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Arrival of overseas tourists has increased in December January 09, 2016
Arrival of overseas tourists has increased in December

Overseas tourist arrivals in India is consistently increasing, in the month of December last year, around 9.13 lakh foreign tourists have arrived in India with an increase of 3.2% when compared to 8.85 lakh in 2014.During last year’s period of January and December, around 80.16 lakh travelers had arrived in India, an...

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Tourist arriving on e-tourist visa to get a gift from Tourism Ministry January 08, 2016
Tourist arriving on e-tourist visa to get a gift from Tourism Ministry

Tourists arriving in India on an e-tourist visa will soon be receiving a gift kit from the Ministry of Tourism that will consist of a SIM card, along with other things.According to the sources from Ministry of Tourism, this would be a gift from the Ministry of Tourism; it would be given to tourists who visit India on...

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US is working to solve the extradition matter says Consular general January 06, 2016
US is working to solve the extradition matter says Consular general

The US consulate in Hyderabad is working towards solving the matter of extradition of many Indian students by the authorities of US immigration heading towards the US universities. This was told by Michael Mullins, US Consular General. This was the initial time that any US official had spoken on this controversy that s...

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Government to extend facility of e-tourist visa to 150 nations January 06, 2016
Government to extend facility of e-tourist visa to 150 nations

The Government of India is all set to extend facility of e-tourist visa which permits overseas travelers to obtain the travel document online, to 37 additional countries by the end of the current fiscal year.As per the statistics from Ministry of Tourism, this service which is presently available to the people of 113...

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No need to leave UAE to change the status of visit visa January 05, 2016
No need to leave UAE to change the status of visit visa

According to the Interior Minister, people on the visit visa to the UAE now do not require leaving the country for changing the visa status to the residency permit.As per the Spokesperson on Naturalization, Department of Residency and Ports, Interior Ministry, under the rule 377 of the year 2014, the visa holder of any...

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CII urges for revision in increased US visa fee January 05, 2016
CII urges for revision in increased US visa fee

The Indian Industry Confederation (CII) has strongly advised the Congress leaders and the administration of the US to think again about the recent hike in the visa fees that was brought up in the Omnibus Spending Bill that particularly targets the IT firms of India and the model of outsourcing business.CII has advise...

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India looks to convince US for rollback of increased H-1B visa fee January 01, 2016
India looks to convince US for rollback of increased H-1B visa fee

The Commerce Ministry of India is examining different options to convince the US to look for reconsidering the move of increasing the H-1B visa fees which had hit the Indian IT firms hard.According to the government official, India is eager to sort out this matter through bilateral dialogue but also trying to build the...

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6.5% increase in overseas tourist arrivals in November 2015 January 01, 2016
6.5% increase in overseas tourist arrivals in November 2015

The tourism industry has witnessed 6.5% of increase in overseas tourist arrivals in the month of November 2015 when compared to the same period in the year 2014.Most of the tourist arrivals were from the US in November 2015, and around 11,610 crores of foreign exchange was earned through the tourism in November 2015.Th...

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