India Falls Two Ranks in Corruption Perceptions Index 2017
New Zealand and Denmark were ranked as the top two least corrupt countries in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index report.
Canada Court Upholds Quebec National Assembly’s Right to Ban Kirpan
The Court of Appeal of Quebec has upheld the right of the national assembly to bar a person carrying kirpan from entering its premises.
Civil Rights Group Challenges ‘Indefinite Detention’ of Immigrant Children by Trump Govt
New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in Manhattan federal court over “prolonged detention of immigrant children.”
NRI Billionaires Set Up India’s First AI Research Institute for Social Good
The Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai.
We Should Give Equal Importance to Legally Arrived Kids, Says U.S. Senator
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul speaks in support of children who arrived legally in the United States but are forced to leave if their family does not get a green card.
Kuwait Extends Amnesty Period for Illegal Immigrants
The Ministry of Interior of Kuwait has extended the amnesty period for two more months from Feb. 23 to April 22.
Number of Tier Four UK Visas Given to Indian Students Rises
About 14,000 tier-four visas were given by the United Kingdom to Indian students in 2017, British Deputy High Commissioner Bruce Buckneil said.
Mumbai 12th Richest City in the World: Report
Mumbai is the 12th richest city in the world, with a total wealth of $950 billion, according to a report.
Highly Skilled Indians to Protest Over Immigration Policies in UK
The Highly Skilled Migrants group says UK government delayed or refused to process their residency applications.
Atul Gupta Challenges Court Order to Freeze Assets in South Africa
In court papers filed in the Free State province, Atul Gupta said he was “currently outside South Africa” and refuted allegations of receiving 10 million rand.