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Indian students worried over EU travel restrictions

Published on 31 July 2021 | 2:35 am

Joe Biden names Indian-American to be first Muslim religious freedom ambassador

US President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Indian-American Rashad Hussain as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. Hussain is the first Muslim to be nominated to head US diplomacy for advancing religious liberties.

Published on 31 July 2021 | 2:08 am

Top UAE appointment for NRI businessman Yusuffali MA

Published on 25 July 2021 | 8:25 pm

Italian travel restrictions hit Indian students

Published on 21 July 2021 | 10:57 pm

Indian mariner wins $1 million in UAE lucky draw

Published on 15 July 2021 | 5:28 pm

It’s final: US student visas will not have a fixed expiry date

The Biden administration has formally withdrawn a rule proposed by the erstwhile Trump administration, that sought to limit the duration of visas for international students to four-years and in some instances to two-years. In other words, the ‘duration of status’ concept was to be replaced with ‘duration of stay’.

Published on 9 July 2021 | 9:41 pm

Indian-American expert Meena Seshamani appointed to key Medicare position

Indian-American health policy expert Dr Meena Seshamani, who served on the leadership of the Biden-Harris transition Health and Human Services (HHS) agency review team, has been appointed as the Director of the US Centre for Medicare.

Published on 9 July 2021 | 8:01 am

Indian-American physicians are real heroes in fight against Covid-19

India's envoy to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has said that Indian-American physicians are the real heroes as he praised the community for playing a leading role in the country's successful fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published on 5 July 2021 | 6:36 pm

Indian-American celebrities raise $400,000 for Covid-19 relief in India

Last week, a fund-raising event in New York City brought together prominent personalities from the Indian-American community and their friends to raise over $400,000 for Covid-19 relief in India via Goonj -- an NGO in India and a partner of ChaloGive for India, which is an ongoing fund-raising effort by Indiaspora.

Published on 3 July 2021 | 1:19 am