Monthly Archives: October 2012

Australia Hikes Visa Fees for Job Seekers

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The Australian government has proposed an increase to the Visa Application Charges (VAC) for several visa subclasses that provide permission to work and are in … Continue

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The Shard, London: first look inside

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A first look at the visitor experience within the Shard, which opens to the public on February 1, 2013. Although the Shard’s viewing platform won’t … Continue

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Immigration department to keep track of foreign students in Chennai

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In a bid to keep track of foreign students entering the country, the immigration bureau on Friday launched a project as a pilot programme. Under … Continue

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Visit Salzburg in Austria – The Birthplace of Mozart

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Salzburg, the fourth largest city in Austria is deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, popular for its baroque architecture and picturesque landscapes. The Salzburg Festival … Continue

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500 bogus colleges closed in UK in 18 months

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British immigration authorities have closed down an estimated 500 bogus colleges operating in the country over the last 18 months, affecting a number of students … Continue

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Medical Tourism in Asia to Reach $8.5 Billion by 2013; Clinical
Partnership Opportunities at Upcoming Asia-Based Conferences

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Medical tourism has a bright future and Asia is the hotspot for this industry. Thailand and India are the key dominating players; however, the Philippines, … Continue

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India Mourns for King of Romance "Yash Chopra"

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Golden era of romance, dreams, and passion has come to an abrupt end in Bollywood with the sudden demise of Yash Chopra. In his illustrious … Continue

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Russia may simplify visa regulations for 2018 World Cup

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Russia law makers would considering more simplified visa regulations for foreigners related to the 2018 World Cup, a travel industry union said Sunday. A bill … Continue

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Montenegro Sees More Tourist Arrivals

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Montenegro’s rapid transformation into one of Southern Europe’s most popular tourist destination continues unabated, with a record breaking 1.15 million tourists visiting the country in … Continue

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European tourism campaign aimed at Indian tourists

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An international communication campaign to highlight the diverse cultural and natural heritage Europe has on offer at any time of the year was launched recently. … Continue

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EU countries to individually reintroduce visas

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The EP rapporteur for visa liberalization issues expects that EU member-states will soon be able reintroduce visas for Serbia and Macedonia individually. Tanja Fajon says … Continue

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Cuba lifting much-reviled travel restrictions

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Cuba will scrap much-reviled travel restrictions starting in January, easing most Cubans’ exit and return, state media said on Tuesday, in the communist island’s first … Continue

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Start-up Visa: Let's Welcome Immigrant Entrepreneurs

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A few policy changes would make it easier for immigrants to come to the U.S. and create jobs and growth. Despite the difficulty in obtaining … Continue

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A Brief on Educational Requirements Required for EU Blue Card

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The EU Blue Card holder should have higher education qualifications. It should be as per ISCED 1997 levels 5a and 6, as described in directive … Continue

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Europe boosts film tourism: EuroScreen launches new website

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EuroScreen, a three-year Euros1.9 billion ($2.5 billion) cross-European film tourism initiative, launched its new website Tuesday. The project, funded by the Interregional Cooperation Program (INTERREG … Continue

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More Visas For Indian Tech Workers?

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Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner makes comments viewed in India as a sign that that the U.S. may eventually increase the number of visas available to … Continue

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European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize for uniting continent

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The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its historic role in uniting the continent in an award meant as a morale … Continue

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EU plans to boost industry to 20% of Europe's economy

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The European Commission has outlined plans to reindustrialise Europe so that 20% of its economy will come from industry by 2020, up from 16% now. … Continue

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Famous Theatres in Britain

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UK better known as Britain is known for monarchy and parliament rule has a mix of both worlds. The beautiful combination of age old charm … Continue

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Students from India on top for studying master's in US: Report

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Students from India have out-numbered their Chinese counterparts in US by a decent margin when it comes to pursuing master’s degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering … Continue

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