Monthly Archives: December 2013

India saw a growth of 88% in e-commerce market in 2013

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According to a survey by industry body Assocham, in 2013, the e-commerce market of India increased at a staggering 88 per cent to USD 16 … Continue

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Non-machine readable passports to be phased out in India

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The Indian Embassy issued a statement recently saying that citizens of India who are holding 20-year passports and handwritten passports with validity beyond 24th November, … Continue

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Per year, Indian students spend over Rs. 10,000 crore on Foreign
Education

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Approximately 8 lakh Indian students spend more than Rs. 10,000 crore in the year 2012-13 on Education Abroad. This is in part due to the … Continue

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Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is named as the Green Capital of
Europe

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The city of Copenhagen, the capital and most populous city of Denmark has earned an award for commitment to cycling and ambitious climate plan. After … Continue

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Canada, Austria and many others are vying for Indian tourists

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With the zeal to splurge, the expendable income pocket gradually increasing and heading north for holidaying, tourists from India are being pursued by nations across … Continue

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Canada offers Youth Exchange Programs to overseas students

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Canada is offering many exciting opportunities for young people who want to explore Canada. The IEC (International Experience Canada) Youth Exchange Programs are one of … Continue

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Passengers to India need to fill new customs form effective 1st Jan,
2014

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From the new year, passengers flying to India need to fill in a new customs form upon their arrival, and the requirement to fill immigration … Continue

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Scientists track people migration with the help of Facebook

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Facebook is possibly the biggest voluntary collection of human data ever made with 1.19 billion active users per month, or an amazing 15% of the … Continue

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Chennai to host World Universities Debating Championship 2014

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One of Chennai’s leading educational institutions, Rajalakshmi Institutions, is chosen by the World Universities Debating Council to host the first ever WUDC (World Universities Debating … Continue

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Immigrants from 15 countries to become US Citizens

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In Butte’s Mike Mansfield Federal Courthouse, a group of 19 immigrants will be sworn in as new Citizens of the United States of America during … Continue

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Austria Red-White-Red Card

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Austria provides great opportunities for international immigrants to come, work for Austrian employers and settle down with their families permanently. To streamline this flexibility, Austria … Continue

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World’s biggest water theme park opened in Sydney

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The biggest ever water theme park in the world has opened in Sydney’s west and is about to become a large-scale tourist attraction that will … Continue

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Visit Canada and experience truly global class holidaying

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When the whole world lives in the frenzy of holidaying in American continent, it’s missing out on a lot happening in Canada. Here we list … Continue

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8 out of 10 Swedish firms want to expand operations in India

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A survey says that despite the present economic slowdown, the appetite of Swedish companies to invest in India is growing impressively. Swedish Chamber of Commerce … Continue

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Australian Immigration Now More Immigrant friendly for Tourists

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Being a segregated nation by being a little far away from the clot of continents, Australia gained a distinct reputation of being a Down Under … Continue

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Visa on Arrival to Malaysia reopens for Indians

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In an attempt to attract more visitors, Malaysia has once again introduced the Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for Indian citizens. However, this is only … Continue

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Education is the key factor for Economic Development

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According to a new study which was published in the journal ‘Demography’ shows that the primary drivers of economic growth in developing countries are the … Continue

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Best places to visit in winter

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America: The Caribbean (for example: Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile and Argentina), South America and Central America are our suggestions. As the scorching summer heat is … Continue

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India and China provide highest migrants and tourists to Australia

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The PwC Melbourne Institute Asia link Index is a long-term, comprehensive measure of the engagement between Australia and Asia. It determines the rate and level … Continue

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Tech experts can avail fast-track visas to UK

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UK Prime Minister, David Cameron will announce today that eminent technology experts will be provided with fast-tracked visas under a drive to attract the best … Continue

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