Under normal circumstances, the IRCC pointed out, the stringent PGWP norms limit an international student’s ability to pursue a programme via distance learning. The time spent studying outside Canada is deducted from the length of the work permit for which they would otherwise be eligible, it added.
Around 8,000 Indian students are still stranded in Britain with no money for food, rent or ticket back home. Students, did not qualify for the first of the seven repatriation flights which left the UK for India on Saturday with the elderly, vulnerable or people with emergencies on board.
The Indian nationals cleared by the UAE health authorities and found to be asymptomatic will only be allowed to fly back home in one of India's biggest ever repatriation exercises, the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi has said ahead of the first set of flights on Thursday.
Within minutes, the site faced technical issues, prompting the missions to delete the tweet about it and repost it hours later. In a tweet posted in the wee hours of Thursday, the Indian Consulate asked applicants "to bear with it if it takes time for the page to load due to high traffic.
"It is informed that the Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of India, Dubai, have started a database to register Indians wishing to travel back to India under COVID-19 situation. The details can be entered through the website of the Embassy by following the link 'Register in Database of Indians to Travel Back to India under COVID-19 situation'," India in Dubai tweeted.
Millions of foreigners work in the United Arab Emirates and across the other wealthy Gulf nations, providing the backbone of the workforce in hospitals and banks, as well as on construction sites and in factories.
Kuwait has announced an amnesty till April 30 for those who do not have valid residency permits in the country. The initiative allows such people to leave the country without paying any fines.
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.
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