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Indian e-visa: Eligibility, how to apply, documents required and everything else you need to know

January 24, 2020 5:03 pm

The Indian e-visa is issued under five subcategories including the e-tourist visas that can be issued for 30 days, a year or five years depending on a specific case and its requirements. Other categories are e-business visa, e-medical visa, e-medical attendant visa, and e-conference visa. Here are the details of how to apply for the Indian e-visa.

Travelling to South Korea? Here is everything you need to know

November 28, 2019 4:41 pm

South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea, makes up the southern part of the Korean peninsula.

Visa, Mastercard and American Express defy India’s regulators over data rules

October 16, 2018 11:40 am

The companies told the RBI that their fraud detection and other data processing systems were distributed on machines across the world and could not be quickly redesigned to work in India alone.

Will decide on revoking work permits to H-4 visa users in three months: US

September 22, 2018 8:36 pm

H-4 visas are issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to immediate family members (spouse and children under 21 years of age) of the holders of H-1B visa, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.

Move over, Mastercard, Visa: India's UPI now almost half the value of debit, credit card swipes

August 28, 2018 10:38 am

The surge in UPI transactions has taken place since 2016 when the interface was set up by an umbrella organization of Indian banks. Mastercard, in contrast, has built up its business in India over three decades.

China expels German student, refuses visa renewal for making human rights film

August 13, 2018 11:22 am

The action against Missal underscores China's extreme sensitivity to foreign attention to the crackdown, word of which has rarely appeared in China's entirely state-controlled media and on the heavily policed Chinese internet.

India inaugurates largest visa centre in Bangladesh

July 14, 2018 3:59 pm

To mark the inauguration, Singh presented a five-year multiple-entry tourist visa to a Bangladeshi national.

UK launches new visas open to Indian scientists, academics

July 07, 2018 4:05 pm

The UK government said the new scheme demonstrates its commitment to make the UK a "dynamic, open, globally-trading" nation.

Visa says systems operating at 'close to normal levels' after Europe outage

June 02, 2018 10:26 am

"We have no reason to believe this was associated with any unauthorized access or malicious event," Visa said in a statement. 

After arrest of official, Home Ministry orders probe into grant of long-term visas

May 22, 2018 4:36 am

Last week, the Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Pankaj Mishra, a senior secretariat assistant in the Foreigners Division of the Home Ministry, for allegedly demanding and accepting bribe from Pakistani immigrants applying for Indian citizenship.