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India requests UAE to stop giving job visa to women coming on visit visa

DATE: 05-Dec-2018 Reported By: Binsal Abdul Khader

Sushma Swaraj addresses Indian community at the ISC in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi: India has asked the UAE to prevent Indian women workers coming on visit visa from getting employment visa here, an Indian minister said here on Tuesday evening.

Workers migrating through illegal channels end up...

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Mexico to deport up to 500 migrants who tried to cross US border

DATE: 26-Nov-2018 Reported By: The Guardian

US briefly shuts crossing and fires teargas to repel groups of people including children
plans to deport up to 500 people who tried to “violently” and “illegally” cross the border into the US on Sunday, the interior ministry has said.

Dozens of people ran toward...

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All Indian expatriates working in 18 countries must register online before travelling

DATE: 22-Nov-2018 Reported By: Sajila saseendran

From January 1, those with job visas in 18 countries must sign up on emigrate portal
Registration must be completed on the www.emigrate.gov.in portal between 21 days and 24 hours prior to the date of travel. 
Applicants have to furnish personal, visa and travel details, emergency c...

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Attention, Husbands: Abandon Wife, And Risk Losing Passport, Says MEA

DATE: 20-Nov-2018 Reported By: Swarajya

After receiving various complaints from women regarding their abandonment by NRI husbands, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has shown that the Foreign Ministry, for the past few months has decided on the move to revoke the passports of 25 men against whom lookout circulars (LOCs) have ...

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No postal ballot for NRIs causes lower enrolment

DATE: 20-Nov-2018 Reported By: Deccan Chronicle

The bill is yet to become an Act. It has yet to be passed in the Rajya Sabha and would then need the assent of the President of India.
Hyderabad: Voter enrolment of Non- Resident Indians (NRIs) is insignificant, despite millions of Telangana citizens living abroad. According to the Election ...

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Indian expat buried 3 years after death

DATE: 17-Nov-2018 Reported By: Saudi Gazette

Jeddah — An expat worker, whose dead body had been lying for the past three years in a morgue in Al-Khobar, was finally buried in Dammam on Friday.

All these years the authorities concerned had been trying to contact the family members of the dead worker, but their efforts failed beca...

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Rs.500 crore budget for welfare of Indian expats: TPCC’s Uttam Kumar

DATE: 15-Nov-2018 Reported By: Saudi Gazette

JEDDAH — Indian main stream political parties are wooing votes of families belonging to Indian expatriates in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations back home in India ahead of elections, especially in Telengana.

Telangana state, where crucial assembly elections are being held, the welfa...

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Experts for strong migration programmes by CP countries

DATE: 15-Nov-2018 Reported By: NEWAGE Bangladesh

B’deshi RMG workers get lowest wage in Asia
Trade union leaders and migrant rights activists from the South Asian countries Wednesday called for taking up strong labour migration programmes by the member states of the Colombo Process to promote and protect decent works for migrants and...

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Experts for strong migration programmes by CP countries

DATE: 15-Nov-2018 Reported By: New Age Bangladesh

Trade union leaders and migrant rights activists from the South Asian countries Wednesday called for taking up strong labour migration programmes by the member states of the Colombo Process to promote and protect decent works for migrants and readymade garment workers seeking jobs at home and abr...

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Rs.500 crore budget for welfare of Indian expats: TPCC’s Uttam Kumar

DATE: 14-Nov-2018 Reported By: Saudi Gazette

JEDDAH — Indian main stream political parties are wooing votes of families belonging to Indian expatriates in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations back home in India ahead of elections, especially in Telengana.

Telangana state, where crucial assembly elections are being held, the welfa...

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