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Beginning today, all landlords are to check immigration status of tenants

Beginning today, all landlords are to check immigration status of tenants

Checking that a tenant has a right to be in the country is a new legal requirement that the government has introduced for private landlords. This is effective from today,(ie)…

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…

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.…

London Mayor Boris Johnson proposes work visa for Indian and other Commonwealth students

London Mayor Boris Johnson proposes work visa for Indian and other Commonwealth students

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson plans to propose post-study work visa for students hailing from the Common wealth countries as a measure to reverse the sharp decline in students…

Indian passport holders will not be able to use their handwritten passports beyond 24th November 2015

Indian passport holders will not be able to use their handwritten passports beyond 24th November 2015

From 24th November onwards, all handwritten Indian passports will be replaced by machine readable ones and no country will accept it after a stipulated period. The Government of India has…

Schengen States implement biometric visas in India

Schengen States implement biometric visas in India

France, in line with all the countries of the Schengen Area, will issue biometric visas to Indian citizens with effect from 2 November 2015, to facilitate travel throughout the Schengen…

UK’S Super Priority Visa becomes a major hit among India’s business community

UK’S Super Priority Visa becomes a major hit among India’s business community

Britain’s same day Super Priority Visa that costs Rs.60, 000 (£600) on top of the cost of visa has become a major hit among Indian business community. Since the service…

Theresa May vows to introduce tougher immigration rules with asylum cheats

Theresa May vows to introduce tougher immigration rules with asylum cheats

Britain’s Home secretary, Theresa May, has vowed to introduce tougher control measures for those who abuse and exploit Britain’s immigration system. She pledged during her speech at the Conservative party…

UK to make English tests tougher for foreign students

UK to make English tests tougher for foreign students

The UK government is planning to introduce a tougher English language test, as a measure to limit the number of foreign students entering the country, though there is a concern…

Navtej Sarna to soon replace Ranjan Mathai as Indian High Commissioner

Navtej Sarna to soon replace Ranjan Mathai as Indian High Commissioner

Mr.Navtej Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, a writer, diplomat, who is the currently the secretary (west) in MEA will soon replace Indian High Commissioner, Mr.Ranjan Mathai. Sarna was…

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