employment as well as students pursuing higher studies abroad.

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Those who indulge in illegal recrutiment can be jailed for seven years and fined...

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How a dream to get good jobs in Malaysia became a nightmare for 19 Kerala men

DATE: 21-Jan-2019 Reported By: The News Minute

All 19 of them were lured by promises of jobs abroad, trapped in a building for days, before being rescued by the Indian Embassy and NORKA.
It was at the Kochi airport that they got the first hint, something’s not right. They were a group of 19 then, 18 of them from Anchuthengu and one...

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Fact Check: Is there a drop in number of Indians working in Oman?

DATE: 18-Jan-2019 Reported By: The Arabian Stories

What does it mean when statistics say that there is a dip of 65 per cent in the number of Indians migrating from India to Oman between 2010 and 2018?

Does the statistics portray the full picture? Definitely not. And if we don’t feel that, why is it so? Read the explainer and fac...

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More than 190 domestic workers arrested in Oman

DATE: 07-Jan-2019 Reported By: Times of oman

Muscat: A total of 196 illegal workers from different parts of Muscat have been arrested, the Ministry of Manpower has announced. 

According to the ministry, 34 of those arrested were working as car cleaners in public places. 

In a statement online, the ministry said, ...

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