New US Bill could increase H-1B filing fees

By: Priyanka Sangani, ET Bureau H-1B visas could become more expensive if the United States approves the proposed Budget reconciliation Bill in its current form. The Bill has proposed to include a supplementary $500 charge for each H-1B visa petition. Companies – mostly tech and IT services providers – use H1-B visas to get highly … Read more

Meet Dr. Siddeek Ahmed Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardee 2021 from Saudi Arabia

Dr. Siddeek Ahmed is the Managing Director of Eram Group, which is a powerhouse in Industrial Contracting, Project Management Solutions, Automotive, Health Care, Travel, IT, Manufacturing, Power Electronics, Trading, Floor Covering, Product representation & other commercial services. Dr. Siddeek leads one of the region’s most diverse conglomerates, with over 40 plus entities spread across 16 … Read more

NRIs may get to vote via postal ballot

New Delhi: Non-resident Indians (NRIs), who at present must cast their vote in person in India, may soon get to vote remotely from their country of residence—perhaps as early as in state polls due in May next year—if a proposal sent by the Election Commission to the Union law ministry is accepted. The EC has … Read more

AGC launches NRI advisory service

KOCHI: To cater to the investment needs of Non- Resident Indian investors in Saudi Arabia, Aloula Geojit Capital Co (AGC) has launched its NRI advisory service. AGC, a member of the Saudi Stock Exchange, will offer its NRI clients research and investment advice through its investment advisory services. AGC is the only Indian JV with … Read more