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Indian women dominate H-4 work permits, get paid like H-1B spouses

US President Donald Trump has been attempting to stop work permits for spouses of those on H-1B visas. It won’t be easy. But were he to succeed, the…

India to charge international passengers higher aviation security fee from Sept 1

The Civil Aviation Ministry has decided to charge higher aviation security fee (ASF) from domestic as well as international passengers from September 1, senior government officials said on…

Bahraini court invokes Hindu marriage law to settle dispute

Bahrain’s Major Civil Court has invoked the Hindu marriage law before ruling on a lawsuit involving a Hindu couple married and living in the country, it was reported…

Airlines update pre-travel testing guidelines for passengers from Dubai to India

Two major airlines have updated their pre-travel Covid-19 testing requirements for travelers from Dubai to India. UAE’s budget carrier flydubai and India’s Air India Express announced the changes…

Emirates To Operate Special Flights To Five Cities In India

Emirates will operate special repatriation flights to five cities in India Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram from 20 until 31 August. The special flights will facilitate travel…

Indians to get e-passports from next year

Indian citizens will likely get e-passports, starting in 2021. Reportedly, anyone seeking a reissuance or opt for applying for a new passport in 2021, would be able to…

Etihad to operate special flights from Abu Dhabi to 3 Indian cities from August 21

Etihad Airways will operate a series of special passenger flights from the UAE capital Abu Dhabi to three Indian cities, Bengaluru, Delhi, and Mumbai, starting from August 21….

Air India Express mandates valid COVID test report for Indians flying out of these UAE airports

All passengers departing from Abu Dhabi airport on Air India Express flights must possess negative COVID-19 PCR test reports. The test should have been conducted within 96 hours…

Chennai airport resumes international flights between UAE and Tamil Nadu

International flights at India’s Chennai International Airport have resumed after a four-month suspension. The airport in the state of Tamil Nadu is the third busiest in the country,…

Vande Bharat Mission phase 6 to begin on September 1, 2020

India has announced the sixth phase of its repatriation drive, Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) from September 1, 2020, and will be carried out until October 24, 2020. Civil…