With work visa extension, Indian students will have no problem finding jobs in Australia, says high commissioner

High commissioner of Australia in India Barry O’Farrell on Friday said that international students, including Indians who provide an important talent pool for temporary jobs in the country, will have no problem work as they study at Australian universities. “When our borders were closed because of the Covid pandemic there were many vacancies with not […]

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New Zealand tops attractiveness chart for highly qualified potential migrants, Canada for startup founders and US for international students

MUMBAI: The top-five most attractive OECD-member countries for highly qualified potential immigrants are New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and Norway – the parameters for ranking ranged from quality of life to visa related issues. United Kingdom (UK), ranked at seven, made it to the top ten in the ‘2023-Indicators of Talent Attractiveness’ list released on […]


US hiring slows in February as unemployment edges up

WASHINGTON: US job gains eased less than anticipated in February, according to government data released Friday, while the unemployment rate and earnings ticked up.The numbers bring slight relief after a surprise hiring surge in January, but suggest the world’s biggest economy is not cooling as quickly as policymakers hope.The US economy added 311,000 jobs last […]

US House votes to declassify info about origins of Covid-19

WASHINGTON: The House voted unanimously Friday to declassify US intelligence information about the origins of Covid-19, a sweeping show of bipartisan support near the third anniversary of the start of the deadly pandemic.The 419-0 vote was final approval of the bill, sending it to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law.Debate was brief […]