Nine Indian fishermen who were allegedly harassed and not paid by their employer in Yemen for nearly a year have escaped that country by stealing their employer's boat and sailing for Kochi, a peril-filled voyage of than 3,000 km of open sea, according to the families of two of the fishermen.
Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave data according to which as many as 13,665 complaints were received in 2019 (till October 31), while 17,379 complaints were received in 2018.
The average expatriate pay package provided by companies in Japan to mid-level employees is $386,451 a year.
The embassy advised the job-seekers to "always ask" for a copy of the agent's Qatar ID to be sure of the authenticity of the job being offered.
Under Global Talent Stream programme, processing of applications filed by sponsoring employers takes just two weeks.
11 detainees in El Paso had refused to eat; four other individuals at different ICE detention centres across the country were also on hunger strike.
The ship was detained by the UAE coast guard on April 15, 2016 and the passports and seaman books of the sailors were confiscated.
Companies can apply for new work permits for their expat employees with job titles selected from the new list, which was introduced last month.
The five-year outflow of Indian workers to Gulf peaked in 2014 at 7.76 lakh.
At top universities, overseas students pay nearly four times as much as UK students.
Earlier, the UK jobs scene used to be more favourable for students from the EU. Not anymore.
About 1,021 deaths of Indian nationals between 2014-2018 was recorded in Bahrain while 2,932 deaths were recorded in Kuwait.
The tax forced hundreds of thousands of expats to leave the kingdom, hitting the economy hard.
The 'Windrush' scandal is an immigration scandal concerning people who were wrongly detained, denied legal rights, threatened with deportation and in many cases wrongly deported from the UK by the authorities.
The growth in the once-booming Optional Practical Training (OPT) programme for foreign graduates in the US has "slowed dramatically", according to a Pew Research.
There has been a steady decline over the past few years and the recent immigration policies adopted by Gulf countries are a mixed bag for Indians.
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