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India successfully launches 5th navigation satellite: gets closer to ‘Desi-GPS’

India successfully launches 5th navigation satellite: gets closer to ‘Desi-GPS’

To the joy of ISRO scientists in Sriharikota, the fifth navigation satellite IRNSS-1E (on-board, the workhorse PSLV-C31) was successfully launched. India is now just one step away to be on…

After US, UK increases visa fees: firms in UK hiring non-European workers to face £1000 per employee!

After US, UK increases visa fees: firms in UK hiring non-European workers to face £1000 per employee!

In a move to curb immigration, the UK government is soon to introduce a £1000 annual surcharge per non- European employee hired by a UK company. Large IT sector companies…

US notifies increase in H1B and L1 Visa Fee: Indian IT firms to be affected severely

US notifies increase in H1B and L1 Visa Fee: Indian IT firms to be affected severely

The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that an additional fee upto $4000-$4500 will be charged for certain categories like the popular H-1B and L-1 visas after December 18th,…

Indian government may soon introduce Aadhar cards for NRIs

Indian government may soon introduce Aadhar cards for NRIs

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj announced that the Indian government is considering to provide Aadhar cards to NRIs and confirmed that a decision will be taken very soon. She said…

British-Indian employment minister Priti Patel visits India to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

British-Indian employment minister Priti Patel visits India to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Britain’s minister of employment, Priti Patel, will start a three-day visit to India on 7 January, during which she is expected to take part in an awards ceremony that celebrates…

Indian-origin cancer researcher Harpal Singh Kumar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Indian-origin cancer researcher Harpal Singh Kumar knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

An Indian-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar on 31 December 2015 received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. Singh’s…

‘New Jihadi john’ in the new ISIS video could be an Indian-origin British Muslim convert man

‘New Jihadi john’ in the new ISIS video could be an Indian-origin British Muslim convert man

The terrorist appearing in the latest ISIS video threatening attacks on the UK is suspected to be an Indian-origin British Muslim convert. He is dubbed as the new Jihadi John.…

Indian-origin businessman on Britain’s New Year’s honours list was honoured by the Queen

Indian-origin businessman on Britain’s New Year’s honours list was honoured by the Queen

An Indian-origin businessman, Raminder Singh Ranger, is among those honoured by Queen Elizabeth II in the New Year’s honours list for outstanding services to business and community cohesion in the…

Pathankot terrorist attack 2016

Pathankot terrorist attack 2016

The New Year has not started off with a happy note in Pathankot, India. On 2 January 2016, around 5-7 heavily armed terrorists attacked Pathankot Air Force Station, part of…

Pakistan singer Adnan Sami gets Indian citizenship with effect from January 1

Pakistan singer Adnan Sami gets Indian citizenship with effect from January 1

Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has been granted Indian citizenship with effect from January 1 following his request to the Centre to legalize his status in the country on humanitarian grounds.…