Thursday, Dec 08, 2022


EXPLAINER: Where Does Defending Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic's Visa Saga Stand?

Jan 13, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

All eyes are now on Immigration Minister Alex Hawke, who must decide whether to deport Novak Djokovic, effectively overruling a judge who said the tennis could stay in Australia.

Australian Open 2022: Defending Champion Novak Djokovic In Draw As Visa Saga Continues

Jan 13, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Despite the cloud hanging over Novak Djokovic's ability to compete, Australian Open organisers included the top seed in the draw. He is slated to play fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the opening round.

Novak Djokovic's Visa Controversy And His Bid To Defend Australian Open Title - A Timeline

Novak Djokovic is a nine-time Australian Open champion. He owns 20 Grand Slam singles titles in all, tying him with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the most won by a man in tennis history.

Newsreaders Call Novak Djokovic A 'Lying, Sneaky A***hole' In Leaked Tape - VIDEO

Jan 11, 2022 Jayanta Oinam

Novak Djokovic visa saga is far from over as the Serbian still face the prospect of deportation. Djokovic is bidding to win a record-extending Australian Open title and become the first male to win 21 Grand Slam titles.

How Porn Added Flavour To Novak Djokovic's Australian Open Visa Controversy

Novak Djokovic's deportation hearing in Melbourne became a farce, up to some extent, as the virtual proceedings crashed several times. And at one point, an expired court link was hacked and pranksters streamed loud music and pornography.

09 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic’s Hearing Looms Large — Will He Stay Or Will He Go?

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic had his visa canceled after arriving at Melbourne airport last week when Australian border officials ruled that he didn’t meet the criteria for an exemption to an entry requirement.

07 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Gets Call From Serbia, Thanks Fans For Support

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic, a vaccine skeptic, was barred from entering Australia late Wednesday when federal border authorities at the Melbourne airport rejected his medical exemption to the country's strict COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

07 January, 2022

Australian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic Spends Orthodox Christmas In Detention

Associated Press (AP)

Novak Djokovic flew to Australia confident his paper work was in order, given he'd been approved by Victoria state government for a medical exemption. That same evidence didn't comply with the Australian government's regulations.

24 December, 2021

No In-Person Interview For US Visas: State Department

Associated Press (AP)

US Visa applicants applying for a range of visas will now be exempted from in-person interviews as the US department of state has issued fresh guidelines owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and rising Omicron Cases.

24 December, 2021

US Waives In-person Interviews For Range Of Visas, Including H-1B, For 2022: State Dept


There will be no in-person interview for certain visa applicants, which also include H-1B visas. It is a non-immigrant visa usually issued to workers with theoretical or technical expertise who get hired in US companies.

09 December, 2021

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Meme Coins Fall; Australia to Create Licencing Structure For Crypto Exchanges

Outlook Money Team

Bitcoin falls 4.48 per cent in the last 24 hours, while Ethereum was down 3.05 per cent, according to


29 November, 2021

Visa Complaints To US Govt About India ‘Promoting’ Rival RuPay

Outlook Business Team

The memos of the US government show that in a meeting between US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai and VISA executives, including CEO Alfred Kelly, the company had raised concerns about a ‘level playing field’ in India.

26 November, 2021

Onsurity Ties-Up With Visa To Offer Health Program For Employees Of SME's

Outlook Business Team

With this deal, SMEs using Visa cards can now provide a complete bouquet of healthcare and lifecare products from Onsurity to their employees (including contractual staff).

16 September, 2021

US: Legislation Introduced To Provide Relief To Children Of Visa Holders Who Face Deportation


If successful, this law will benefit over 200,000 people, mostly Indians.

15 September, 2021

RBL Banks Restarts Issuing Credit Cards With New Partner Visa

Outlook Business Team

RBL found a new partner in Visa for facilitating its credit card operations after its previous partner, Mastercard was banned from further enrolments owing to non-compliance with data localisation norms

01 September, 2021

US Lawmakers Seek Permanent Residence For H1B Visa Holders, Can Be Game Changer For Indians

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the current system, individuals from countries with large populations -- such as India and China -- face decades-long wait times to achieve lawful permanent resident status.

23 August, 2021

Mohanlal and Mammooty's Pictures From A Wedding In Dubai Go Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

The two veteran actors were in Dubai to receive their golden visas which will enable them to work in the city without a sponsor for the next 10 years.


17 August, 2021

Afghanistan Crisis: India Announces New Category Of Electronic Visa To Fast Track Requests

Outlook Web Bureau

'The MHA reviews visa provisions in view of the current situation in Afghanistan. A new category of electronic visa called 'e-Emergency X-Misc Visa' introduced to fast-track visa applications for entry into India,' a home ministry spokesperson said.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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