US Visa made easy

Faith can do wonders. From an unknown temple, the Balaji temple at Chilkur village on the outskirts of Hyderabad has become famous as the “visa temple” and is attracting youngsters with an urge to fly…

95 % of NRIs in Gulf can't save…

Life is not rosy for lakhs of Indians employed in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries as only five per cent of the NRIs there earn enough to lead a normal life on return to India.An…

Expat women under threat from unscrupulous agents

ANJANA SANKAR, Emiratestodayonline.com March 2, 2007Despite efforts by the Indian Government to stop fraudulent visa agents luring women to Gulf countries under false pretences, many are still falling victim.In a recent case, a 29-yearold Indian…

Temporary work permit open to all in UAE

By Wafa Issa, Gulf News , 26 Feb 2007Dubai: Temporary work permits, which facilitate the temporary transfer of jobs, earlier confined to certain job categories, is now open to all workers, according to a ministerial…